All the Theater, Film + TV News You Missed This Week, July 3-6

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No, Andrew Garfield.
During a panel discussion for his current role in the London production of “Angels in America,” Garfield said he prepped for his role by watching “RuPaul’s Drag Race” and that he’s “a gay man right now just without the physical act.” (Gay Times)

SAG-AFTRA reaches tentative agreement on new studio contract.
Leaders of SAG-AFTRA, the union representing onscreen performers, reached a tentative new deal with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers. If ratified, the contract would stay in effect through June 30, 2020. (Backstage)

Does your body react differently to stage and screen?
The Royal Shakespeare Company plans to monitor audience members’ heart rates during a performance of “Titus Andronicus,” then compare the results to those from a screening of the show to see if one is more physiologically powerful than another. (New York Times)

Cher’s musical is getting a lab.
Planning its 2018 Broadway premiere, “The Cher Show” will receive an October 2–29 lab presentation. (Playbill)

“Hawaii Five-0” loses stars over pay gap dispute.
Daniel Dae Kim and Grace Park, who play Chin Ho Kelly and Kono Kalakaua respectively, were unable to reach deals with CBS television studios for equal pay. (Backstage)

This may just be the most unique dance ever choreographed.
French choreographer Boris Charmatz will premiere “10000 Gestures” next week at the Manchester International Festival. The hourlong piece features 25 dancers who, over the course of—you guessed it—10,000 gestures, never once repeat any single movement. (New York Times)

TV title sequences are an art all their own.
From “The Sopranos” to “Mad Men” to “American Gods,” modern television titles are meant to be watched. (The Verge)

“Windows on the World” will tell a 9/11 story from a new perspective.
The film will focus on an employee who worked at the world-famous restaurant at the top of the North Tower. (Eater)