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    Working Actors Show Strength in Los Angeles AFTRA Election

    After a shaky start in last year's Screen Actors Guild elections, Working Actors Unite has become a major force in the politics of SAG's sister union, the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists.

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    What's the Value of a Tony Award? You'd be Surprised.

    Recipients of Academy Awards before 1949—and the heirs to those recipients—are in a better financial position than their counterparts after 1949. That was the year Oscar winners had to sign away the right to sell their statuettes if they happened to need the money it would generate.

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    swing dance exhibition

    Seeking professional swing dance couples to exhibit as part of a New Years Eve celebration. Evening includes live big band, dinner, DJ and more Send pix & resumes by Nov. 30 to St. Catherine's P.A.G., 112 Erskine Rd., Ringwood, NJ 07456; email STCATHERINESPAG@aol.com . Event fees, transportation, and stipend provided. G. Kanzic, prod'r-dir. NON-UNION PERFORMERS.

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    Nudity Rules! Equity Explicit

    "The Vagina Monologues" has gotten scores of famous actresses to discuss their sex organs with total strangers lately, but these days male actors are increasingly called upon to do more than talk about theirs. More and more plays are requiring them to exhibit their privates publicly, including "Kit Marlowe" at ...

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    SAG Member Income Rises In '99 to $1.66B

    Members of the Screen Actors Guild saw their overall income rise to a record $1.66 billion in 1999, a $22 million, or 1.3%, increase over 1998.

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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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    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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    epa, "fever" nat'l tour

    11/17 at 10AM & 3PM at Chelsea Studios, 151 W. 26 St., 6th fl., NYC.

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    So What Else Can You Do?

    There's a phenomenon occurring right now that is hitting summer theatres nationwide: there is a dearth of production people available for hiring this spring. Which leads the clever actor to ponder: How can I use this to my advantage?