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    ABC Pilot adds Hanks Byline; Fox, UPN Order

    Colin Hanks has been tapped as the lead in ABC's untitled Joel Stein/ Marsh McCall comedy pilot.

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    SAG Releases Two More Minority Staff

    The Screen Actors Guild's record of dismissing minority staff members--and the resulting lawsuits that follow--appears to be growing.

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    Love From Judy in Concert

    How often does a London hit that runs two years not get transferred to Broadway?

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    Tasting Memories

    The Colleagues Theatre Company has whipped up a pleasant soufflé in "Tasting Memories," a mélange of writings, quips, and songs dealing in one way or another with food.

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    A Variety of Talents

    From the helm of "Legends in Concert" to co-producing "Ovation," John Stuart believes that entertainers don't have to sell their souls to work in Sin City

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    Irene Manning (1916-2004)

    Irene Manning, the classically trained singer who appeared in some of the most prominent musicals of the 1940s—including Yankee Doodle Dandy, Shine on Harvest Moon, and The Desert Song—died June 4 at home, said her stepdaughter, Peggy Shafer.

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    Calls Grow for WTC Cultural Rethink

    Last June, the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation (LMDC) announced a "worldwide initiative" to solicit proposals from arts groups wishing to partake in the upcoming redevelopment of Ground Zero. Called an "Invitation to Cultural Institutions for the World Trade Center Site" (or ICI for short), the nine-page information request produced over ...

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    The Mysteries

    Brian Kulick's staging of "The Mysteries," mainly based on the York and Wakefield cycles of medieval miracle plays, turned out to be surprisingly delightful and imaginative.

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    CSA Presents 17th Annual Artios Awards

    Mary V. Buck and Susan Edelman were the big winners at the 17th annual Artios Awards ceremony Thurs., Oct. 4, taking home two awards for outstanding achievement in casting. Buck and Edelman collaborated on casting "The Oblongs," which won for outstanding animated voice- over in television, and on "Life with ...

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    TALENT TRADE Out of the 'Shadows'

    There comes a point at which most actors looking to break into television and film have to try their luck in Los Angeles. The same is true for casting directors. When independent CD Matthew Lessall moved to L.A. in 2001, he had already been working in the casting business ...