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    Equity Announces Election Results

    As expected, Mark Zimmerman, Paige Price, and Ira Mont retained their positions as president, vice president, and third vice president of Actors' Equity Association when the results of the stage union's national elections were announced May 18.

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    New York Production Listings

    'Rock of Ages' is a new musical employing rock hits from the 1980s. Transferring from Off-Broadway. Casting: Telsey + Company, 311 W. 43rd St., 10th fl., NYC 10036. Brooks Atkinson Theatre, 256 W. 47th St., NYC. Opened April 7. Last EPAs: Jan. 15 and 16. Last Equity chorus call for singers ...

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    Indie Spirit for NYC Tax Credit

    With only two weeks to go to the summer break of the NYS legislature in Albany, the film and TV industry is pushing for legislation that would extend NYC production tax credits at the current 5% through 2013.

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    The Dark Knights

    Gone are the days when being a leading man on television meant being the most likable guy onscreen. TV actors now get to show their skills with dark, complex characters—even on broadcast network shows.

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    Fans Gather for Apollo Theater's Jackson Memorial

    Fans began gathering hours early for a public tribute to Michael Jackson on Tuesday at Harlem's Apollo Theater, the fabled venue that helped make a 9-year-old Jackson a star.

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    Fred Travalena, Impressionist and Comedian, Dies at 66

    American entertainer, comedian, and singer Fred Travalena passed away on Sunday, June 28 at his home in Encino, California.

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    Jolie, Aniston Top Forbes List

    Memo to celebrity tabloids: Forbes just issued its list of Hollywood's biggest female moneymakers in the past year, and the top two spots are occupied by the former wife and current girlfriend of Brad Pitt.

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    Stratford Becomes a Mini-Sondheim Festival

    A funny thing happened on the way to the two musicals on view at the 2009 Stratford Shakespeare Festival. They turned into a mini-celebration of Stephen Sondheim.

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    SOLD OUT! It's All About You: Promoting/Branding Yourself

    Getting your name and image out there is essential, particularly online. Tips on self-promotion from websites to flyers to PR. Speaker: Ken Davenport, producer, "Altar Boyz," "My First Time"

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    Pie-splattered Comedian Soupy Sales Dies at 83

    Soupy Sales, the rubber-faced comedian whose anything-for-a-chuckle career was built on 20,000 pies to the face and 5,000 live TV appearances across a half-century, has died.