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Visit us before or after the theatre and enjoy...
*Tender barbecued baby back ribs
*Juicy steaks
*Creative pasta dishes
*Unlimited shrimp and salad bar
*PLUS beer, wine, or sangria with dinner

Present this ad for a complimentary split of champagne with the purchase of a complete dinner. 

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offer may be discontinued at any time.
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©Beefsteak Charlie's Inc., 1985. An American Stock Exchange Company. 

Vol. 3 No. 9

6. Class in Session by Harry Haun
12. On a Personal Bias by Bernice Peck
14. Singin' in the Rain by Sheryl Flatow
20. Notes From The League 
22. Passing Stages 
by Louis Botto
24. Dear Playbill by Louis Botto
26. Theatre Scenes
50. A Theatregoer's Notebook by Rebecca Morehouse
52. Celebrity Choice by Bob Edison
54. Fashion Forecast by Michelle Moore
56. Wine of Choice by Peter J. Morrell
57. Playbill Dining & Entertainment Guide
66. A View from the Audience by Dorothy Belle-Pollack

PLAYBILL is a registered trademark of Playbill Incorporated © Copyright 1985. Reproduction in whole or part without permission is prohibited. Licensed Theatre Editions: Boston, Florida, Philadelphia/Baltimore & Texas/Louisiana.
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Jennifer Koontz, program editor 
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PLAYBILL© - THE NATIONAL THEATRE MAGAZINE (ISSN 0745-9076) is published monthly by Playbill Incorporated. Executives and Editorial offices at 71 Vanderbilt Ave., New York, NY 10169. Arthur T. Birsh, President & Treasurer; Russell Cannizzaro, Secretary. Second-class postage paid at New York, NY and additional mailing offices. Subscriptions $15 per year; outside U.S. $21 per year. 

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