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    L.A. Shubert House: 13 Months to Live

    After 30 years of operating a theatre in the greater Los Angeles area, the Shubert Organization will pull out of that market next year. Shubert spokesperson Lee Silver announced Mon., Aug. 27 that the Shubert Theatre in Century City will close Sept. 30, 2002.

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    Steppenwolf Leads Jeff Noms

    Nominations have been announced for the 33rd annual Joseph Jefferson Awards for Equity productions, to be handed out Nov. 5 at the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts in Skokie. For the 2000-20001 season, the Jefferson Committee judged 116 productions resulting in 133 nominations in 28 categories.

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    Southern California Roundup

    Maugham, Moliere, Mamet, and More

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    Reading List

    Adventures of a No Name Actorby Marco PerellaEvery actor has at least a few tales to tell about working in the trenches of the film and television industry. There are plenty of books full of such tales, but none that I've read is as witty and, at times, as ...

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    Harper: Keep prod'n in U.S. to 'get nation moving again'

    In response to the havoc wrought on the U.S. economy by the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks in New York and Washington, Screen Actors Guild presidential candidate Valerie Harper on Monday proposed an "entertainment summit."

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    Disaster Sees SAG Stars Acting For Public Service

    Screen Actors Guild president William Daniels placed a call to the White House on Tuesday afternoon offering to lend the services of SAG's high-profile members for any type of public service event that the Bush administration may seem fit to organize in the wake of last week's terrorist ...

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    Casting Notice Policy

    The following are a few helpful hints to keep in mind when attending an audition. If you encounter these or any other questionable requirements on an audition, please call Casting Editor Lori Talley at (323) 525-2358.

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    Twelfth Night

    "Twelfth Night," presented by and at the Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd., Sat. 3 p.m. Oct. 6-20. $11-20. (310) 455-3723.

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    AS YOU LIKE IT

    When Director Alison C. Vesely noted that "As You Like It" is a comedy, she took the term literally. First Folio's production of this tale of sibling rivalry, jealousy, and covert passion is a lively bundle of laughs, pratfalls, and double takes. Enjoyable, yes. Meaningful, no.

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    SAG, AFTRA Okay Pact

    Members of the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA) have approved the new television and theatrical contract reached in early July between the two unions and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP).