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    Playwright August Wilson Dies of Cancer

    Playwright August Wilson, whose epic 10-play cycle chronicling the black experience in 20th-century America included such landmark dramas as "Fences" and "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom," died Sunday of liver cancer.

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    To Be a Teamster?

    By the end of this workweek, the nation's 400-plus casting directors and associates will know whether they will be affiliated with the 1.4 million-member International Brotherhood of Teamsters. The deadline for returning the ballots to the National Labor Relations Board's Los Angeles office was 5 p.m ...

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    'The Woman in White' Star to Have Surgery

    Maria Friedman, who stars in "The Woman in White," will be out of the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical for several days to undergo surgery for breast cancer.

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    Sloan Named New Chairman and CEO of MGM

    SBS Broadcasting founder Harry E. Sloan was named chairman and chief executive officer of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc.

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    Play7

    When you purchase an annual PLAY7 pass for $27, you can see as many L.A.-area plays as you want from the list of 25 member companies for only $7 per ticket. You can use the pass for any listed performance, but reservations are always recommended. This is a ...

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    NBC Cancels 'West Wing' After 7 Seasons

    NBC announced Sunday it was pulling the plug on the Emmy-winning political drama in May after seven seasons.

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    SAG Meeting Will Test President Rosenberg

    Alan Rosenberg will face a dual test of his leadership when SAG's national board meets this weekend with an agenda topped by the appointment of a new national executive director and a proposed dues increase.

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    SAG Top Race Shows Split Personality

    SAG expects to have a new president and national board on Friday. The trouble is, they might not be on the same page.

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    Westward, Ho! You Should Know

    After 10 years and a consistent Off-Off-Broadway career in New York, I am moving to L.A. Although I'm more of a theatre gal, I'm excited about this move for many reasons, a lot of them personal. How can I establish a foothold in the L.A. theatre ...

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    Executive Editor Dany Margolies