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    ATPAM Boycotts Tony "Playbill"

    The Association of Theatrical Press Agents and Managers (ATPAM) has withdrawn an ad which it had reserved in the Playbill of the 1997 Tony Awards. The action was taken in objection to the ceremony's being held at Radio City Music Hall, a venue where ATPAM is not

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    Actors' Little Dividends: SAG Assures Payments for Film Reuse

    Most actors are aware that, in the age of home video and cable TV, even a minor role can turn into a gift that keeps on giving. Those not aware should learn about the niceties of residuals due them for reuse of

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    DON'T PAY TO PLAY.

    DON'T PAY TO PLAY.

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    Carnegie Hall Grows Subterra

    The legendary Carnegie Hall is going under...underground, that is, to the reported tune of $50 million max for construction of a high-tech performance

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    "CAPTAIN CRUNCH"

    Ralph Herscu (dir.) is accepting submissions for Captain Crunch, a sync-sound 35mm commercial for Art Center. Shoot starts Mar. 24. Copy, credit, and meals provided. There is no pay.

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    Bit Parts - Northern Lights

    If a big bomb had dropped on Toronto this past weekend, the New York theatrical community would have been very much the poorer. The powers that be headed north to attend the opening of the Livent musical "Ragtime" on Dec. 8, and many of them also caught a performance of ...

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    "GIRL MEETS BOY"

    Byron Crowley (prod./dir.) will hold auditions for Girl Meets Boy, a digital film about drug addiction. Shoot starts Feb. 24. Credit provided. There is pay.

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    NEW YORK NOTES: Here's to the Ladies... and the Gents - Broadway's wealth of roles is non-gender-specific this season.

    So far this New York season, we've seen numerous outstanding performances by actresses. Add Linda Lavin in Charles Busch's The Tale of the Allergist's Wife; Cherry Jones in Eugene O'Neill's A Moon for the Misbegotten, Veanne Cox in Nicky Silver's The Altruists, and Eileen ...

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    Equity, Troika Still Negotiating "Jolson" Contract

    Actors' Equity has taken the unusual step of using the media to caution members who are negotiating for work on the tour of "Jolson" with the non-Equity-affiliated Troika

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