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    EXTRAS (SAG FILMS)

    The following extras casting companies may also provide a registration and/or photo fee-based service to be included in their permanent files for consideration on all projects. But you should not be required to register in order to be considered for the particular projects advertised here. Alert "Back Stage West ...

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    Independent Casting Directors

    The following is a list of independent casting directors in the New York City area. Casting directors request that initial contact be made by sending a picture/resume through the mail, so do not

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    New Stages Add to Union Sq. Theatre District

    A defunct bank off Union Square and a former movie house on East 23rd Street are to begin new lives as theatres, thus adding two more Off-Broadway houses to the area's growing theatre

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    Ignoring Courts, Senators Censor NEA

    Despite a federal court ruling that prohibits tying "decency standards" to arts funding, U.S. senators are continuing to include censorship language in legislation affecting the National Endowment for the Arts

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    The Gray Nineties

    RADITIONALLY, MY FIRST "BISTRO BITS" column after Labor Day contains a fall cabaret preview. But, considering recent and upcoming events, I am compelled to address the changing face of New York nightlife. Between new clubs opening and old ones closing, the cabaret world seems to be in a state of ...

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    CASTING NOTICE POLICY

    Casting deadlines are Tuesdays at 12noon for the issue which is on the newsstand on Thursday, but we strongly urge you to bring your notices to us by 4PM

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    Elusive Illumination: Whether acting or directing, John Turturro is drawn to exploring, not just explaining, complex characters.

    John Turturro is a difficult person to interview-not because he's not a nice guy, and not because he doesn't have a lot to say. It's just that you get a sense that he isn't sharing his whole story with you when he answers your questions. He ...

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    Helen Hayes Awards Come Out in Wash.

    Washington, DC theatre professionals announced their choices for the Helen Hayes Awards last Mon., May 8, at a gala at the Kennedy Center. Four awards were given to touring shows, which are called "non-resident" productions, but most of the honors went to homegrown

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