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    Playwrights, Essayist Win PEN Awards

    Playwrights John Guare and Craig Lucas and essayist William Gass were among the winners of literary awards announced Monday by the PEN American Center.

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    Boston Project Touts Access

    The Boston, Mass.-based Cultural Access Consortium will begin providing technical and financial aid to area theatres through a new program, the Access Collaborative.

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    Writer's Block

    Two new plays by Woody Allen should be a reason to break out the champagne.

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    Unions Fight Deregulation

    When the Federal Communications Commission takes on its massive review of all media ownership rules—expected to happen over the next six months—it will certainly have the entertainment unions' attention, not to mention stacks of documents filled with harsh opposition to further media deregulation. A coalition of entertainment unions ...

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    Jerry Springs Surprise Hit on the National

    Hardly a day seems to go by in the U.K. without another helping of reality television—there is just no stopping "ordinary" people anxious to lap up their 15 minutes of fame. In the early days, it was the American-pioneered confessional talk show that took TV in a new ...

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    REGIONAL ROUNDUP

    TORONTO - A year ago, Factory Theatre had major financial problems--problems so grave that it looked like the company, which helped spearhead the growth of Canadian theatre in the 1970s, would soon lose its pulse altogether.

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    Green Day Frontman Joins 'American Idiot' for Week

    Green Day lead singer Billie Joe Armstrong is joining the cast of "American Idiot," the Broadway musical based on the band's 2004 album.

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    Stephen Fry to Play Mycroft Holmes in 'Sherlock 2'

    Stephen Fry is the latest to jump aboard "Sherlock Holmes 2," joining the Warner Bros. sequel as Holmes' brother, Mycroft Holmes.

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    Few Spots Available at Actorfest NY Workshops

    Two days to Actorfest! Nine Workshops have completely sold out, and a few others are close to capacity.

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    Demetri Martin Signs CBS Comedy Deal

    "The Daily Show" veteran has signed a deal with the network to write, produce and star in his own project.