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    ACTORS' TAXES : Update on Meal Allowances

    A correction: In our third column, dated Jan. 16, we explained how food expenses while away from home on buisness are deducted. In reference to the Standard Meal Allowances for various cities within the continental United States as listed in IRS Publication 463--"Travel, Entertainment and Gift Expenses"--there has ...

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    Kids Dance

    Andrew Jannetti & Dancers will present "Dancer for a Day," a dance event which gives children a chance to take part in the creation of a new piece. The event begins at 2pm on Sun., Jan. 11, at the Joyce Soho, 155 Mercer St., NYC. Admission is free, but seating is ...

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    Highlights and Insights From Our Back Stage Critics

    We asked our critics to proffer the names of companies or individuals--among those whom they reviewed for us in the last calendar year--who promise notable work in the future. Although several writers produced variations on that theme, and a few couldn't resist praising artists whom they saw but did ...

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    Blackburn Prize Honors Two Women

    Responding to what it called "a banner year for plays of the highest quality," the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize--given annually to women playwrights working in the English-speaking theatre--honored two dramatists instead of issuing the customary single

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    Equity Blocks "Oklahoma!" - Union Defends Cultural Exchange Record

    Actors' Equity Association has blocked the entire British company of the London revival of "Oklahoma!" from crossing the Atlantic and opening on Broadway. The union also has supplied specific data in aggressive defense to the British Arts Council's recent criticisms of the American union.

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    SAG's Masur Urges Support For Merger

    (BPI) LOS ANGELES‹Screen Actors Guild president Richard Masur is appealing to SAG members to add their names to a list of high-profile and rank-and-file members who support the guild's merger with AFTRA.

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    THE CRAFT: Much Ado About Nothing - Is the Shakespeare schism of poetry vs. action really just a tempest in a teacup?

    "Speak the speech, I pray you, as I pronounced it to you, trippingly on the tongue," Hamlet advised the Players. Is it possible American actors have taken that advice a little too literally? Or, conversely, have they not taken it seriously

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    BARGAIN HUNTERS

    Nina D'Abbracci, an actress and Alexander teacher, has taught at the New Actors Workshop and is in private

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    1998 Don and Gee Nicholl Screenwriting Fellowships

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has selected five new writers to receive 1998 Don and Gee Nicholl Screenwriting Fellowships. Each screenwriter receives $25,000 and will be honored at a gala on Nov. 12. The 1998 Nicholl Fellows in Screenwriting are Jacob A. Estes of Los Angeles ...