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    Obituaries

    Art Carney (1918-2003); Dorothy Loudon (1933-2003); Dorothy Fay Ritter (1915-2003); Penny Singleton (1908-2003)

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    Movie Studios Crack Down on Oscar Screening Tapes

    Hollywood's major film studios announced on Tuesday they are ending their long-held practice of sending videotapes and DVDs of Oscar contending movies to Academy Award voters in a bid to thwart copyright piracy.

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    Standing Room Only

    In the competitive L.A. theatre arena, it's gratifying and rare to mount a show that finds its audience and sets down roots for a healthy extended run. Whether the show turns a nice profit or merely dodges red ink, it can be a huge boon to the reputations ...

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    Bayfield, Callaway Awards

    Dakin Matthews, who plays dual roles in "Henry IV" at Lincoln Center's Vivian Beaumont Theater, has been tapped to receive the annual St. Clair Bayfield Award, recognizing the best performance by an actor in a Shakespearean play in the New York area. Matthews plays both Chief Justice Warwick and ...

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    Bates Memorial

    The Los Angeles theatre community is invited...

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    Kerrigan-Harding Saga Now a Musical Opera

    The Nancy Kerrigan-Tonya Harding soap opera is now a musical opera.

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    CORRECTIONS

    The following was inadvertently omitted from our Acting Schools & Coaches listings, BSW, 9/18/03:

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    'History Boys' Leaps to Screen, Stage Cast Intact

    When Hollywood turns stage plays into movies, it typically dumbs them down and casts them up with big stars. No so with "The History Boys," which stars the same 12 actors who made it work so well on stage.

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    If you're anything like me (and, God willing, you're not), Halloween is one of the greatest days on the calendar. Unfortunately, recent years have brought a certain been-there-done-that feeling to the events once eagerly anticipated. Those not wanting to brave the leather- and sequin-clad masses at the West ...

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    Della Reese Launching Clothing Line

    Della Reese is tired of boring clothes for larger women. So the plus-size actress and singer has started her own clothing line.