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    Shall We Dance? Love To, If We Can Get the Job! Here's How—

    Martha Graham once said, "Dancers are the athletes of God!" When a dancer walked into her studio, she knew instinctively if this person could be a Graham dancer. Anyone could try, but her eye was not easily deceived. At the prestigious School of American Ballet, the New York City Ballet ...

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    Dangerous Nerves

    Laurie Metcalf is an acting triple threat: She makes big choices, keeps them real, and comes up funny.

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    The Evil Ides

    Whatever gave poet T.S. Eliot the idea that April is the cruelest month? I question that. I would never, never quarrel with Eliot's sensitive perception-- and certainly not with his poetry-- but recent experience has convinced me that it's March that's the cruelest month. Shakespeare hit ...

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    Dangerous Nerves

    "How's my light?" asked Laurie Metcalf as the cover photo for this story was being taken, and then she realized aloud: "That's the first time I've asked that in my career. My characters are never the kind who worry about their light."

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    Corrections

    Last week's front page article, "League, Equity Agree on Tour Awards," misstated the name of the press representative for the League of American Theatres and Producers. Her name is Susan L. Schulman.

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    A Bicycle Country

    "A Bicycle Country," presented by the Group at Strasberg at the Lee Strasberg Creative Center, 7936 Santa Monica Blvd., W. Hollywood. Thurs.-Sat. 8 p.m., Sun. 7 p.m. Apr. 6-May 13. $17-19. (323) 650-7777.

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    CDS IN review By David A. Rosenberg

    It's a dilemma. Of course, we want show music to gain back at least a modicum of the popularity it once held. But how much fiddling in the name of mass appeal can there be before interpretation becomes distortion?

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    Battles Royal Roil Legit Waters

    The longest-running bad melodrama in Chicago showbiz took another turn March 30, when the Illinois Appellate Court reversed the decision of a Circuit Court trial judge in the legal battle for control of the landmarked Auditorium Theatre and its multimillion dollar cash assets. Having dragged on for a decade, the ...

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    As You Like It

    "As You Like It," presented by the Actors Co-op at the Crossley Theatre, 1760 N. Gower St., Hollywood. Thurs.-Sat. 8 p.m., Sun. 2:30 p.m. Apr. 6-June 3. $14-18. (323) 462-8460.