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    Casting Changes...

    Cherry Jones will return to the New York stage in March when "Tongue of a Bird" comes to the Public Theater. She is currently starring in the Los Angeles Mark Taper Forum production of the play with Marian Seldes and Diane Venora. Her co-stars will not reprise their roles on ...

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    Unity Fest Presents One-ActsFestival Meeting

    Theater Resources Unlimited is sponsoring an upcoming meeting, "The Artistic Reasons and Economic Realities of Play Festivals" on June 25 at 7:30 pm., at Plays For Living, 505 8th Ave. (at 34th), 22nd floor. The evening will feature several representatives from such venues as the New York International Fringe ...

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    PROFILE: Weill's Body - Kurt Weill wrote songs that laugh to keep from crying. The orphaned Happy End inspired some of his best.

    I hate playing favorites and composing "best of" lists, and I studiously avoided the temptation last year to engage in such fast-food journalism as a new century and a new millennium supposedly dawned on us (that's next year, if you

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    Memorial Services

    A memorial service will be held for Jerome Robbins on Mon., Nov. 16 at 7:30 pm at the New York State Theatre at Lincoln Center, Broadway and 63rd Street. Doors open at 7

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    Broadway Show League

    In the second week of Broadway Show League Softball action, some teams are already emerging as forces to be reckoned with. The "Ragtime" squad, now 2-0 and leading the league in total runs with 41, beat "Blue Man Group," 20-15. "Side Man" be-bopped and skatted its way to a 2-0 ...

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    New York's Fringe Festival: Expect the Unexpected

    To the sound track of "The Exorcist," skaters whirl about in bell-bottoms and halter tops. The glides and leaps serve as both backdrop for and commentary on the pitfalls of growing up--you guessed it--repressed and inauthentic. The usual suspects are at it again: school, church, and

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    Learning How to Play the Game How Actors Cope With Casters

    When it comes to commercials, the actors who book consistently understand the importance of building relationships. They also know that managing stress and understanding human nature is as important as anything else when working with casting directors. In short, the actors who book frequently have simply learned how to play ...

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    "Scarlet Pimpernel' Musicians Don't Want to Downsize: Show's Move to Smaller Theatre Would Cut Orchestra by Four

    Local 802, the Association of Musicians of Greater New York, and the producers of "The Scarlet Pimpernel" are crossing swords over the size of the pit orchestra when the downsized musical resumes at the Neil Simon Theatre, Sept. 10. Radio City Entertainment and Ted Forstmann are the "Pimpernel"

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    Practicality and Passion: Successful Producers Speak Out

    Producers are not generally thought of as the "passionate" ones among the team involved in a theatrical endeavor. But on a recent panel conducted by Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) and Performing Arts Resources (PAR), several successful Off- and Off-Off-Broadway theatre producers pointed out very--well--passionately, that a deep feeling of involvement ...

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    OVATIONS PROFILE: Soundscape Artist Designer John Zalewski

    Soundscape Artist Designer John Zalewski is the most nominated individual at this year's Ovations - and with good