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    TDF Names Bailey Executive Director

    Former Manhattan Theatre Club general manager Victoria Bailey will take over the post of executive director at the Theatre Development Fund, the nation's largest nonprofit service organization for the performing arts, Mon., April 2. She will replace Jack Goldstein, who will continue to work with the orgranization as a ...

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    Bistros on Cable

    The 16th annual Back Stage Bistro Awards, celebrating the best in last year's cabaret performances, will air late-night Mon., March 19 at 1 am on "Broadway Beat," Manhattan Cable Channel 67, and RCN Cable Channel 107.

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    Brit Tour Data Feared Inaccurate

    UK companies touring overseas face the prospect of crippling extra costs after the British Council revealed its advice for international subsistence rates was becoming increasingly inaccurate.

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    SAG Awards Get Political

    One tries to be careful about ever faulting an award ceremony for being too short and slick. There is indeed a fine line between honorees expressing gratitude and rambling self-indulgently. Yet this is the night for actors, the only awards ceremony in which those who understand acting best praise those ...

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    Boston Ballet Cleared of Dancer's Death

    A Suffolk Superior Court in Massachusetts has dismissed a wrongful death lawsuit claiming that the Boston Ballet had pressured an anorexic dancer to starve herself, resulting in a fatal heart attack.

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    MAC Noms Announced

    Celebrities including Barbara Cook and Michael Feinstein join a coterie of top performers ranging from vocal to variety to comedy in this year's MAC Awards nominations.

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    Equity, League Rift over 'Star Awards' Continues

    The League of American Theatres and Producers is moving ahead with plans to hold the National Broadway Awards ceremony in May for touring shows, including non-union plays and musicals, despite Actors' Equity Association efforts to change the rules.

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    SAG AWARDS VOTER GUIDE: Film - MALE ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE

    JAMIE BELL Billy Elliot In perhaps the most surprising nod of this year's SAG Awards nominations, 14-year-old Jamie Bell has earned some well-deserved recognition for his magnetic performance in what has been called the feel-good movie of the year, Billy Elliot. In one on-screen moment, Bell gets your toes ...

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    SAG AWARDS VOTER GUIDE: Film - FEMALE ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

    JUDI DENCH Chocolat This Academy Award winner has an inherent gift for filling the screen with multilayered, larger-than-life characters. Her Armande in Chocolat isn't so larger than life, however. The outspoken, stubborn grandmother estranged from her grown daughter and grandson is fairly normal. It's certainly no queen of ...