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    SAG, Lawyers: GSAs 'Flawed'

    The Screen Actors Guild is concerned that the General Service Agreements actors currently sign with agents could allow agencies to take more commission than legally permitted.

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    NYC Coalition Urges Council To Reject DCA Fund Cuts

    The New York City Arts Coalition, a nonprofit arts advocacy network, citing a dramatic difference between increases in the city's budget over the last three years and Mayor Michael Bloomberg's proposed cut to the city's Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA), is urging the City Council to reject ...

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    Depardieu's Proposed Retirement Rattles French

    French actor Gerard Depardieu's declaration that he is preparing to end his career has created a stir in the French film industry.

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    Creating Art in a Polarized World

    Theatre Communications Group last week brought together its largest conference ever, one explicitly acknowledging tough times for theatre artists in the conference's title—Creating the Future: Theatre in a Polarized World.

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    The Possession of Mrs. Jones

    "The Possession of Mrs. Jones," presented by Craig Poplar, Michelle Moretta, and Eden H. Wurmfeld at the Zephyr Theater, 7456 Melrose Ave., West Hollywood. Sat. 7 & 10 p.m. Jun. 18. Thu.-Sat. 8 p.m., Sun. 2 & 7 p.m. Jun. 23-Jul. 17. $25. (323) 960-7612.

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    Gay Old Time

    'Will & Grace' leaves the first-run air still generating laughs, still raking in Emmy nominations, still drawing big-name guest stars--and still quietly redefining the rules of primetime by demonstrating that a mainstream audience will not just accept but embrace gay characters in leading roles.

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    Black Theatre Fest to Honor Ossie Davis

    The 25th National Black Theatre Festival, featuring over 100 performances, workshops, and seminars—and a special tribute to the late Ossie Davis—will kick off Aug. 1 in Winston-Salem, N.C., transforming the small city into a thriving hub of African-American theatrical art.

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    Cox's 'Dirt' Drama Gets Picked Up

    FX has ordered a full season of the Courteney Cox drama pilot "Dirt."

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    Shawn, Orlandersmith Win PEN/Pels Foundation Awards

    Two playwrights also known for performing -- Wallace Shawn and Dael Orlandersmith -- are the recipients of the 2005 PEN/Laura Pels Foundation Awards for Drama.

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    When you purchase an annual PLAY7 pass for $27,

    When you purchase an annual PLAY7 pass for $27, you can see as many L.A.