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    Auditions at a Glance

    Thursday, May

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    "THE LIBRARIAN"

    Diane Paige (prod./dir.) is seeking a gaffer, key grip, 1st A.C., art director, script supervisor, production manager/A.D., and P.A.s for The Librarian, a non-sync-sound film for LMU about a woman with facial blemishes deciding not to cover them up. Weekend shoot starts Feb. 23 ...

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    TV Season Holds Out For a Hero

    The first week of the 2007-08 TV season has left industry observers concerned about the absence of a breakout series. Only two new shows, "Bionic Woman" and "Private Practice," have gotten out of the gate with enough ratings momentum to reach potential hit status.

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    Choose your songs carefully. Don't load your show

    Choose your songs carefully. Don't load your show up with songs that demand you to be 100 percent "on." Be realistic; be where you are.

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    Artistic Director: Artist or Manager? A Vet Panel Enlivens a Theater Resources Unlimited Roundtable

    On a recent November evening, an audience largely made up of small theatre companies' artistic and managing directors met eagerly Off-Broadway, in Studio A of the John Houseman Theater. Seeking information and inspiration, they turned to six experienced colleagues: Todd Haimes (Roundabout Theatre), Linda Key (Six Figures Theatre Company), Robert ...

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    Due to the Christmas/Hanukkah, and New Year's

    Due to the Christmas/Hanukkah, and New Year's holidays, there will be no issue of Back Stage on Dec. 28. Back Stage will close its offices on Christmas Day, Tues. Dec. 25 and New Year's Day, Tues. Jan. 1, 2002. The deadline for the Jan. 4, 2002 issue ...

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    THE CRAFT: Putrid in Pink - Can the color your character wears improve your performance?

    A few years ago at a book fair, I ran into an old acquaintance, mystery novelist Julie Smith. I hadn't seen her for years, but the first thing I said to her was, "You look great! Did you have your colors done?" A natural redhead, Julie looked fabulous in ...

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    Gov. Davis Opens Runaway War Chest

    California Gov. Gray Davis joined the battle against runaway production on May 15, unveiling a proposed budget that includes the allocation of more than $50 million during the next three years "to stem the loss of jobs and production in the entertainment industry to other states and

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    Smith, Jesurun Win "Genius" Grants

    Playwright and performer Anna Deavere Smith, director and writer John Jesurun, and dancers Eiko and Koma Otake are among this year's 21 MacArthur