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    Here's a Switch: A Bar Looking for a Playwright

    The American Bar Association wants to honor dramatists whose work has helped foster the public's understanding of the law and the legal system. The national organization for attorneys has announced guidelines for its annual Silver Gavel Awards, recognizing plays, television programs, and film and video works produced in 2000.

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    PULL-QUOTES

    PULL-QUOTES

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    Dolginoff's 'Body' of Work Heading to Broadway

    A forthcoming musical about Jesse "The Body" Ventura has a very important moral to impart: Success often hinges entirely on a person's stubborn refusal to be intimidated by long odds. Not only is that message apparent in the central story of Ventura, the iconoclastic wrestler-turned-Minnesota-governor, but it is just ...

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    A Grateful Nation Thanks Foote, Prince, Streisand, Angelou, etc.

    Broadway producer-director Harold Prince, dramatist Horton Foote, and singer-performer-director-producer Barbra Streisand added more awards to their groaning mantelpieces Wed., Dec. 20, when they received the National Medal of Arts. Other recipients at the ceremony included poet-actor Maya Angelou, dancer-actor Mikhail Baryshnikov, violinist Izhak Perlman, singer Eddy Arnold, and musician Benny ...

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    Bush to Sweep NLRB, Choosing All Five Seats

    Liberal leaders—including those in labor unions—expressed concern during the recent presidential election that, if George W. Bush won, he could appoint as many as three conservatives to the U.S. Supreme Court.

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    Director, "The promise"

    Seeking a director for a three-character play, "The Promise" by Aleksei Arbuzov, about hope and redemption. Pay. Send resumes to Yossi Marshak, 751 Metropolitan Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11211; or email Y.Marshak@worldnet.att.net .

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    ABT Celebrates Tchaikovsky

    ABT Celebrates Tchaikovsky

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    Equity, League Ending Talks on Production Pact

    Actors' Equity Association and the League of American Theaters and Producers were expected to wind up their five months of production-contract negotiations Tuesday. But at press time, both sides appeared to be meeting into early morning.

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    open call, "pirates..."

    2/14 from 10AM-1PM and 2-6PM at Nola Studios, 250 W. 54 St., 11th fl., NYC.