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    Group Offers Emotional Support For Under-Employed

    "We're seeing increasingly younger actors come here," notes Jerry Fargo who co-conducts semi-annual support groups for actors at Manhattan Plaza. "Because there's less opportunity in the field and so much more energy is required just to survive‹now you can't live anywhere cheaply in New York‹young ...

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    Joe Morton: Through Alien Eyes

    An anecdote that Joe Morton related in a recent interview distilled this performer's work philosophy. Said Morton, "When James Cameron asked me why I was so interested in doing Terminator 2, I said because of a joke Richard Pryor had told many years previously. Pryor said, 'Hollywood must believe ...

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    LONDON CALLING: Last Words on Dear Johnnie

    What else is there to be said about the late Sir John Gielgud? Here are some tidbits that may not have crossed the Atlantic. Although leading obituarists predictably hailed him the greatest British actor of the 20th century, Sir John was to most of the population a vaguely familiar small-part ...

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    SAG/NY Election Results Stand

    A specially-convened Screen Actors Guild/New York committee voted unanimously last week to let stand the results of the November election for the NY National Board of Directors, despite a challenge from eight independent

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    PROFILE: Magic Words - Artistic director Larry Eilenberg plans to build on the Magic Theatre's rep for developing new writers.

    When Mame Hunt resigned from her five-year tenure as artistic director of San Francisco's Magic Theatre last season to become associate artistic director at Seattle's A Contemporary Theatre, the Magic's board of directors placed the organization in the capable hands of Larry Eilenberg. No one was surprised ...

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    Clinton Sues Over Broadway

    Following an unsuccessful legislative attempt to block theatre rezoning, the Clinton Special District Coalition (CSDC) has switched to a judicial strategy. The CSDC has filed suit in Supreme Court, New York County, challenging the environmental impact analysis of the theatre district

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    "Rent" Dramaturg Loses Royalties Suit

    "Rent" dramaturg Lynn Thomson's suit against the Larson estate for a share in the show's royalties met with defeat on Wed., July 23, in Manhattan Federal Court. Judge Lewis A. Kaplan ruled that the plaintiff had failed to prove that both she and composer Jonathan Larson had intended ...

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    FEATURE-LENGTH SCREENPLAYS

    LJMI Productions is seeking feature-length comedy, thriller, and horror screenplays, one location preferred, also seeking writer to develop concept for future production. There is deferred pay. Send script or writing sample to P.O. Box 461075, L.A., CA 90046.

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    "XIRA"

    Colin Plank (prod.) is accepting submissions for Xira, a digital short about four teen popstar superhero girls who kick ass and rock. Four-day shoot starts Mar. 9. Copy, credit, and meals provided. There is no pay.