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    Women Directors: Reinventing the Wheel and Rolling It Uphill

    Women in the arts have had their surges in popularity, but few of them have remained in the documented history of theatre, so we have been denied not only the experience of their work, but the knowledge of their very existence. Because of this, each new generation of women artists ...

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    As Talks Seesaw, Where Sit WGA, SAG, and AFTRA?

    The entertainment unions, eyeing 2001 negotiations with film studios and television networks over new feature film-TV contracts, seem to remain on the squeaky seesaw.

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    touring holiday musicals

    SAIL Productions has one to two openings in its touring holiday musicals: "Christmas Express" and "Santa's Helpers." Seeking—Santa/characters and Uncle Albert (train engineer): male, baritone or tenor. Commitment is Nov. 13-Dec. 17. Tours Florida and the southeast for "Express"; northeast and Canada (run-outs) for "Helpers." Pay is ...

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    tsi/playtime: "Moosebreath, me."

    TSI is casting a 60-minute one-act play, "Moosebreath, Maine" by Bob Jensenius. The play, a satirical farce, revolves around sexism in the corporate world. Seeking: two middle-aged women; one young woman, 20s; one teenage girl; three adult males. Auditions will be held Nov. 16-18. Send pix & resumes to Artistic Director ...

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    Brit Treasury Lifts Laws, Aids West End

    Theatre producers will be free to approach high earners for investment in shows, according to Treasury proposals to relax legal red tape.

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    On Mon., Oct. 30, Pier 60 (Chelsea Piers, 23 St. a

    On Mon., Oct. 30, Pier 60 (Chelsea Piers, 23 St. and the Hudson River) will play host to a gala benefit for the Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation. The black tie event will be a 90th birthday tribute to Cy Feuer, Chairman of the Board of the League of American ...

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    Back Stage at 40

    Dec. 2, 1960: The curtain rises on a brand new publication. Back Stage, with a subtitle under the masthead that reads, A New Complete Service Weekly for the Entertainment Industry, makes its debut on the newsstands. The 16-page trade weekly, selling for 25¢ per copy, is filled with theatre and ...

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    To commemorate the life of Anthony LeGrand, who di

    To commemorate the life of Anthony LeGrand, who died suddenly on Aug. 1 at the age of 47, the Screen Actors Guild has scheduled a public memorial service on Thurs., Oct. 12, at the Directors Guild of America Theatre (110 W. 57 St.). LeGrand had served as SAG/New York ...

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    nyit student film

    11/12 from 1-3PM at New York Spaces, 131 W. 72 St., NYC.