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    Franklin Classes

    Master classes in voice-over technique will be offered by Ruth Franklin in Manhattan this fall, beginning right after Labor Day. One of New York's premier voice-over instructors and performers, Franklin has just returned from Los Angeles, where she drew a large turnout for a series of such classes. To ...

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    AGENCY UPDATE

    Last week's "Agency Update" included partially incorrect information about Renƒe Glicker, now with Abrams Artists & Associates, 420 Madison Ave., S1400, New York, N.Y. 10017. Ms. Glicker only represents stand-up comics for TV, radio, and

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    PROFILE: A Lot of Night Music - Prolific director/actor Randy Brenner brings much musical style to L.A. stages.

    Some 13 years ago, Philadelphia-born director/actor Randy Brenner moved to Los Angeles, ending his 10-year career tenure in New York. In a recent interview at Solley's Restaurant in Sherman Oaks, Brenner told Back Stage West: "In New York, I often went up against Nathan Lane and Jason Alexander ...

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    Fifty Years for Frankel

    For Gene Frankel, a life in the theatre has been as exciting and rewarding as a love affair. After 50-some years as a director and a teacher, he continues the honeymoon daily in a small workshop on Bond Street in Noho,

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    Buckley Class

    Betty Buckley will be returning to the T. Schreiber Studio for a six-week Scene Study Intensive. The course begins on Thurs., Nov. 19. Class size is limited, and enrollment will be determined by

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    OBITUARIES

    Hobe Morrison, 95, Variety Theatre

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    Chicago Landmark Theatre Roosevelt University Wins Control of Auditorium's $5 Million

    CHICAGO‹Roosevelt University and its president, Theodore Gross, have won control of the Auditorium Theatre and its bank accounts, including surplus funds of $5 million.

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    "Rent" Dramaturg Sues Larson Estate

    Lynn M. Thomson, the dramaturg who worked with Jonathan Larson on his musical "Rent," has filed suit against the dramatist-composer's estate, claiming authorship--in collaboration with Larson--of fully one third of the functioning

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    AGENTS

    Peter Strain & Associates, Inc., 1501 Broadway, Suite 2900, New York, NY 10036, (212) 391-0380 (E) (S)

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    DANCE DIARY: American Ballet's Dream Program

    A recent American Ballet Theatre program could have been a balletomane's dream: Anton Dolin's "Variations for Four," The "Pas de Deux" from Act I of Romeo and Juliet, choreographed by Kenneth MacMillan; a world premiere called "Without Words," by Nacho Duato, and Anthony Tudor's Gala