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    "Spirit' Moves Forward

    "Spirit of Broadway," the one-hour musical overview slated for the Lyceum Theatre a year from now, has taken several steps forward. The venture has had an infusion of new fundraising sources, a six-time Tony-winning lighting designer added to its creative team, plus preliminary design work by Tony Walton and members ...

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    Jon Robin Baitz: One Playwright's View

    Jon Robin Baitz seems to be sitting in a seat most playwrights would envy. His latest play, "A Fair Country," has just completed an extended run at Lincoln Center; some of the most talented professionals in the business are vying to work with him; he has screenwriting assignments coming in ...

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    $11.3M Makeover for London Thr.

    Apollo Leisure, co-owner with the Nederlander Organization of London's Dominion Theatre, is confident that their $11.32 million plans to refurbish the 1929 landmark will go

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    DCA Budget Awaits Mayor, Council Truce

    This time last year, the New York City Council had restored the Department of Cultural Affairs' (DCA) budget to $100 million, following Mayor Rudolph Giuliani's attempts to chop $15 million. But this year the DCA, like the rest of the city's offices, at press time, was waiting to ...

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    Pub Pop

    Conor McPherson stood by the bar in the Gate Theatre, a stocky red-haired young man in a plaid shirt and glasses, sipping a beer, happy to talk to anybody who comes up and shakes his hand. It was the first week of the run of Dublin Carol, his first play ...

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    ASCAP Honors Sondheim with Founders Award

    Broadway legend Stephen Sondheim will receive the coveted American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers' (ASCAP) Founders Award following the March 12 concert opening of "Sweeney Todd," at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, on March

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    CASTING NOTICE POLICY

    Casting deadlines are Tuesdays at 12noon for the issue which is on the newsstand on Thursday, but we strongly urge you to bring your notices to us by 4PM

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    "DOWN THE ROAD"

    The Elite Theatre Company will hold auditions for Down the Road, a provacative psychological thriller traveling down a dark and frightening road into the mind of a serial killer. Dir. Jim Hatch. Rehearsals start Feb. 26. Performances run Apr. 13-May 20 at the Petit Playhouse. There is no pay.