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    Moritz Puts New Fear into 'Tingler'

    Neal Moritz is set to bring back the 1959 horror classic "The Tingler" for Columbia Pictures. Greg Pace is set to write the feature.

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    The longest two hours of an actor's life are the two seconds he or she blanks out onstage. Rest assured that if it's happened to you, you're in good company. I talked to some of the region's most experienced actors, and the stories they tell--and the ...

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    Directed by critically acclaimed performance

    Directed by critically acclaimed performance artist, filmmaker, and teacher Alex Luu, Asian Voices Greatest Hits Vol. 1 promises a rare evening of Asian slam poetry, movement, and comedy. The 11-member cast will serve up pieces about identity, gender, racism and family. If you've ever pondered the pros and cons ...

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    Rhea Soloing at Montreal's Comedy Fest

    The Just for Laughs comedy festival in Montreal next month will feature a one-woman show by Caroline Rhea, which the comic has specially written for the event, organizers said Tuesday.

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    self-starter

    On a recent Tuesday afternoon, walking the cavernous halls of Off-Broadway's Dodger Stages complex in New York, Ken Davenport looks around and says, "It's going to be lonely here in a few weeks." The final traces of the now-closed The Great American Trailer Park Musical are being carted ...

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    Unions Urge FCC Openness

    Unions representing half a million media workers, including Actors' Equity Association, the Screen Actors Guild, and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA), joined Tuesday with U.S. Rep. Maurice Hinchey (D-N.Y.) and other Congress members in calling for full public hearings as the Federal Communications Commission ...

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    A Funny Thing Happened...Before the Audition

    It is funny that whenever there is an important audition or a director wants to book me for a specific date, the time almost always conflicts with previous arrangements. Recently, I was scheduled to be out of New York. As I was leaving, an independent film director called and requested ...

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    Helen Hayes Awards Celebrate 20 Years

    The concert hall at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts was filled Mon., May 10 when the 20th annual Helen Hayes Awards commenced, with 26 awards and recognitions being handed out by evening's end.

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    Location Location

    Dear Jack: I recently used a friend's house to shoot a zero-budget independent movie. I did not have the people living there sign a location release because I didn't think that it would be an issue. I know now that that was a huge mistake.

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    Paramount Pictures/Columbia Pictures Announces Open Casting Call

    Paramount Pictures/Columbia Pictures Announced an open casting call for experienced football players to appear in theLongest Yard