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    WMA Bolsters NY Base

    The William Morris Agency expanded its Gotham executive roster Thursday by promoting Kenny Goodman and Maya Perez to agents and by bringing Stephanie Mahler aboard as an agent in the firm's urban-contemporary music

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    BISTRO BITS

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    Rockefeller Found.Names New Head

    Mikki Shepard has been named the new director of the Rockefeller Foundation's Arts and Humanities division. The foundation, based in New York City, distributes more than $12 million in grants every year to support new work in the

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    Our Dec. 28 winner: We asked readers to connect Be

    Our Dec. 28 winner: We asked readers to connect Benicio Del Toro (Dr. Gonzo in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas) to Dave Goelz (the voice of muppet Gonzo) and found that only last week's winner Doug Phelps of Hollywood could do it. His link-up: Benicio Del Toro starred ...

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    ACTORS' DIALOGUE: Faith Ford & Crystal Bernard

    Back Stage West visited actors Faith Ford and Crystal Bernard on the set of the Falcon Theatre's production of Beth Henley's Pulitzer Prize-winning Crimes of the Heart, which opens this week and is directed by veteran film/TV director Garry Marshall. While both Ford and Bernard are also ...

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    The Language Barrier

    Mark Twain called us two peoples separated by a common language. In the theatre, too, Brits and Yanks "talk different." For

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    REGIONAL ROUNDUP

    ROCKIES/SOUTHWEST - Meanwhile in Cedar City, USF has mounted six alternating productions (June 23-Aug. 30). In Hamlet on the indoor Randall stage, Martin Kildare plays the haunted Prince flat out. The Danish storm troopers guarding Elsinore with carbines immediately establish director Howard Jensen's choice of a contemporary

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    Sardi's Rolls Back Prices for 75th

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    CENTERSTAGE: Our Features' Scope for 1999

    All over the world, people are busy preparing for Y2K and beyond, while I'm at my desk wracking my brain trying to prepare a schedule of feature stories for the mere next eight months of Back Stage. But my anxieties are worth it because I've come up with ...