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    Dunaway Halts "Class" Walkout Over Film Rights

    Faye Dunaway backed down on a threat to sit out the Aug. 5, Portland, Ore. opening of "Master Class." The actress had earlier said that she would not assume her starring role in the touring show unless a dispute over the play's film rights was

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    AFTRA Revamps Dues

    The national board of directors of the American Federation of Television & Radio Artists has voted to approve a new uniform national dues structure. If approved by AFTRA's members this spring, the formula will increase dues for most of the union's 75,000 members, although the increase will be ...

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    Episcopal Actors' Guild to Meet

    The Episcopal Actors' Guild will hold its annual meeting on Wed., June 18, in the parish house of The Little Church Around the Corner, 11 E. 29th St., N.Y.C. The results of elections for the Guild's officers will be announced, and a reception will follow.Membership in ...

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    "Little Foxes" ' Alexandra: Jennifer Dundas Keeps on Growing

    Jennifer Dundas, currently portraying Alexandra, the 17-year-old daughter in Lincoln Center Theater's revival of "The Little Foxes," is getting a little tired of talking about how many teenage roles she's played. Reviewers and interviewers alike often remark on how convincingly she plays young characters. At 26, Dundas acknowledges ...

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    EXEC. PROD., UNTITLED FEATURE

    Steve Bartlett (prod.) is seeking an executive producer for an untitled character-driven ensemble drama feature about three generations of men in a Texas family. Shoot starts Mar. in Texas. Copy, credit, meals, travel, and lodging provided. There is pay. E-mail resumé and cover letter by Mar. 1 to Steve Bartlett ...

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    Short Play Festival

    Manhattan's oldest continuous short play festival, the Off-Off-Broadway Original Short Play Festival, will hold its 24th annual series at the Harold Clurman Theatre, beginning April 17 and running through April

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    "SAM WEST"

    Koichi Yoda (dir.) is accepting submissions for Sam West, a DV broadcast. Prod. Mei Miyazawa. Eight-day shoot starts Mar. 1. Copy, credit, and meals provided. There is pay.

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    PERFORMANCE FOCUS: Playing the Idea - To conquer the role of Brecht's Galileo, Michael Winters needed to learn to let go of his emotions.

    This is the first of a new kind of column for Back Stage West. Essentially, Performance Focus will look at great actors in great roles. As you can imagine, we get hundreds of press releases every day at the office, but occasionally one will particularly strike us because it seems ...

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    Equal-Opportunity Panel

    The Equal Employment Oppor-tunity Committee of the New York Local of the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA) will sponsor a panel on "Performers of Color: Moving into the Next Millennium," on Mon., June 3 at 7:15 pm in the Eddie Cantor Board Room at AFTRA, 260 ...