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    Drama Desk Awards

    ing musical revival, director of a musical (Christopher Renshaw), sets for a musical (Brian Thomson), and costumes (Roger

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    Where to Send Your One-Acts

    Limitations: No unsolicited scripts; synopsis, resume, and letter of inquiry; plays for audiences up to high-school age with contemporary themes; adaptations of fairy tales or literary classics; new works based on Pacific Rim

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    1999 a Mega-Year for Box Office and Media

    In the film production business, it seems, the bigger you were in 1999, the more you liked the financial bottom line. But most actors, swimming for their lives at the bottom of the food chain, must have gazed warily at the scene.

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    NOTE

    Unless otherwise noted, it should be assumed that those filmmakers seeking scripts, songs, or demo reels of any kind will not return them to you. You may choose to enclose a self-addressed stamped envelope (SASE) with your submission requesting your materials be returned. "Back Stage West" accepts no responsibility for ...

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    IN SHORT

    Liza Minnelli to Be

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    Gay Theatre Grows Up

    What a difference a couple of years can make. When we last checked the pulse of the Los Angeles gay theatre scene ("Gay Players," BSW 12/10/98), we noted a large number of plays leaning toward silly camp or sexual exploitation, or both. Shows aiming for least-common-denominator tastes did ...

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    Openings

    THURSDAY, JAN.

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    "SHOREHAM"

    Matt Shakman (prod.) is seeking a technical director and master electrician for Shoreham, a play about a recently elected senator. Dir. Charles Evered. Rehearsals start Feb. 22. Performances run Mar. 14-Apr. 7 at the Black Dahlia Theatre. There is some pay. For information call (310) 403-0808.

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    "JOHNNY NO LUCK"

    Jeff Bragg (dir.) is accepting submissions for Johnny No Luck, an HD digital short. Shoot starts late Mar. Copy and credit provided. There is no pay.

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    "Rollin' " Is Hittin' the Brakes

    In terms of momentum, "rollin'" seems to be the one thing that "Rollin' on the T.O.B.A." just can't get enough