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    Marlon Brando, 80, Dies

    Whether Marlon Brando was America's greatest living actor before his death, on Thurs., July 1 at 80, remains a subject perhaps best left to historians. But there is no question the country has lost an actor of towering talent, explosive style, and extraordinary range.

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    Ford's Theatre Hires Tetreault

    Ford's Theatre has hired Paul Tetreault, the managing director of the Alley Theatre in Houston, as producing director to take over artistic and managerial operations.

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    Pursuing the Dream

    As John Adrian Riley can attest, it's never too late to chase your dream. "Since I was in high school, I wanted to be an actor, but I got married and had a family," says the 63-year-old actor from Dayton, Ohio. "Then along the time I was 40, my ...

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    DCA Cut 17% for 2004

    New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's preliminary FY2004 budget calls for $102.5 million for the city Department of Cultural Affairs.

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    NYTW Hosts Community Day

    New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) will be hosting their annual Community Day on Sat., July 21. The free event is open to the public and will feature performances, discussions, and a sneak peek of works in progress.

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    SAG/NY Slips Past Suit

    A runoff candidate for the national board of directors was prepared to file a lawsuit Wednesday against Screen Actors Guild/New York over election procedures. But a last-minute SAG fax to her attorney moved a possible legal action to the back

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    As WTC Culture Groups Forge Ahead, Losers Take Solace in Process

    In early August, the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation (LMDC)—established in the fall of 2001 to redevelop and revitalize Lower Manhattan in the aftermath of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks—announced a request for proposals from architects interested in designing the long-awaited, much-discussed cultural complexes slated for the area.

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    A Village Theatre Suddenly Buried By Paperwork

    Five hours before curtain time on Fri., April 16, producer Chris Mancini received a call from Erez Ziv, manager of the East Village's tiny Red Room Theater. Mancini's show, "A Thought About Raya," a dark comedy by Hannah Bos and Paul Thureen, was scheduled to start its final ...

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    Home Grown

    Everything's coming up frantic for self-assured director Michael Mayer these days--but frantic in a good way, if one considers a skyrocketing career and rapturous critical acclaim good things.

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    Address Unknown

    The epistolary play is a familiar if not always dynamic dramatic format.