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    Young Playwrights Announces Annual Contest

    The 15th annual New York City High School Playwriting Contest has been announced by Young Play-wrights Inc. The contest, which is open to all New York City high school students, encourages and celebrates creative accomplishments by students. Submissions for the contest must be postmarked no later than April

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    Stage Combat Workshop

    Stage combat specialist Rick Sordelet will lead a workshop for directors and choreographers who want to learn how to work with fight directors. The workshop will take place on Sat., July 20, 10 am-2 pm at New York Spaces, Studio 3B, 939 Eighth Avenue, between 55th and 56th streets. The ...

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    AFTRA Wins NBC Promos Arbitration

    (BPI) The American Federation of Television & Radio Artists has won an arbitration against NBC that settles a long-running dispute over the way some of the network's promo announcers are

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    Public Urges Aesthetics, Access On 42nd Street

    Builders of the proposed $1.8 billion 42nd Street Development Project should concentrate on visual aesthetics and providing proper subway access for the thousands of workers and customers traveling through the area everyday. Speakers emphasized those two issues at a public hearing held Mon., May 6 on two major redevelopment

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    Jerome Foundation Assists 16 NYC Institutions

    The Jerome Foundation recently allotted grants to 16 New York City arts institutions. The grants range from $7,500 to $80,000, and will support projects in theatre, dance, cyber-arts, music, playwriting, poetry, visual arts, multi-media, and

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    Brian Bedford Defines "Courtly" In Roundabout's "London Assurance"

    Brian Bedford's Sir Harcourt Courtly is an arthritic old stiff who fancies himself a sexually dashing lad about town. Over-rouged and sporting a loathsome black wig, he is equally uproarious when wincing (he seems to smell a foul odor throughout); attempting to uncramp his abruptly locked thigh muscles; or ...

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    THE CRAFT: To Smell, Perchance To Feel

    The daily dedication required for sense memory work may be daunting, but some actors find the payoff to be the only true life in

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    "THE LIBRARIAN"

    Diane Paige (prod./dir.) is seeking a gaffer, key grip, 1st A.C., art director, script supervisor, production manager/A.D., and P.A.s for The Librarian, a non-sync-sound film for LMU about a woman with facial blemishes deciding not to cover them up. Weekend shoot starts Feb. 23 ...