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    Faith

    The Falklands War was not among Britain's most epic victories, but it provides an apt setting for this stunning antiwar play, filled with epic ideas, by English playwright Meredith Oakes.

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    Kennedy Center's Kaiser Named Cultural Envoy

    While the armed forces export American military might overseas, theatre -- and our national culture -- is soon to be exported through a new U.S. State Department program, CultureConnect.

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    Arts Funding Struggles Coast to Coast

    "The arts, for a lot of people growing up, were places behind walls," says John DeStefano, the Mayor of New Haven, Conn, in an interview last week with Back Stage. "Today, we are mainstreaming the arts more and more into the lives of citizens—it's an integral part of ...

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    re

    The title "re" (pronounced ree) gives a unifying theme to these six pieces written and performed by five Japanese choreographers.

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    ATA Scathes SAG Heads

    She may not be quite ready to take the Screen Actors Guild to court, but the Association of Talent Agents' administrator had no problem this week in bringing her intense criticism of SAG's leadership to the acting community.

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    Class Mothers '68

    You wouldn't think a one-person play about six mothers preparing for an ersatz parents' show honoring graduates of a New York prep school would be interesting in any way, would you?

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    AFTRA's New Exec Steps Into Beehive Of Contract Talks

    The current nationwide commercials-contract strike is heavy on the minds of all members of the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA), who are walking the lines with their fellows in the Screen Actors Guild. But, for Greg Hessinger, AFTRA's new national executive director, the commercials contract represents ...

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    Broadway Unions Form Coalition

    Taking cues from the corporate media-merger blitz and also returning to the roots of solidarity through organizing, 13 of Broadway's labor organizations have formed the Coalition of Broadway Unions and Guilds (COBUG).

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    Uncle Vanya

    Given the hype leading up to this celebrated theatrical event, you would think it must be one of those English imports that are the subject of attention mostly due to high-mindedness and fame.

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    U.S. Theatre Leaders Honored

    Five notables of the American theatre will be honored as Fellows of the American Theatre during ceremonies at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, in Washington D.C. on April 29.