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    Hanks Dedicates Theater at H.S.

    Tom Hanks never had it this good when he started acting at Skyline High School.

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    Chicago News Briefs

    Second City Entertains Overseas Troops; Breadline Pushes Back "Angels" Opening; Raven Theatre Extends "Marvin's Room"

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    Film Production Updates

    Films In Preparation

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    The Crazy Locomotive

    It helps to know a little about European social and political thought in the 1920s and 1930s to appreciate the Classical Theatre of Harlem's production of "The Crazy Locomotive."

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    Ensler Speaks For 'Women'

    "Vagina Monologues" playwright Eve Ensler has been added to the list of speakers set for The Hollywood Reporter's "Women in Entertainment" breakfast Dec. 3 at the Beverly Hills Hotel.

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    Va. Nonprofit Theater Out of Business

    Financial woes are closing Richmond's only professional nonprofit theater.

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    Carnival Knowledge

    "Carnival Knowledge" is a joyous homage to that age-old branch of pure showbiz, the carnival sideshow, where you step right up and enjoy yourself -- and don't forget to give us lots of applause and, oh yes, plunk down your money.

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    Levinson Revisits 'Diner' with New Book

    You've got Baltimore, you've got a diner, and you've got a bunch of guys dealing with life decisions.

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    Share Your Opinion

    Back Stage welcomes letters on performing arts issues. Each letter must include the writer's address and phone number, is subject to editing, and must be limited to 250 words. Write to Editor c/o Back Stage, 770 Broadway, 4th fl., NYC 10003 or e-mail seaker@backstage.com.

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    "HALF A PACT OF SUICIDES"

    Karin Jarlstedt (prod.) is accepting submissions for Half a Pact of Suicides, a 16mm sync-sound film for Cal State Long Beach about a man striving to fulfill a suicide pact. Dir. Erik Fetler. Two-weekend shoot starts Feb. 23. Copy, credit, and meals provided. There is no pay.