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    FACE TO FACE: Richard Monette - Bringing Stratford to New York

    What a concept: setting "Much Ado About Nothing" in 1920s Sicily, besotted in naughty art deco and jazz-age merriment. Now add to the mix a couple of near-geriatric crocks (Brian Bedford and Martha Henry) romping about as the romantic leads, traditionally identified with swaggering youth and post-pubescent nubility.

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    "SAM WEST"

    Koichi Yoda (dir.) is accepting submissions for Sam West, a DV broadcast. Prod. Mei Miyazawa. Eight-day shoot starts Mar. 1. Copy, credit, and meals provided. There is pay.

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    Correction

    In last week's feature article, "Lyricists‹They Write the Songs That Make Us Want to Sing," we included an incorrect address. In the list of Musical Theatre Workshops, the York Theatre Company's address should have been given as 619 Lexington Ave., NYC

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    RANDOM SIGHTINGS

    Echoes From an

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    AGMA Elects New Officers

    The American Guild of Musical Artists, (AGMA) has recently elected several new officers from all over the country. Linda Mays was elected president, and five new vice presidents were elected to two-year terms.

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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,