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    ATPAM Votes Option to Strike Nederlander

    A vote by the members of the Association of Theatrical Press Agents and Managers (ATPAM) has given the union's board the authority to call a strike against the Nederlander

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    Arts Journalism Fellows Selected

    The National Arts Journalism Program, funded by a $3.2 million grant from the Pew Charitable Trusts, has announced its 1996-97 fellows. They include: Julia Klein, arts reporter (Philadelphia Inquirer); Cheryl Kushner, entertainment editor (Cleveland's The Plain Dealer); Douglas McLennan, arts writer (Tacoma's News Tribune); John Horn, entertainment ...

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    "Runaway' Fears Unfounded? L.A. Film-TV Industry Employment Hit Record High in '98

    (BPI) LOS ANGELES-Despite the recent wave of concern about the loss of U.S. jobs to runaway production, several key indicators show that employment in California's film and TV industry hit a record high in

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    STAGE AND SCREEN

    Break Down and Build Up - Performers who've found success often find self-doubt, addiction, and the need to give something back as

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    AT&T:OnStage Grants Bestowed

    Grants for the production of six new plays and one musical have been made through AT&T:OnStage, the AT&T company's nonprofit theatre sponsorship program. U.S. recipients of the 1997 grants, which total nearly $500,000, are as

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    Louisville New Play Fest Eyes Talent and Diversity

    Read the titles of a few of the plays that made up this year's 21st annual Humana Festival of New American Plays at the Actors Theatre of Louisville: "Private Eyes," "In Her Sight," "Polaroid Stories," "Misreadings," "Stars." Sight. Light. Doesn't it seem probable that a common theme runs ...

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    Breakout Talent - Not Obvious

    "He's extremely committed to going all the way with the character, and he's one of those actors who lives the character off the set," said writer/director John Patrick Kelley of Jeremy Davies' impressive work in The Locusts, currently in

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    FACE TO FACE: Sandra Bernhard - She's "Still Here....Damn It!"

    Sandra Bernhard notes that anyone who says her shtick appeals to self-hating sexist stereotypes "must be a therapist." The remark has Bernhardian resonance: pointed, ironic, and dead-on (well, within parameters). "My work is introspective, there's no self-loathing, and those who see it are looking for

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    IATSE Into Roundabout

    (BPI) New York's IATSE Local B-183 has won the right to represent ushers at Manhattan's Roundabout