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    Backlot Buzz : New York Sundancers

    If actor Sam Rockwell, currently starring Off-Broadway in "Goose-Pimples," was dubbed this year's 'Parker Posey' for appearing in three films simultaneously at the 1998 Sundance Film Festival ("Jerry and Tom," Saul Rubinek's Tarantino-esque black comedy; "Safe Men," a screwball comedy about the mob by New York University grad ...

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    Don't Leave Home Without It:

    What Keeps Four Performers Happy on the Road Don't Leave Home Without

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    "Titanic" Ices Golden Globe Competition

    In a repeat of last season's Tony awards, a vehicle about the sinking of the Titanic scuttled the competition and swept the Golden Globe Awards, presented Sun., Jan. 18 in a televised ceremony. "Titanic," a multi-million-dollar epic, unrelated to the Broadway musical except in subject matter, won prize for ...

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    Face to FaceCumming to the "Cabaret" Alan Cumming Chills as Emcee

    If Alan Cumming wins the Tony Sunday night, it'll be the crowning award in a series including the Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle awards. His stellar turn in "Cabaret" has made him a New York sensation--and it's all the more stunning to the Scottish-born 33-year-old performer "who ...

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    ACTORFEST 2000 ANCHOR SEMINARS

    ACTORFEST is like a living issue of Back Stage West: On the exhibit floor, our advertisers will introduce and explain their services-from headshot photography to acting schools, from demo reels to online casting services-and you in turn get an excellent opportunity to comparison-shop.

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    Alliance Supports Film/TV

    Forty organizations‹representing the cream of the city's production community‹have joined forces to "help maintain, increase, and expedite film and video production" both in New York City and throughout the

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    INDUSTRY INSIGHTS: Women and Will

    Women and Will: Actresses Find New Ways to Work With the

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    NABET Seeks ABC Pact, NLRB Appeal

    Having agreed to return to work at ABC television, the National Association of Broadcast Employees and Technicians (NABET) has turned its attention to ratifying a network contract, and appealing to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) concerning wages lost during the 74-day lock-out

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    Cutthroat Benefit: UK "Sweeney' Fails to Aid AIDS Charity

    The musical featured nearly a dozen grisly onstage murders, but that's not what Len Cariou means when he says a recent benefit performance of "Sweeney Todd" in London was "a horror show." Instead, he's referring to the way the producer allegedly failed to pay the performers, director, or ...