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    Residencies Announced for Five Scribes

    New Dramatists has announced the names of five individuals who will receive seven-year residencies with the organization.

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    The Cider House Rules

    Peter Parnell's dramatization of John Irving's staggering novel is a monumental undertaking.

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    Committee Considers Tony Eligibility

    Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines: The race for the 2004 Tony Awards is shifting into high gear. The Tony Awards' administration committee, which determines what productions and performers are eligible for nomination in which categories and why, is set to meet on Thurs., Jan. 8.

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    Shelly Award Goes to Maryam Keshavarz

    The Sundance Institute, in collaboration with the Adrienne Shelly Foundation, has awarded the inaugural Adrienne Shelly Foundation Women Filmmakers Grant to filmmaker Maryam Keshavarz.

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    any artists mix politics and entertainment, but few do it as well as Rod Lurie. In his feature directorial debut, the 1999 drama Deterrence, which he also wrote, he focused on a U.S. president (Kevin Pollak) who faces the dilemma of launching a nuclear attack on Iraq. Lurie has ...

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    Can Serialized Dramas Reheat Ailing Genre?

    Last year, serialized dramas were red hot. Now the genre's in the freezer after the majority of ambitious series with continuous story lines crashed and burned. Will spring see the drama curse lifted?

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    In on the Joke

    It's not that Sarah Silverman tries to court controversy. Yes, her jokes tend to fly in the face of political correctness, and audiences are often left gasping once they've finished laughing.

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    Commercial Break

    On-camera commercials are not the only way to succeed in the commercial world. With specific marketing material and smart research, you can start to make your presence known in the worlds of commercial print and voiceovers.

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    Corrections

    In Andy Propst's interview with Emily Mann (Industry Insider: "Albee There," Jan. 17, 2008), it was mistakenly reported that identical twins in Albee's new play Me, Myself & I at the McCarter Theatre Center would both be played by the same actor, Michael Esper. The roles will be played ...

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    Designer Adds New Accent to Chinese Films

    None of the recent wave of Chinese martial arts films would be complete without the protagonists' jewel-coloured silk robes rippling across the screen.