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    Banderas Nervous About Broadway Debut

    Antonio Banderas admits he'll have a few butterflies when he makes his Broadway debut tonight in the revival of the musical "Nine." But Banderas says once he starts singing he won't be nervous anymore. "You just get into it, and you just want to communicate what you're ...

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    The Tragedy of Hamlet

    It is rare that any event so greatly anticipated should exceed even the standards of our wildest imaginations. But such is the case for "The Tragedy of Hamlet," directed by the incomparable Peter Brook, now showing at Chicago Shakespeare Theater.

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    Laughter by the Book

    If you're a standup resolving to read more about your profession, a fan of comedy hoping to find out about what goes on behind the scenes, or you're just looking for a fun way to cash in your holiday bookstore gift certificates, January is a great month for ...

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    Blackburn Noms to 12 Plays

    Candidates Include Eight American Playwrights

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    ABC Pilot adds Hanks Byline; Fox, UPN Order

    Colin Hanks has been tapped as the lead in ABC's untitled Joel Stein/ Marsh McCall comedy pilot.

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    SAG Releases Two More Minority Staff

    The Screen Actors Guild's record of dismissing minority staff members--and the resulting lawsuits that follow--appears to be growing.

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    Love From Judy in Concert

    How often does a London hit that runs two years not get transferred to Broadway?

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    Tasting Memories

    The Colleagues Theatre Company has whipped up a pleasant soufflé in "Tasting Memories," a mélange of writings, quips, and songs dealing in one way or another with food.

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    A Variety of Talents

    From the helm of "Legends in Concert" to co-producing "Ovation," John Stuart believes that entertainers don't have to sell their souls to work in Sin City

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    Irene Manning (1916-2004)

    Irene Manning, the classically trained singer who appeared in some of the most prominent musicals of the 1940s—including Yankee Doodle Dandy, Shine on Harvest Moon, and The Desert Song—died June 4 at home, said her stepdaughter, Peggy Shafer.