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    AGMA Elects New Officers

    The American Guild of Musical Artists, (AGMA) has recently elected several new officers from all over the country. Linda Mays was elected president, and five new vice presidents were elected to two-year terms.

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    Franklin Classes

    Master classes in voice-over technique will be offered by Ruth Franklin in Manhattan this fall, beginning right after Labor Day. One of New York's premier voice-over instructors and performers, Franklin has just returned from Los Angeles, where she drew a large turnout for a series of such classes. To ...

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    AGENCY UPDATE

    Last week's "Agency Update" included partially incorrect information about Renƒe Glicker, now with Abrams Artists & Associates, 420 Madison Ave., S1400, New York, N.Y. 10017. Ms. Glicker only represents stand-up comics for TV, radio, and

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    PROFILE: A Lot of Night Music - Prolific director/actor Randy Brenner brings much musical style to L.A. stages.

    Some 13 years ago, Philadelphia-born director/actor Randy Brenner moved to Los Angeles, ending his 10-year career tenure in New York. In a recent interview at Solley's Restaurant in Sherman Oaks, Brenner told Back Stage West: "In New York, I often went up against Nathan Lane and Jason Alexander ...

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    Fifty Years for Frankel

    For Gene Frankel, a life in the theatre has been as exciting and rewarding as a love affair. After 50-some years as a director and a teacher, he continues the honeymoon daily in a small workshop on Bond Street in Noho,

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    Buckley Class

    Betty Buckley will be returning to the T. Schreiber Studio for a six-week Scene Study Intensive. The course begins on Thurs., Nov. 19. Class size is limited, and enrollment will be determined by

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    OBITUARIES

    Hobe Morrison, 95, Variety Theatre

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    Chicago Landmark Theatre Roosevelt University Wins Control of Auditorium's $5 Million

    CHICAGO‹Roosevelt University and its president, Theodore Gross, have won control of the Auditorium Theatre and its bank accounts, including surplus funds of $5 million.

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    Council Snubs Mayor; DCA Gets $101M For Now

    As of last Tuesday afternoon, New York City's Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) was doing quite well, thank you. The City Council had voted to override Mayor Rudolph Giuliani's veto of the council's $34 billion budget. That gave DCA a total of $101.2 million, negating the ...