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    Fed Forsees Royalty Pact; SAG Remains Cautious

    Screen Actors Guild officials returned Friday from Geneva after a series of meetings on international royalties for actors. The guild execs were brief and cautious in their remarks on a possible new pact, while a federal official who attended forsees an agreement some time next

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    Kit Kat "Klubs" Roundabout, Durst

    The Kit Kat Klub, the original home of Broadway's 1998 hit revival of "Cabaret," has filed a lawsuit against the Durst Organization and the Roundabout Theatre, claiming breach of contract. The Kit Kat Klub is said to have wanted to extend "Cabaret"'s run there, while Roundabout maintains it ...

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    Equity, LORT Agree Three-Year Pact Brings Raises, Housing

    Going into negotiations with the League of Resident Theatres (LORT) three weeks ago, Actors' Equity Association listed among its priorities increasing salaries, free housing and per diems, and eliminating lottery

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    Three Theatres, Offering Intimate Settings, Re-open

    Three newly refurbished theatres are inaugurating their seasons, each house reflecting a widening and diverse audience for live entertainment in small, intimate spaces. They are the West Bank Caf 's renovated downstairs stage, renamed The Laurie Beechman Theatre in honor of the late cabaret singer; the Educational Alliance's Mazer ...

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    Library Spotlights Harburg, Mielziner

    Lyricist E. Y. "Yip" Harburg and set designer Jo Mielziner are the focus of two exhibitions on view at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts through April

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    ONE LIFE TO LIVE: Stage Manager - Be Dependable: Alan Needleman

    "I'm the quarterback on the floor." That's how veteran stage manager Alan Needleman describes his responsibilities in his five-and-a-half-year tenure on "One Life to Live." Prior to his stint on "OLTL," Needleman was a production manager for ABC for 22 years, working on Olympics and elections telecasts, but ...

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    Economic Study - Film, Cable Rise Foreseen For the Next Five Years

    (BPI) Despite projections for dampened U.S. economic growth amid the global slowdown, solid growth in entertainment, radio, television, and cable spending is forecast to propel communications industry revenue during the next five years, according to a major study released last

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    Broadway Scores Biggest Holiday Box Office Ever

    Buoyed by record-breaking box office receipts during the Christmas holiday week, the Broadway theatre industry is on course to enjoy its single highest-grossing season