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    Over 500 Flock to Albany For Arts Day

    Nicolette Clarke's voice was lilting. The executive director of the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) was on the phone, celebrating what sounded like a tap-dancin' kind of day in Albany, where some 500 pro-arts New Yorkers gathered for Arts

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    LONDON BY GEORGE : OUT OF TOWN - Fit or Failing The West End gets a clean bill of health, the Old Vic's life is saved at the last minute, and still the critics cry "sickness."

    The "edifice complex" continues to rage in Britain, with Lottery money trickling into construction and refurbishment of theatres around the nation. The Royal Court Theatre on Sloane Square received a grant of £22 million ($35 million) to rebuild its crumbling plant, but having to work around the Underground and a ...

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    SDCF Hosts Roundtable, Staged Readings

    The emotionally charged subject is up for debate, yet again:" Do I Need an Agent & How Do I Get One?" The Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation will rehash‹perhaps even offer some new insights on‹the hot topic at a roundtable

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    REGIONAL ROUNDUP

    ROCKIES/SOUTHWEST - The Utah Shakespearean Festival began its 37th summer repertory season (June 29-Sept. 5) by mounting six productions in six days. Nestled in the red-rock country of southern Utah, USF transforms small-town Cedar City (20,000 pop.) into a major theatre town by selling over 150,000 tickets.

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    Teen Theatre Program

    The Susan Grace Cohen Studio, in association with John Strasberg Studios, has on its agenda a new teen summer theatre program, June 20-July 29. The studio is currently interviewing students 13 to 17 years old for a concentrated schedule of classes in scenes, film, improv, performance, audition skills, and field ...

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    Women's Health Fair Set for March 23

    Female entertainment professionals who would like a free mammogram have until Tues., March 21 to sign up for one at the Women's Health Fair, scheduled for Thurs., March

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    Howe, Vogel Among Blackburn Finalists

    Plays by some familiar names, including Tina Howe and Paula Vogel, were among this year's 11 finalists for the 20th annual Susan Smith Blackburn Awards. The prizes are given every year in recognition of outstanding achievement by women dramatists writing for the English-speaking

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    JFK ON JFK

    Actor/playwright Michael Shannon scores with this clear-eyed, solid portrayal of Jack Kennedy. While the evening could use some judicious cutting, Shannon's memorable performance captures the character and, more importantly, the soul of the late president like none other in recent memory. Shannon, under the skillful direction of Vickery ...

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    HIP-CD

    On Fri., Aug. 21, Gallery Taranto opened its 8th Annual Headshot Show. The show will remain on view until Nov. 25.

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    Monies for NYC Artists

    New York City artists in performance, visual, and computer arts, are doing real well, thanks to the beneficence of Creative Capital, a privately funded New York City-based national grant-making and service organization.