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    "SURVIVAL OF THE FITTEST"

    Scott Baugh (dir.) is accepting submissions for Survival of the Fittest, a 35mm short. Shoot starts early Mar. Copy, credit, and meals provided. There is possible pay.

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    Object Lessons

    Any child can turn a sandbox into a theatre: A shovel becomes an evil wizard. A plastic bucket is a king's castle. As we grow up, most of us lose this ability to endow inanimate objects with life and personality. But actors who work in puppet theatre can never ...

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    Bryant Park to Shutter Ticket Booth

    The Bryant Park Music and Dance Half-Price Ticket Booth, source of discounted tickets to the theatre, ballet, opera, and other performances for 13 years, will close on June

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    Correction

    A photo was incorrectly captioned in our June 6 feature, "Making and Marketing an Indie Film." Manny Siverio, identified on page 25 as "calling the shots," was actually the stunt coordinator on "Love Walks In." The film's director is Juan

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    Gore Requests Runaway Report

    WASHINGTON-Vice President Al Gore has asked the Commerce Department to investigate the runaway production phenomenon and issue a report by the end of next

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    More Free MDs at NYC Clinic for the Arts

    Physician Volunteers for the Arts (PVA), a free clinic for entertainment professionals, has expanded its services from one part-time doctor to 10 specialists and a low-cost referral network, thanks to a $100,000 grant from Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS (BC/EFA). The service, which is sponsored by The Actors ...

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    NEWS WIRE - Off the Wire

    NORTHERN CALIFORNIA--Chicago, the same production which won six Tonys last year for its Broadway run, comes to Sacramento's Community Center Theater, Apr. 23-26. The production features Charlotte d'Amboise and Jasmine Guy in the lead roles. (916) 557-1999

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    Jerome Fellowships

    St. Paul, Minnesota's Jerome Foundation has awarded a two-year grant of $24,000 to New York City's Eugene O'Neill Theater Center in support of the participation of New York City and Minnesota-based playwrights in the 1996 and 1997 National Playwrights Conference.

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    Geri Jewell & Kathy Buckley

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    Senior Adult Theatre: Nationwide, the Stage Expands

    In 1790, when actor-manager Lewis Hallam, Jr. turned 50, half of the nation's population was under 16 years old. By 1990, when August Wilson won the Pulitzer Prize for drama with "The Piano Lesson," the average American was 33. Demographers figure that in another 50 years, the median age ...