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    AFTRA Hopes to Represent the Metro Network

    The New York Local of the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists has filed a petition with the national Labor Relations Board seeking to represent Metro Network on-air

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    Homefront Closes, "Party" Looks for Hall

    The former New David Cinema's short second life as Homefront, a combination legitimate stage and bed and breakfast, came to a close on Fri., Feb. 13. Owner Mike Davis failed to come up with $140,000 owed his landlord. According to producer Richmond Shepard, whose production of "Tallulah's ...

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    SAG Hikes Dues; First in 13 Years

    (BPI) LOS ANGELES-The Screen Actors Guild (SAG) national board has approved a new dues formula that will see the union's take of 1.5% of member earnings increase to 1.85% and, for the first time in 13 years, an increase in base

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    DIGITAL HORROR

    Marquette Williams (prod./dir.) is seeking a D.P., electrician, sound mixer, 1st A.D., dolly grip, script supervisor, special effects makeup artist knowledge of creature features, werewolves a must, and P.A.s for an untitled digital horror. Shoot starts Apr. 1. Copy, credit, and meals provided. There is ...

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    Stacy Ross Break the Frame

    "I've gotten called 'sir' all my life," said Stacy Ross, grinning. With a 5-foot-9-inch reed-thin frame, a deep calm voice, and an appealingly androgynous look, onstage, she played many Shakespearean "breeches" roles as well as "lesbians who kill their mothers with a brick, freaks, mannish types—or the person ...

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    Hartford's "Romeo" Sweeps Connecticut Critics Noms

    The Hartford Stage Company topped the list of the Connecticut Critics Circle's 1995-96 nominations with a total of 14 nods. No other company came close to that

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    The Edinburgh Festival Fringe: A Way-Out-of-Town Tryout

    The idea of producing a showcase at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe may seem a little daunting. Think about it. How do you manage to find a performance venue in a city you know nothing about? How do you bring your cast and production crew over on a minimal budget? Find ...

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    A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM

    There is no better venue for Shakespeare's comedy of love and magic than the Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum. Better yet, this is practically the definitive production of this play, back for its sixth season and very well worth revisiting. We saw it two years ago and busted a gut ...

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    How Do You Get an Agent? Back Stage West attempts to answer the one question that plagues all actors at some point in their careers.

    For actors today, it is comparable to that ancient quest for the Holy Grail, or the timeless pursuits of liberty, happiness-or Mr. Right. But procuring the representation of a talent agent is arguably the most daunting of these tasks, at least for your average struggling performer in Hollywood. It is ...