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    John Strasberg in New York: Lee's Not-So Prodigal Son Returns

    " People thought I should be proud to be a Strasberg; they were shocked to discover I was not. No one understood the frustration I felt in needing to be my own person," writes John Strasberg in his book "Accidentally on Purpose: Reflections on Life, Acting and the Nine Natural Laws ...

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    SAG/AFTRA Dues Structure Questioned Actors Support Proposed Merger, Oppose Higher Fees

    The national boards of directors of the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA) emerged from their recent joint meeting with a blueprint for a proposed union merger. While that news broke to wide acclaim from the unions' memberships, the boards' suggested new ...

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    CORRECTIONS

    In our recent review of Romeo and Juliet at the Old Globe Theatre (Back Stage West/Drama-Logue, 9/11/98), critic George Weinberg-Harter took dramaturg Dakin Matthews to task for what he heard as misspoken lines. In fact, the production directed by Daniel Sullivan uses Shakespeare's First Quarto edition ...

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    Pilar Rioja: Spanish

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    Face to Face : Tyne Daly Times Five - Going Solo in "Mystery School"

    Actress Tyne Daly sweeps into a West Village coffee bar, breathless, a tad late, and profusely apologetic. She makes it clear she was not brought up that way. Quoting her late father, the actor James Daly, she notes, "He always said, 'Punctuality was the sign of kings!' " Like a school ...

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    NEWS WIRE - Off the Wire

    The Northwest Asian American Theatre in Seattle is conducting a nationwide search for a new artistic director, following the recent departure of former A.D. Judith Nihei. The position will be held open until Jan. 13. (206)

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    DANCERS, "JUBILEE!"

    Fluff LeCoque (assoc. prod.) will hold an open call for Jubilee!, a stage extravaganza. Dir. Tom Hansen. Performances run at the Jubilee Theatre, Bally's Las Vegas. There is pay.

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    "PUSS IN BOOTS AND OTHER CAT TAILS"

    Stephanie Routman (dir.) will hold auditions for Puss in Boots and Other Cat Tails. Rehearsals start Mar. 14. Performances run Apr. 21-May 12 at the Cal Poly Pomona Downtown Center. There is pay.