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    Help Is on the Way

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    COMPOSER, "SURREALITY"

    Danielle Stallings (dir.) is seeking a composer for Surreality, a 35mm film for LMU. Shoot starts Mar. Copy, credit, and meals provided. There is possible pay. Send resumé and demo to Portable Productions, 10520 National Blvd., #204, L.A., CA 90034.

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    "GREEK GODS OF OLYMPUS"

    Asimina Tzathas (prod./dir.) is accepting submissions for Greek Gods of Olympus, a performance at a beauty pageant/cultural event. Performance Mar. 30 at Marconi Museum. Copy provided. There is no pay.

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    "Stagebill" Lands Disney Program

    Disney continues to change the way things are done on Broadway. The entertainment giant has signed a contract with Stagebill to provide the programs for "King David," making the New Amsterdam the first Broadway theatre in memory not to use Playbill. The concert version of "King David" will begin performances ...

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    N.C. Theatre Cancels "La Cage"

    North Carolina Theatre in Raleigh, which for 12 years has offered the state's capital city lavish productions of Broadway musicals featuring Equity actors, surprised both the theatrical and political communities last week when its board voted to drop "La Cage aux Folles" from next season's schedule to avoid

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    Equity, Producers Negotiate Expanding Off-Broadway Field

    The Actors' Equity Association and the League of Off-Broadway Theatres are currently enmeshed in negotiations, working toward a new contract that would govern how actors work in New York's myriad Off-Broadway theatres. The existing four-year deal is due to expire on Nov. 2. The current spate of talks began ...

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    L.A.'S THEATRE WEEK

    L.A.'s theatre week has arrived. The Edge of the World Festival offers 49 shows in 20 venues throughout Los Angeles over eight days, Nov. 7-14. This is your chance to sample the unique and vibrant theatre scene around town-and cheaply! Purchase a festival passport for $10 from David ...

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    Obituaries

    Joseph Cates, 74, TV/Stage

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    "Titanic" Ties Oscar Record of 14 Noms

    "Titanic," the three-hour epic of the famous 1912 maritime disaster, has raked in a record-tying 14 Oscar nominations. Among its citations are best picture, actress (Kate Winslet), supporting actress (Gloria Stuart), and director (James Cameron). This past week it climbed the list of box-office hits to secure the No. 4 ...

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    Andrews Spurns Tony Nom, Spurs Media Circus

    Broadway veteran Julie Andrews' mantlepiece does not hold a Tony, and, as things looks now, it will remain that way. In a speech delivered from the stage of the Marquis Theatre after the May 8 Wednesday matinee of "Victor/Victoria," Andrews declined her Tony nomination for best actress in a