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    Dodgers Go To Bat for OB

    After a season in which few, if any, Off-Broadway productions came close to profitability, Dodger/ Stage Holding has announced it's negotiating to convert a former Loews Cineplex Odeon on 50th Street between Eighth and Ninth avenues into an Off-Broadway entertainment complex containing five legitimate theatres.

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    Theater, Brown Work to Create School

    Brown University and Trinity Repertory Company are joining forces to create a school that will grant master's and doctoral degrees in theater.

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    Equity, League Argue Per Diems, LORT Transfers

    Actors' Equity Association and the League of American Theatres and Producers disagreed at length last week over actors' value in LORT transfers to Broadway, and in proper per-diem funds for production-contract tours.

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    "ROMEO AND JULIET REVISITED"

    N. Barry Carver (prod.) is seeking a 1st and 2nd A.D., A.C., grip, gaffer, set dresser, hair/makeup artist, and P.A.s for Romeo and Juliet Revisited, a 16mm period comedy short. One-week shoot starts Mar. 4. Copy, credit, and meals provided. There is no pay. Send ...

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    Pepito Does the Pachanga

    Debbie Allen's Academy opens a hope-based tuner with and for kids.

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    Unity Fest Presents One-ActsFestival Meeting

    Theater Resources Unlimited is sponsoring an upcoming meeting, "The Artistic Reasons and Economic Realities of Play Festivals" on June 25 at 7:30 pm., at Plays For Living, 505 8th Ave. (at 34th), 22nd floor. The evening will feature several representatives from such venues as the New York International Fringe ...

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    Fans Line New Zealand Streets for 'Rings'

    New Zealand's usually sleepy capital went wild Monday as one in four of its 400,000 people thronged the streets to fete the "Lord of the Rings" film trilogy stars.

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    Helpful Hints for Happier Taxes

    Procrastination may be the American way at tax time, but the longer you wait to prepare your return, the more likely you are to make critical, costly mistakes or, worse yet, overlook money-saving tax breaks. For the millions of Americans who wait until the last few days to file their ...

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    Theatre Artists Take on Challenges of the Circus

    "Circus artists... don't have the dancer's dance vocabulary, which means the approach to creating choreography for them is different," notes choreographer Jonathan Stuart Cerullo.

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    Gioia Touts New NEA Budget

    Dana Gioia, chairman of the NEA, last week brought to Congress President Bush's request for $139.4 million in NEA funding for FY2005, and updated lawmakers on the agency's progress.