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    CORRECTION

    In Laura Weinert's feature on Edward Asner ("Act Out," BSW, 3/07/02), it was reported that Asner "resigned from the position as a second-term SAG president" and was succeeded by Charlton Heston. This was an error. Asner, rather, finished his first term and chose not to run for ...

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    Pisano seeks higher SAG D.C. profile

    The Screen Actors Guild is hoping to take a more active role in the nation's capital as the guild attempts to come to grips with issues ranging from the runaway production to copyright law. Robert Pisano, the guild's national executive officer and CEO, said Monday that he wants ...

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    SAG to modify text of tariff filing

    The Screen Actors Guild has said that it -- along with the Film & Television Action Committee and Made in the USA -- will concede to requests made by the Directors Guild of America and the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees to alter the language of its controversial

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    Taboo

    "Taboo" -- very much like its star, co-creator, and composer, Boy George -- adds more than its quotient of weird spectacle to the current Broadway season.

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    9/11 Theatrical Scrapbook Opens

    Where were you on Sept. 11 was the dominant theme of the first evening of offerings by "Brave New World," a voluminous theatrical scrapbook of memories, observations, emotions and more about the events of a year ago.

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    Drama Dispatch: Oct. 7, 2002: 'The World Over'; 'Happy Days'; 'The Butter and Egg Man'

    A rambling fairy tale and an existentialist cry of pain from Samuel Beckett are disappointing. But a forgotten farce from the 1920s is a giddy blast.

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    May We Have the Envelopes, Please... Part II

    Back Stage West's Seventh Annual Best Casting Oscars list.

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    Ten Unknowns

    "Ten Unknowns," presented by Center Theatre Group at the Mark Taper Forum, 135 N. Grand Ave., Downtown L.A. Tues.-Fri. 8 p.m., Sat. 2:30 & 8 p.m., Sun. 2:30 & 7:30 p.m. Mar. 27-May 4. $31-45. (213) 628-2772.

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    80 Years of Hirschfeld on Show

    Ninety-nine-year-old Al Hirschfeld, who has drawn virtually every important entertainment and cultural figure for nearly a century, is having his work presented in a major retrospective at the Margo Feiden Galleries Ltd. (699 Madison Ave., between 62nd and 63rd streets).

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    Playwrights, Essayist Win PEN Awards

    Playwrights John Guare and Craig Lucas and essayist William Gass were among the winners of literary awards announced Monday by the PEN American Center.