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    AEA Extends Benefits

    The Equity-League Pension and Health Trust Funds now provide extended coverage for college age dependent children, subject to verification, while they are enrolled in a full-time training or education program.

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    The Taming of Miss Shrew

    Adapting one of Shakespeare's more comedic works into the setting of the Motown recording industry some five decades ago, "The Taming of Miss Shrew" is an ambitious idea that should have fared better.

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    NYPL Celebrates Vernon Duke

    The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts is celebrating the centennial of composer Vernon Duke with "Autumn in New York: Vernon Duke at 100." The series will consist of nine programs and will pay tribute to the Broadway, film, and classical composer.

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    Deadlines Approaching

    If you're a writer, age 18 or younger, the annual Young Playwrights Festival National Playwriting Competition may be worth considering. Submit an original play you have written—no musicals or screenplays or adaptations—and if you're selected, you will come to New York for a writers conference to ...

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    Showtune

    The undiluted optimism in the songs of Jerry Herman may or may not be tonic for the worry and woe currently permeating our culture.

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    Waltzing Through the Summer

    An unlikely onstage pairing turned golden this summer for the Geffen Playhouse. Theatre legend Uta Hagen starred as a reclusive Florida retiree opposite the ingenious David Hyde Pierce in Richard Alfieri's Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks. The engagement, which began in May, was extended several times, finally closing ...

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    Film-TV Pact Ballots Mailed

    Union actors nationwide will soon determine whether they will work the next three years under a new feature-film and television contract.

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    Jerome Foundation Playwrighting Grants Deadline Approaches

    Five Playwrights' Center Jerome Fellowships, $9,000 each, will be awarded to emerging playwrights in 2002-2003. Fellows spend a twelve-month residency in Minneapolis, Minnesota using the Center's services, including readings and workshops with professional directors, dramaturges, and actors.

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    Play7

    When you purchase an annual PLAY7 pass for $27, you can see as many L.A. plays as you want from the list of 22 member companies for only $7 per ticket.

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    SAG Board Battles

    The Membership First faction has spearheaded a "no confidence" resolution demanding the resignation of Robert Pisano.