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    APASO Conference in Windy City

    The Association of Performing Arts Service Organizations (APASO), a group of organizations representing performing arts establishments in nearly 50 cities across the U.S. and Canada, held its annual conference in Chicago from March 28 - April 1.

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    One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

    The swagger. The wide grin. The lewd, good ol' boy accent. In "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest," Gary Sinise exuberantly corners the market on genial, loudmouth defiance.

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    A Fine Line

    Did this personal manager get too personal?

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    LADCC Awards bare's All

    At the lean, clean 32nd annual Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Awards ceremony, held Monday, Apr. 2, at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel's Blossom Room, the roster was led by two plays derived from literary classics and a New York-bound pop/rock musical reminiscent of both Rent and Fame. Circle ...

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    Moral Fiber

    Two plays with much in common have recently opened Off-Broadway. Both have a single setting and four characters. Both deal with moral issues. Both are on limited runs and have varying degrees of expectations to either transfer to a larger venue or extend. In one case the playwright is the ...

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    THE WICKED STAGE

    Recently, after a play's final performance, someone asked innocently, "When's the strike?" The questioner got an earful about the Writers Guild and SAG's contract deadlines-- until he explained that he was referring to the set take-down. Oops.

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    Louisville Hosts Theater Festival

    Twenty-five years old and sloping toward middle-age, the 2001 Humana Festival of New American Plays, ending next Saturday, saw the transfer of artistic power from Jon Jory, festival founder and canonized local legend, to Marc Masterson, formerly of Pittsburgh's City Theatre.

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    The MAC Awards and More

    The 15th Annual MAC Awards didn't start with a bang. It started with a thermonuclear musical explosion! The brilliant "Stars in the Bars" opening, with five scintillating piano bar entertainers taking center stage, proved beyond debate that there are future generals in cabaret's trenches. Leslie Anderson, Maria Gentile ...

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    Small Craft Warnings

    Abigail Sendrow, an actor from New York City, e-mailed an interesting question:

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    AFTRA Warns Congress of Hi-Tech

    The American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA) took concerns for its members' health and pension benefits to Congress this week, telling the Senate Judiciary Committee that new technology could decrease or eliminate performing artists' medical and retirement funds.