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    REGIONAL ROUNDUP

    PROVIDENCE, R - IIt's not a mess of pottage, exactly. But Alias Stage, a 16-year-old leader of Providence's lively "Off Trinity Rep" theatre scene, has just completed its name

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    DANCE DIARY - Two Tragedies From Italy's Aterballetto

    Aterballetto, currently on an extensive tour of the U.S., recently came to Brooklyn College's Whitman Hall, offering as its main attraction Artistic Director Amedeo Amodio's "Suite From Romeo and Juliet." The company bills itself as Italy's only permanent ballet outside of those attached to opera

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    Hail A Ride!

    Rod Gill's "Tall Taxi Tales," a play which "exposes the bizarre encounters in rear seats as only New York City hacks can tell it," will be performed in a free reading on Mon., June 16 at the John Houseman Theatre Studio Too, 450 W. 42nd St. Information: (718)

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    SAG's Daniels, In New York, Reflects Full Circle

    William Daniels, the Screen Actors Guild's national president, has moved back to New York.

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    Memorial Grants Deadline Nov. 30

    The 1997 Annual Memorial Grant Awards will be given to 30 performing arts companies on March 10, 1997. Deadline for nominations is Nov.

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    Kennedy Center Seeks New American Plays

    The Kennedy Center Fund for New American Plays is seeking grant proposals from American professional non-profit theatres for its 2000 awards. Any such theatre may apply for financial support for one new play to hold its world premiere between Nov. 1, 2000, and Dec. 31, 2001. The deadline for submissions ...

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    Jacobs Award

    The Theatre Group of The Entertainment, Media & Communications Division of the UJA-Federation of New York is holding the first Bernard B. Jacobs Excellence in the Theatre Award Dinner on Mon., Sept. 29, at 6:30 pm, at the Waldorf=Astoria in New York City. James M. Nederlander, chairman emeritus of ...

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    NEWS WIRE - Off the Wire

    NORTHERN CALIFORNIA -- An eclectic mix of new play readings will be accompanied by several other events during the 20th anniversary Bay Area Playwrights Festival, Sept. 10-21 at the Magic Theatre in San Francisco. The purpose of this writer-focused fest is to enable playwrights to develop new works for the American ...

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    Was "Fever' Firing Retaliation?

    The dismissal of the "Saturday Night Fever" stage manager and the subsequent resignation of his three assistants last week appear to be grounds for an Actors' Equity investigation into the possibility of retaliation on the part of the show's producers. Perry Cline, the veteran stage manager of a dozen ...