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    Supreme Court Set to Decide Actors' AFCU Fate

    When the Supreme Court opens its fall term on the traditional first Monday in October, the first case it hears will involve whether more than 2,000 actors will lose membership in the Actors Federal Credit Union (AFCU). The court's decision could also result in higher interest rates for ...

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    New Rehearsal Studios Open In Chelsea

    Theatreworks/USA hopes to ease the shortage of Manhattan rehearsal space by opening Chelsea Studios, a 15,000 sq. ft. renovation on one and one-half floors at 151 W. 26th Street. The 12 rehearsal areas vary in size, with the largest measuring 40'x

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    Lichtenstein to Resign Next Year as BAM President After 32 Yrs.

    Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) president Harvey Lichtenstein has announced that he will step down July 1, 1999 after over 32 years with the

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    REVIEWS

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    REGIONAL ROUNDUP

    Civil Wars And Cultural

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    CORRECTIONS

    In the listing of shows in the Edge of the World Theater Festival (Back Stage West, 11/2/00), the author of the new play Sleepwalk was listed as "playwright/critic Daniel Cariaga." In fact, this is not the same Daniel Cariaga who reviews music for The Los Angeles Times ...

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    Will Marquez v. SAG Shake Industry? U.S. Supreme Court to Consider Contract "Security Provisions"

    When the U.S. Supreme Court starts a new term on the first Monday in October, it will hear oral arguments for Marquez v. Screen Actors Guild, Inc., a case that could nationally impact collective bargaining

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    Getting Your Club Act Booked: Managers Discuss What Works, What Doesn't

    With plenty of cabaret artists seeking appropriate venues to showcase their talent, the questions of how, where, and when to get booked at one--or more--of the various cabaret rooms that New York has to offer are on every singer's

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    CastingOuch!

    As a service to protect our readers, this column is dedicated to exposing scams and other questionable incidents that occur at auditions and elsewhere. If you have experienced any suspicious occurrences during the auditioning process, please call the Back Stage West casting line at (323)