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    Bea Arthur to Headline 'Threepenny' for Fund

    Many original cast members of the legendary 1954 production of "The Threepenny Opera" will reunite for a one-night-only performance to benefit the Actors' Fund of America Mon., Dec. 18. Bea Arthur, Charlotte Rae, William Duell and Jo Sullivan Loesser are among the original cast members who will perform a concert ...

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    Ad Spending in 2001 Down But Not Out

    (BPI) Advertising spending in the United States will grow at a slower rate next year, but fears of a downturn are exaggerated, Universal McCann forecaster Robert Coen said.

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    Strikers Decry 'Media Blackout'

    The Screen Actors Guild and American Federation of Television and Radio Artists feel that the major television news media and their affiliates are blacking out coverage of the unions' 18-week-old strike. And the strikers are letting the world know it, although the networks deny that any blackout exists.

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    GOtham comedy club

    Voted "Best Comedy Club in Manhattan" by the New York Press, Gotham Comedy Club is seeking new comics for its Friday and Saturday early evening shows. Can arrange for owner/booker to evaluate performance. Exceptional comics invited to perform in other shows. Must bring at least three audience members for ...

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    No "Stranger" to The Stage

    No "Stranger" to The Stage

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    vh1, "I want to be a diva"

    VH1 is seeking a singer who also possesses diva-like qualities for a new TV pilot, "I Want to be a Diva." Lizz Winstead, prod'r; Paul Mettes, dir. No pay, but opportunity for exposure. Send videotape ASAP, by Nov. 24, to "I Want to be a Diva," 1633 Broadway, 5th ...

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    "pink elephants," new musical

    Back It Up Productions is casting for a new musical comedy set in 1950s Manhattan. John Paolillo, choreo. Rehearsals begin Feb. 20; runs weekends April-May at the Slipper Room, NYC. Seeking—Cunningham: 30-40s, classic Sam Spade-type; Sylvia: early 40s, femme fatale, manipulative, Joan Collins-type; Grant: 30s, attractive, "central casting" leading ...

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    Equity is hosting a two-hour New and Confused Memb

    Equity is hosting a two-hour New and Confused Member Get-Together in the Council Room, 14th floor of the Equity Building, on Thurs., Oct. 26, beginning at 4 pm.

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    The Screen Actors Guild has formulated a made-for-

    The Screen Actors Guild has formulated a made-for-Internet contract for producers and SAG members.

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    always being truthful to their experiences and con

    always being truthful to their experiences and conscious of the telling details—inadvertently taught him to write as well, he says.