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Dear Suds Buds,

With Emmy season comes the 2001 TRO Cybby Awards. TRO's Cybby Awards take the Daytime Emmy nominations and put forth the ballot to the cyberfans. The Cybbys winners can differ from the winners as selected by the Emmy Committee during the NBC broadcast on May 18, 2001 from Radio City Music Hall in New York City, as the Cybbys are your choices for who should take home the award. And the Cybby's don't end there. Along with the standard Emmy categories of Most Outstanding Actor, Actress, Daytime Drama, etc., we also include a number of select (and a tad more tongue-in-cheek categories ;o) and this year, you will have the opportunity to cast your nominations for TRO's Fun Categories. Here's how it works:

Copy and paste the list of TRO Cybbys Fun Categories that appears below. Nominate from one (1) to three (3) actors or actresses for each category. If you nominate more than three, we will consider your first three nominees only and ignore the rest. Very important! -- Please include the actor's name, character's name, and the name of the soap. For example, I nominate 2000 Cybby winner, Ben Masters (Julian Crane, Passions) for Most Elitist Snob. :o) Email your nominations to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it by midnight, Friday, April 6, 2001. The categories are: *Most Elitist Snob
*Cutest Smile
*Most Endearing Imp
*Most Devious Doctor
*Best Performance While Hiding a Pregnancy
*Tears for Careers: It's My Party and I'll Cry if I Get Paid To
*Oh Brother: Best Sibling Rivalry
*Most Missed Missing Veteran
*Old Dog, New Tricks: Best Veteran on a New Show
*Most Chiseled
*Best Return of a Character
*Best Performance from a Hospital Bed
*Best Kisser
*Grandest Grande Dame
*Best Bad Guy
*Maid with the Mostest
*Wackiest Sense of Humor
*Character You'd Most Want to Bring Home to Meet the Parents (Male)
*Character You'd Most Want to Bring Home to Meet the Parents (Female)
*Wooden Spoon Award: Character You'd Like to Bop UpSide the Head
*SuperCouple of All Time

Also, please cut and paste the following questions and take a few seconds to respond so that we may get a better idea of your likes and dislikes. Favorite Soap:
Favorite Character:
Favorite Soap Couple:
Favorite Soap Website(s):
How often do you visit Turtle Run? Once a day, several times a day, once a week, once a month, other?
What other features would you like us to offer at Turtle Run?
How many soap websites do you visit per day? 0-1, 2-4, 5 or more?
How many hours do you spend online a day 0-1, 2-4, 5 or more?
How many hours do you spend at soap websites a day? 0-1, 2-4, 5 or more?
How many hours do you spend at Turtle Run a day? 0-1, 2-4, 5 or more?
Do you watch tv, or have tv on in the same room while you are online? Always, Sometimes, Never
Do you prefer to get your soap news online or in a print publication? Why?
Male or Female?
Age group: Ten or younger, 11-17, 18-34, 35-49, 50 or older?
Modem speed or DSL or other connection?
Have you ever made purchases online? If yes, would you again? If no, would you ever?
How many years have you been watching soaps? 0-1, 2-5, 6-10, 11-20, 21 or more?

Remember, you get up to three nominations per category for the TRO Fun Cybbys. Get your nominations to us by midnight Friday, April 6, 2001. Based on the aggregate of your nominations, we will develop the TRO Cybbys Fun Categories Ballot. Thank you in advance for your input in the 2001 TRO Cybbys Fun Categories! Email your nominations to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . We look forward to receiving your picks.

More Daytime EMMY News

For information on tickets for the 28th Annual Daytime Emmys call the Radio City Event Line at 212 247-4777.

Rumors and Facts!

Rumor: Christie Clarke is returning to Days.
Fact: According to the spokesperson for DOOL, Christie Clarke will not be returning to Days reprising the role of Carrie Brady, nor has the actress been in talks to return to the show. Which is not to say she might never return at some later date, she is just not returning now.

Rumor: Lindsay Korman (Theresa, Passions) is leaving the show to pursue a career on Broadway and will be replaced by Sidney Penny (Sunset Beach, All My Children).
Fact: Where in the world did this one come from? LOL Have no fear. According to the spokesperson for Passions, there is no truth to this rumor.

