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    Those Ubiquitous Play Readings: Friends or Foes?

    It's seven o'clock on a July evening, and some 40 people have escaped the garment district heat to gather in an air-conditioned space in a loft building on West 36th Street.

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    Wilder

    Loaded with images, "Wilder" at Playwrights Horizons is a whimsical, poetic, atmospheric, sometimes lovely, sometimes just sweaty remembrance of things past.

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    Flynt to Open Upscale Sex Shop in Fla.

    Hustler Magazine publisher Larry Flynt is expanding his pornography empire to South Florida, opening an upscale sex shop despite opposition from this city's mayor and others.

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    Production Studio Carsey-Werner Opts Not to Sell

    Carsey-Werner-Mandabach, the Hollywood TV production company behind such hit comedies as "The Cosby Show" and "That '70s Show," has decided to remain independent after hiring bankers to explore other options, it said on Tuesday.

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    Fests Play by New Rules

    The International Federation of Film Producers Associations has finalized its new international film festival regulations -- the first overhaul of rules governing such major events as Venice, Cannes and Berlin in more than three decades. The new regulations come into force Jan. 1.

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    Artios Noms Named; Awards Set for Oct. 12

    The Casting Society of America (CSA) will present its 20th annual Artios Awards to recognize outstanding achievement in casting by CSA members in the categories of theatre, film, and television on Tues., Oct. 12 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles and at Carolines on Broadway in New York.

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    Face of a Revolution

    Gael Garcia Bernal has breathed new life into Latin American film. Whether he does so for the U.S. industry remains to be seen.

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    33 Fainting Spells: Our Little Sunbeam

    "Our Little Sunbeam" inventively juxtaposes notions of internal and external exploration.

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    Moritz Puts New Fear into 'Tingler'

    Neal Moritz is set to bring back the 1959 horror classic "The Tingler" for Columbia Pictures. Greg Pace is set to write the feature.

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    The longest two hours of an actor's life are the two seconds he or she blanks out onstage. Rest assured that if it's happened to you, you're in good company. I talked to some of the region's most experienced actors, and the stories they tell--and the ...