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    Bologna and Bermuda Perfect Triangle

    "Bermuda Avenue Triangle" brings to life comic monsters that are at once relentlessly funny and just slightly shocking. The spirit is light opera buffoonery with a touch of Grand Guignol. Co-authored by and co-starring Renee Taylor and Joseph Bologna, the play, opening at the Promenade May 11th, details the metamorphoses ...

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    IN SHORT : Town Hall Appoints New Development Director

    Town Hall, a major venue for the performing arts in New York, has recently announced the appointment of Susannah Sard as the Director of Development. Sard replaces Aria Edry, who resigned to embark on a six-month tour of Europe, India, and Southeast Asia. She plans to renew her work as ...

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    Jonathan Larson's Family Sues Two NY Hospitals

    Jonathan Larson's untimely death could have been prevented, says his family, if two New York hospitals had detected his aortic aneurysm in time. The late composer's father, Allan Larson, and his sister, Julie Larson McCollum, have filed a $250 million malpractice suit against Cabrini Medical Center and St ...

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    The Year in News: All the performance news that was fit to print in 1999.

    From SAG upheavals to scam bills galore, it's been an exciting year for West Coast actors. The following is a condensed version of many of the stories Back Stage West covered over the year, as part of its ongoing mission to keep our readers up-to-date on everything that concerns ...

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    BC/EFA "Playwrights" Raise

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    "Lawyers" in Session at the Emelin

    Kevin Conway and Keir Dullea star in an original new play, "Lawyers," by Henry G. Miller, which opens Thurs., May 28, for a three-week run at the Emelin Theatre, Mamaroneck, NY. John Berry is the director. Produced by the Emelin in arrangement with Producer Arthur Cantor, the show will move ...

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    Women Playwrights Worldwide Support Jailed Indonesian Artist

    In recent days, the international news media has been casting eyes on turmoil in Indonesia. The Asian country--with a population of 210 million--has witnessed riots and calls for the resignation of its 30-year leader, President

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    Indonesia Releases Noted Playwright, Drained but Active

    The Indonesian government has freed activist playwright Ratna Sarumpaet following a sudden, warp-speed trial which allowed for no defense rebuttal. Considered the country's most noted woman dramatist, Sarumpaet had been jailed for more than two months for anti-government activity. Despite obvious exhaustion, she immediately began public speaking after her ...

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    RUSTY AND RICO

    Rico, the wannabe city councilman (Richard Lynch), and Rusty (Sondra Kerr Blake), the Jewish hooker, despite their disparate agendas, have the perfect relationship. She's his sexual fantasy, and he's her perfect partner fantasy; their midnight meetings in Central Park and in the back seats of cars have little ...

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    "LA GRANJA"

    Alex Mebane (dir.) is accepting submissions for La Granja, a TV show. Three-month shoot starts Mar. 19. Copy, credit, and meals provided. There is pay.