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    DANCE DIARY : Jerome Robbins as Performer

    One of the most unfortunate realizations of Jerome Robbins' death was that he never got around to writing his autobiography, nor has there appeared traces of a biography. Certainly, he was a great choreographer of tremendous scope, one who could transcend everything from classical ballet to Broadway musicals. He even ...

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    NLRB Denies Met Chorus A New Union

    The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has rejected a petition by choristers of the Metropolitan Opera to form their own union. The singers had hoped to separate from the American Guild of Musical Artists (AGMA), which has traditionally represented them. The choristers' lawyer has already filed an appeal of the

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    Anti-Scam Bill OK'd - Kuehl's overhauled legislation targets showbiz scam artists.

    A bill designed to protect artists, including child actors and their parents, from predators in the entertainment industry has passed the California Assembly by a vote of 68-11. AB 884, which was authored by Assemblywoman Sheila Kuehl, D-Santa Monica, is designed to thwart fraudulent personal managers who take advantage of ...

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    Kidman Steals Standards

    LONDONā€¹The biggest theatrical event of 1998, Nicole Kidman's performance in "The Blue Room" at the Donmar Warehouse, was commemorated at the Evening Standard Drama Awards when Kidman was presented with a special award "for her significant contribution to the London theatre." In her acceptance speech, which she read ...

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    "Works for Hire' Repeal Gains Lawmaker Support: AFTRA Believes Current Law Harms Its Recording-Artist Members

    WASHINGTON-Support is building in Congress for the repeal of a controversial provision making sound recordings "works for hire." Six members of the House Copyright Subcommittee vowed to repeal or water down the legislation during the panel's examination of the issue last

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    SAG or Non-SAG--That Is the Question? Six FilmmakersWorking Title:

    The excitement of his 25-year-old dream was rushing Larry Fishman into an October production. His first film, "Zchlom," would skewer the New York City art world. It would also cost a lot of money. Too much to allow him to pay his actors. So Fishman did what most first-time filmmakers--and ...

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    Equity Forges Outdoor Accord

    Actors' Equity Association and the Institute of Outdoor Drama have reached a new three-year agreement. Talks concluded during the week ending Sun., Jan

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    DANCE DIARY - The Queensland Ballet in New York Debut

    Australia's Queensland Ballet recently made its New York debut at Brooklyn College's Walt Whitman Theatre. Featured were the New York premieres of "Scheherazade," by Jacqui Carroll, and "A Midsummer Night's Dream," by the company's artistic director, Harold