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Bette Midler Hangs Up the Phone on ‘Eat You Last’

the cigarettes were the hardest. When I made ‘The Rose,’ I did smoke, I smoked for six months, and years later I tried a cigarette again and it made me sick for two weeks. These are herbal cigarettes, but smoke is smoke. I was thrilled, though, when I fin
New York Times Blogs
added Jul 2, 2013 13:12
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LAST SMOKER IN AMERICA Cast Recording Set for June 25 Release

"I am incredibly proud of this production and all of the extraordinarily talented artists who gave their time and talent to this show." He went on to add, "With licensing now available through Samuel French and the release of this awesome cast album, we a
BroadwayWorld.com
added Jun 15, 2013 16:43
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Russian smokers enjoy last day of tobacco freedom

According to the new law, from June 1, smokers will not be allowed to smoke in public places, schools, universities, in buildings of state authorities, regional public transport, railway stations, airports, elevators and stairwells, playgrounds and bus st
Pravda Online
added May 31, 2013 11:34
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[UK-Wales] No on-stage smoking for actors in Wales — Health Minister Mark Drakeford

They fear it could cost the principality's economy up to £20 million — saying the red tape could see production firms shoot big-budget dramas across the border in England, where the filming of real smoking is allowed.
This is South Wales (uk) (Evening Post)
added May 16, 2013 03:36
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[UK] Students' controversial smoking play to run at Cheltenham's Everyman Theatre

SMOKING is a controversial issue, so when a group of students wrote a play about the history of tobacco as a commodity, it was bound to grab attention. And their script was so gripping that Cheltenham's Everyman Theatre decided to produce the play for a
This Is Gloucester
added Apr 30, 2013 11:52
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[New York] After Years of Playing Bette, Another Role ... Ms. Midler discusses her return to the theater in the one-woman play “I’ll Eat You Last: A Chat With Sue Mengers.”

It’s how the Hollywood superagent Sue Mengers sometimes smoked on her living room sofa, a cigarette in one hand and a joint in the other, as she dispensed wit and wisdom like the Cheshire cat to movie stars who dropped in. So sedentary was Mengers that wh
New York Times
added Apr 16, 2013 15:26
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[Europe, UK] The uncertain stage

Sheltering from the rain outside the Royal Court Theatre, Anthony Neilson pockets his electronic cigarette and replaces it with an extra-long Superking. “You now know more about what we’re doing than anyone else in the Royal Court,” he exhales, “includin
Financial Times (uk)
added Apr 5, 2013 14:56
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[UK-Scotland] John Byrne fumes at Scotland's theatre smoking ban

ONE of Scotland’s best-known artists and playwrights has condemned the country’s anti-smoking legislation, arguing that the ban in theatres amounts to censorship. ... His letter was co-signed by a number of high-profile supporters, including playwright
The Scotsman (uk)
added Mar 17, 2013 11:26
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[Minnesota] EDITORIAL: Time to end smoking ban's exemption for theaters

Minnesota’s smoking ban is a measure that is designed to protect public health in public places — public places like theaters. To allow actors to smoke on stage is still subjecting audience members to second-hand smoke, which is exactly what the ban was e
Owatonna (MN) Peoples Press
added Mar 6, 2013 13:03
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[Minnesota] To smoke or not to smoke?

it's a pivotal moment that begins the character's transformation into an assertive woman. And some theater employees say it wouldn't feel nearly as raw if the actress couldn't smoke an actual cigarette on stage. "If you're going to be authentic to that a
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 4, 2013 16:29
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