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PACIFIC NORTHWEST—The 5th Avenue Musical Theatre Company in Seattle, Wash., has announced its 2001-'02 season: Hugh Wheeler and Stephen Sondheim's A Little Night Music, Sept. 18-Oct. 14; Ivan Menchell, Marc Elliot, and Judd Woldin's The Prince & the Pauper, Nov. 23-Dec. 15; Cole Porter, Sam & Bella Spewack's Kiss Me, Kate, Jan. 8-27, 2002, and Frank Loesser's The Most Happy Fella, Mar. 5-24, 2002. (206) 292-2787.

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA—The New Conservatory Theatre Center in San Francisco has announced its 2001-'02 season: Charles Nelson Reilly's Save It for the Stage, Aug. 11-Sept. 9; Bill C. Davis' Avow, Aug. 25-Oct. 30; Jim Brochu's The Last Session, Oct. 27-Dec. 8; Buddy Thomas' The Crumple Zone, Nov. 10-Jan. 12, 2002; Charles Ludlam's The Mystery of Irma Vep, Jan. 19-Feb. 23, 2002; Hal Corley's Legion, Feb. 2-Apr. 6, 2002; Joe Carlarco's Shakespeare's R&J, May 4-June 29, 2002, and Terrence McNally's The Ritz, May 25-June 29, 2002. (415) 861-8972.

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA—The Geffen Playhouse in Westwood has announced its 2001-'02 season: Yasmina Reza's The Unexpected Man, Sept. 11-Oct. 21; Do Jump!, Nov. 6-Dec. 16; David Rambo's God's Man in Texas, Feb. 5-Mar. 17, 2002, and He Hunts (Philip Littell's translation of Georges Feydeau's Monsieur Chasse!), Apr. 9-May 19, 2002. (310) 208-5454…

Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts Theaterfest in Santa Maria/ Solvang has announced its 2001-'02 season. In the Marian Theatre: J.M. Barrie, Mark Charlap, and Carolyn Leigh's Peter Pan, November-December; Michael Stewart and Jerry Herman's Hello Dolly!, February-March 2002, and Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire, April-May 2002. In the Severson Theatre: William Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale, December, and Louisa May Alcott's Little Women, March-April 2002. In the Marian and Solvang Festival Theatres: Stephen Sondheim's Sweeney Todd and Carlo Goldoni's A Servant of Two Masters, July-August 2002; Jahnna Beecham and Malcolm Hillgartner's Chaps!, August-October 2002, and Alfred Uhry's The Last Night of Ballyhoo, November-December 2002. (805) 922-8313…

The Laguna Playhouse in Laguna Beach has announced its 2001-'02 season: Richard Dresser's Wonderful World, July 28-Aug. 26; Rebecca Gilman's Spinning Into Butter, Sept. 8-Oct. 7; Stephen Sondheim's Moving On, Nov. 3-Dec. 2; Kenneth Lonergan's The Waverly Gallery, Jan. 5-Feb. 3, 2002; Bernard Farrell's Stella by Starlight, Feb. 16-Mar. 17, 2002; A.R. Gurney's Far East, Apr. 6-May 5, 2002, and George Bernard Shaw's Candida, June 1-30, 2002. (800) 946-5556…

Theatre Communications Group, the national organization for the not-for-profit professional theatre, has announced the election of Paula Tomei as its new president. Tomei is managing director of South Coast Repertory in Costa Mesa. TCG encompasses a constituency of more than 400 theatres throughout the United States, and provides artistic, administrative, research, and informational services to theatres and independent theatre artists…

Gina Philips, Marcia Wallace, and Hattie Winston will star in Eve Ensler's The Vagina Monologues, July 10-29 at the Canon Theatre in Beverly Hills. (310) 859-2830…

La Jolla Playhouse will launch its Page to Stage program with the world premiere of Doug Wright's I Am My Own Wife: Studies for a Play About the Life of Charlotte Von Mahlsdorf, July 10-29. This new program, created by La Jolla Playhouse to work with theatre artists to develop new plays and musicals, will enable audiences to play an important role in the development of the work. (858) 550-1070…

Actors Co-op has appointed Gary Lee Reed as its new artistic director. Reed has been a member of Actors Co-op since 1999. He brings with him his experience as an actor, producer, director, and set designer. He recently directed the Actors Co-op production of Godspell. Former artistic director Pepper Sweeney completed his two-year term in June 2001…

Outfest 2001: The Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Film Festival will run July 12-23. The festival, which is celebrating its 19th anniversary, opens with Fine Line Features' Hedwig and the Angry Inch at the historic Orpheum Theatre in Hollywood. The closing night will feature Lions Gate Films' All Over the Guy at the Academy of Motion Pictures, Arts, and Sciences' Samuel Goldwyn Theatre. (323) 960-0636…

Academy-Award-winning actress Olympia Dukakis will star in Pacific Repertory Theatre's production of Anton Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard. This West Coast premiere of a new adaptation developed by the actress and her husband, actor and director Louis Zorich, will run at Carmel's Golden Bough Playhouse, July 14-Aug. 5. (831) 622-0100.

—Rosa Fernandez

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