Webber, Rebecca, Stage Directions
A new, multistage off-Broadway complex-formerly a second-run cinema-adds to the revitalization of a New York neighborhood.
On the western edge of the theater district in New York City, residents and real estate agents in Hell's Kitchen have been trying for years to change the neighborhood's gritty image-and its name.
The area that would be "Clinton" has evolved in recent years, from a slightly scary haven for the down-and-out to an enclave of ethnic restaurants and affordable housing. Since September, a new theater complex has been drawing the kinds of artists and audiences that could help the area shed its satanic label once and for all.
The new Dodger Stages …
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Publication information: Article title: Theater Underground. Contributors: Webber, Rebecca - Author. Magazine title: Stage Directions. Volume: 17. Issue: 10 Publication date: October 2004. Page number: 36+. © Timeless Communications Feb 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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