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    Not a Subculture: NYC's Thriving Latino Theatre

    There was laughter and there were tears during a panel discussion on "The Universality of Latino Theatre," at Off-Broadway's Public Theater on March 2. These strong emotions emerged as the panelists described their own creative experiences, as well as their efforts to increase audiences' awareness of the rich but ...

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    Young Playwrights Announces Annual Contest

    The 15th annual New York City High School Playwriting Contest has been announced by Young Play-wrights Inc. The contest, which is open to all New York City high school students, encourages and celebrates creative accomplishments by students. Submissions for the contest must be postmarked no later than April

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    Stage Combat Workshop

    Stage combat specialist Rick Sordelet will lead a workshop for directors and choreographers who want to learn how to work with fight directors. The workshop will take place on Sat., July 20, 10 am-2 pm at New York Spaces, Studio 3B, 939 Eighth Avenue, between 55th and 56th streets. The ...

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    AFTRA Wins NBC Promos Arbitration

    (BPI) The American Federation of Television & Radio Artists has won an arbitration against NBC that settles a long-running dispute over the way some of the network's promo announcers are

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    Public Urges Aesthetics, Access On 42nd Street

    Builders of the proposed $1.8 billion 42nd Street Development Project should concentrate on visual aesthetics and providing proper subway access for the thousands of workers and customers traveling through the area everyday. Speakers emphasized those two issues at a public hearing held Mon., May 6 on two major redevelopment

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    Jerome Foundation Assists 16 NYC Institutions

    The Jerome Foundation recently allotted grants to 16 New York City arts institutions. The grants range from $7,500 to $80,000, and will support projects in theatre, dance, cyber-arts, music, playwriting, poetry, visual arts, multi-media, and

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    Brian Bedford Defines "Courtly" In Roundabout's "London Assurance"

    Brian Bedford's Sir Harcourt Courtly is an arthritic old stiff who fancies himself a sexually dashing lad about town. Over-rouged and sporting a loathsome black wig, he is equally uproarious when wincing (he seems to smell a foul odor throughout); attempting to uncramp his abruptly locked thigh muscles; or ...

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    ObituariesPhil Leeds, 82, Stage/Screen Comic

    Phil Leeds, veteran funnyman of stage, screen, and television, who once told an interviewer, "I'm not pretty, but I'm warm and feisty," died Sun. Aug. 16 at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. He was 82.

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    DANCE DIARY - Glorious Dance in NYCB's "Coppelia"

    Balanchine always claimed that New York City Ballet's Coppƒlia, which he and Alexandra Danilova staged in 1974, was based on memories of the Marius Petipa production of their youth. He also claimed that "authenticity" was never in the exact sequence of steps but rather in the spirit and style ...