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    Sotheby's To Auction Gielgud Items

    LONDON Furniture, books and theatrical mementos of Sir John Gielgud and Sir Ralph Richardson will be sold at auctions next month.

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    Queen Songs Turned Into Musical

    LONDON The songs of Queen, one of rock's most theatrical groups, are to be turned into a stage musical.

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    Women's Theatres

    Here is a sampler of New York's women's theatres, the artistic director, the founding date, and contact info where available. To be included in future profiles or listings, please send information on your company to Sherry Eaker at Back Stage, 770 Broadway, 6th Floor, New York, NY 10003.

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    WGA Honors Film, Television

    A love count and a traffic count led the winners in this year's Writers Guild of America Awards for screen, television, and radio.

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    Diane Fay Dance Theatre

    Mini ballet and opera companies flourished during the '60s and '70s, but then foundations began to bypass these for the "something new syndrome," and a great deal of "throw away" art came about. It would seem that few bothered asking: "Yes it's new, but is it good?" An unfortunate ...

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    Juilliard Gets $10M for Student Aid

    Juilliard has just received a whopping $10 million grant from the Irene Diamond Fund to increase the amount of financial aid the school offers to students in its Master of Music Program. The grant is one of the largest ever made to The Campaign for Juilliard, a $100 million capital ...

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    Hard To Be Easy

    Buddy Greco isn't certain how long he's been in show business. On opening night of his month-long Arci's Place layover, he estimated he's been pleasing paying customers for 51 years. Press material says 53. Looking at him, you'd think that to have racked up whatever ...

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    'Dame' Benefit Brings in the

    'Dame' Benefit Brings in the Stars

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    Making Their Own Opportunities: Women's Theatres in New York

    Thirty years ago, New York boasted only a handful of women's theatres. Over the following decade, companies came and went, but the numbers remained the same. Recently, however, the Big Apple's women's theatres have proliferated so much that including them all in one article is no longer ...

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    Glenna Syse, emeritus theatre critic for the

    Glenna Syse, emeritus theatre critic for the Chicago Sun-Times, died Sun, March 4, of a brain tumor. She was 73.