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    Fringe Fest Seeks Volunteers

    The International New York City Fringe Theater Festival is looking for volunteers. The fest, which will feature 150 companies in more than 20 venues in and around New York's Lower East Side, will take place Aug. 13-24. Assistance is needed in all areas, including box office, media relations, and ...

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    Bistro Bits - More Thoughts on Theatre vs. Cabaret

    I MY COLUMN LAST WEEK, I OBSERVED THAT, because of the dimensions of cabaret, performances need not be as big as in theatre. Often I have seen artists accustomed to playing on the legitimate stage fail to make this adjustment. As a result, their performances seem to be just that ...

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    Restaurant Owner Sued by the Fed

    The federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed a federal lawsuit against the owner of Hansen's Times Square Brewery for sexual harassment and racial

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    Ott Named Seattle Rep Artistic Director

    Sharon Ott, who has led the Berkeley Repertory Theatre for the past 12 years, has been named the new Seattle Repertory Theatre artistic director. She will assume her role in July 1997, succeeding Daniel

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    Broadway Sponsor Drops Mayor-Bashed Ads

    Continental Airlines, recently crowned Broadway's first official sponsor, received a black eye at the hands of an irate Mayor Rudolph Giuliani last week. The criticism led to the airline voluntarily suspending an ad campaign the mayor termed derogatory of the

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    BISTRO BITS: The Gentlemen Are Heard From

    FOUR MALE PERFORMERS ARE DOING NOTE-worthy work at the moment--one making his solo cabaret debut, one a longtime favorite, one a favorite of more recent vintage, and the last a rising new artist. I'll discuss them in that

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    REPLACEMENTS, "FOREVER PLAID"

    Stuart Ross (dir.) will hold an open call for Forever Plaid, a show about four male singers. Performances run at the Flamingo Las Vegas Resort and Casino.

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    "THE THRAUCO'S DAUGHTER" CREW

    Francisca Fuenzalida (dir.) is seeking a producer, UPM, and 1st A.D. for The Thrauco's Daughter, a sync-sound 35mm short about a 14-year-old girl who discovers that her father is the owner of the hacienda where her mother works. Six-day shoot starts late Mar. Copy, credit, and meals provided ...

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    "NOAH FLEMM"

    Colin Drake (dir.) is accepting submissions for Noah Flemm, a sync-sound digital mocumentary for LMU about life after college. One-day shoot late Feb. Copy, credit, and meals provided. There is no pay.

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    Dancers Walk: Strike at Dance Theatre of Harlem

    Members of the Dance Theatre of Harlem (DTH) have called a strike, rejecting a one-year collective bargaining agreement offered by management and vowing to withhold their