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    Music in the Niteries

    AT RAINBOW & STARS UNTIL AUG. 9, DAVIS Gaines' cabaret concert is a mixed bag of songs gorgeously sung by one of today's finest voices on or Off-Broadway and all points in between. He has played the title role in Broadway's "Phantom" more than any other performer: 1,937

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    Obies Honor Off-B'way: 'Waste,' Eileen Heckart, 'Jitney' Cast & Director Among Winners

    The best of Off- and Off-Off-Broadway were honored at the 45th annual Obie Awards, presented by the Village Voice at Webster Hall on Mon., May 15. The Obies have no nominees and set categories. Former Obie winners Claudia Shear and Mary Testa who was subbing for an ailing Patrick Stewart ...

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    SAG Sends Warning to Agents and CDs

    The striking actors unions are threatening to crack down on talent agents who supply non-union actors to commercial producers during the unions' ongoing strike against the advertising industry. SAG has also put Hollywood's casting directors on notice that they face criminal prosecution if they continue to cast non-union actors ...

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    Ohio Bound: Outdoor Confab Held in October

    Drama practitioners and enthusiasts from across the country will gather in Fairborn, Ohio, Oct. 21-24 for the 36th annual Conference on Outdoor Drama, sponsored by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Institute of Outdoor

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    GRAD FILMS"THE HOMECOMING OF JIMMY WHITE CLOUD"

    Paul Winters (dir.) is accepting submissions for The Homecoming of Jimmy White Cloud, a 16mm sync-sound film for Chapman University about a Native-American comedian chased back to the reservation by the New York City mob. Prod. Louis Petro. Five-week shoot starts Apr. 2. There is deferred pay for non-union performers.

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    Jennie Schulman is Dance Editor for Back Stage. If you wish to submit material and information regarding your dance performances for her consideration, send all materials to Jennie Schulman, Dance Editor, c/o Back Stage, 1515 Broadway, 14th fl., NYC 10036. Include a contact phone

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    DG Canada: SAG & DGA Inflated Stats

    (BPI) LOS ANGELES-Canadian directors are charging that SAG and the DGA have exaggerated the amount of location shooting by U.S. producers in Canada to make their case against "runaway" U.S. film and TV

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    Red Hunt October

    Hollywood remembered the blacklist this week with a moving evening of reminiscences, film clips, and reenactments of some of the key moments of testimony before the House on Un-American Activities Committee, which began its inquiry into the loyalties of the American Left 50 years ago this