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    John Strasberg Speaks at Applause

    Director, producer, teacher, and actor John Strasberg, whose celebrated father, Lee, was the seminal force behind the Actors Studio, will present three theatre lectures on Wednesdays during February, at Applause Bookstore, 211 W. 71st

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    Correction

    In our piece on casting director Pat McCorkle (May 28, page 27), we mistakenly referred to actors she has cast as her "actor-clients." Neither McCorkle nor other New York City casting directors represent actors. Indeed, it would be a conflict of interest to both represent and cast actors in productions ...

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    Bistro Bits - Like Sister, Like Mother

    Kelly Curtis--sister of Jamie Lee Curtis, and daughter of Janet Leigh--will appear in "The Last Manhattan" at the Theatre Row Theatre, Jan. 16-Feb. 2 (Thursdays through Sundays). Doug Dunlop's play is about a frustrated novelist who meets up with the spirit of "RB, the last of the Manhattan Indians ...

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    FACE TO FACE: David Rasche

    "Getting and Spending" a

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    COLLEGE GUIDE TO THE PERFORMING ARTS: Theatre in the Ivy League

    Suppose you're a high school senior who is determined to have a professional performing career. You've made lists of B.F.A. and conservatory programs, sent away for their catalogues, and are starting to write your applications and prepare for auditions. But wait! Your grades are excellent, your ...

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    "THERE'S NO PLACE LIKE HOLLYWOOD"

    Shirley Hillard (prod.) is accepting submissions for There's No Place Like Hollywood, a musical madcap romp through Hollywood's history. Dir./choreo Rick Sparks, mus. Dir. Bob Brandzel. Performances start June 1 at the Stella Adler Theatre.

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    Exemption for Fair Use Stalls WIPO Accord in House

    (BPI) WASHINGTON--Lawmakers broke off negotiations over World Intellectual Property Organization treaty legislation that would protect copyrighted works delivered via the Internet, squabbling over who could qualify for a "fair use" exemption, sources

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    INDEPENDENT MEANS: American Dream - Chris Smith follows a struggling Milwaukee filmmaker's journey in American Movie.

    There's a scene in the feature documentary American Movie in which the film's subject, Mark Borchardt, drives around a Milwaukee cemetery making sure no visitors are locked in after hours. Borchardt isn't just working a literal graveyard shift. He's also a struggling filmmaker with a mountain ...

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    "Chairs" Tabled, as Equity Takes Stand

    The ongoing argument regarding the flow of actors and productions across the Atlantic has flared up again. Actors' Equity has, at least for the time being, denied a Broadway visit to the British mounting of Ionesco's "The