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    Stranglers, Fast Woman and Wizard People

    Ok, so even terrific off-B'way shows like "Bug" cost enough to bleach your wallet. Our Theatregeek suggests a few better ways to spend your time this week.

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    SAG Vote: Not Working

    Once again, non-working actors were in the referendum driver's seat—this time rejecting the SAG-AFTRA consolidation plan. According to a demographic breakdown of the referendum released last week by SAG, 55 percent of votes counted came from members who earned less than $1,000 from acting last year, while ...

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    Bicoastal Dreams

    Filmmaker Rick McKay claims that several high-powered Hollywood film producers who viewed pre-release prints of his new documentary Broadway: the Golden Age phoned him afterwards to confess that their real dream had been to work on Broadway. "In every movie person is a frustrated Broadway person," McKay says in a ...

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    Guthrie Theatre Ogles $25M Bond Issue

    Although, as of press time, the Minnesota Legislature had not yet voted for a $216 million capitol investment-bonding bill, which includes a $25 million allocation for the Minneapolis-based Guthrie Theater, the odds are pretty good that it will happen, suggests James Morrison, a Guthrie Theater spokesman.

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    Not to be outdone by the search for the Funniest

    Not to be outdone by the search for the Funniest Person in America (see last week's Skinny), the U.S. Comedy Arts Festival has decided to hold open auditions for the first time. So don't forget to hone your funny this month. If you don't make it ...

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    Buckley, Berlind Benefit Schreiber

    The T. Schreiber Studio, one of New York's respected actor training programs, will celebrate its 30th anniversary with a gala benefit at The Players, on Mon., Jan. 25. The event is planned as a tribute to celebrated leading lady Betty Buckley and Broadway producer Roger Berlind. Buckley triumphed most ...

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    Burton's 'Fish' Hooks Crudup

    Billy Crudup will star in Columbia Pictures' adventure feature "Big Fish" for director Tim Burton.

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    A Space in the Crowd

    Okay, so you want to produce a show...but where? It can be very difficult to find the right spot to showcase your play, musical, dance recital, or performance art piece—just ask someone who's tried. And even if you do locate the perfect setting to stage your masterpiece ...

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    La Boheme

    Even though Rodolfo and Mimi sing their love duet in front of a sign that says "L'amour" in big red neon letters, Baz Luhrmann's irresistible Broadway staging of "La Boheme" is not assaultive and in-your-face like his movie, "Moulin Rouge."

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    Why Keep Receipts?

    "Is it really necessary to keep all those receipts and little slips of paper? My apartment is only so big!" This is a question heard in our office so many times at this time of year. Well, let's not lose sight of the ultimate reason that one keeps those ...