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    Hitting the Right Note

    Getting Cast in Today's Broadway MusicalsIn this, our annual "Spotlight on Singing and Music," we've devoted our entire staff-written feature to casting notices. Well, almost: They're not quite what you're used to in our regular casting pages, but they may be even better. We've interviewed ...

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    Talking With Uta Hagen

    When Uta Hagen speaks, people listen. And for good reason. She's not only one of the finest actors in the American theatre, but one of the country's leading acting teachers. Her books "Respect for Acting" and "A Challenge for the Actor" have influenced actor training across America.

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    Eleanor Gets the Gold

    Eleanor Gets the Gold

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    ACTING ON FILM : Listen Up!

    Recent film performances show that being successfully reactive is actually more active than being

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    Arts Presenters Meet in NY

    An estimated 2,000 arts presenters from across the globe will converge in New York City, Jan. 9-12 at the New York Hilton and Towers, for workshops, meetings, and business negotiations. The annual event, now in its 42nd year, is hosted by the Washington D.C. based Association of Performing ...

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    Strike Effect Mirrors Class Struggle

    The effects of a possible SAG strike on film production is like a certain kind of tax policy: hell on the middle class but benign and even favorable for the rich and poor.

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    Wind Dancer Commissions Nine More Playwrights

    Wind Dancer Theatre, the New York-based, legitimate theatre arm of a major Hollywood production company, made news in July, 1996 when it commissioned plays from seven noteworthy writers. Now, it has tapped an additional nine playwrights to develop new works: Jane Anderson, Leslie Ayvazian, Michael Henry Brown, Anthony Clarvoe, Charles ...

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    Pointing Fingers

    After moving to New York in the mid-1990s, Meg MacCary and Maria Striar founded a theatre company. But first they needed a name. When MacCary found a funny drawing while thumbing through an old book on Victorian palmistry, Clubbed Thumb was born.

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    Gateway, Musicians' Union Square Off

    Even before the wedding, the honeymoon is over for two Gateway theatres and Associated Musicians of Greater New York (Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians). According to a Gateway statement, "a bargaining impasse has been reached in negotiations" between the union and both Gateway Playhouse in Bellport, Long ...

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    SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

    The Year of the