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    New To L.A.?

    If you are an actor who is new (within the past year) to the Los Angeles area and you'd like to share your experience with Back Stage West for its Jan. 22 "Welcome to L.A." issue, please contact

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    A Funny Thing Happened...In a Musical

    I was playing an Aggie football player in the national tour of "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas" starring Ann-Margret. We were in the Oriental Theatre in Chicago when two funny things happened in one week.

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    Reporting Income

    Here we are in the second week of the new year. The holidays are a pleasant memory and probably the last thing on your mind is taxes. Unfortunately, the yearly deadline for filing your income tax return looms just a few weeks away. Although you haven't received any documents ...

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    Compagnie Maguy Marin

    The best adjective defining Compagnie Maguy Marin's production of "Les Applaudissements ne se Mangent Pas (One Can't Eat Applause)" might be "beige," though "bland" would do just as well, and "repetitive" even better.

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    Dealer's Choice

    "Dealer's Choice," presented by Birdman Productions, in association with Old Country Productions, at the Third Stage, 2811 W. Magnolia Blvd., Burbank. Thurs.-Sat. 8 p.m. Sept. 14-Nov. 2. $15. (818) 842-4755.

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    2003 SAG Actor Awards: SAVE THE DATES

    SAG Actor Awards Schedule

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    NBC Recruits Lee for New Drama Series

    Spike Lee has signed a deal with NBC to develop a new drama series, which the Academy Award nominee will also executive produce and possible direct.

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    'Idol' Hopefuls Spend Weekend in St. Louis

    Tents and long lines marked the landscape outside the Edward Jones Dome as some 10,000 "American Idol" hopefuls showed up to audition for the Fox television show.

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    Executive Editor Dany

    Executive Editor Dany Margolies

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    Lortel Foundation Names First Playwright Fellows

    Melissa James Gibson, David Greenspan, Jessica Hagedorn, Julia Jordan, Lisa Kron, Lynn Nottage, Dael Orlandersmith, and Adam Rapp were the first recipients of the Lucille Lortel Foundation's playwriting fellowships.