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    Supreme Court Set to Decide Actors' AFCU Fate

    When the Supreme Court opens its fall term on the traditional first Monday in October, the first case it hears will involve whether more than 2,000 actors will lose membership in the Actors Federal Credit Union (AFCU). The court's decision could also result in higher interest rates for ...

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    BREAKOUT TALENT: Donnie Wahlberg - Around the Block

    Donnie Wahlberg is the first person to tell you that he got no respect as a singer/songwriter for the 1980s pop music phenomenon, New Kids on the Block, nor as a record producer for his younger brother Mark Wahlberg, who before becoming an actor was known as the leader ...

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    Gillian Lynne: "Cats," Choreography, and The "World" Ahead

    A loud voice rang out from the audience gathered in the Winter Garden Theatre the night of June 19, the celebratory evening honoring the 6138th performance of "Cats"--when the musical became Broadway's longest-running production ever. Just prior to the show-stopping "Jellicoe Ball," a punishing ballet that keeps the ...

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    "MULTICAMERA"

    John Kilker (dir.) is accepting submissions for Multicamera, a digibeta film for USC. Prod. Ose Oyamendan. Shoot starts Feb. 20. Copy, credit, and meals provided. There is no pay.

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    Jackie's Legacy: Proponents of Coogan Law revisions aim at extending protection of children performers to all cases and all states.

    Jackie Coogan's last days on the television screen showed audiences a supporting actor nurturing his craft; a stocky, balding man with semi-sad eyes and excellent timing. But in his first films in the 1920s, Coogan was a child star-discovered by Charlie Chaplin-who captured audiences' hearts with his beautiful profile ...

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    Broadway Scores Biggest Holiday Box Office Ever

    Buoyed by record-breaking box office receipts during the Christmas holiday week, the Broadway theatre industry is on course to enjoy its single highest-grossing season

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    Bistro Bits : Pushing the Envelope

    CLASSIFYING NATALIE GAMSU AS A "VOCALIST" doesn't begin to tell the story. Yes, she's a splendid singer, with a majestic voice that bespeaks wisdom and passion. But, what an actress--no, what an artist! Her show last year, "Karizmatik," incorporated theatrical elements; her new show at Eighty Eight's ...

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    Musicians, Toe Dance in Tune: Local 802 Members, NYC Ballet Agree on Three-Year Pact

    Musicians and management for the New York City Ballet greeted their third week of a standoff with a finalized 3-year contract agreement on Tuesday. The orchestra returned to play for "The Nutcracker"-which had been forced to use recorded music-on Tuesday

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    Equity, AFTRA, Others React to Minority Concerns

    The NAACP's and Latino community's vocal concerns about minority performers' plight in film and TV has spread to reactions from sources as diverse as the nation's performers' unions and U.S. minority business