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    Klugman Leaving "Sunshine Boys?" Not!

    "Wrong! Wrong! Wrong! Wrong! Wrong!" So asserted a National Actors Theater (NAT) spokesperson, talking about an article in the March 18 Daily Variety which stated that Jack Klugman was leaving NAT's production of "The Sunshine Boys," in May.

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    "KALIFORNICATION"

    Tom Wozny (prod.) is accepting submissions for Kalifornication, a digital cult classic-like, rock-a-billy film about a turning point of life, tale of love, and the strength of friendship. Shoots Apr. 1. Copy, credit, and meals provided. There is no pay.

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    BREAKOUT TALENT: Alessandro Nivola - "Face" Lessons

    Though he's played his share of "sullen, suffering, tortured types," as he puts it, Alessandro Nivola makes no complaints about his acting trajectory. Nivola, who currently portrays the seductive Henry Crawford in the current film adaptation of Jane Austen's Mansfield Park, has been slowly gaining attention for his ...

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    Face to Face:Lewis J. Stadlen Plays Schmuck in "Mizlansky/Zilinsky or 'schmucks' "

    Lewis J. Stadlen notes that Sam Zilinsky is not as clearly defined as his former partner and now-nemesis, Davis Mizlansky, a manically driven producer turned con man. In Jon Robin Baitz's "Mizlansky/Zilinsky or 'schmucks"' Stadlen as Zilinsky has his work cut out for him. The comedy with dark ...

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    WORKING ACTOR: Strange But True Tales

    I was at a commercial audition last month when an extraordinary thing happened. Granted, it shouldn't have been this unique an experience, but I can think of no other time it's ever happened to me, and after speaking with a few close friends and fellow actors, it's ...

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    AFTRA Covers Same-Sex Duos, Birth Control Pills

    (BPI) Trustees of the AFTRA Health & Retirement Funds have made sweeping changes to the benefit plans that will provide health care coverage for same-sex domestic partners, cover the cost of birth control pills, and create significant increases in the size of retirees' pension

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    Karen Ziemba Dances Onto Kander & Ebb's "Steel Pier"

    Outgoing and gregarious, Karen Ziemba sweeps through the Edison building, stopping briefly to embrace several members of the Shubert production team passing by. But, then, why shouldn't she be in a good

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    Free Health Tests; Cohen Remembered

    Physician Volunteers for the Arts announces the first of an ongoing series of Health Screening Days for entertainment professionals. Free screening tests for blood pressure, diabetes, and cholesterol levels will be available from 10 am until 4 pm on a walk-in basis at The Actors' Fund Aurora residence, 475 West ...