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    Backlot Buzz : Current and Upcoming Features

    In a recent national survey, more Americans report having a positive image of New York than in previous years. Whether this is due to the Mayor's crackdown on jaywalking or the Disneyfication of the theatre district is open for debate. But an immediate effect of this upward trend in ...

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    Off-Broadway Ducats Hit $55: "Countess' Raises Price to Norm, Just in Time to Lose Its Theatre?

    "The Countess," Gregory Murphy's long-running play about the 19th-century art critic John Ruskin, his wife Effie, and John Everett Millais, the pre-Raphaelite painter, is merely the latest production to raise its ticket prices to the new Off-Broadway standard: $55 for all seats in the 74-seat Samuel Beckett Theatre on ...

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    BREAKOUT TALENT: Nick Moran - New Blood

    With a posh haircut, some expensive suits, and time to hone his craft, former South London trashman Nick Moran has scrubbed up nicely. Stuck in what he called "actor purgatory" for nearly 10 years doing guest turns on British cop shows and hospital dramas, Moran has recently emerged in his ...

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    Vagina Valentine: Eve Ensler's The Vagina Monologues Comes to the Wiltern.

    While some may look forward to Feb. 14 as a time to woo and coo, coalitions of women worldwide will gather this Valentine's Day for a different kind of celebration, V-Day 2000. A campaign to end sexual violence against women, V-Day will be celebrated this year on 180 college ...

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    Wind Dancer Commissions Nine More Playwrights

    Wind Dancer Theatre, the New York-based, legitimate theatre arm of a major Hollywood production company, made news in July, 1996 when it commissioned plays from seven noteworthy writers. Now, it has tapped an additional nine playwrights to develop new works: Jane Anderson, Leslie Ayvazian, Michael Henry Brown, Anthony Clarvoe, Charles ...

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    Drama Desks Love a Parade

    Kevin Spacey was iced out of the competition for the 44th annual Drama Desk Awards when nominations for the accolades were announced on Apr. 19. The Oscar-winning star of the hit revival of Eugene O'Neill's The Iceman Cometh failed to receive a nomination for the prizes which honor ...

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    Goodnight "Miss Saigon'; "Oklahoma' OK'd...but "Finian's' Reign Ends

    A long-running musical spectacular that has provided work for scores of Asian actors, "Miss Saigon," will end its Broadway run later this year.

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