Fact not rumor: Dalton James (ex Hank, Passions) was asked to leave the show due to the fact that the character of Hank is to be taken in a new direction. "The character of Hank Bennett is off the canvas for quite some time," said a spokesperson for the show. "Dalton James is a wonderful actor," she continued. "We wish him all the best." (See below for the bio on Ryan McPartlin, the new Hank Bennett whose first airdate is April 24, 2001.)

Fact not rumor: The character of Leslie Coulson on All My Children played by Colleen Dion will air for the last time on April 27, 2001. What does that mean for the current front burner storyline involving Leslie, Tad, Dixie and David? Does Leslie finally succumb to injuries incurred at the hand of David Hayward? Or does she quietly fade off the canvas and out of Tad's wavy, brown hair? We will just have to tune in and see!

Fact not rumor: Port Charles and One Life to Live fans won't want to miss Port Charles beginning Wednesday, April 18, 2001 for the on-air reunion of Thorsten Kaye and Susan Haskell who starred on One Life to Live as Patrick Thornhart and Marty Saybrooke. The Emmy Award-winning Haskell joined OLTL in 1992 and remained until their characters joint departure in 1997. Kaye starred on OLTL from 1995-1997. In April of 2000 he joined Port Charles as the compassionate and irresistible Dr. Ian Thornhart, brother of OLTL's Patrick Thornhart. His character has been integral in the success of the new storytelling format that launched in December 2000. The current book, "Time in a Bottle," commenced on Monday, March 5, 2001. Beginning April 18th, in a series of special episodes, Susan Haskell's character will provide startling revelations about Thorsten Kaye's Port Charles character, Ian Thornhart. Will Haskell be reprising her role as OLTL's Marty Saybrooke on Port Charles, or will she be someone new? Wouldn't you know it? The show is not letting that one out of the bag. LOL We will just have to tune in to Port Charles on April 18, 2001 to find out!

Behind Closed Doors with Joan Lunden features All My Children

In the April 6, 2001 premiere episode of Behind Closed Doors with Joan Lunden airing on the A&E cable network, Joan Lunden goes behind closed doors with Emmy-winning All My Children. Lunden reveals what it takes to put a daily soap opera together and keep the audience hooked year after year. She sits down with many of the cast members, visits the ultimate family attic checking out the prop department where hundreds of sets and thousands of props have been stored and used for over 31 years. She then gets a rare glimpse of the actual All My Children set.

Among those interviewed for this segment are Susan Lucci, and huge AMC fan, Carol Burnett. As part of the show, you will be treated to clips from classic performances by famous stars like Rosie O'Donnell and Stevie Wonder. You will also find out the do's and don'ts of the steamy love scene, as well as learn what actors are really thinking during those dramatic pauses as the camera lingers on their faces before going to commercials. Finally, you'll get to see Lunden playing a wise-cracking waitress for an AMC episode that aired January 26, 2001, where she learns how the writers come up with storylines, then goes through the rehearsal process and plays her part in an actual show taping. Check your local listings.

Steve Burton (Jason, GH) stars in NBC's and Dreamworks, Semper Fi

Semper Fi, an ensemble military drama, is based on the lives of young U.S. Marine Corps recruits. The 2-hour movie for television follows enlistees from the moment they sign up until the day they graduate. NBC and Dreamworks have joined forces to bring television a realistic look at a diverse young group of Marine Corps recruits as they undergo 13 weeks of basic training at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, South Carolina. In the story, the enlistees of Platoon 3025 came to the Marines from a variety of backgrounds, but are united in their desire to make honor, courage, and commitment their way of life. Steve Burton (Jason, General Hospital) stars as Steve Russell, a tough-as-nails character who tries desperately to live up to the standards set by his father, uncle and brother, who were all Marines before him. Also starring are Vicellous Reon Shannon (The Hurricane) and Scott Barstow (Party of Five). Semper Fi was originally a pilot produced in hopes of becoming a prime time series. The series was not picked up. Semper Fi airs Sunday, April 1, 2001 from 9-11 PM on NBC.

Meet Passions new Hank Bennett -- Ryan McPartlin

Daytime television newcomer Ryan McPartlin joins the cast of Passions in the role of Hank Bennett, the handsome and sexy world-traveling younger brother of Police Chief, Sam Bennett. Born and raised in the suburbs of Chicago, IL, McPartlin graduated with a degree in Speech Communication from the University of Illinois, where he played football in the Big Ten Conference. After graduating, McPartlin decided to spend six months in Australia and New Zealand to explore the outback and to decide which career path he should follow. He became clear that he wanted to be an actor and promptly moved to southern California to pursue his dream. McPartlin recently appeared on NBC's Three Sisters, and has guest-starred on Zorro and The Nanny. He spends a great deal of his non-working time taking acting classes and says that his other passions include almost any outdoor physical activity including scuba diving, tennis, snowboarding and racquetball. McPartlin is serious about physical fitness and is a board certified personal trainer. At 6'3", McPartlin has sandy blond hair and blue eyes. He was born on July 3rd. He is single and resides in Los Angeles, CA.

Meet Passions Simone Russell -- Chrystee Pharris

Chrystee Pharris joins the cast of Passions in the role of Simone Russell, the lively and vivacious youngest daughter of TC and Eve Russell. Pharris' credits include recurring roles on General Hospital and Moesha, and guest-starring roles on Sister, Sister, Kenan and Kel, as well as a lead in the new soap pilot for MTV, Spyder-Web. Pharris graduated with a B.F.A. in Theater from Emerson College. Her hobbies are singing, modeling, and rollerblading. She was born on March 7th.

What's Up with The Sopranos?

Airing this week is episode #31 titled, "Another Toothpick" where Bobby "Bacala" Baccalieri, Sr. (show newcomer Burt Young) comes out of retirement to the chagrin of his son and Uncle Junior. In the meantime, Artie Bucco faces up to his feelings toward his wife Charmaine and his hostess, Adriana. Later, Carmela takes a more active role in Tony's therapy.

Premiering Sunday, April 1, 2001 is episode #32, "University," where a Bada Bing dancer looks to Tony and Ralph to meet her needs. Meanwhile, Meadow, turns to her boyfriend, Noah, for emotional support.

Premiering on SoapCenter, Monday, March 26, 2001

Erika Slezak's 30th Anniversary Part 2 The second part of SoapCenter's interview and tribute to the legendary actress marking her 30th anniversary playing quintessential heroine, Victoria Lord Davidson on One Life to Live. Emmy-winning actress Andrea Evans (ex Tina, OLTL; currently Rebecca, Passions) gushes, "I owe a huge debt of gratitude to Erika, because if I'm good at what I do, and I hope I am, I learned a lot of that from (her)."

SoapCenter Feature Report: PC's Honor Killings Port Charles is using the relatively new character Arianna to explore "Honor Killings," an ancient practice in which men kill their female relatives based on the suspicion that they have engaged in any sexual activity. (As a rape victim, poor Arianna falls into this category.) SoapCenter uses Arianna's plight, and the efforts of her friends, as a jumping off point for an in-depth look at this repulsive ritual. "It really does make you think, OH MY GOD, how does this happen?" explains PC headwriter James Harmon Brown. "We're in the 21st century, the civilized world, and these archaic, barbaric things (still) happen."

The Story So Far: AMC's Dixie While Dixie's current marital crisis is front and center on All My Children, major drama has always followed the character since she first appeared in Pine Valley. SoapCenter presents a recap of Dixie's AMC story so far with insights and bites from the actress who portrays her, 2001 Outstanding Supporting Actress Nominee, Cady McClain.

The Art and Science of Creating a Role An in-depth look at the long process that happens before a new character shows up on a soap. Executive producers, headwriters, casting directors and stars help illuminate the behind-the-scenes road from idea to joining the cast. Says Mark Teschner, casting director of General Hospital and Port Charles, "One characteristic that you are looking for is someone who is innately appealing. You need people that the audience is going to watch day in and day out."

Catching Up with Knots Landing's Michelle Phillips We catch up with the popular actress and former singer as she recalls the fun she had playing misunderstood, Anne Matheson on Knots and gives us a preview of her upcoming projects. "I had the most fun working with Nicollette Sheridan (Paige) and being the mother from hell, Phillips tells SoapCenter. "Nicolette's character hated me, and I used her and abused her all the time, and they just wrote more of it and more of it, and the fans loved it!"

Dogwalk on the Catwalk SoapCenter is on the scene as over 35 stars from All My Children, One Life to Live, As the World Turns and Guiding Light attended a great gala to raise funds and awareness for Animal Haven, New York's first cage-free and non-kill animal shelter. Highlights include a star-studded fashion show for humans and pets, lively auctions and interviews with the stars.

**TRO Disclaimer: The above SoapCenter segments are scheduled in advance and may be bumped without notice for airing at a later date. The above segments may then be replaced with other segments. Check your local listings.**

Casting

All My Children: Natalie Mosco plays the role of Mme. Collette on Monday, April 2, 2001. Anthony Addabbo will play the role of Dimitri. His first airdate is Friday, April 6, 2001. Tom O'Rourke plays the role of Jude Connaly on Monday, April 9, 2001. Newcomer Eric Dearborn has been cast in the contract role of Gabriel. His first airdate is Friday, April 20, 2001.

As the World Turns: Reporter Amy Stone from WCBS-TVs New York Live interviews as a nanny on Monday, March 26, 2001. Marian Tomas Griffin begins playing Mary Dolan, Jake and Molly's new nanny on Monday, March 26, 2001. Melissa Chalsma plays Luke's schoolteacher, Ms. Hopkins, on Friday, March 30, 2001. George Millenbach plays Owen, a psychiatric patient, beginning Friday, March 30, 2001.

Days of Our Lives: Bryan Datillo's last airdate is Tuesday, March 27, 2001. Brett Lawrence plays Kevin Lambert, beginning March 29, 2001. It is a recurring role.

Guiding Light: Gregory Chase plays Judge Horton on Monday, March 26, 2001. Daniel Passaro and Michael Hobbs play Henry and Joe, unexpected guests at Danny and Michelle's wedding on Monday, March 26, 2001. Quentin Mare and Dariush Kashani play Harris and Thomas, Edmund's cohorts, on Tuesday, March 27, 2001. Barrie Ingham returns as the Chancellor on Wednesday, March 28, 2001.

One Life to Live: Jeff Branson plays the role of Dean on Friday, March 30, 2001.

Passions: Lucille Soong portrays Sally Chin, owner of Sally's Chinese Restaurant on Tuesday, April 3 and Friday, April 6, 2001. Lucille's other credits include Joy Luck Club, Vanishing Son, Dharma & Greg, JAG, and Fired Up. Chrystee Pharris joins the cast in the role of Simone Russell. Her first airdate is Tuesday, April 17, 2001. Ryan McPartlin joins the cast as Hank Bennett. His first airdate is Thursday, April 24, 2001.

Port Charles: Barry Cullison has been cast as Harry, a volatile dad. He begins airing on Wednesday, March 28, 2001. Susan Haskell joins the cast as an undisclosed character who will provide startling revelations about Ian Thornhart. Her first airdate is Wednesday, April 18, 2001.

Seeing Stars

AMC: On March 30-April 1, 2001, Marj Dussay (Vanessa) appears at the 9th Annual Star Trek & Sci Fi Grand Slam Convention at the Pasadena Center in Pasadena, CA. Call 818 409-0960 x225. Jennifer Bassey (Marian) stars in Isn't It Romantic at the Tribeca Playhouse in NYC, now thru April 1, 2001. Call 212 206-1515 for info. On March 31, 2001 join the Friends of Vincent Irizarry (FOVI) in Pittsburgh, PA at the Airport Marriott Hotel for their second fan event for Vincent. $40 per person. Ticket orders: Friends of Vincent Irizarry, P.O. Box 139, Warrenville, IL 60555. For hotel reservations at a special FOVI rate, call 800 328-9297 or 412 788-8800. Be sure to mention the FOVI event to get the special room rate of $67. Email for info. On April 1, 2001 see Cameron Mathison and Josh Duhamel at the Brunch in Pine Valley -- Chicago Style at the Holiday Inn, O'Hare International Airport. Look for the special tickets being auctioned at ebay for seats on either side of Josh and Cam. Call 847-671-9896 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for info. On Saturday, April 7, 2001, Mark Consuelos competes in the Toyota Celebrity Race at the Champ Car Circuit in Long Beach, CA from 9-5 PM. Call 1-888-82SPEED for tickets. Also on April 7, 2001 see J. Eddie Peck (Jake) at the grand opening of The Wiz in Milltown, NJ from 1-3 PM. Call 732 294-1682. See Josh Duhamel Atlanta, Georgias Cumberland Mall on April 14, 2001 from 2-4 PM. For more info, call (770) 435-2206. On April 21, 22, 2001, Josh Duhamel (Leo) appears at the Gala Benefit for Children's Cancer Foundation along with Kevin Spirtas (Craig, DOOL), Matt Cedeno (Brandon, DOOL), Stephen Schnetzer (Cass, ATWT) at the Hunt Valley Marriott in Hunt Valley, MD, from 7:30 PM-Midnight. Tickets: $210 (tax deductible and covers both Saturday's and Sunday's festivities including a gourmet sit-down dinner with fine wine and auction and receiving line with stars. Professional photos will be taken with guests and group of stars for $25 (mailing charges included) Call 410 486-4744. On April 28, 2001 see Cameron Mathison (Ryan) at Funny Farm Comedy Club at the Holiday Inn in Youngstown, OH. Call 330 759-4242 for info. Also on April 28, 2001 see Josh Duhamel (Leo), Soap Star on Tour, at the King of Prussia Mall, Philadelphia, PA. Call 610 265-5727 for info. Again on April 27-28, see Walt Willey (Jack) at the Comedy Forum, St. Louis, MO. Call 636 498-1234. On May 5, 2001 see Josh Duhamel (Leo) Soap Star on Tour, at the Northshore Mall, Boston, MA. Call 508 531-3440 for info. On May 6, 2001 join Walt Willey (Jack) at Stress Factory, New Brunswick, NJ. Call 732 545-4242. On May 12, 2001 see Michael E. Knight (Tad), Soap Star on Tour, at the Garden State Plaza from 10 AM-4 PM. May 18-19, 2001 join Walt Willey (Jack) at the Comedy Zone, Jacksonville, FL. Call 904 292-4242. May 1820, 2001 see Susan Lucci (Erica) along with Regis Philbin (Live with Regis and Kelly) at Resorts International Hotel in Atlantic City. Call 609 344-6000 for ticket info and reservations. June 9, 2001 see Walt Willey at the Comedy Palace, Andover, MA. Call 978 687-2442. On June 22-24, 2001 Walt Willey appears at The Improv, Brea, CA. Call 714 529-7878. On Saturday, September 8, 2001 join the cast and producers of All My Children for the AMC Fan Club Luncheon at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in NYC. Fan Club Members and guests of Members only. Tickets $90 each. Contact All My Children Fan Club, c/o Carol Dickson, 948 North Main Street, Glassboro, NJ 08028 or email . On Sunday, September 9, 2001, join Cameron Mathison (Ryan) for his second annual fan club luncheon. Fan club members and guests only. To join write Donna Baker, President, The Official Cameron Mathison Fan Club, 7103 Winchester Avenue, Ventnor, NJ 08406-1926. Some AMC Seeing Stars contributed by SEAHAAS

Another World: On Saturday, June 9, 2001, Jonathan Sharp (ex Sergei Radzinski, now appearing in The Rocky Horror Picture Show) appears along with other actors at the 3rd Annual Tammy Rubin Rice Celebrity Charity Softball Game at the Midwood High School Field in Brooklyn at Avenue K and East 16. Tickets are $10.00. Gates open at 11 AM, game begins at 11:30 AM. For info, email The Second Annual Another World Fan Reunion is scheduled to be held simultaneously on both coasts this year on June 23, 2001 in New York City at Blondies, 212 West 79th Street, New York City, and at the Airtel Plaza Hotel and Conference Center, 7277 Valjean Avenue, Van Nuys, California. Linda Dano will receive this year's Life Achievement Award. Former stars from Another World will be in attendance. For further info email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

As the World Turns: On Saturday, March 31, 2001 join Michael Park (Jack) and Annie Parisse (Julia) at Giant Eagle, 4747 Sawmill Road, Columbus, Ohio from noon-3 PM. Call 614 923-0475. On Saturday, April 21, 2001 it's the ATWT Fan Club Luncheon 2001 & 45th Anniversary Celebration, Hosted by Martha Byrne and Michael Park from noon till 4 PM. (Doors open at 11:00 a.m.) at the Marriott Marquis, 1535 Broadway (between 45th and 46th Streets) New York, NY. Tickets are $85.00 for non-fan club members and $80.00 for current As The World Turns Fan Club Members (U.S. Funds Only). Make checks and money orders payable to: AS THE WORLD TURNS FAN CLUB Luncheon Tickets, P.O. Box 647, Merrick, NY 11566-0647 Please include a self-addressed stamped envelope. After March 15, 2001 only money orders will be accepted. For info email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or visit the As The World Turns Fan Club website at . Also on April 21-22, 2001, Josh Duhamel (Leo, AMC) appears at the Gala Benefit for Children's Cancer Foundation along with Kevin Spirtas (Craig, DOOL), Matt Cedeno (Brandon, DOOL) and Stephen Schnetzer (Cass, ATWT) at the Hunt Valley Marriott in Hunt Valley, MD, from 7:30 PM-Midnight. Tickets: $210 (tax deductible and covers both Saturday's and Sunday's festivities including a gourmet sit-down dinner with fine wine and auction and receiving line with stars. Professional photos will be taken with guests and group of stars for $25 (mailing charges included) Call 410 486-4744. On Saturday, April 28, 2001 in Naples, FL at the Forest Glen Country Club, and on Sunday, April 29, 2001 at the Eagle Creek Country Club, join Michael Park (Jack) along with many cast members from Guiding Light (see Guiding Light below) for the Celebrity Pro-AM Golf Tournament beginning at 8 AM each day. For info call 914 642-3378. Oakdale Sets Sail May 5-12, 2001. Join ATWT fans and actors as Oakdale takes to the sea for 8 days and 7 nights aboard Celebrity's Zenith Luxury Liner sailing roundtrip from New York to Bermuda on May 5, 2001 to May 12, 2001. Keith Coulouris (ex David), Lesli Kay (Molly) and Michael Park (Jack) are confirmed for the cruise. Inside Cabins from $999 and Oceanview Cabins from $1,399. For info call Members Only Travel Club at 800 216-2171, email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or visit the ATWT fan Club Web Site at . On Saturday, June 9, 2001, Kristina Sisco (Abigail), Cassandra Creech (Denise) and Michael Park (Jack) along with other soap stars appear at the 3rd Annual Tammy Rubin Rice Celebrity Charity Softball Game at the Midwood High School Field in Brooklyn at Avenue K and East 16. Tickets are $10.00. Gates open at 11 AM, game begins at 11:30 AM. For info email

