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    OVATIONS PROFILE: A Different LAPD

    The Los Angeles Poverty Department is recognized by the Ovations for its community contributions.

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    Bistros Recall Bygone Eras - NY Cabaret Awards Boast Laughs, Dish, and Song

    NEW YORK--Back Stage feted the best and brightest of the New York cabaret world at the 13th annual Bistro Awards, Monday night, Mar. 9 at the Supper Club in Manhattan. Founded by the late Bob Harrington, the paper's original "Bistro Bits" columnist, the accolades go to performers, songwriters, and ...

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    ANNIE WARBUCKS

    If the Tony-winning comic-strip musical Annie (1977) is considered a guilty pleasure, enjoying its much maligned sequel Annie Warbucks has to be the epitome of self-crimination. This ill-fated show, which was derailed by investors en route to Broadway in 1983 and briefly surfaced Off-Broadway, is generally regarded as a stiff ...

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    TCG Board Running Store

    The Theatre Communications Group's (TCG) board of directors has taken over organizational operations while it seeks a new executive director to replace John

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    Webber's Really Useful Purchase

    "It's the first time in my life I have owned 100% of my own work," said Andrew Lloyd Webber, who just bought out Universal Music Group's 30% stake in his production company, Really Useful Holdings, for $75

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    CENTER STAGE: Press & Promotion: Getting the Word Out

    A young woman called me earlier this week who represents a fairly new Off-Off-Broadway theatre group. I had spoken to her several times earlier this season when she called following up several press releases she sent requesting a reviewer to come see their production. I was not able to find ...

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    "GREED"

    Matthew Wieland (dir.) is accepting submissions for Greed, a 16mm sync-sound film for LMU about deception and greed. Two-weekend shoot starts Mar. 10. Copy, credit, and meals provided. There is no pay.

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    "BUFFALO BILL'S DEFUNCT WHO..."

    Matt Wilkins (dir.) is accepting submissions for Buffalo Bill's Defunct Who Used to Ride a Watersmooth-Silver Stallion, a 16mm film. Prod. Eliza Fox. Shoot starts Apr. in Seattle, WA. Copy, credit, meals, travel, and lodging provided. There is pay.