MT. LEBANON HIGH SCHOOL TO RECEIVE NATIONAL TELEVISION EXPOSURE ON BRAVO'S CULTURAL NEWS SERIES, 'ARTSBREAK,' SATURDAY, NOV. 14, 6 P.M.
MT. LEBANON HIGH SCHOOL TO RECEIVE NATIONAL TELEVISION EXPOSURE ON BRAVO'S CULTURAL NEWS SERIES, 'ARTSBREAK,' SATURDAY, NOV. 14, 6 P.M. WOODBURY, N.Y., Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Mt. Lebanon High School, Mt. Lebanon, Pa., winner of Bravo's third annual National High School Theater Competition, will receive national television exposure on Bravo's original cultural news series "ArtsBreak," hosted by Jerry O'Neil, on Saturday, Nov. 14, at 6 p.m. (repeats: Dec. 5, 6 p.m.). Directed by Robert Rosen, Mt. Lebanon High School won for its production of "Romeo and Juliet" by William Shakespeare. For its first place entry, Mt. Lebanon High School also received a $2,500 grant from Bravo and Adelphia Cable Communications. Bravo is seen on Adelphia Cable Communications, channel 24. The theme of the 1991-1992 competition was "Classic Scenes from Classic Plays." This year's winners were chosen from individual scenes from the works of Shakespeare, Ibsen, Chekhov and other prominent playwrights. More than 500 high schools submitted videotaped entries to this year's competition. The winners were judged on creativity and quality of the performance. The other national winners are: Duluth High School, Duluth, Minn., for its production of "The Taming of the Shrew," and James Bowie High School, Austin, Texas, for its production of "The Seagull" by Anton Chekhov. Bravo's 1992-1993 National High School Theater Competition is now under way. The fourth annual competition is open to all high school theater departments. Videotaped "Scenes of Distinction" between 10 and 20 minutes of length may be entered. March 31, 1993, is the deadline. For complete competition guidelines and entry materials, school drama teachers or students should contact Bravo at 150 Crossways Park West, Woodbury, N.Y., 11797, or call 516-364-2222, ext. 740. Bravo is part of Rainbow Programming Holdings, which includes American Movie Classics, the SportsChannel Regional Network and is affiliated with SportsChannel America. Bravo is television's cultural channel, offering critically acclaimed American independent and international films, as well as performances in theater, dance and music. Bravo is seen in more than 9 million homes. -0- 11/6/92 /CONTACT: Dina Alcure or Caroline Bock of Bravo, 516-364-2222/ CO: Mt. Lebanon High School; Bravo ST: Pennsylvania, New York IN: ENT SU:
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