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    Writers Seek Internet Payments

    For young actors such as 23-year-old Lisa Gerber, being paid for work distributed on the Internet is a key career concern--and should be a key focus of Screen Actors Guild contract talks.

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    The Great Debate--Resolved:

    The American Musical Has Entered a New Golden Age

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    Will Mr. Merriwether Return From Memphis?

    If Tennessee Williams were alive today, he would probably have loved this production of his long-lost play, "Will Mr. Merriwether Return From Memphis?" It has everything a Williams work requires--longing lasses, shattered dreams, steamy Southern nights, and plenty of decadence.

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    Oobleck Rising

    Chicago theatre's experimental plays find new life on the L.A. fringe.

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    Hollywood Writers Continue Talks

    Hollywood writers entered their second day without a new contract Thursday as the threat of a strike that could paralyze the movie and TV industry loomed.

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    Astaire Way to Paradise: TDF Honors B'way Hoofers

    The Theatre Development Fund (TDF) announced the nominees for this year's Astaire Awards for "Best Dance on Broadway" Wed., May 2. TDF will present the awards at a star-studded gala luncheon Fri., May 18 at the Hudson Theatre, located at 145 W. 44th St.

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    Broadway Theater Writer Dies

    Otis L. Guernsey Jr., critic and author who chronicled Broadway theater for decades as the editor of the "Best Plays" annuals, has died. He was 82.

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    Decade-Long Study Shows U.S. Dance Facing Cash Fight

    A decade-long study of the state of dance in America during the 1990s shows smaller dance companies financially fighting for their lives, while the larger organizations are able to balance their budgets. The report also listed meager but liveable wages for professional dancers in the U.S.

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    More Indies Avoid Film Ratings

    No rating at all may be better than the box-office poison of an NC-17 rating, say a growing number of filmmakers and independent distributors.

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    George Gershwin Alone

    Hershey Felder is a competent pianist. That's not enough to qualify one to occupy a Broadway stage all by one's lonesome for 90 minutes.