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    Three Theatres, Offering Intimate Settings, Re-open

    Three newly refurbished theatres are inaugurating their seasons, each house reflecting a widening and diverse audience for live entertainment in small, intimate spaces. They are the West Bank Caf 's renovated downstairs stage, renamed The Laurie Beechman Theatre in honor of the late cabaret singer; the Educational Alliance's Mazer ...

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    Entertainers Plan Gennaro Memorial

    Singer Judy Collins, dancer Chita Rivera and cabaret star Barbara Cook are among the entertainers scheduled at a memorial performance on Monday at the Broadhurst Theatre that will celebrate the life of Broadway dancer-choreographer Peter Gennaro.

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    Writers Guild Yeas FCC Study

    "The FCC has set down the path to shaping the rules for what every American will see on TV and in movies or read in newspapers or on the Internet for much of this new century," Victoria Riskin, president of the Writers Guild of America west, said last week.

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    NYTW Offers Artists-of-Color Fellowships

    New York Theatre Workshop is accepting applications for its artists-of-color fellowships, which include residencies for both emerging and early-career writers, directors, and designers. This is the eighth season the company has offered the fellowships.

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    Rockettes, Radio City Settle

    Radio City Entertainment and the American Guild of Variety Artists (AGVA)—the union that represents the Rockettes—have signed a new multi-year contract, thus managing to head off a strike.

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    'Hell House' Spoof to Be Staged in L.A.

    Hell House, the controversial morality play first staged at a suburban church for Halloween, is set to be spoofed in a new stage production in Los Angeles starting Aug. 28.

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    TECHNIQUE: Weekly performance improvisation,

    TECHNIQUE: Weekly performance improvisation, incorporating characters, dialects & music through audience suggestions. Also perform dramatic improvisation, sketch comedy revues, camps, birthdays, corporate events, trade shows, radio, TV & films. All ages. Call Kent Skov to audition.

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    Putting 'Period Pieces' Together: A Newfangled Look at Age-Old Plays

    Throughout the course of history, people have been fascinated by stories that take place throughout the course of history. In other words, history repeats itself on the page, stage, and screen almost as often as it does in real life.

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    Romeo and Juliet: The Last Battlefield

    "Romeo and Juliet: The Last Battlefield," presented by Rustix Theatre Co. at the Next Stage Theatre, 1523 N. La Brea (2nd Floor), Hollywood. Wed. 8 p.m. Through Aug. 27. $10. (323) 850-7827.

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    Blackburn Noms to 12 Plays

    Candidates Include Eight American Playwrights