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    Bus Stop

    A naked tree branch is framed outside the window of Grace's Diner in this new staging of William Inge's "Bus Stop." It's an apt touch. The classic tale of travelers stranded in a Kansas snowstorm is set in a season fraught with both the promise of warmth ...

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    Report: 18,000 jobs lost in biz

    Southern California's economy shed about 18,000 motion picture and television industry jobs last year, or nearly 12% of Hollywood's work force.

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    SAG warns actors of costs if ATA pact is voted down

    A report commissioned by the Screen Actors Guild projects that if its members vote down the tentative franchise agreement with the Association of Talent Agents in the coming referendum

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    ATCA Names Finalists for Steinberg New Play Award

    The American Theatre Critics Association (ACTA) announced six plays selected as finalists for 2001 American Theatre Critics/Steinberg New Play Award. With support from the Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust, ACTA's award-winning playwright will receive a $15,000 cash award.

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    SAG board OKs agreement with talent agents

    Proponents of the franchise agreement reached by negotiators for the Screen Actors Guild and the Association of Talent Agents are breathing easier after SAG's national board voted by a slim margin to recommend the deal to its members.

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    Mr. Goldwyn

    Marsha Lebby and John Lollos' "Mr. Goldwyn"seems impeccably tailored for the talents of Alan King, for while he inhabits quite well the character of Samuel Goldwyn, the legendary Hollywood movie mogul, he's also a bit of himself to some degree.

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    A Lonely Monkeyhouse

    There's nothing more deliciously enjoyable than an absurd comedy that's nonsensical yet smart, broad yet economical, and acted to perfection by actors who master the truth and eccentricities of their characters in implausible situations. Martin Dockery's absurd comedy fills the bill enormously well. He has a real ...

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    SAG Unveils Gift Auctions

    The unveiling of the 8th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, luxury gift collections with which the Screen Actors Guild Awards congratulates its nominees and thanks its presenters.

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    Arts Days at Hand

    Advocates for public funding of the arts spread their wings in March to gather in the nation's and New York State's capitols, stating their cases for tax money to support culture.

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    In Their Own Words

    It all starts on the page. Ten screenwriters discuss the origins of some of the year's most acclaimed films