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    "RUN, MARIA, RUN"

    Roland Porter, Jr. (prod./dir.) is accepting submissions for Run, Maria, Run, a digital feature drama about drugs and prostitution in Santa Monica. Shoot starts Feb. 15. Copy, credit, and meals provided. There is possible deferred pay.

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    NEWS WIRE - Westward Ho!

    Two of New York's most innovative theatre companies, Ensemble Studio Theatre and Naked Angels, have recently incorporated in Los Angeles. Both groups credit the growth of L.A. theatre and the relocation of company members to the West Coast as the primary factors in making this

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    ATPAM Fines Richards $10,000 For Office Assault

    Theatre publicist Jeffrey Richards has been found guilty by the Association of Theatrical Press Agents and Managers (ATPAM) of striking his one-time apprentice, Kevin Rehac. ATPAM fined Richards $10,000, which he has to pay into a special union fund by the end of the

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    BC/EFA Flea Market

    The stars on Broadway shone brighter than ever, when celebrities from stage, screen, and soaps came together to kick off the new theatre season on Sun., Sept. 27 at the 12th annual Broadway Flea Market and Grand Auction. The event, sponsored by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS (BC/EFA) took ...

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    Uncomfortable Truths - How will Hanako, a new play about the Japanese Army's WWII Korean sex slaves, play in Little Tokyo?

    With fresh wartime atrocities making international headlines in the former Yugoslavia, East West Players is asking audiences to face other, less well-publicized barbarities from a war long past: the abduction of more than 100,000 girls and women, mostly Korean, for the sexual "comfort" of Japanese troops in World War ...

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    AGENTS OF YOUNG PERFORMERS

    The following is a list of agents who mainly represent young performers, or have a young performers' division. Those on the list told Back Stage West they are accepting submissions (headshots and resum s) by mail. It is advised that you mail your submissions. In-person drop-offs, as well as follow-up ...

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    PEN West Honors Scriptwriters

    PEN USA West, the West Coast branch of the prestigious national writers group, announced this week it will present its eighth annual award for drama to "Hillary and Soon-Yi Shop for Ties," a play with music produced in San Francisco last year. Michelle Carter wrote the play and collaborated with ...

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    Jingles All the Way: Making a Living in "Music for Advertising"

    It's debatable just how many cultural light years exist between a hummable old-fashioned ditty like "Nobody doesn't like Sara Lee," and the slightly dissonant New Age sound of "It's an Up

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    THE ACTOR'S WAY: Son of the Sitcom - Director Alan Rafkin has grown up along with TV comedy, and now has the wisdom to recognize its flaws and its force.

    Alan Rafkin has been directing television sitcoms almost since television sitcoms began. He started in the '60s with shows like Get Smart, The Andy Griffith Show, and The Donna Reed Show, and has been working ever since, most recently on Suddenly Susan and Veronica's Closet. In between, Rafkin, has ...

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    "CAREER BROADCAST NETWORK" CREW

    James Lewis (prod.) is seeking a key makeup artist and key hair stylist for Career Broadcast Network, a TV cable show. Dir. Willie Watts. Shoot starts Mar. 26. There is pay. Fax resumé by Mar. 1 to (818) 385-1634.