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    Gilbert Unveils Platform

    Screen Actors Guild presidential candidate Melissa Gilbert laid all her cards on the table when she went public with her official campaign platform for SAG's fall election.

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    "Body Checks" in Auditions?

    Back Stage West is interested in speaking with actors—male and female—who have been asked in auditions to have "body checks" or "breast checks" or to disrobe in any way for producers, directors, or casters.

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    Seattle Tattle 8/16

    The Readiness Is All, Gaul Comes to Life, Jokes and Dreams

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    SAG, AFTRA Okay Pact

    Members of the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA) have approved the new television and theatrical contract reached in early July between the two unions and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP).

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    SAG Politics Flares Over Governance

    Screen Actors Guild's seething political summer felt the burners flare up a notch this week. A force of some 190 SAG members—including SAG national presidential candidate Melissa Gilbert and SAG/New York prez candidate Eileen Henry—signed a letter challenging William Daniels, the guild's chief executive, on ...

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    AFL-CIO, Equity Call for 'Music Man' Tour Boycott

    What the Civic Center of Greater Des Moines is calling a "Broadway Season Subscription Series" this season is falling a little short of that, and raising the hackles of organized labor. Two of the shows—"A Tuna Christmas" and "Stomp"—have never played Broadway, but that isn't what caught ...

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    SAG Touts Job Increases

    Screen Actors Guild members saw a 6% to 7% increase in total number of television and theatrical roles in 2000, according to data released this week by the guild. SAG stressed that performers of color witnessed record high levels of employment, while women and seniors remain "underrepresented."

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    Love Is in the Ear

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    REGIONAL/RESIDENT THEATRE PROFILES - CLARENCE BROWN THEATRE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE

    Name of Theatre: Clarence Brown Theatre at the University of Tennessee; - Mailing Address: 206 McClung Tower, Knoxville, TN 37996

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    REGIONAL/RESIDENT THEATRE PROFILES - PIVEN THEATRE WORKSHOP

    Name of Theatre: Piven Theatre Workshop; - Address: 927 Noyes Street, Evanston, IL 60201