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    SAG Life Achievement Award Goes To Ossie, Ruby

    Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee have been selected as the 37th recipients of Screen Actors Guild's highest honor—the Life Achievement Award for career achievement and humanitarian accomplishment.

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    Though the ensemble recognized by SAG includes onl

    Though the ensemble recognized by SAG includes only four people (Jamie Bell, Julie Walters, Gary Lewis, and Jamie Draven), the performing power of these gifted actors more than fills the screen with emotional fervor. The individual relationships and collective interactions illustrate the very human bonds shared by what could be ...

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    Direct From Chekhov to Wasserstein

    Director Jeff Cohen insists there are resonating—indeed, Chekhovian—levels in Wendy Wasserstein's early work, "Isn't It Romantic?" (1983), that have not yet been fully appreciated.

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    crew, psychological thriller

    Independent feature shooting Nov. 27-Dec. 8 in Manhattan (no night scenes) is seeking a film crew. Short day, 7AM-4PM. No pay, but opportunity to learn working with an experienced producer, director, and cinematographer. Seeking: production assistants in all departments (those without experience encouraged to apply); make-up artist; prop person; script ...

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    Famous Female Privates on Parade

    More than 70 notable actresses, authors, musicians, and broadcast journalists will share the stage at Madison Square Garden on Sat., Feb. 10 as part of V-Day 2001, a charity performance centered around Eve Ensler's "The Vagina Monologues."

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    Bargaining Means Flexibility

    William Daniels, Screen Actors Guild national president, in this week's Back Stage exclusive interview, says that the unions will go back to the bargaining table in mid-September with "new proposals."

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    epa, "42nd street," B'way

    11/10 from 10AM-6PM at Carson Studios, 250 W. 54 St., 10th fl., Studio C, NYC, and 11/13 & 11/14 from 10AM-6PM at Nola Studios, 250 W. 54 St., 11th fl., Studio D, NYC.

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    New Talent 'Graced' With Awards

    On October 23, with Aretha Franklin providing entertainment, the Princess Grace Foundation (www.pgfusa.org) bestowed its 17th annual awards to a group of emerging artists. Founded in 1982, the Foundation is dedicated to "identifying and assisting young talent in theatre, dance, and film," and the awards, a mixture of ...

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    gmt tours

    GMT Productions is casting for its 2001-02 touring season. Casting three separate southeastern U.S. non-Equity tours. Tour #1: Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet" in repertory with "Twelfth Night." Seeking actors with stage combat training and Shakespeare experience. Tours #2 & #3: "Cinderella" in repertory with "The Velveteen Rabbit" and "Trail of Tears"; and "A Thousand Cranes" in repertory with "Alice in Wonderland ...

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    epa, "Play about the baby"

    11/13 from 10AM-5:30PM at Jerry Beaver Casting, 215 Park Ave. So., Ste. 1704, NYC.