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    PLAYWRIGHTS' CORNER - Conflicting Roles Within Relationships

    In past articles, I've discussed the dramatic implications of a character using different voices because of encountering other characters with whom he or she has contrasting relationships. I've suggested that scripts could be built out of people torn between their loyalties to two or more different people. Certainly ...

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    LONDON CALLING: Tempers Flare in Ads Dispute

    It is unclear why the media has been ignoring British Equity's dispute with the advertising industry, but because of the unofficial news blackout, the public has been unaware until recently that most actors have been refusing work in TV commercials since last September. The strike suddenly hit the front ...

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    RSC's "Tantalus" Links Denver, UK

    The Denver Center Theatre Company and England's Royal Shakespeare Company will mount a $6 million, 15-hour production of "Tantalus," by John Barton, as part of its 2000-1 theatre season.

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    PLACES, PLEASE: The Stage Manager's Job in the Theatre

    When a performance goes well it all looks so easy to the audience. Even in the most elaborate Broadway musical, scenery whirls out of view, the lighting changes, performers make their entrances and exits, oh so "effortlessly." No one knows that fact better than the people in charge of making ...

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    NABET Seeks ABC Pact, NLRB Appeal

    Having agreed to return to work at ABC television, the National Association of Broadcast Employees and Technicians (NABET) has turned its attention to ratifying a network contract, and appealing to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) concerning wages lost during the 74-day lock-out

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    Cutthroat Benefit: UK "Sweeney' Fails to Aid AIDS Charity

    The musical featured nearly a dozen grisly onstage murders, but that's not what Len Cariou means when he says a recent benefit performance of "Sweeney Todd" in London was "a horror show." Instead, he's referring to the way the producer allegedly failed to pay the performers, director, or ...

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    Models Guild Prez Asks Court to Sentence Managers

    Donna Eller, president of the Models Guild, is petitioning a Federal Court to stop delaying sentences for two managers who pled guilty over a year ago to 26 counts of fraud, stealing over $1 million from 15 models. One of the men also admitted to one count of statutory

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