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    "Wise Guys'Off, "Ragtime' House for Sale

    "Wise Guys," Stephen Sond-heim's latest musical, with a libretto by John Weidman, will not open in April, as previously announced. The producers, Roger Berlind, Dodger Theatricals, Scott Rudin, and the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, confirmed the cancellation last week after completion of three weeks of work-in-progress presentations ...

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    Face to Face: Bill Russell Writes a "Side Show" for Broadway

    Loosely based on the kinky lives of the Hilton Sisters-- Siamese twins who made a splash on the vaudeville circuit in the 1930s--Broadway's "Side Show" is a dark, at moments Dickensian, treatment of the freak. It's a daring concept, to be played out on Oct. l6, when the ...

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    BREAKOUT TALENT: Kirsten Dunst - Natural Transitions

    Few 17-year-olds can boast a 14-year career, not to mention one that has provided audiences with such an impressive variety of interesting work. But more remarkable than the longevity of Kirsten Dunst's career is the actress' almost seamless transition from child star into mature young actress. Though many child ...

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    The Festivals: Stratford and Shaw

    Though they're not geographically in Toronto, the Stratford and Shaw festivals are an important part of Toronto theatre life. Operating from April through November, the festivals--each a few hours' drive from Downtown--amount to our classical rep companies.

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    One Critic's Perspective On the State of the Art

    Writer-critic-teacher Margo Jefferson sees one role of a critic as being a consumer guide. "We are having a conversation with our audience. We're connecting a theatre experience to a person's own experience. We need to remind them how interesting it is to think and feel about theatre." She ...

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    Mid-Coast CUES - Buck Stops Here

    Valerie Harper's extensive training in dance and in the theatre game techniques of Viola Spolin/Paul Sills is apparent in the supple "plastique" she brings to The Dragon and the Pearl, Marty Martin's biographical play about Pearl S. Buck. In the one-woman show on the mainstage of the ...

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