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    "MONKEY'S PAW"

    Vaughn Munshower (prod./dir.) is accepting submissions for Monkey's Paw, a classic terror tale of wishes and secrets about revealing the darkness of a successful American family when an unexpected vistor arrives offering three wishes and something more. Rehearsals start Mar. 1. Performances run May-June at Theatre Unlimited. There ...

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    Non-Traditional Casting Updating Actors Files

    The Non-Traditional Casting Project (NTCP), established in 1987, is updating its Artists Files, a national talent bank. Artists of color (African-American, Asian/Pacific Islander, Latino, and Native American) and artists who are deaf or hard of hearing, are blind, or suffer from low vision, or who are ambulatory disabled, are ...

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    PLAYWRIGHTS' CORNER - Two Useful Books

    Most books on the craft of dramatic writing leave me cold. Some I think wrong-headedly discuss playwriting as a branch of literature. (I don't think it is; I think it's an extension of acting.) Some offer prescriptive formulae that encourage cookie-cutter construction. (Syd Field and his paradigm come ...

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    Actors' Fund Offers Free Money Seminar

    The Actors' Fund of America is offering "Money and the Performing Artist," a free six-week financial support group for entertainment professionals. The group will meet on six consecutive Monday nights beginning July 8, from 5 to 7 pm, at the Actors' Fund, 1501 Broadway, Ste. 518, NYC. Author and psychotherapist ...

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    New Blow in Toronto's War Over "Rent"

    The Ontario Heritage Foundation struck back in the Canada "Rent" war, filing a $9 million countersuit against the musical's disappointed would-be producer, Livent,

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    Arthur Miller and Richard Greenberg

    Arthur Miller and Richard Greenberg are the first recipients of two significant new awards for playwrights, one for a master American dramatist and the other for an American playwright in

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    ABC Engulfs Touchstone Restructure Includes Network Employees Moving from NY to LA

    (BPI) LOS ANGELES-In an effort to cut costs and step up in-house production, Touchstone Television Prods. under Lloyd Braun has confirmed that it will merge with ABC to form a new entertainment