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    Calls Grow for WTC Cultural Rethink

    Last June, the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation (LMDC) announced a "worldwide initiative" to solicit proposals from arts groups wishing to partake in the upcoming redevelopment of Ground Zero. Called an "Invitation to Cultural Institutions for the World Trade Center Site" (or ICI for short), the nine-page information request produced over ...

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    The Mysteries

    Brian Kulick's staging of "The Mysteries," mainly based on the York and Wakefield cycles of medieval miracle plays, turned out to be surprisingly delightful and imaginative.

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    CSA Presents 17th Annual Artios Awards

    Mary V. Buck and Susan Edelman were the big winners at the 17th annual Artios Awards ceremony Thurs., Oct. 4, taking home two awards for outstanding achievement in casting. Buck and Edelman collaborated on casting "The Oblongs," which won for outstanding animated voice- over in television, and on "Life with ...

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    TALENT TRADE Out of the 'Shadows'

    There comes a point at which most actors looking to break into television and film have to try their luck in Los Angeles. The same is true for casting directors. When independent CD Matthew Lessall moved to L.A. in 2001, he had already been working in the casting business ...

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    Hollywood sign recruited for patriotic duty

    L.A. may put its patriotic spirit on display by painting the Hollywood sign red, white and blue in honor of Veterans Day. The plan calls for the world-famous sign to resemble an American flag for two weeks beginning Nov. 11.

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    Classical and Young Performers

    This listing includes coaches and institutions that almost exclusively teach approaches to classical work, especially but not exclusively Shakespeare. Many conservatories listed above under "Acting Schools," as well as in other categories, also offer specialized classes in classical work. Check other categories for details.Click Here

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    SAG Hears Challenges

    The Screen Actors Guild's national election committee next week will hear challenges to the recent elections results.

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    edgeSymposia

    Each year, EdgeFest presents a series of free roundtables/symposiums for both the theatre community and the theatre-going public. These events are an opportunity for some of the city's best theatre talents to come together and discuss the present and future of our art form in this city. (See ...

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    The aftereffects of Sept. 11, 2001 are certainly

    The aftereffects of Sept. 11, 2001 are certainly topics worthy of dramatization, but Jonathan Bell's "Portraits" at the Union Square Theatre is a series of monologues whose collective power fails to rise above a Lifetime TV movie. This lightweight work begins with a blocked painter (Christopher Coucill) invoking the ...

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    CBS' Eyes 'CSI: NY' Versus NBC's 'L&O' in Big Apple Brawl

    Look out, "Law & Order": CBS is targeting the prolific New York-based crime franchise with one of its own, "CSI: NY."