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    Greene Machine

    Tim Greene is living proof that there is no greater power than ingenuity to drive an independent movie from start to finish. Forget ultra-low-budget fare such as El Mariachi and last year's Sundance winner Primer; Greene's plan makes their $7,000 budgets seem downright bloated. Having completed his ...

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    Washington D.C. Bard Fest Set for '07

    For theatregoers in the nation's capital, the phrase "all the world's a stage" will seem quite literal in 18 months, when one of the largest Shakespeare festivals in history gets underway.

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    SAG Admonishes Governor

    California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has been drawing a lot of heat for his recently announced special election. But last week the governor was scolded by Screen Actors Guild for a different reason.

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    Pittsinger to Sub for Szot in 'South Pacific'

    Opera veteran David Pittsinger will temporarily replace Paulo Szot as Emile de Becque in the Tony Award-winning production ofSouth Pacific.

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    Join Us: Q&A with 'Riches' Star Minnie Driver

    Back Stage and the Fine Arts Theatre invite you to a Q&A withThe Richesstar Minnie Driver and two of the FX series' creators.

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    THE TAMING OF THE SHREW

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    Creative Capitalist

    Going purely by the numbers, most theatre actors work at nonprofits. It doesn't alter the process: The director still commands the ship; the actors still propel it. But, to extend the metaphor, there's frequently another figure aboard whom actors should note: the artistic director.

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    Spot-Pact Talks Ignore Inflation

    Union and ad-industry negotiators on Wednesday were scheduled to resume talks on the embattled commercials contract. And now, amid financial figures proposed in the spring, comes this question: How well do both sides' wage-increase offers stand up under current reports of inflation eating away at salaries?