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    NEW YORK NOTES: Depression Era - Why 1930s' revivals aren't revitalizing the Great White Way.

    The Mar. 14 New York Times reports the most controversial and popular attraction of the London theatre season is The Color of Justice, a searing docudrama about a true-life racially motivated killing and the subsequent mishandling of the investigation by the British authorities. As I was reading the article, I ...

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    joint stock theatre alliance

    Joint Stock Theatre Alliance is casting for the premiere production of "Blood White" at the Bank Street Theatre from Jan. 20-Feb. 11. Seeking—Red: 18, male, brilliant dreamer but naÎve and awkward; White: 18, pregnant teenager surviving on denial and false ambitions; Robert: early 30s, radical college professor in the ...

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    Simon Opens Musicals Lab

    The Simon Studio's new Musical Theatre Lab is developing new musicals for staged readings in both New York and San Diego. The east coast project, "Rappacini's Daughter" by Charles Lupia, will be presented on Thurs, Jan. 18. Based on Nathaniel Hawthorne's short story, this special industry performance ...

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    multiple male role, "hamlet"

    11/13 at 1:30PM at Castle Shakespeare, Lakeshore Dr., Budd Lake, NJ.

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    REGIONAL ROUNDUP

    Playwright Brian Friel has consistently displayed an incisive touch for dialogue and fully formed characters, both of which seemed glaringly absent from the current production of his 1994 work, Molly Sweeney (Jan. 6-Feb. 15), at Coral Gables' New Theatre. Whether it's the fault of the usually very competent trio ...

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    National Dance Week Bows April 21-30

    All you dance lovers, attention! National Dance Week whirls in April 21-30, with New York City offering an opening pirouette at noon, Mon., April 24th at Lincoln Center's Josie Robertson Plaza. Broadway and TV star Sandy Duncan will emcee the gathering, sponsored by Dancers Responding to Aids

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    Blackburn Awards Finalists Announced

    Eve Ensler and Annie Weisman are two of the five American women listed among the 11 finalists for the 23rd Susan Smith Blackburn Awards, given annually to women deserving of recognition for plays written expressly for the English-speaking theatre.

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    CORRECTIONS

    In Paul Birchall's review of the Epiphany Theatre production An Evening of Shakespeare (Back Stage West/Drama-Logue, 11/26/98), actresses were misidentified due to confusion about the show's double-casting. Lady Anne was in fact played by April Barnett, whose performance Birchall called "touching and wholly convincing"; the ...

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    CORRECTION

    In last week's profile of actor Billy Dee Williams (BSW, 3/1/01), Williams attributed much of his early success to Motown Records founder Berry Gordy, who was incorrectly described in the article as the "late head of Motown." It should have read the "former head" of the record ...

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    'Dame' Benefit Brings in the

    'Dame' Benefit Brings in the Stars