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    There are many more opportunities for young

    There are many more opportunities for young actors currently. Ms. Chamis, a performer herself, has been teaching young actors for 24 years.

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    Suzan-Lori Parks wins Pulitzer for "Topdog/Underdog"

    Suzan-Lori Parks has just won the 2002 Pulitzer Prize in drama for penning "Topdog/Underdog." Park's play, with a successful run at the Public Theatre last summer, began previews in March for its Broadway opening at the Ambassador Theatre.

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    Some SAG biggies assume role of supporting ATA deal

    Several high-profile members of the Screen Actors Guild -- including Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening, Helen Hunt, Gregory Peck, Jane Kaczmarek, Martin Sheen, Patty Duke and Rob Lowe

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    Who Pays, Who Goes, Who Cares

    A Feb. 15 conference called "Who Pays for the Arts?" co-sponsored by Alliance for the Arts and Columbia University's National Arts Journalism Program saw the release of two reports: one under the same name as the conference, and a second report on "Wonderful Town: The Future of Theater in ...

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    Florida Theatre Roundup 2/14

    Back Stage's roundup of recent productions and theatrical events.

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    After The Fall

    "After the Fall," presented by and at the Fountain Theatre, 5060 Fountain Ave., Hollywood. Thurs.-Sat. 8 p.m., Sun. 2 p.m. Feb. 15-Mar. 31. $24. (323) 663-1525.

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    Charlayne Woodard: In Search of the New Classics

    "I know Athol Fugard thinks of his characters in terms of their race," notes actress Charlayne Woodard during a phone interview. "But I don't see characters as black or white. I see them as human. When I wake up in the morning, I don't say to myself, 'Hi ...

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    SAG Board OKs ATA AgreementProponents of the franchise agreement reached by negotiators for the Screen Actors Guild and the Association of Talent Agents are breathing easier after SAG's national board voted by a slim margin to recommend the deal to its members.

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    Ian's Heart

    It was a knight to remember at the Canon Theatre on Monday, as Sir Ian McKellen, SAG Actor and Oscar nominee for his performance as Gandalf in The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, held forth in a casual Q&A format with a capacity crowd on ...

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    Spotlight on Cabaret Making the Decision: CD or Not CD

    Going on Record: Producing and Promoting Cabaret CDs: Part 1 of 2