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    Playwriting Is Kids' Stuff

    This time of year means one very special thing to many schoolkids-graduation-but some lucky students have something even more exciting to anticipate. It is the season when young playwrights will be honored for their

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    Broadway Box Office Blasts Off After Tonys

    This year's Tony Award telecast may have scored lower on the Neilsen TV ratings than last year's, but the broadcast seems to have had an effect. Grosses rose for 27 shows on Broadway in the week ending June 11, and remained virtually flat for three other productions. Only ...

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    Drama Desk Offers Free Panel on "Revisals'

    The Drama Desk will host a panel on reworking old shows. Titled "I've Heard That Song Before: Revivals, Revisals & Revusicals," the event will be held on Thursday, June 8, from 5:30 to 7:00 pm at New Dramatists, 424 W. 44

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    Stevenson Honored

    Isabelle Stevenson, president of the American Theatre Wing, has received the Elizabeth Chapin Award for Volunteers in the Arts. She was honored at the New Yorker for New York Awards annual benefit dinner gala on Feb. 12 at the grand ballroom of the Waldorf Astoria. The gala raises more than ...

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    Franklin Classes

    Ruth Franklin, a New York voice-over instructor and performer, will start her 18th year of spring, eight-week master classes in March. Franklin has done thousands of voice-overs for national television and radio commercials, plus cartoon voices for many series. Class is held in a recording studio. A different facet of ...

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    By any number of collaborations over the years, co

    By any number of collaborations over the years, connect the names of two performers or creators who have never worked together, and receive a Back Stage West T-shirt. Weekly winners are chosen by the creativity, cleverness, and brevity of their connections.

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    CRITIC'S PICKS

    € Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde, presented by the Denver Center Company at the Ricketson Theatre, Helen Bonfils Theatre Complex, 14th and Curtis Streets, Denver. Through Mar. 4. (800)

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    AFTRA Delays Recommending SAG Merger Some Leaders Concerned Over Balking, Budget, and Health Plan

    The American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA) hopes to decide in October whether to recommend that its 30,000 members merge with the 90,000-member Screen Actors Guild (SAG). AFTRA's national board met in plenary session last weekend, agreeing to a joint SAG-AFTRA national board meeting in ...