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    'Hell House' Spoof to Be Staged in L.A.

    Hell House, the controversial morality play first staged at a suburban church for Halloween, is set to be spoofed in a new stage production in Los Angeles starting Aug. 28.

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    Report: Foundations' Giving Slowing Down

    Two New York-based not-for-profit research organizations, the Foundation Center and Grantmakers in the Arts, have jointly issued a new report indicating that while the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001 had a pronounced effect on arts and culture philanthropy during 2001 and 2002, the decline in giving wasn't as ...

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    Silver Nitrate

    The stage becomes a darkroom of sorts in playwright Cathy Caplan's "Silver Nitrate."

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    TECHNIQUE: Weekly performance improvisation,

    TECHNIQUE: Weekly performance improvisation, incorporating characters, dialects & music through audience suggestions. Also perform dramatic improvisation, sketch comedy revues, camps, birthdays, corporate events, trade shows, radio, TV & films. All ages. Call Kent Skov to audition.

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    Putting 'Period Pieces' Together: A Newfangled Look at Age-Old Plays

    Throughout the course of history, people have been fascinated by stories that take place throughout the course of history. In other words, history repeats itself on the page, stage, and screen almost as often as it does in real life.

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    Harvey Tells Why Black Actors Make Less

    The economics of television advertising discriminate against black-oriented shows and those who work on them, says actor-comedian Steve Harvey.

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    Cheech and Chong take another hit

    Think the Cheech & Chong film franchise ended with 1984's "Cheech & Chong's The Corsican Brothers"? Think again.

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    Equity Members Meet Jan. 9

    Members of Actors' Equity Association's three regions will all meet Fri., Jan. 9 in New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles.

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    Romeo and Juliet: The Last Battlefield

    "Romeo and Juliet: The Last Battlefield," presented by Rustix Theatre Co. at the Next Stage Theatre, 1523 N. La Brea (2nd Floor), Hollywood. Wed. 8 p.m. Through Aug. 27. $10. (323) 850-7827.

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    The Mouse Speaks: Disney Execs Discuss Plans with Back Stage

    Disney Theatrical Productions (DTP) President Thomas Schumacher and Walt Disney Studios Chairman Peter Schneider announced in April that two DTP executives have been given new titles. Former Senior Vice President of Business Affairs Stuart Oken was promoted to executive vice president, and former Vice President Alan Levey has been given ...