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    NLRB Sits Down to Auditions Question

    Time's up on the question of Equity-only auditions, and the possible end of eligibility is in sight. A 45-day waiting period, during which the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) accepted comments on a proposed ruling to create separate Equity and non-union auditions, ended on April 14. The board will ...

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    Broadway Flea Market Set for Fall

    Whether you want to appear on Broadway, meet a Broadway star, or merely bring home some Broadway memorabilia, the 11th annual Broadway Flea Market and Grand Auction has what you need. This year's market will be held on Sept. 27 at Shubert Alley and W. 45th Street in Manhattan ...

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    "Rent" Dramaturg Sues Larson Estate

    Lynn M. Thomson, the dramaturg who worked with Jonathan Larson on his musical "Rent," has filed suit against the dramatist-composer's estate, claiming authorship--in collaboration with Larson--of fully one third of the functioning

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    Actorfest Offers Career Advice on Nov. 13

    Three career seminars cover job opportunities in different media: both finding employment and creating your own.

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    Spot-Pact Strike Begins Worldwide

    Members of the Screen Actors Guild and American Federation of Television and Radio Artists kicked off their strike against the commercial production industry Mon., May 1 with rallies in major cities nationwide. The strike, a walkout of 90,000 in SAG and 80,000 in AFTRA, involves a lucrative contract ...

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    ISPA Conference Hits Highs and Lows

    The focus of the International Society for the Performing Arts' 49th annual conference will be "High Art/Popular Culture," and the conflicts and distinctions

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    SAG/NY Hosts Spot-Pact Meet

    Screen Actors Guild/New York will hold a "town hall" meeting Thurs., Feb. 10 on the proposed commercials contract and upcoming negotiations, which begin Feb.