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    'Hero' Becomes China's Top-Grossing Film

    Director Zhang Yimou's martial arts epic "Hero" has become the country's highest-grossing domestic film after just a month in theaters, its distributor said Monday.

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    TheatreVA Ends 47-Year Run

    Primarily citing financial concerns, TheatreVirginia suspended operations and closed its doors following the final performance of "Beguiled Again: The Songs of Rodgers & Hart" on Sat., Dec. 21.

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    Afternoon Duh-light

    Viva Las Vegas is campy, corny and a fit show for the entertainment-seeker on a budget

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    Disney Lights Aladdin Lamp

    It looks like Anne Hamburger's dream has finally come true. When Broadway casting veteran Arnold Mungioli (Ragtime, Showboat, Fosse) signed on to cast her pet project Disney's Aladdin Live on Stage—opening Jan. 17—-he had no intention of treating this like just another theme park show. In ...

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    Tonys Rule on 'Boheme,' 'Movin' Out'

    Baz Luhrmann's popular version of Puccini's "La Boheme" is a musical revival and "Movin' Out," Twyla Tharp's dance celebration of Billy Joel songs, is a musical.

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    BackStage.com Las Vegas Features

    A compilation of our recent features

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    Equity Landmark in Vegas

    Actors' Equity Association appears to be betting a winning hand.Mamma Mia!, the internationally acclaimed musical featuring the music of ABBA, is going to Las Vegas' Mandalay Bay in 2003 under an Equity Casino Contract. The production will employ 30 actors and three stage managers.

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    Flirting with the Edge

    The Hourglass Group presented its second annual reading festival this month with "Flirting with the Edge," at the Culture Project @ 45 Bleecker.

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    Ballet Biarritz

    How often does a dance critic see something and start thinking, "Oh, not this again," and then end up thinking, "Wow, what an evening!"

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    Adolph Green, 87, Dies

    Adolph Green, one half of the longest—and among the greatest—theatrical collaborations in Broadway history, died Thurs., Oct. 24 of natural causes in his Manhattan home. He was 87.