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    Webber in Plagiarism Counter-suit

    Andrew Lloyd Webber is involved in an unusual copyright infringement lawsuit against a fellow composer who had previously sued Webber over the same song. The case is scheduled to be heard in New York federal court on Mon., Sept.

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    BIT PARTS - See Jane Act

    When Jane Alexander left acting to become the chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts in 1993, many thought her performance in Wendy Wasserstein's "The Sisters Rosensweig" would be the last New York theatre audiences would see from her for some time. Well, since retiring from public service ...

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    Actors' Taxes : Search for Tomorrow

    Job search expenses? OK. Home office deductions? Now it's only for full-timers, but wait till

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    Party Animals

    The following booking agents mentioned in this week's feature indicated that they do accept pictures and resumes or demos. Some hire technical staff as well as

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    "Parade" Passes By

    The 5th Avenue deserves major kudos for bringing in the challenging musical drama Parade as its 2000-'01 season opener. We can be grateful that the limited tour of the Tony Award-winning, though short-lived, musical, with book by Alfred Uhry, and music and lyrics by Jason Robert Brown (doubling as ...

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    CHOREOGRAPHER, "THE MUSIC MAN"

    Kelly DuPee (prod.) is seeking a choreographer for The Music Man. Dir. John Lewis. Performances run June 29-July 8 at Faith Community Church. There is some pay. For information call (626) 858-8400, ext. 270.

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    SOUND/BOOM OP, "ACTION HEROS"

    Jeff McLaughlin (prod.) is seeking a sound mixer/boom operator for Action Heroes, a digital feature-length comedy. Shoot starts mid-Mar. Copy, credit, and meals provided. There is possible pay. Send resumé by Feb. 26 to Split Milk Productions, 7071 1/2 Santa Monica Blvd., #21, Hollywood, CA 90038 or fax ...

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    "FIDDLER ON THE ROOF," WI

    2/17 from 10AM-4PM at Nola Rehearsal Studios, 250 W. 54 St.,

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    ACTORS' TAXES: Getting Down to Brass Tax - What is and isn't taxable-from lottery prizes to getaway cars.

    If you watch television with any regularity, you can't help noticing that the networks are reintroducing big-money quiz shows and the chance of winning millions of dollars is enticing viewers back in front of their sets. When that guy from the IRS won the million bucks last autumn, some ...