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    Obies Honor Off-B'way: 'Waste,' Eileen Heckart, 'Jitney' Cast & Director Among Winners

    The best of Off- and Off-Off-Broadway were honored at the 45th annual Obie Awards, presented by the Village Voice at Webster Hall on Mon., May 15. The Obies have no nominees and set categories. Former Obie winners Claudia Shear and Mary Testa who was subbing for an ailing Patrick Stewart ...

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    At the Razzies, It's a Bennifer Sweep

    And the Razzie goes to: "Gigli," "Gigli" and, oh yes, "Gigli." Plus another three for good measure.

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    In the Director's Chair

    "I think it's a long way from behind the camera to in front of it—those 2 or 3 feet," says actor Andrew McCarthy, who recently wrote and directed his first film, the accomplished 18-minute short News for the Church. And yet, as McCarthy illustrates, actors can make very ...

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    Cleveland Play House Mulls New Ways to Play

    The 88-year-old Cleveland Play House, one of the nation's oldest and largest regional theatre complexes, is in the throes of self-examination as it looks for ways to increase revenues, augment use of its four theatres and support spaces, and decrease the financial burden of maintaining its 300,000-square-foot facility.

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    Transposition

    "Transposition," a visually stunning performance piece under the direction of Dadi D. Pudumjee, gets the fall puppet festival at La MaMa off to a vivid start.

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    Kidman Shares Her Big Night with Directors

    Praised as a risk-taker, Nicole Kidman was awarded the 18th annual American Cinematheque Award during a fundraiser for the movie preservation group at the Beverly Hilton on Friday.

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    Common Knowledge

    In the Fringe Festival, where the offerings run the gamut from torturous to terrific, "Common Knowledge" falls into the latter category.

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    Casino Talent and the People Who Hire

    Following is a list of agencies and hotels that hire atmospheric entertainment. It does not include lounges, production shows, street or nightclub entertainment, and the like.

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    A Delicate Balance

    Remy Bummpo Theatre Company kicks off its 2004-2005 season with the revival of Edward Albee's Pulitzer Prize-winning play "A Delicate Balance."

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    'The Producers' Set for Silver Screen

    Mel Brooks' production company has announced that the film version of "The Producers" will be filmed at Steiner Studios, the new Brooklyn Navy Yard complex.