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    Still Learning: Jessica Lange tackles Shakespeare for the first time in Julie Taymor's screen adaptation, Titus.

    I overheard Julie Taymor, the director of the Broadway production of The Lion King, now making her directorial film debut with an ambitious adaptation of Shakespeare's Titus Andronicus, tell Jessica Lange how "very courageous" she was. Lange plays Tamora, the Queen of the Goths, in Taymor's Titus, in ...

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    EXTRAS, "BOSTON PUBLIC"

    TBS Casting will hold an open call for extras for Boston Public, a series for FOX. Prod. Mike Listo. Shoot starts mid-Feb. There is pay for non-union extras.

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    Jefferson Awards Go to 19 Stages

    CHICAGO‹A sell-out crowd of more than 700 squeezed into the Park West nightclub Mon., Nov. 9 to celebrate the 30th annual Joseph Jefferson Awards with raucous cheers for the outstanding play winner, "Angels in America, Parts I &

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    Teamsters File Against AGMA Before NLRB

    The American Guild of Musical Artists (AGMA), which recently took three major dance companies to arbitration, has found itself on the receiving end of a labor complaint. The International Brotherhood of Teamsters, AFL-CIO has alleged that AGMA withheld Christmas bonuses from its clerical and professional staff because the employees were ...

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    SAG, Saban Reach Kids Pact

    The Screen Actors Guild (SAG) and Saban Entertainment have reached an agreement on live-action children's television production. The pact resulted from SAG's "labor dispute" with the kids' TV producer earlier this

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    BISTRO BITS: Songwriters: If You Believe

    There are no magic formulas for success in the music business. If you want to make it, you must start by believing in yourself and your talent; develop your own personal vision and stick with it. Every effort you make to discern your motives and clarify your goals is a ...

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    NewsWire Finding Common Ground

    A.S.K. Theater Projects is launching its Common Ground Festival '98, June 23-28, for a fourth year of envelope-bursting new theatre on UCLA's North Campus. All events are free of charge, but reservations are required (and UCLA parking is

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    NYC Ballet Musicians Mute To Local 802, It's a Lockout; To Management, a Strike

    The New York City Ballet musicians' strike or lockout-depending on whom you talk to-moved into its second week on Tuesday, as the ballet company's chairman and artistic director have accused the union of misleading its members regarding newly proposed orchestra attendance

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    SPECIALTY TALENT

    New Jersey-based company seeks Multi-talented performers who specialize in mime, magic, stilts,

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