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    Tina, Chita, and Isabelle Take Home Exceptional Achievement Awards

    Chita Rivera, Tina Chen, and Isabelle Stevenson walked off with the Exceptional Achievement Awards handed out at a gala celebrating the Women's Project & Productions silver anniversary.

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    Star

    With Samantha Swan's "Star," The Cygnet Theatre Company offers one of the more ambitious projects of the Fringe Festival.

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    At the Razzies, It's a Bennifer Sweep

    And the Razzie goes to: "Gigli," "Gigli" and, oh yes, "Gigli." Plus another three for good measure.

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    Transposition

    "Transposition," a visually stunning performance piece under the direction of Dadi D. Pudumjee, gets the fall puppet festival at La MaMa off to a vivid start.

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    Kidman Shares Her Big Night with Directors

    Praised as a risk-taker, Nicole Kidman was awarded the 18th annual American Cinematheque Award during a fundraiser for the movie preservation group at the Beverly Hilton on Friday.

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    Fiddler Falls From Roof

    Two days after BackStage.com ran a feature on Giocomo's Classic Dinner, owner Jenny Giocomo called it quits.

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    Pre-Vote Battle Highlights SAG-AFTRA Merger

    As the June 9 date approaches for ballots to go out on the proposed consolidation of SAG and AFTRA, opponents continue to fight for a foothold to get their positions known to members.

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    Patrick Quinn Remains Actors' Equity President

    Patrick Quinn—who ran unopposed—has been re-elected to a second term as Actors' Equity Association president, receiving more than 88.8% of the votes cast in the secret mail referendum concluded on May 16.

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    Golda's Balcony

    "Golda's Balcony," presented by the Wadsworth Theatre and Geffen Playhouse at the Wadsworth Theatre, 11301 Wilshire Blvd., Brentwood. Tue.-Thu. 7:30 pm, Fri. 8 pm, Sat. 4 & 8 pm, Sun. 3 & 7 pm. (Also Fri. 4 pm, Feb. 4; dark Feb. 6-8). Feb. 2-20. $20-64. (213) 365-3500.

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    Politician Slams Runaway Production

    Rep. Diane Watson has asked MPAA chief Jack Valenti and his member companies to step in and thwart the trend of runaway film and television production to foreign locales.