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    NLRB: Disney Denied Info to Equity - Company May Have Subcontracted Actors, Avoiding CBA

    The National Labor Relations Board has ruled that Walt Disney World Co. violated federal labor law by failing to furnish Actors' Equity Association with employees' job assignments, as well as inform the union of the theme park's relationship with affiliated corporations.

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    CORRECTION

    The wrong box office number was listed with last week's review of Eleemosynary at the Colony Studio Theatre. The correct phone number is (323) 665-3011. Also, in Back Stage West's Spotlight on Singing (5/28/98), an old phone number was listed for singing coach Deborah Shulman. The ...

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    Letter from the EditorFrom the Editor:

    Yuletide cheer notwithstanding, tomorrow marks a sad day for West Coast actors. It will be the last day at work for Kevyne Baar, the West Coast Field Representative for Actors Equity Association, who has overseen Equity and Eligible auditions and served as a sort of traveling union ambassador for several ...

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    "THE DISPUTE AND THE MYSTERIES"

    David Raphael (prod.) is accepting submissions for The Dispute and the Mysteries, a digital feature docudrama about religious disputes and the ancient Near Eastern mystery religions. Shoot starts Mar. Copy, credit, and meals provided. There is pay.

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    UNTITLED INTERNET

    Kelly Cortes (dir.) is accepting submissions for an untitled educational Internet project. Shoot starts Mar. 15. Copy, credit, and meals provided. There is no pay.

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    A MOON FOR THE MISBEGOTTEN

    Another subtly acted, superbly cast play graces the cramped Knightsbridge Theatre in Pasadena, and yet again, the theatre's lack of respect for production values and inability to make aesthetic choices to complement a play tarnish a would-be masterpiece inexcusably. Here are four actors with an uncommon chemistry that transforms ...

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    $120M Times Square Hotel Funded

    Developers have received funding for a new $120 million, 25-story Doubletree Hotel, which will stand atop one of the three major business elements within the $1.5 billion 42nd Street redevelopment

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    FREE- FOR- ALL EVENTS

    Throughout the summer, Back Stage will be listing events around New York that are free and open to the public, and what follows is a partial listing of events in the five boroughs for the week of Aug. 13-19. We would love to hear about other freebies, although we are ...