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    Unity Fest Presents One-ActsFestival Meeting

    Theater Resources Unlimited is sponsoring an upcoming meeting, "The Artistic Reasons and Economic Realities of Play Festivals" on June 25 at 7:30 pm., at Plays For Living, 505 8th Ave. (at 34th), 22nd floor. The evening will feature several representatives from such venues as the New York International Fringe ...

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    Casting Changes...

    Cherry Jones will return to the New York stage in March when "Tongue of a Bird" comes to the Public Theater. She is currently starring in the Los Angeles Mark Taper Forum production of the play with Marian Seldes and Diane Venora. Her co-stars will not reprise their roles on ...

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    ACTORS MEAN BUSINESS: They Mean Business, Too! Business Theatre Producers

    The following is a list of companies that produce industrials under an Equity Business Theatre Contract. Those companies designated with an asterisk (*) produce only non-union industrials. Some business theatre producers cast via agencies, some from submitted pictures and resumes, and some through casting

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    CASTING PRINCIPLES: Not Just the Perfect Face - When casting pop icons, legitimate actors have it all over uncanny impersonators.

    "Has anyone ever told you that you look like [insert famous name here]?" Just because you may be a dead ringer for some famous person with a great life story doesn't mean you're ready to play that icon onscreen. You'll need a little thing called talent to ...

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    REGIONAL ROUNDUP

    ROCKIES/SOUTHWEST - Meanwhile in Cedar City, USF has mounted six alternating productions (June 23-Aug. 30). In Hamlet on the indoor Randall stage, Martin Kildare plays the haunted Prince flat out. The Danish storm troopers guarding Elsinore with carbines immediately establish director Howard Jensen's choice of a contemporary

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    The Language Barrier

    Mark Twain called us two peoples separated by a common language. In the theatre, too, Brits and Yanks "talk different." For

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    Equity Reveals Details of CORST, RMTA, Outdoor Pacts

    Actors' Equity Association has emerged from the winter of 1997 with a clutch of new contracts, among them the Council of Resident Stock Theatres (CORST) agreement, the Resident Musical Theatre Agreement (RMTA), and the Outdoor Drama

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    Off the Bookshelf : Scenes and Monologues

    A conundrum. Actors love monologue and scene books; they are constantly in search of new audition material and class fodder which casting agents and teachers haven't seen a hundred times or more. Many casting agents tend to prefer readings from sides; they give the material to the actors that ...