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    Theatres Agree to Equity LOA

    Five New York City theatre companies signed contracts with Actors Equity Association to maintain their Letter of Agreement (LOA) status, effective Aug. 15.

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    Bea Arthur to Headline 'Threepenny' for Fund

    Many original cast members of the legendary 1954 production of "The Threepenny Opera" will reunite for a one-night-only performance to benefit the Actors' Fund of America Mon., Dec. 18. Bea Arthur, Charlotte Rae, William Duell and Jo Sullivan Loesser are among the original cast members who will perform a concert ...

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    Ad Spending in 2001 Down But Not Out

    (BPI) Advertising spending in the United States will grow at a slower rate next year, but fears of a downturn are exaggerated, Universal McCann forecaster Robert Coen said.

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    male singers, gregorian chant

    Paladin Music and Entertainment, Inc. is seeking male singers for a Nov. 30 recording project in West Paterson, NJ. Must be able to sing in four-part harmony, a cappella, and in old Latin. Pay. Auditions will be held Nov. 16 by appointment only. Call Chris Lance at (201) 406-9213. NON-UNION ...

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    SAG/NY Slaps Clean Slate

    The volatile Screen Actors Guild election in New York has seen candidates selected by SAG's nominating committee soundly defeat Clean Slate for the eastern branch's five, three-year open seats on the national board of directors.

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    WGA, Producers Open Pact Talks

    After months of internal meetings and jousting in the press, the Writers Guild of America sat down with producers Monday to bargain a new feature-film and television contract.

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    kids for kids project

    The Kids for Kids Project, a national charitable organization that uses music and dance to teach about inclusion and tolerance, is seeking Equity and non-Equity immediate replacements for its 2001 national touring season of "A Generation for Change." All persons auditioning should be eight to 14 with prior professional musical ...

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    NEA Garners $105M

    A House-Senate conference committee last week approved a $7 million increase for the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), finally funding the agency at $105 million for fiscal 2001.

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    Loretta Young, actress, 87 (Aug. 12)

    Loretta Young, actress, 87 (Aug. 12)

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    Set Designer Eldon Elder Dies at 79

    Eldon Elder, a set, lighting, and costume designer who designed the New York Shakespeare Festival's Delacorte Theater in Central Park, died on Mon., Dec. 11, in Manhattan. He was 79 years old and the cause of death was heart failure.