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    Everybody Loves Doris

    Doris Roberts knows from TV series. An Emmy award winner, she has been a regular on four such series: Remington Steele, St. Elsewhere, The Boys, and currently the beloved CBS sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond. Who better to sit on the 9 a.m. ActorFest panel titled "The Actor's Series ...

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    Finalists for Blackburn Prize Announced

    Twelve plays have reached final nomination for the 22nd Susan Smith Blackburn Awards, which are given annually to women who are viewed as worthy of recognition for having written works of outstanding quality for the English-speaking theatre. Seven of these nominations went to

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    Giuliani Proposes Slashing Arts Funds

    New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani's preliminary fiscal 1998 budget proposes chopping 35% from monies available for small theatres and other not-for-profit arts groups. The plan would also reduce funds for the Cultural Institutions Group (CIG) by 15%. The mayor would also cut the city's $2.25 million ...

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    "B'way Bares" Reaps Record

    The steamiest charity event in town brought in record-breaking cash for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS this year. "Broadway Bares IX: Calendar Girl" raked in $240,000, which eclipsed last year's record by $80,000.

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    TALENT BEAT

    Casting is under way for Things Behind the Sun, a drama, prod. Dan Hassid, Leon Falk, dir. Allison

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    Franklin Voice-Over Class

    Voice-over instructor and performer Ruth Franklin will offer two eight-week master classes in New York, beginning Thurs., Feb. 27, and Sat., March

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    BISTRO BITS: Falling in Love Again

    Renowned Welsh actress Sian Phillips, best known in America for her Tony-nominated performance as Marlene Dietrich in "Marlene" in 1999, recently completed a three-week run at The FireBird. There the audience witnessed great sophistication and a sense of lofty theatricality that recalls another

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    Online Resource Does it All

    IAM.COM has launched the world's first website to bring actors, models, musicians, and dancers together in a virtual community dedicated to providing information and professional resources, not to mention legitimate industry discovery. These resources will include chats, articles, and tutorials from both industry insiders and headline artists in ...

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    CASTING NOTICE POLICY

    Casting deadlines are Tuesdays at 12noon for the issue which is on the newsstand on Thursday, but we strongly urge you to bring your notices to us by 4PM

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    Conn. Awards Goodspeed $7.5M: Grant Kicks Off $32M Campaign for Third Musical Theatre, Complex

    The Goodspeed Opera House, Western Connecticut's celebrated outpost of musical theatre, will launch a $32 million expansion to include a new 600-700-seat theatre and 30,000-square-foot production center, thanks to an initial grant of $7.5 million recently approved by the state of Connecticut. A capital campaign aimed at ...