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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?

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    Invigorating the Text

    Rewriting a classic fable (not simply readapting it) is treading dangerous territory, director Darko Tresnjak concedes. And he'd certainly be in a position to know, having done just that. His re-tooled "Princess Turandot," by 18th century Italian playwright Carlo Gozzi, bowed Off-Broadway at the McGinn/Cazale Theatre on Dec ...

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    Menzel to Take '42' from Connecticut to Ohio

    One person's loss is another person's gain. Such is also the case with shows.

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    males, de mille's "rodeo"

    Doreen Cafarella, dir. is seeking male dancers for Agnes de Mille's "Rodeo." Northern Ballet Theatre (formerly Granite State Ballet Company), prod'r. Rehearses March 6-24; runs March 24, April 7, and April 20 in New Hampshire and Massachusetts. Competitive salaries. Contact Doreen Cafarella at (603) 889-8406; or email gsballet ...