Days of Our Lives: Through a collaboration between Friends, NBC Daytime and NBC Current Programming, McKenzie Westmore (Sheridan, Passions) and Alison Sweeney (Sami) star on Friends. The episode is titled The One With Joey's Award, and is tentatively scheduled to air on March 29, 2001. Check local listings. On Saturday, March 31, 2001 Matt Cedeno appears at the Winnipeg Convention Center Auto Show in Winnipeg, Canada. The appearance times are 1-4 PM and 7-9 PM. Tickets at the door. On Saturday, April 14, 2001, Peter Reckell (Bo) performs with his band, Bryan Dattilo (Lucas) does stand up, Jason Cook (Shawn) plays piano and sings, and Arianne Zucker (Nicole) hosts the show at the Celebrity Theatre in Phoenix, AZ. Showtime is 8 PM. Call 602 267-1600 or Ticketmaster at 480 784-4444. On April 21, 22, 2001, Josh Duhamel (Leo, AMC) appears at the Gala Benefit for Children's Cancer Foundation along with Kevin Spirtas (Craig, DOOL), Matt Cedeno (Brandon, DOOL) and Stephen Schnetzer (Cass, ATWT) at the Hunt Valley Marriott in Hunt Valley, MD, from 7:30 PM-Midnight. Tickets: $210 (tax deductible and covers both Saturday's and Sunday's festivities including a gourmet sit-down dinner with fine wine and auction and receiving line with stars. Professional photos will be taken with guests and group of stars for $25 (mailing charges included) Call 410 486-4744. Seating is limited. Also on April 21, 2001, Jason Cook, Jay Johnson, Kyle Lowder and other DOOL stars join stars of Passions for the 2nd Annual Charity Celebrity Basketball Game at Herbert Hoover HS, Glendale, CA beginning at 7 PM. Proceeds benefit the Children's Bureau of Southern CA. Days Fans -- Keep these Dates! June 1-3, 2001. The fan club event of the Millennium. An entirely new format with lots of surprises. Fun for the whole family. This action-packed weekend will go down in Days history. Kevin Spirtas (Craig) and Patrika Darbo (Nancy) invite you to Cabaret with the Wesley's on Friday, June 1, 2001. Tickets are $55.00. For info visit http://www.kevinspirtas.com On Saturday morning, June 2, 2001 it's "Breakfast with Friends." Join the cast of the show for questions and answers, photos, autographs, raffles and tons of surprises at the Castaway Restaurant in Burbank, CA. Breakfast begins at 9 AM and lasts until 1:30 PM. $65.00 per person, including a delicious meal and parking. This event is sponsored by Mail Pros, and is NOT an official fan club event. For further info email . June 2, 2001 at 2 PM join Matthew Ashford (Jack) as he hosts a musical review, live auction and raffle to benefit Retinoblastoma International at the Interact Theatre Company in North Hollywood. Tickets are $55.00 and include hors d'oeuvres, beverages and photo ops. Special guests include Kevin Spirtas (Craig), Melissa Reeves (Jen), plus Jack's old pals, Wayne Heffley (Vern),and his mother Marilyn McIntyre(Jo). On Saturday night, June 2, 2001 Peter Reckell (Bo) appears at Calamingo's Ranch in Burbank, CA in a private concert just for you! Tickets are $75. On Sunday, June 3, 2001 join Jim Reynolds (Abe) for the celebrity basketball game featuring many stars from DOOL at Pasadena Senior HS in South Pasadena. Game begins promptly at 2 PM! Tickets are $10 for adults and $7.50 for seniors, $5 for children 18 and under. Group rates also available. Call 818 344-3283. For information regarding DOOL fan weekend, including discount hotel rates in Burbank, call the info line at 818 343-7742. Join Deidre Hall in Virginia Beach for Beach Break 2001 on Sunday, July 8, 2001 at Great Neck Middle School, Virginia Beach, VA. Doors open at 8:30 AM. For info, visit On July 21, 2001, Nadia Bjorlin (Chloe) and Kyle Lowder (Brady) host lunch at the Sheraton at Bush River Road in Columbia, South Carolina. Tickets are $40.00. For info email . The same day, Nadia and Kyle also appear at Dutch Square Center in Columbia, South Carolina. For info call 803 407-1093. September 14-16, 2001 join stars of DOOL for the 7th Annual Days Fest in Salem, IL. It's a free outdoor festival with special ticketed events. Stars scheduled to appear include Bill & Susan Seaforth Hayes (Doug and Julie), Jay K. Johnson (Philip) Kyle Lowder (Brady), Peter Reckell (Bo), and Lorraine Zenka, Author. For info email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

General Hospital: On April 7, 2001, A Martinez (Roy), Soap Star on Tour, appears at Deerbrook Mall, Houston, TX from 2-4 PM. Call 281 446-6626 x11. On Saturday, April 21,2001 Wally Kurth will be participating in a Soap Operas' AIDS Response benefit at the Poughkeepsie Galleria in Poughkeepsie, New York from 12:30 -1:30 p.m. Tickets are $30.00 and can be purchased by calling 845-255-3685. You can also find out more information by visiting www.soar8.com. Later that same day, see Wally Kurth at Brokerage Comedy Club in Bellmore, New York at 7:30 p.m. and again at 10:30 p.m. Tickets are $26.00. Call 516-785-8655 for info.

Guiding Light: On Saturday, April 28, 2001 in Naples, FL at the Forest Glen Country Club, and on Sunday, April 29, 2001 at the Eagle Creek Country Club, join George Alvarez (Fr. Ray), Frank Dicopoulos (Frank), Mark Dobies (Noah), Maureen Garrett (Holly), David Andrew Macdonald (Prince Edmund), Michael O'Leary (Dr. Rick), Victoria G. Platt (Vicky), Susan Pratt (Claire), Wesley Ramsey (Sam), Brittany Snow (Susan), Nancy St. Alban (Michelle), Terrell Tilford (David), Jordi Vilasuso(Tony), Kim Zimmer (Reva), plus Beth Ehlers (Harley), Justin Deas (Buzz), Laura Bell Bundy (Marah), and Michael Park (Jack, ATWT) for the Celebrity Pro-AM Golf Tournament beginning at 8 AM. For info call 914 642-3378. On Saturday, June 9, 2001, Mary Kay Adams, Tyrell Tilford (David),