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    AUDELCO's Honor African-American Theatre Achievements

    On Nov. 2, the 26th Annual Vivian Robinson AUDELCO Recognition Awards, the first and only awards dedicated exclusively to the achievement of African-Americans in Theatre, were presented at 8 pm in Aaron Davis Hall, at City College. This year's theme, "The power of the World," honored playwrights. The board ...

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    Sam Shepard Makes Eyes at West Coast Theatre: Playwright's Eyes for Consuela opens at San Francisco's Magic Theatre

    It was almost a quarter of a century ago that Sam Shepard was playwright-in-residence at San Francisco's Magic Theatre, then headed by founder John Lion. Yet Bay Area theatre-goers still have a sense of ownership about Shepard; in a recent survey in the San Francisco Bay Guardian, readers voted ...

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    FACE TO FACE: Paul Scott Goodman

    Creating "Bright Lights Big City," Being Panned, and Living With

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    Jacob's Pillow Exec. Director to Resign

    Sali Ann Kreigsman, executive director of the Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival in Becket, Mass., has announced she will resign after only two year's service. She will remain in the post until October 31 and thereafter continue as an adviser until a new director is

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    The Rewrite Stuff: American Playwrights and the Developmental Process

    In a lot of professions, it's Who You Know. For playwrights, it's Who You Develop Your Script With. In the American theatre today, the play development process is the prevailing method of giving a script a life and getting it up on the nation's mainstages. And for ...

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    Bistro Bits - Night School

    O NE OF THE BEST WAYS TO DEVELOP YOUR own performing skills is to see as many shows by other people as your schedule and wallet permit. Observe what works and what doesn't, and analyze the reasons. Of course, you should never simply copy another artist's approach--what might ...

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    Drama Dept. Makes Film Deal

    Drama Dept., a nonprofit theatre formed last year and populated with some of New York's best-known actors and writers, has secured a two-year development deal with New Line Cinema and Fine Line Features. The deal will underwrite upcoming workshops of new plays by company member playwrights Douglas Carter Beane ...

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    IATSE, League Agree

    Leaders of the Broadway stagehands' union and theatre-producers' organization have agreed to a new three-year contract.

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    PLAYWRIGHTS' CORNER - Falling in Love With the One-Act

    I'm involved with an organization that is planning a series of productions designed to introduce new playwrights. Some of these writers were dismayed when the organization's administrators announced that not all of the writers will be represented by productions of premieres of full- length plays. Most will probably ...