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`Spoon River' now flowing more freely

...The show is set in a graveyard, but these people are not resting in peace. This production features original music by Gene Muto and James Benedict, Augusta State professors. The Amazing Stranders are on stage and in costume, performing with cast...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/02/21/ent_204340.shtml
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`Timing' an intellectual Saturday Night Live

...University students will present All in the Timing beginning Wednesday at the school's Maxwell Performing Arts Center. Gene Muto, Augusta State professor of theater and director of the show, wanted to stage All in the Timing after seeing it performed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/04/25/ent_207297.shtml
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Imperial director leaving post

...talent already here? I don't know." Another well-known member of the Augusta arts community is also leaving town. Gene Muto, director of Augusta State University's theater program, has accepted a position as chairman of Longwood College's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/07/met_227604.shtml
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Theatre magic

...She really can't sing," confirms singing and dancing ensemble member Jamie Yorio. Not to worry, said director Gene Muto, because his group doesn't fret too much about the vocals, which he says dooms most amateur musical theater productions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/02/22/ent_222936.shtml
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`Tempest' has storm of laughs

...Stratford-on-Avon. Many scholars say this comedy was his farewell to the theater. "It's probably his best comedy ever," says Gene Muto, director of theater at Augusta State. "It's his most mature. It's sophisticated. And it's absolutely beautiful...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/11/07/ent_217149.shtml
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`All in the Timing' displays an off-kilter reality

...While the characters sing, a man walks across the stage in slow motion, carrying a large piece of glass. Director Gene Muto mounted a production of All in the Timing in May at Augusta State University and is heading this version at the Imperial...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/07/11/ent_211164.shtml
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Tragic tale told two ways

...You're really bringing a story people kind of know to life," said Mr. Prescott, a freshman acting in his first play. Gene Muto, an ASU professor and director of the play, said he had no idea a movie was coming out when he decided to do Romeo and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/11/08/met_200438.shtml
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Upbeat plays draw best crowds

...It would be nice to mix those kind of works with things that challenge their audience and leave them thinking." Gene Muto, director of theater at Augusta State University, said when he first arrived in town 10 years ago, some people told...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/10/20/met_200084.shtml
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Romeo and Juliet captures audience

Fantastic swordplay opens the new production of Romeo and Juliet at Augusta State University. Director Gene Muto's lancers swept through the audience, carrying us back to fair Verona. Jeff Herrmann's design and lighting are first rate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/11/15/met_200583.shtml
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`Pippin' brings musical vivacity to stage

...Pippin asks the audience to "join us" for an enchanting night of magic, music and dance. Directors Marty Kooi and Gene Muto carry us back to the Holy Roman Empire with this mystery play of illusion and light. Don't expect David Copperfield...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/02/27/ent_223232.shtml
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