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    Gilbert Elected; Challenges Arise

    Melissa Gilbert has defeated three opponents to win the Screen Actors Guild's national presidency, and Eileen Henry has won the race for SAG/New York president. But the results will meet challenges because of apparent election irregularities regarding ballot signatures and voting deadlines.

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    Emma's Child

    "Emma's Child," presented by No Title Productions at the Odyssey Theatre Ensemble, 2055 S. Sepulveda Blvd., W. Los Angeles. Thurs.-Sat. 8 p.m., Sun. 2 p.m. Nov. 2-Dec. 16. $19.50-22.50. (323) 477-2055.

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    From the Editor

    Dear Reader:This paper is not the official house organ of Theatre LA or its Ovation Awards, nor of the Edge of the World Theater Festival. I feel the need for these disclaimers only because you may have noticed that we cover all of the above pretty generously. Why? What ...

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    Gilbert to SAG membership: Work together

    Undeterred by the swirling election controversy, newly elected Screen Actors Guild president Melissa Gilbert is plowing forward with her presidency. In a membership message Tuesday, Gilbert tried to refocus attention on her goals by reiterating her major campaign themes.

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    The Voice of the Turtle

    During wartime, authors and performers have often been challenged to reflect on the tragic and heroic climate of the times while providing entertainment and escape to soldiers and civilians.

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    Side Man

    "Side Man," presented by and at Ensemble Theatre Company of Santa Barbara at the Alhecama Theatre, 914 Santa Barbara St., Santa Barbara. Tues.-Sat. 8 p.m., Sun. 2 & 7 p.m. Oct. 5-Nov. 4. $20-32. (805) 962-8606.

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    Camping With Henry and Tom

    "Camping With Henry and Tom," presented by McCoy Rigby Entertainment at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, 14900 La Mirada Blvd., La Mirada. Tues.-Fri. 8 p.m., Sat. 2:30 & 8 p.m., Sun. 2:30 & 7:30 p.m. Oct. 12-28. $35. (562) 944-9801.

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    <b>Daily Dispatch: Oct. 10, 2001:</b> Broadway Is Bounding Back; Batty News

    I've just returned from a vacation to find Broadway is bouncing back from the post-Sept 11 box-office slump.

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    Studios in cost-cutting mode

    The major studios are starting to feel the pain of the economic shock sustained by the broadcast networks in the aftermath of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

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    Lincoln Center Library Postpones Opening, But Not Open House

    The New York Public Library has regretfully announced it has been forced to postpone the reopening of its Lincoln Center Library for the Performing Arts, originally scheduled for this Mon., Oct. 15, to Mon., Oct. 29.