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    Art, Life, & Show-Biz, A Non-Fiction Play

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    252 Years in the Making — Including 6 Obies, 3 Emmys, 2 Tonys & 1 Bessie. Written, transcribed and directed by Ain Gordon, the piece has been culled from interviews, archival research, and stories from his cast: Helen Gallagher, of Broadway musical theater fame; Lola Pashalinski, a founding member of Charles Ludlam's Theater of the Ridiculous; and Valda Setterfield, British-born long-time Merce Cunningham dancer. Art, Life, & Show-Biz, A Non-Fiction Play was conceived as an evening length tribute to a life in the theater and the theater in life. Material has been drawn from the lives of the three performers with Ain Gordon himself as master of ceremonies and provider of a respectfully cynical eye. It draws on true stories, myths, and outright lies of the famous, the infamous, the forgotten and the unknown. Names that pop up include Jerome Robbins, Bob Fosse, Woody Allen, Jean Michael Basquiat, Agnes de Mille, Brian de Palma, Mikhail Baryshnikov and John Cage. It is an insider's look at those who are at home on stage and on stage at home.

    Dates:  Jan. 9, 2003 - Jan. 26, 2003
    Previews start: Jan. 3, 2003
    Schedule:  Wed.-Sun. 7:30 p.m.
    Venue:  P.S. 122, 150 First Ave. at 9th St.
    Price:  $15
    Tickets/info:  (212) 477-5288

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