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    Disney Tunes Up Teen Musical

    Getting on the musical feature bandwagon, the Walt Disney Co. is developing an untitled project about a cynical teenage girl.

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    Creative Coalition Tackles Runaway Production

    Joe Pantoliano and Tony Goldwyn, actors and co-presidents of the nonprofit Creative Coalition, unveiled Wednesday the formation of the coalition's New York Runaway Production Task Force

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    Mayor Cuts DCA 23%

    The harrowing state of the New York City economy has led Mayor Michael Bloomberg to wield the sharp budgetary ax, including a 23% slashing of the city Department of Cultural Affairs.

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    SAG Restricts Backgrounders

    The Screen Actors Guild is preparing to adopt more restrictive criteria for background actors to become eligible to join the guild.

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    Acting Trio to Scale MTV's 'Heights'

    Erika Christensen, Mike Vogel, and Katherine Heigl are in final negotiations to topline "Wuthering Heights," MTV's musical adaptation of Emily Bronte's classic novel.

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    Hashirigaki

    I suspect very few people who saw Heiner Goebbels' "Hashirigaki" would deny that at least one or two passages were pretty stunning.

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    Architect of Sydney Opera House Wins Top Award

    The Danish architect who designed the famous Sydney Opera House but has never seen it, was named on Sunday as the 2003 winner of the Pritzker Architecture Prize, the top award in the industry.

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    Play Readings and Panel

    Biff Liff, a theatre and literary agent with the William Morris Agency, will talk about "The Business of Playwriting" on April 17 at 7 pm at the Ensemble Studio Theatre (EST), 549 West 52nd St. The panel is part of EST's fifth annual festival, dubbed "Going to the River ...

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    Broadway Bears VI Raises $116,495

    The tradition continues and this year is no exception. Indeed, the sixth annual Broadway Bears auction brought in an impressive $116,495.

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    The Skinny

    Plenty of film and writing festivals listed in this week's Skinny. Be selective about the festivals you enter, those application fees can really add up, and it's a waste of money to submit your slapstick comedy to a horror-fest.