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    Equity, AFTRA, Others React to Minority Concerns

    The NAACP's and Latino community's vocal concerns about minority performers' plight in film and TV has spread to reactions from sources as diverse as the nation's performers' unions and U.S. minority business

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    Taming of the Bard: Directing Shakespeare

    One salient lesson of "Directing Shakespeare," the classical directing symposium organized and produced by the Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation April 27-29, is that there's always a new philosophy or insight to consider when it comes to tackling the Bard. Through a comprehensive array of panel discussions, workshops, and ...

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    Musicians, Toe Dance in Tune: Local 802 Members, NYC Ballet Agree on Three-Year Pact

    Musicians and management for the New York City Ballet greeted their third week of a standoff with a finalized 3-year contract agreement on Tuesday. The orchestra returned to play for "The Nutcracker"-which had been forced to use recorded music-on Tuesday

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    Sean Penn Slams Filmmaking Quality

    Sean Penn praised anti-globalization protesters and slammed the quality of Hollywood filmmaking in scathing comments before a film festival screening of his new movie.

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    Bistro Bits : Pushing the Envelope

    CLASSIFYING NATALIE GAMSU AS A "VOCALIST" doesn't begin to tell the story. Yes, she's a splendid singer, with a majestic voice that bespeaks wisdom and passion. But, what an actress--no, what an artist! Her show last year, "Karizmatik," incorporated theatrical elements; her new show at Eighty Eight's ...

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    On Golden Pond

    "On Golden Pond," presented by the Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts Theaterfest in Santa Maria's Marian Theatre, 800 South College, Santa Maria. Wed. 2 p.m., Thurs.-Sat. 8 p.m., Sat.-Sun. 2 p.m. Aug. 24-Sept. 9. $15.50-19.50. (805) 922-8313. And in the Solvang ...

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    The Threepenny Opera

    "The Threepenny Opera," presented by and at Theatre West, 3333 Cahuenga Blvd., Los Angeles. Thurs.-Sat. 8 p.m., Sun. 2 p.m. May 10-June 10. $25. (323) 851-7977.

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    New NTCP Members Bock Award Given

    The Non-Traditional Casting Project (NTCP) has appointed five new members to its board of directors. They are Linda Earle, Jack Hofsiss, Marshall Jones, Frank Renzulli, and Christine Toy Johnson.

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    ASCAP Foundation Supports Musical Theatre in Two Ways

    It must be obvious to just about everyone by now that the East Coast is not the only place where successful musicals are built...

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    Toronto Set for Eclectic Film Fest

    Johnny Depp joins Scotland Yard to track Jack the Ripper. Mira Sorvino plays a princess disguised as a man. Mick Jagger runs a male escort service. Nice guy Denzel Washington turns ugly as a brutish cop. They're all part of the eclectic cast at the 26th Toronto International Film ...