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    Kid Stuff

    Dear Tombudsman: I have been acting professionally since I was about 9 years old.I don't want to believe that "kid actors" can't make the transition successfully, but what else can I do?

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    The Marriage Penalty & More

    Is there anyone who hasn't heard of the dreaded "marriage penalty"? No, this is not a social commentary on the institution. It is a concept whereby the tax a married couple pays on a joint return exceeds the combined tax they would pay if they were single and filed ...

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    Mr. Bloomberg, You're On!

    Michael Bloomberg took himself—but not his controversial traveling podium—to Swing 46, the dance club in the theatre district, Mon., Aug. 13. Bloomberg was the headliner at a fundraiser for the theatre-related charity Early Stages, arranged by the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees Local One President Ed McConway ...

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    Health Help

    SAG and MPTF team up to assist uninsured actors.

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    ACTOR'S ACTORAlan Arkin

    All the DifferenceAlan Arkin is a man who refuses to compromise, whether it's in his career choices or in his daily performance choices as an actor. Trained in the theatre, Arkin was in the original company of Chicago's improvisational revue, Second City, an experience which led to his ...

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    Guilds ratify pact on educational, industrial work

    Members of the Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television & Radio Artists have overwhelmingly approved a new three-year contract for nonbroadcast industrial/educational productions.

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    Casting The Rock as King Draws Fire

    Pro wrestler-turned-actor The Rock could get some competition when he plays a real-life king.

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    'Kiss Me, Kate' Wins London Award

    "Kiss Me, Kate," the Broadway musical import, and Lindsay Duncan, the British actress who looks likely to head to Broadway in April, were among the winners Tuesday of London's Critics' Circle awards, honoring achievement in theater during 2001

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    Winfrey's Philanthropy Earns Her Honorary Oscar

    Oprah Winfrey says she understands why some balked when the film academy announced it would give her an honorary Oscar for her humanitarian contributions.

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    Taymor Sues 'Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark' for Infringing Her Creative Input

    The most expensive production in Broadway history gets hit with a big lawsuit from the famed director, who left the production in March.