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    "Are we burnt out or are we not burnt out and what kind of work are we doing?" asked Cathy Carlton, EdgeFest's press representative. These seem to be the key questions on theatre makers' minds this past year, in part due to a polemical article published last year in ...

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    Jerome Foundation Assists 16 NYC Institutions

    The Jerome Foundation recently allotted grants to 16 New York City arts institutions. The grants range from $7,500 to $80,000, and will support projects in theatre, dance, cyber-arts, music, playwriting, poetry, visual arts, multi-media, and

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    Theatre Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

    What do Mary Alice, Athol Fugard, Otis Guernsey, June Havoc, Jon Jory, Liza Minnelli, and Al Pacino have in common? They are the living artists who will be inducted into the American Theatre Hall of Fame (ATHF) Jan. 29. Those names, plus those of the late actress Nancy Marchand and ...

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    HBO Rolls Hard 8 at DGA Noms

    HBO leads the race for this year's DGA television honors with a total of eight nominations, including multiple mentions for "The Sopranos" and "Curb Your Enthusiasm."

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    Broadway Producers Combining Efforts

    Two Broadway production companies have formed a new joint venture to meld their creative and financial resources.

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    Miramax's Weinstein Blames Oscar Snub on Timing

    Miramax Films co-chairman Harvey Weinstein was quoted on Sunday as blaming the timing of the release of "Cold Mountain" for the film's failure to win an Oscar nomination in the best picture category.

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    Back Stage welcomes letters on performing arts

    Back Stage welcomes letters on performing arts issues. Each letter must include the writer's address and phone number, is subject to editing, and must be limited to 250 words. Write to Editor c/o Back Stage, 770 Broadway, 4th fl., NYC 10003 or e-mail seaker@backstage.com.

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    The Flu Season

    In "The Flu Season," playwright Will Eno is very playful -- playing with words, with play structure, with ideas.

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    The Mistake Presents Swelter

    What makes the sketch comedy from The Mistake team work so nicely is the sense that the performers keenly enjoy one another's company.