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    Judge Clears Path for Director's Rights Trial

    The question of whether stage directors can claim their work as copyrightable intellectual property has come one step closer to trial. A federal judge in Florida has denied a motion by Boca Raton's Caldwell Theatre Company and its artistic director Michael Hall to dismiss a complaint by director Joe

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    Italian-American Typing Pool

    The Guild of Italian American Actors (GIAA), will host an open panel discussion on stereotypes in casting, Wed., Nov. 17, at 6:30 pm, at the Italian Cultural Institute, 686 Park Ave. Admis-sion is free. Panelists include actor and screenwriter Victor Colicchio; Louis Ambrosio, president, Ambrosio-Johnston Man-agement; and writer-producer-director Joseph ...

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    SAG-AFTRA Reveals Pact Talks Info

    Press leaks in the supposed secret negotiations on a new theatrical-TV contract have led to two actions: 1) As a means of amends, the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) and American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA) and the Alliance of Motion Picture & Television Producers (AMPTP) joined hands last weekend at a public banquet of crow; 2) SAG-AFTRA have provided members with highlights ...

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    TALENT SHOW CREW

    Peter Rosevski (dir.) is seeking a prop maker, fashion designer, and P.A. for a talent show. Prod. Lew Rywin. Performance June 24 at Warner Bros. Studios. Copy provided. There is no pay. Send resumé by Mar. 31 to International Theatre Arts, 264 S. La Cienega Blvd., #401, Beverly Hills ...

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    EQUITY GUEST ARTISTCDA SUMMER THEATRE

    The Coeur d' Alene Summer Theatre is accepting Equity and non-Equity submissions for its upcoming season. Season to include: Crazy for You, Cabaret, Grease, and Camelot. Dir. Roger Welch. Season runs June 9-Sept. 1. There is pay for non-Equity performers.

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    Witness Predicts Long-Playing "Lion"

    (BPI) LOS ANGELES-Jeffrey Katzenberg's chief expert witness gazed into his crystal ball again last week and predicted that "The Lion King" stage play will run in London through the year 2010, though there's really no way of knowing because the play won't open there until next

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    U.S.-U.K. First-Look Deal: Mixed Reviews

    The late-September announcement that Broadway producers Bob Boyett and Bill Haber had reached a three-year first-look deal with Britain's National Theatre has generated little optimism and something of a sense of resignation from three key figures in the American regional theatre scene.

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    Evon Arts' Coming Together

    In this, their fifth installment of "Coming Together," produced at the Cunningham Studio, the majority of the program's nine pieces reflected firm grounding in a recognizably "Ailey" technique.