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    EVERYMAN 2000

    One of a story's most basic functions, besides entertainment, is education. Whether a parable from the Bible, one of Aesop's fables, or a child's fairy tale, life's lessons are often dispensed between the lines. During the 14th and 15th centuries, morality plays, which were frequently allegorical ...

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    Sorry we were not here last week. We'll never do i

    Sorry we were not here last week. We'll never do it again.

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    LONDON CALLING - Edinburgh's Fringe Has Grown

    The media has been saturated with coverage of the 51st Edinburgh Festival, which wound up on Aug. 31. Americans at the main Festival included the Twyla Tharp Company, the San Francisco Ballet, and Mark Morris, whose production of Rameau's comic opera Platƒe was highly acclaimed. As always the British ...

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    Applause Merger Frees Young for "Creative Collaboration'

    After months of uncertainty, and years of a charming but seat-of-the-pants management style, Applause Books has found its life raft. Hal Leonard Corporation, the world's largest publisher of sheet music and songbooks, has bought a majority interest in Applause, which publishes some 25-30 theatre and movie books a year ...

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    ACTORS WE LOVE - Jerry Orbach: Unappreciated Depth

    A middle-aged couple summoned to New York by the police break down upon learning that one of their daughters has been murdered and the other is missing. Though he has no lines in the rest of the scene, Jerry Orbach creates an affecting moment simply by closing his eyes and ...

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    Brooke Berman Wins Primus Prize Again

    Playwright Brooke Berman is the winner of the Francesca Primus Playwriting Award for the second time in three years. This time around, she won it for "Playing House," a bittersweet piece about the emotionally disenfranchised generation searching for values and relationships in all the wrong

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    OBSERVE THE SONS OF ULSTER MARCHING TOWARDS THE