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    ANALYSIS: In State of City, Nonprofit Theatre Doesn't Exist

    A week ago, New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani delivered his annual State of the City speech.

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    Emelin Explores Capital Campaign

    Mamaroneck's 28-year-old Emelin Theatre is preparing to launch a capital campaign to ensure the future of the Westchester venue.

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    Daniels Draws a Bead on Corporate Greed

    Newly elected Screen Actors Guild president William Daniels, in his first address to the guild's members, gave an impassioned speech Sunday, Dec. 12, that deplored corporate greed and urged actors to become more involved in their guild. "After more than two decades of being "out of fashion,' unions are ...

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    City Planners Vote for Theatre Rezoning, 10-2

    The controversial plan to rezone the theatre district has been approved by the New York City Planning Commission and will soon go before the full City Council. While modifications were suggested by the commission, details about their exact nature have not been published and were not

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    Theatre Review

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    "OUTSPOKEN"

    Terah Bennett Smith (dir.) is accepting submissions for Outspoken, a sketch comedy/variety show. Performances run May 15-30 at the American Renagade Theatre. There is pay.

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    ACTOR ALERT

    A few weeks ago, Back Stage carried a casting notice asking actors to send in pix and resumes for a theatre company to present an original play. One actor responding to the notice informed us that he received a call from the director of the company to prepare a monologue ...

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    Ashley's Show to Go On

    Elizabeth Ashley, who suffered a nearly all-consuming four-alarm fire at her Union Square apartment last week, is "reconstructing the basics of her life," Barbara Carroll, a spokeswoman for "If Memory Serves," the Off-Broadway play for which Ash-ley will begin re-hearsals on Oct. 26, told Back Stage. "She's staying with ...

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    Critic's Picks

    ¥ ACME Schmacme, presented by and at the ACME Comedy Theatre, 135 N. La Brea Ave., Hollywood. Through July 25. (213)

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    Ellen Burstyn

    You Can Count on Me