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    Woodstock Fest: Hats & Spats Benefit

    The Woodstock Film Festival has found the perfect excuse for you to break out and show off your fanciest duds.

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    Actorfest Producer to Join Indie Film Panel

    Jeff Riebe will join the first program in a panel series exploring the changing ways independent filmmakers are making movies.

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    kind of sappy, [but] Polly has kind of a tough,

    kind of sappy, [but] Polly has kind of a tough, astringent quality to her that I knew would cut against any kind of saccharine quality that could be in the script." The character is based on his late Aunt Lillian, so it was important to Busch on a personal level ...

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    The entertainment industry attracts thousands of get-rich-quick schemers who prey on the gullible, vulnerable, desperate actor. When I was director of daytime casting for ABC in New York, I received numerous calls about a casting notice for extra parts on ABC soap operas. The legal department at ABC issued a ...

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    Actors' Equity Association Redesigns Website

    Actors' Equity has upgraded its website to enhance usability, appearance, online services, and benefits.

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    Back Stage Needs Your Temp Stories!

    Have you used your day job to connect with fellow artists and strengthen your opportunities for your real career--being an actor?

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    Actor's Taxes

    In the March 30 column on filing extensions, I gave the impression that when you file for an extension with Form 4868, you are required to pay the full amount of tax liability you may owe at the same time. This is not accurate. You can file an extension form ...

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    Educators discuss the conundrum of youth training.

    When theatre educators teach acting in school programs and youth conservatories—which are often affiliated with professional theatres—perhaps the biggest challenge is balancing product and process. Parents, and the partnering public or private schools, want to see a performance. Kids, especially the older ones, have peer pressures of their ...

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    OBITUARY

    Estelle Busch

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    A Jew on Ethiopia Street by Allan Havis. A play

    A Jew on Ethiopia Street by Allan Havis. A play reading presented as part of the series "Dis-Location and Re-Invention: International Plays About the Experience of Immigration." Performed by the Immigrants' Theatre Project; directed by Marcy Arlin. Presented by the Martin E. Segal Theatre Center. CUNY Graduate Center, 365 Fifth ...