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    William Goodhart, 74,

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    8 Sure Ways of Capturing An Agent's

    I got a phone call earlier this week from a young woman just starting out in her acting career. She paid $450 to a so-called "agency" (located in the W. 20s) which advertised in The Village Voice. The "agency" promised to send her picture-resume to agents and casting directors, and ...

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    Paul Green Playwrights Prize Deadline Sept. 30

    The Paul Green Playwrights Prize is accepting submissions for the award that celebrates the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright of "In Abraham's Bosom." The winner will receive a $500 award and possible production of the work by a consortium of North Carolina

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    Durst Wins Times Square Dismissal

    Douglas Durst, developer of the new Four Times Square tower, confirmed to Back Stage Tuesday that he had won a significant legal victory over dozens of area businesses forced to close last July after a personnel hoist collapsed during construction on the 48-story

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    "State Fair," Davidson Set Non-Union Tour

    Negotiations have broken down between producers of the upcoming tour of "State Fair" and Actors' Equity. The tour will go forth on a non-Equity basis, and its star, John Davidson, will have to resign from the

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    Food Local Sour on Merger

    Hollywood has one less labor union now that IATSE Motion Picture Crafts Services Local 727-the union that represents the men and women who serve food on Hollywood's TV and movie sets-has been forced to merge with IATSE Grips Local 80, the union whose members pull the camera dollies and ...

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    "HALF A PACT OF SUICIDES"

    Karin Jarlstedt (prod.) is accepting submissions for Half a Pact of Suicides, a 16mm sync-sound film for Cal State Long Beach about a man striving to fulfill a suicide pact. Dir. Erik Fetler. Two-weekend shoot starts Feb. 23. Copy, credit, and meals provided. There is no pay.

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    Care Bares For Grown-Ups

    In a naughty triple-X burlesque, a host of chorus boys and girls will strut their naked stuff at the 10th Annual Broadway Bares benefit: "The Best of Broadway Bares." This highly anticipated event will be held on Sun., June 11, with shows at 9:30 pm and 12 midnight at ...