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    SAG/NY Slips Past Suit

    A runoff candidate for the national board of directors was prepared to file a lawsuit Wednesday against Screen Actors Guild/New York over election procedures. But a last-minute SAG fax to her attorney moved a possible legal action to the back

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    As WTC Culture Groups Forge Ahead, Losers Take Solace in Process

    In early August, the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation (LMDC)—established in the fall of 2001 to redevelop and revitalize Lower Manhattan in the aftermath of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks—announced a request for proposals from architects interested in designing the long-awaited, much-discussed cultural complexes slated for the area.

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    A Village Theatre Suddenly Buried By Paperwork

    Five hours before curtain time on Fri., April 16, producer Chris Mancini received a call from Erez Ziv, manager of the East Village's tiny Red Room Theater. Mancini's show, "A Thought About Raya," a dark comedy by Hannah Bos and Paul Thureen, was scheduled to start its final ...

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    Home Grown

    Everything's coming up frantic for self-assured director Michael Mayer these days--but frantic in a good way, if one considers a skyrocketing career and rapturous critical acclaim good things.

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    Address Unknown

    The epistolary play is a familiar if not always dynamic dramatic format.

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    Judge to SAG pair: No Suit for You

    A federal judge has refused to allow two SAG members to sue the guild for conflict of interest over allowing some officers to simultaneously serve in AFTRA.

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    Having a Voice

    Dear Tombudsman: I met with a non-SAG Los Angeles agency that is interested in repping me for voiceovers. I have no experience in VOs. The agency offered to help me make my VO demo and put it on its agency house reel for a total of $600.Is this a ...

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    Immortality

    While the young among us may famously think they're immortal, by the time we hit 40 or so, that belief has usually evaporated.

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    Hail A Ride!

    Rod Gill's "Tall Taxi Tales," a play which "exposes the bizarre encounters in rear seats as only New York City hacks can tell it," will be performed in a free reading on Mon., June 16 at the John Houseman Theatre Studio Too, 450 W. 42nd St. Information: (718)

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    NORWEGIAN CRUISE LINES BROADWAY SHOWS

    Jean Ann Ryan (prod.) will hold auditions for Smokey Joe's Café, Guys and Dolls, and A Cameron Mackintosh Salute. Six-month contracts run on Norwegian Cruise Lines. There is pay.