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    The Vegas Frontier - "Star Trek" Attraction Opens in Gaming Capital, With Talent a Major Draw

    In the 24th century, money is no longer needed. Poverty and most diseases have been eliminated. Peace on earth has been achieved. Huge starships roam the galaxy on behalf of a United Federation of Planets, their continuing mission to expand the frontiers of knowledge. Most powerful and prestigious among them ...

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    Actors' Fund Responds to Ruling On HIV+ Patients

    An official of the Actors' Fund of America suggested a measured response to a recent New York State Court of Appeals decision requiring medical professionals to treat patients infected with the AIDS virus. In an Oct. 15 ruling, the court broadened the interpretation of the state's human rights law ...

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    NEA, TCG Offer Playwrights Residencies

    A total of 12 playwrights will receive $25,000 each in support of a residency offered by the National Endowment for the Arts and Theatre Communications

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    Catholic League Boycotts ABC's "Nothing Sacred"

    Attacks from conservative religious groups continue on the Walt Disney Co. as the Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights has called for a boycott of sponsors for "Nothing Sacred," the ABC drama about a rebellious Catholic priest. Disney owns

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    TCG Announces Grant Deadlines

    The Theatre Communications Group (TCG) has announced the application deadline for its next round of grants for the National Theatre Artist Residency Program and the NEA/TCG Career Development Programs for Directors and

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    "HAPPY FLOWER"

    Lajos Petro (prod.) is accepting submissions for Happy Flower, a non-sync-sound 16mm short for Chapman University. Dir. Dave Conseco. Eight-day shoot starts Mar. 8. Copy, credit, and meals provided. There is no pay.

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    Women in Theatre Sponsor Panel on Collaboration

    The League of Professional Theatre Women will sponsor a panel discussion, "The Joys and Agonies of Collaborating in the Musical Theatre," on Tues., Nov. 17. Lyricist Sheldon Harnick, author Will Holt, and composer Charles Strouse will speak on the panel. Edie Cowan, a director/choreographer, and Anne Croswell, a lyricist ...

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    STAGE & SCREEN: Back

    To actually be a contender in pilot season and ultimately win the glorious prize that comes with the seemingly ordinary actor's title "series regular" is the breathtaking promise that Hollywood holds out, but most often snatches away. When an actor does catch hold, his life changes dramatically in ways ...

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    Drama Desks Honor On & Off-B'waynations with 10 each.The awards are presented by the Drama Desk, an organization of theatre critics, Reporter wordss, and editors.

    Unlike the Tony Awards, which only honor Broadway shows, the DDs consider productions from Broadway and Off-Broadway in all categories. Thus "Big" and "Rent" will be competing for Outstanding Musical with the now-closed OB offerings "Floyd Collins" and "Bed and Sofa," as well as Main Stem tuners "Bring in 'Da ...