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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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    A Grateful Nation Thanks Foote, Prince, Streisand, Angelou, etc.

    Broadway producer-director Harold Prince, dramatist Horton Foote, and singer-performer-director-producer Barbra Streisand added more awards to their groaning mantelpieces Wed., Dec. 20, when they received the National Medal of Arts. Other recipients at the ceremony included poet-actor Maya Angelou, dancer-actor Mikhail Baryshnikov, violinist Izhak Perlman, singer Eddy Arnold, and musician Benny ...

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    Bush to Sweep NLRB, Choosing All Five Seats

    Liberal leaders—including those in labor unions—expressed concern during the recent presidential election that, if George W. Bush won, he could appoint as many as three conservatives to the U.S. Supreme Court.

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    Director, "The promise"

    Seeking a director for a three-character play, "The Promise" by Aleksei Arbuzov, about hope and redemption. Pay. Send resumes to Yossi Marshak, 751 Metropolitan Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11211; or email Y.Marshak@worldnet.att.net .

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    ABT Celebrates Tchaikovsky

    ABT Celebrates Tchaikovsky

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    Equity, League Ending Talks on Production Pact

    Actors' Equity Association and the League of American Theaters and Producers were expected to wind up their five months of production-contract negotiations Tuesday. But at press time, both sides appeared to be meeting into early morning.

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    open call, "pirates..."

    2/14 from 10AM-1PM and 2-6PM at Nola Studios, 250 W. 54 St., 11th fl., NYC.

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    Actorfest Career Conference is Upon Us!

    It's still not too late to sign up for Actorfest, that unique one-day conference, where you can learn about the business of show business. Sponsored annually by Back Stage, Actorfest offers a series of informative career seminars that help you negotiate the pitfalls of a life in the theatre ...