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    Post Your Reel -- Free with Membership!

    BackStage.com is offering a state-of-the-art service: posting up to two of your audio or visual reels online -- and it's absolutely free with membership.

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    Margaret Lynn, 81, Head of Army Theatre

    Margaret E. Lynn, who directed the Army's global theatrical program, died of lung cancer on June 11 at a Fairfax, Va. hospital. She was 81.A Dallas native, Lynn was known for getting soldiers, officers, and their dependents to participate in her worldwide theatrical program.In 1945, she was ...

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    Comp Conundrum

    Dear Tombudsman: I was wondering if you could give some advice on inviting agents and CDs to a musical showcase. When do I send the invites? Should I invite everyone I can and hope it doesn't get too expensive? This is all new to me.

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    Little Annie's Christmas 2002

    In this loose and surprisingly traditional Christmas cabaret show, Little Annie, mixed standards with original material that were at turns spellbinding and painful to watch.

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    Kid Stuff

    Dear Tombudsman: I have been acting professionally since I was about 9 years old.I don't want to believe that "kid actors" can't make the transition successfully, but what else can I do?

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    The Marriage Penalty & More

    Is there anyone who hasn't heard of the dreaded "marriage penalty"? No, this is not a social commentary on the institution. It is a concept whereby the tax a married couple pays on a joint return exceeds the combined tax they would pay if they were single and filed ...

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    Mr. Bloomberg, You're On!

    Michael Bloomberg took himself—but not his controversial traveling podium—to Swing 46, the dance club in the theatre district, Mon., Aug. 13. Bloomberg was the headliner at a fundraiser for the theatre-related charity Early Stages, arranged by the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees Local One President Ed McConway ...

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    Health Help

    SAG and MPTF team up to assist uninsured actors.

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    ACTOR'S ACTORAlan Arkin

    All the DifferenceAlan Arkin is a man who refuses to compromise, whether it's in his career choices or in his daily performance choices as an actor. Trained in the theatre, Arkin was in the original company of Chicago's improvisational revue, Second City, an experience which led to his ...

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    Guilds ratify pact on educational, industrial work

    Members of the Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television & Radio Artists have overwhelmingly approved a new three-year contract for nonbroadcast industrial/educational productions.