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    kids for kids project

    The Kids for Kids Project, a national charitable organization that uses music and dance to teach about inclusion and tolerance, is seeking Equity and non-Equity immediate replacements for its 2001 national touring season of "A Generation for Change." All persons auditioning should be eight to 14 with prior professional musical ...

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    Casting Director Reiner Dies at 72

    Mark Reiner, a longtime New York casting director, died at Cabrini Hospice Dec. 21. The cause of death was cancer, which unexpectedly spread from his prostate into his bloodstream and into his brain.

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    TV or Not TV: Network Stars Come to B'way

    The casting of television stars in Broadway shows, once a comparative rarity, has become a noticeable trend and now shows signs of becoming the rule. As with most decisions in show business, it has as much to do with business as show: Producers attempting to sell their shows in the ...

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    Culturefinder Frees the Dot-org Trapped in the Body of a Dot-com

    New Yorkers who want tickets to a Broadway or Off-Broadway show simply visit the TKTS booth, or stop by the box office, or make a quick call to whatever number is listed in the Times or the Voice. For people living west of the Hudson, it isn't so easy ...

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    independent feature

    Casting for b/w "Guffman"-esque independent feature film shooting mid-Jan. in NYC. Seeking brilliant or highly medicated improv professionals with extensive formal improv training a la Second City. No pay, but meals, credit, and videocopy provided. Writer states: "Ignore your instincts" and send pix & resumes by Nov. 20 to ...

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    Word Up! Theatrefolk Snag Grammy Noms

    The 43rd annual Grammy nominees announced last week included works read by some of acting's most respected names, including James Earl Jones, Paul Newman, Sidney Poitier, and Susan Sarandon.

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    Diversity Rules at Chi's Jeffs

    In a lively two-hour show last Monday night, the Joseph Jefferson Awards Committee handed out 29 awards in 28 categories at its 32nd annual ceremonies honoring outstanding work at union houses.

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    Stage Exits and Entrances

    They come, they go, and they come back (sometimes). Theatrical venues in New York are canaries in a coalmine, in that their survival rate gives an idea of the whole endeavor's health status. When the spaces shutter, it indicates a dip in business across the industry. Conversely, when new ...