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    STAGE & SCREEN: Powerful Attraction - David Galligan and Jules Aaron are two Los Angeles directors who refuse to abandon the stage‹or the artisic control it offers.

    While many from New York or Chicago still sniff at the concept that Los Angeles is a theatre town, there is no denying the thousand or so stage plays that open here every year. Of those varied productions, it seems that a healthy percentage of them are under the control ...

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    Eaker Speaks

    Back Stage Editor In Chief Sherry Eaker will discuss the reality of a career in the performing arts on Sat., Jan. 25, from 2-3 pm at Barnes & Noble, 4 Astor Place, between Broadway & Lafayette

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    Correction

    In our Oct. 8 lead story on the Screen Actors Guild election, we listed the New York candidates by position. The nominating sources for the 10th national vice president seat were reversed. Avis Boone was nominated by independent petition, and Maureen Donnelly was nominated by SAG's nominating committee.

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    SAG-AFTRA Meeting on Merger Oct. 2 Weekend

    Leaders of both the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA) should resolve this weekend whether they will recommend a merger referendum to their

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    Obituaries

    Norman E. Rothstein, 63, B'way

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    Catholic League: Spends Years Tracking "Anti-Christian" Theatre

    It is June 1, and The Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights' extensive website opens to its crest--a crimson flag emblazoned by a golden shield containing the red letters "CL" with a sword raised between

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    Catholic League Boycotts ABC's "Nothing Sacred"

    Attacks from conservative religious groups continue on the Walt Disney Co. as the Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights has called for a boycott of sponsors for "Nothing Sacred," the ABC drama about a rebellious Catholic priest. Disney owns

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    TCG Announces Grant Deadlines

    The Theatre Communications Group (TCG) has announced the application deadline for its next round of grants for the National Theatre Artist Residency Program and the NEA/TCG Career Development Programs for Directors and

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    "HAPPY FLOWER"

    Lajos Petro (prod.) is accepting submissions for Happy Flower, a non-sync-sound 16mm short for Chapman University. Dir. Dave Conseco. Eight-day shoot starts Mar. 8. Copy, credit, and meals provided. There is no pay.