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    June Theatre Fests

    What is theatre? That might sound like the kind of question that invites a lot of abstract pontificating over drinks, but certain artists in this town are taking that question very seriously—seriously enough to ask it throughout the entire process of creating a new play. Both A.S.K ...

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    Crystal Awards Laud Women in Film

    Glenn Close accepted an honor at the 25th annual Women in Film awards that was presented by John Lithgow, who co-starred as a woman in her first movie.

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    <b>Daily Dispatch: June 22, 2001</b>: 'Measure for Measure'; Other News

    This difficult Shakespearean work is 'measured' for the great outdoors.

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    B'way More Fabulous, Less Invalid in 2000-01

    Broadway continues to mock reports of its impending doom, with record-setting performances in nearly every category of statistics released this week by the League of American Theatres and Producers. Attendance jumped more than 4% and, thanks to a 5.7% increase in the price of the average ticket price, the ...

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    B'way More Fabulous, Less Invalid in 2000-01

    Broadway continues to mock reports of its impending doom, with record-setting performances in nearly every category of statistics released this week by the League of American Theatres and Producers.

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    <b>Daily Dispatch: June 20, 2001</b>: Flash: 'King Hedley II' to Close; Billy Joel and 'Dirty Dancing' to Workshop

    Yet another show folds in the post-Tony bloodletting. But life goes on as two new works set up for workshops.

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    PNI Award Contest

    On behalf of Philadelphia Newspapers, Inc, the Theatre Alliance of Greater Philadelphia is accepting applications for the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News Award. Winners will be chosen from among non-profit organizations that have made exceptional efforts involving theatre for service-oriented or educational purposes.

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    Opera School Created in Venture

    The Edison Arts Society and Jerome Hines, who sang with the Metropolitan Opera for 41 years, will collaborate to establish a training program for aspiring opera singers.

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    <b>Daily Dispatch: May 29, 2001:</b> A Critic's Journal, Part II

    Our columnist continues with his diary of events, ceremonies, and shows through awards season.

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    New Agent Workshop

    Susan Grace Cohen Studio, in association with John Strasberg Studios, will host a panel of six franchised agents on Thurs., May 31, 6:30-9:30 pm. The workshop will give actors an opportunity to interact with these agents, who will view monologues, work with cold readings, and answer questions.