Playbill Pulls Programs from Six Small Stages

Shaughnessy, Peter
September 1998
Back Stage;09/18/98, Vol. 39 Issue 38, p3
Trade Publication
Announces that Playbill, a program publisher in New York theaters will no longer provide free programs for Off-Broadway venues. Reason for its decision; Theaters that will be affected by the decision of Playbill.


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