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    Studios in cost-cutting mode

    The major studios are starting to feel the pain of the economic shock sustained by the broadcast networks in the aftermath of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

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    Lincoln Center Library Postpones Opening, But Not Open House

    The New York Public Library has regretfully announced it has been forced to postpone the reopening of its Lincoln Center Library for the Performing Arts, originally scheduled for this Mon., Oct. 15, to Mon., Oct. 29.

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    Ed McMahon's on a Search

    When Ed McMahon's Next Big Star premieres Sunday (6 pm/ET on PAX), its titular host promises a competitive showcase for up-and-coming talent -- much akin to Star Search, his popular 1980s series -- as well as appearances by established entertainment superstars.

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    L.A. Shubert House: 13 Months to Live

    After 30 years of operating a theatre in the greater Los Angeles area, the Shubert Organization will pull out of that market next year. Shubert spokesperson Lee Silver announced Mon., Aug. 27 that the Shubert Theatre in Century City will close Sept. 30, 2002.

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    Steppenwolf Leads Jeff Noms

    Nominations have been announced for the 33rd annual Joseph Jefferson Awards for Equity productions, to be handed out Nov. 5 at the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts in Skokie. For the 2000-20001 season, the Jefferson Committee judged 116 productions resulting in 133 nominations in 28 categories.

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    Southern California Roundup

    Maugham, Moliere, Mamet, and More

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    Reading List

    Adventures of a No Name Actorby Marco PerellaEvery actor has at least a few tales to tell about working in the trenches of the film and television industry. There are plenty of books full of such tales, but none that I've read is as witty and, at times, as ...

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    Harper: Keep prod'n in U.S. to 'get nation moving again'

    In response to the havoc wrought on the U.S. economy by the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks in New York and Washington, Screen Actors Guild presidential candidate Valerie Harper on Monday proposed an "entertainment summit."

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    Disaster Sees SAG Stars Acting For Public Service

    Screen Actors Guild president William Daniels placed a call to the White House on Tuesday afternoon offering to lend the services of SAG's high-profile members for any type of public service event that the Bush administration may seem fit to organize in the wake of last week's terrorist ...

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    Casting Notice Policy

    The following are a few helpful hints to keep in mind when attending an audition. If you encounter these or any other questionable requirements on an audition, please call Casting Editor Lori Talley at (323) 525-2358.