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    Berlin Philharmonic to Perform Mahler in NYC

    The Berlin Philharmonic and conductor Simon Rattle will perform landmark late works by Gustav Mahler during a six-concert tour in New York and Boston later this year.

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    'Surfer' is Up for Fishburne

    Laurence Fishburne will provide the voice of the Silver Surfer in "Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer," which opens June 15.

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    'Law & Order' Future Still Undecided

    After more than a month of negotiations, the future of ratings-challenged NBC crime dramas "Law & Order" and "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" is still uncertain.

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    Jo Anne Worley Joins 'Drowsy Chaperone'

    "The Drowsy Chaperone" is about to be shaken up. No, not Beth Leavel, the Tony Award-winning actress who plays the title character in the hit musical now approaching its second year on Broadway.

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    IN CASTING DOCUMENT

    He will soon be seen in License to Wed, starring Robin Williams, and Nancy Drew.

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    Gore, Barrymore, 'Gates' Slated for Tribeca

    Al Gore will be the opening act at Tribeca, hosting the global warming-themed Short Films Program, Drew Barrymore will hit the fest later for her world premiere, and the curtain will fall on "The Gates."

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    'Christmas Story' Director Dies in Crash

    Film director Robert Clark, best known for the beloved holiday classic "A Christmas Story," and his son were killed Wednesday in a car wreck, the filmmaker's assistant and police said.

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    The Back Stage Garland Awards, announced in our

    The Back Stage Garland Awards, announced in our March 1 issue to recognize and reward excellence in Southern California theatre, were celebrated Monday night in a festive party—no announcements, no speeches. Statuettes were handed out to the winners, who included actors, producers, writers, directors, and designers. They and their ...

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    It's devastating when a great artist dies,

    It's devastating when a great artist dies, especially when he or she is young and it's unexpected. Fortunately, sometimes artists' families and friends carry out their legacies by assisting other artists. The Skinny was heartened to learn that friends of actor-filmmaker Adrienne Shelly, who was murdered in November ...