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    AFTRA Chief Seeks Global Solidarity

    American Federation of Television & Radio Artists president John Connolly is calling for increased cooperation between international performer unions to protect members working on runaway film and TV productions by transnational media giants.

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    Quick-Change Artists

    Multiple costume changes delight audiences--but can drive actors and dressers up a wall.

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    Broadway grosses slip a bit during Super Bowl week

    As expected, the Super Bowl took some steam out of Broadway box-office grosses last week, according to figures released by the League of American Theatres and Producers. Most productions suffered declines during what is traditionally the toughest time of the year for ticket sales.

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    Goodenough

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    SAG chief fires Simmens, brings aboard AFTRA's Fair

    Screen Actors Guild national executive director/CEO Bob Pisano fired director of governmental relations Lance Simmens on Monday and said that American Federation of Television & Radio Artists associate executive director Pamm Fair will replace Simmens in the newly created role of national director for policy, planning and external affairs.

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    Kirk Douglas Remembers Theater Work

    CULVER CITY, Calif. (AP) Stage work may have disappointed Kirk Douglas, but he hasn't forgotten theater's role in launching his movie career.

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    Garlands 2001

    Does Los Angeles theatre get the recognition it deserves?

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    Equity Meetings

    Equity membership meetings take place over the next two weeks in all regions to elect nominating committees for the 2002 elections.

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    Disney officials, analysts brace for 'transition' year

    How long will it take for the Walt Disney Co. to turn the corner? After a difficult 2001, Wall Street is ready for Disney's latest resurrection but expects more trouble in the "transition" year ahead.

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    AGMA Mulls Board Cut

    The American Guild of Musical Artists' board of governors wants to go on a crash diet, cutting itself down from 238 governors to 75