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People go to the theatre to get away from it all–but what happens when the troubles of the outside world intrude on New York’s greatest escape? Deficit hawks and government bureaucracy alike have found a new target, albeit inadvertently: Broadway theatres.  Theaters everywhere rely on wireless microphones not only to communicate lighting cues, [...]

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Piven Successfully Pleads the Fish

On August 28, 2009 By Elizabeth Renieris

Jeremy Piven, the star of HBO’s popular Entourage series, has won his case against the producers of the Broadway show Speed-the-Plow, with a professional arbiter ruling that he did not breach his contract after becoming ill with mercury poisoning from his habit of eating too much fish.

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In light of the Tony Awards this past week, I thought it timely to take a look at some of the issues facing the modern theater industry in New York. The weak dollar has proven to be a double edged sword for American theater. Many international tourists are flocking to now bargain-priced American cities, [...]

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