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    INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

    If You Run It, Will They Come? SDC Foundation Panel Discusses Developing Audiences for New

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    Walter Matthau Mourned: Honored Actor Died Saturday of Heart Attack at Age 79

    (BPI) LOS ANGELES-Walter Matthau's family and close friends attended a private funeral service Sunday for the actor whose characteristic slouch and wily grin charmed moviegoers for decades. Matthau died Saturday of a heart attack at age

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    New York Public Library Gets "Priceless' Rudolf Nureyev Collection

    A comprehensive collection comprising hundreds of videotapes, films, and audiotapes, documenting the life and career of the legendary dancer Rudolf Nureyev, has been given to the Dance Collection of The New York Public Library for the Performing

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    LA Studios - Slice NY Staffs

    (BPI) Film production may be booming in New York, but the corporate presence of major Hollywood studios is very much in

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    Equity's Quinn: Faithful Servant Now Must Lead

    For Patrick Quinn, there appears to be a lifetime connection between the theatre and

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    AFTRA's Bruce York Will Leave Sept.

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    IN SHORT

    BC/EFA "Playwrights" Raise

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    The Year in News: All the performance news that was fit to print in 1999.

    From SAG upheavals to scam bills galore, it's been an exciting year for West Coast actors. The following is a condensed version of many of the stories Back Stage West covered over the year, as part of its ongoing mission to keep our readers up-to-date on everything that concerns ...

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    Jonathan Larson's Family Sues Two NY Hospitals

    Jonathan Larson's untimely death could have been prevented, says his family, if two New York hospitals had detected his aortic aneurysm in time. The late composer's father, Allan Larson, and his sister, Julie Larson McCollum, have filed a $250 million malpractice suit against Cabrini Medical Center and St ...

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    REGIONAL ROUNDUP

    Playwright Brian Friel has consistently displayed an incisive touch for dialogue and fully formed characters, both of which seemed glaringly absent from the current production of his 1994 work, Molly Sweeney (Jan. 6-Feb. 15), at Coral Gables' New Theatre. Whether it's the fault of the usually very competent trio ...