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    Calloway Awards to Barre, DendyMuffled Voices in SAG

    The Stage Directors and Choreo-graphers Foundation presented Gabriel Barre and Mark Dendy the 2000 Callaway Awards for Excellence in the craft of Direction and/or Choreography Mon., Nov. 13, honoring their work on Andrew Lippa's "The Wild Party" at Manhattan Theatre Club. Barre and Dendy picked up the awards ...

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    Looking at Strike's Two Sides

    Back Stage welcomes letters on performing arts issues. Each letter must include the writer's address and phone number, is subject to editing, and must be limited to 250 words.

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    AmEx Funds Audience Development

    The Arena Stage in Washington, D.C. has received a $125,000 two-year grant from American Express, while the Pennsylvania Ballet in Philadelphia garnered a whopping $150,000 two-year grant, also from American Express.

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    Muffled Voices in SAG

    With the Commercial Strike settled, the SAG membership meeting last Thurs., Nov. 9 should have been a joyful experience...sadly, it was not.

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    An Actor and An Attorney Look at Strike

    I'm a unionist. I'm with SAG/AFTRA as a non-member refusing to scab. So a word, please.

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    McDonough Joins Equity Staff

    Marty McDonough has joined the Equity staff as its new business representative for stock, dinner theatre, and URTA contracts.

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    TCG Offers Travel Grants

    Theatre professionals in the United States and their counterparts in Russia and Eastern and Central Europe will, for a second time, receive the opportunity to travel in the name of creative exchange and artistic partnership. These grants (ranging from $1,000-$2,000) are given by the Theatre Communica-tions Group ...

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    Century Center to Honor Producer Daryl Roth

    Daryl Roth, the legit producer who opened her eponymous theatre at the corner of East 15th and Park Avenue South, will receive an award Mon., Dec. 11 for her contributions to the revitalization of the Union Square area.

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    NYU Awards Callaway PrizeVictory Through Recruiting

    Two authors who have written scholarly works centering on theatre will share the Joe A. Callaway Prize for 2000, sponsored by the Department of English at New York University. They are Lisa Merrill, for "When Romeo Was a Woman: Charlotte Cushman and Her Circle of Female Spectators," (University of Michigan ...

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    Kesselring Playwrighting Prize AwardedA Non-Union Pro-Union View Kudos for Strike Coverage

    The Kesselring Prize for playwriting has been awarded this year to David Auburn for "Proof," earning the playwright a $10,000 cash award.