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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 ...

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    PROFILE: Solo Voice

    Michele Mais has found that the best way to survive as a West Coast singer is to stand out from the

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    Wager Exits D.C. Stage for Wider Arena

    Arena Stage's Artistic Director Douglas Wager will leave his post at the end of the 1997-98 season. Wager has helmed the Washington, D.C., theatre since

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    CORRECTIONS

    The listing for Rick Von Schnier was omitted from last week's list of Acting Schools and Coaches. It reads as follows: RICK VON SCHNIER is a private coach who focuses primarily on audition preparation (monologue, scene work, and cold reading). Rick has specific training and experience in Stanislavski, Meyerhold ...