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    Has a funny thing happened to you while on an

    Has a funny thing happened to you while on an audition? On stage? On the set? Backstage? Tell us your story in 250 words. Email it and your headshot to ljacobs@backstage.com or mail to Leonard Jacobs, Associate News Editor, Back Stage, 770 Broadway, 4th Floor, New York, NY ...

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    Mendes' Production Banner Sets Film, Theater Slate

    Thursday was a busy day at ABC, which picked up six comedy pilots, including untitled shows starring Jessica Simpson and John Stamos.

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    SPOTLIGHT ON SUMMER TRAINING PROGRAMS: Design for Living - Interns take to the shops for stage design and tech.

    If you never got beyond hemming a skirt in home economics class or building a breadbox in shop, you have far to go toward a career in costume or set design. One way to make up for lost time is by taking on a summer internship. You have plenty to ...

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    Actor John Amos Helps Wildfire Victims

    Actor John Amos had to do something when he heard about a man driven out of his home so quickly by last month's wildfires that he didn't have time to grab his shoes.

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    Warren Sets Table for Indie 'Eat'

    Lesley Ann Warren is teaming with an ensemble cast that includes Jack Klugman, Michael Lerner, Shiri Appleby and Mili Avital for the indie comedy "When Do We Eat."

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    Sucke Defends SAG/NY Lease

    Screen Actors Guild/New York's executive director has written the guild's finance committee and national board of directors regarding issues raised concerning the local guild's multi-million-dollar lease for new offices located at 360 Madison Ave.

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    Selling It

    Want a little holiday action? Get a bunch of theatre artists in a room, then start throwing terms around like "branding" and "sales tools" and "customer satisfaction" and see what happens. Perhaps an artistic revolt? Animated arguments about labeling theatre as a "product"? Dramatic overtures from those outraged at being ...

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    Face the Music Industry

    How to tell the difference between an offer you can't refuse and an offer that's too good to be true.

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    New Dramatists Honor Foote

    New Dramatists founder Michaela O'Harra will present her namesake award to playwright-screeenwriter Horton Foote at a party at the group's headquarters Mon., Nov. 5.

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    Talkin' Statues

    Back Stage West looks behind the red curtain to find out how the SAG Actor Awards were created and how they continue to evolve.