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    GEARWEAR SPOT

    Janet English (prod.) is accepting submissions for a swimwear commercial for GearWear. Shoots late Feb. There is pay.

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    Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation to Sponsor Grants - Applications Available for ArtsCONNECT and ArtsEmerge

    The Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation has announced the immediate availability of 1999-2000 performing arts grants guidelines and applications for the foundation's ArtsCONNECT and ArtsEmerge

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    Coming to Broadway

    Performances of the acclaimed revival of Eugene O'Neill's "The Iceman Cometh" begin at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre on March 29, with an official opening on April 8. The cast will feature several film and TV stars, including Kevin Spacey as Hickey, Robert Sean Leonard as Don Parritt, and ...

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    FACE TO FACE: Norman Barrett - The Ringmaster's Big Apple Budgies

    Imagine a bird with a comic sensibility. Indeed, all eight of Norman Barrett's small birds‹parakeets, or budgies to be precise‹collectively demonstrate a keen sense of humor. Each displays a distinct personality‹" 'tude" is a more accurate term‹and their timing is peerless. Sometimes they perform tricks with ...

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    Take Hart

    John Hart, the noted New York headshot photographer whose course at NYU's School of Continuing Education, "Taking Pictures of People," was sold out last spring, will be offering the same course again this fall. Hart is the author of 50 Portrait Lighting Techniques and Professional Headshots. His NYU course ...

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    ACTORS' DIALOGUE: Jon Cryer & Ben Daniels

    Controversy and compelling theatre frequently go hand in hand. Case in point: the Odyssey Theatre's holdover production of writer/director David Beaird's 900 Oneonta, which in its U.S. premiere continues to draw large and responsive audiences, following a critical reception that was largely rapturous but scarcely unanimous ...

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    NASAA: Arts Agencies Reap Record Year

    During a time when the funding pot seems to be drying up, state governments this past year awarded their arts agencies their highest total dollar amount in

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    Equity Extends Biz Pact

    Actors' Equity Association's National Business Theatre Contract, which expired at the end of August 1999, has been extended to August 31, 2000 with a 3.5% across the board salary

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    AT YOUR SERVICE

    The following list is a sampling from hundreds of service organizations supporting the arts in the New York City boroughs. The organizations featured here focus on service to individuals and small groups involved in theatre, dance, music, and the media. This partial listing, edited with a few additions by Back ...

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    Laughing Matters : Keep Those Cards and Letters Coming!

    THANKS SO MUCH FOR ALL THE MAIL that was sent for the Comedy Spotlight issue on alternative comedy. I hope to see many of you at our Back Stage comedy panel on June 8. (Check out the ad on this page and make reservations.) My favorite piece of mail arrived ...