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    Secret Lab OKs Agreement with IATSE

    Digital artists at the Secret Lab have overwhelmingly ratified a collective bargaining agreement negotiated by IATSE and the Secret Lab, IATSE president Tom Short said Monday.

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    Johnny Guitar

    Parody musicals are all the rage these days, with the recently closed "Urinetown" being the prime example of a hit written from an ironic and twisted viewpoint.

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    Two Memorials For Spalding Gray

    Two memorials are planned for the late monologist Spalding Gray, who apparently took his own life in January. His body was discovered in the East River on Sun., March 7. He had been missing since Jan. 10.

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    Stoppard Makes Rare U.S. Appearance

    Playwright Tom Stoppard is making a rare appearance in the United States Wednesday night in a one-on-one discussion with New York Times reporter Mel Gussow.

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    Equity Pushing Production Pact

    Looking at April 1 for negotiations on a new Production contract, Actors' Equity Association is activating all cylinders to inform and energize members regarding the pact.

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    Broadway Producers Combining Efforts

    Two Broadway production companies have formed a new joint venture to meld their creative and financial resources.

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    Tribeca Fest Garners $3M

    The Lower Manhattan Development Corporation (LMDC) has made a two-year, $3 million financial commitment to the Tribeca Film Festival. The corporation based its rationale for the funding on the fact that the festival was the first major event to be held in Lower Manhattan after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks ...

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    The Skinny

    There's plenty of work for wannabe rap stars in this week's Skinny. The continued success of American Idol has not diminished, and Hollywood is responding by churning out a plethora of new talent shows. But you don't have to be a Kelly Clarkson–type crooner to make ...

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    Equity Provides Grants for Stages

    The Actors' Equity Foundation has announced its 2003 Foundation Grants to not-for-profit theatres across the country. This year, a total of $60,000 will be awarded to 60 Equity theatres—30 $1,000 grants in the Eastern Region, 18 in the Central Region, and 12 in the Western Region (based ...

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    Arts Proposal Falls in Cleveland

    The defeat of a proposal last week in Cuyahoga County (encompassing Cleveland), Ohio, to increase property taxes and siphon off revenue to spur economic development and fund the arts represents a rare thumbs-down for the arts-advocacy community.