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    Rut-Busting Comedy

    Whether you're a stand-up or an audience member, once you've found clubs you like, it's easy to become pleasantly lulled into a comedy rut. You could, however, be missing out on other roads (or, in New York, subway lines) less traveled, leading to great venues, performances, and ...

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    Seasons' Greetings

    Yes, we have seasons in Southern California. They're just not easy to recognize. Sunny days, year in and out, have made us a town in which the easiest job is that of weather forecaster and the hardest that of theatre marketing director, whose task it is to convince subscribers ...

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    'Big Fat Greek Wedding' Moves to TV

    "My Big Fat Greek Wedding," this year's surprise box-office hit, is moving the celebration to television.

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    Report Maps Filming Risks

    Risk taking and feature filmmaking have long gone hand in hand, but a recent report by insurance broker Aon/Albert G. Ruben tries to capture the actual physical risks.

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    Writers Decry Bonus System

    A consensus has emerged from a round table of prominent entertainment writers that bonuses tied to credits is a flawed system that may require Writers Guild of America involvement to change the system.

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    Bard Dictionary Published

    Smith and Kraus have just published a new book entitled "All The Words on Stage–A Complete Pronunciation Dictionary for the Plays of William Shakespeare." The dictionary was written by Louis Scheeder and Shane Ann Younts.

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    Impact Study Delays Lortel/PATH Project

    A controversial Port Authority plan to build additional exits for two West Village PATH stations is on hold for at least a year, community leaders say. The plan includes building an exit opposite the Lucille Lortel Theatre, an idea which the Lucille Lortel Foundation, owner and operator of the legendary ...

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    'Evil' Musical Bludgeons Just for Laughs

    Industry activity at the Just for Laughs comedy festival here picked up steam Thursday as a panel of TV network executives evaluated preselected comedy show pitches and U.S. festival attendees buzzed about acts showing early promise for potential deals.

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    Garlands Honor L.A. Theatre

    The elite of West Coast theatre gathered Monday night at Westwood's Geffen Playhouse to accept Back Stage West/Drama-Logue's Garland

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    New York Arts Celebrate Black History

    February is Black History Month. Here's a sampling of what's happening around town.