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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.

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    After the Fall

    Arthur Miller's 1964 drama "After the Fall" is a difficult epic, but as a major work by a giant American writer, it deserves to be seen.

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    The Best of the Week Ahead: Sept. 13–20

    The fifth annual Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival in New York, Penny Marshall’s new memoir, Broadway star Laura Osnes’ live album, a screening of the 1962 film "Lonely Are the Brave" with Kirk Douglas, and the premiere of a new season of “Glee” are what we’re looking forward to ...

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    SLIDESHOW: The Best and the Worst of the 64th Annual Emmy Awards

    Unlike the Oscars, which have the Writers Guild, Screen Actors Guild, Producer’s Guild, and Director’s Guild Awards to forecast who the big winners will be.