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Second “The Dana Plays” This Month To Benefit Castellano’s Beloved Humane Society

The Dana Plays, a popular fundraiser last year for a critically ill theater activist, is being revived this month by the South Florida Theatre League to support one of her favorite charities, the Humane Society.

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The Best Of Times Is Now: Memorable Moments Of 2014

Here’s a look back at 2014 including a very subjective subjunctive reductive list of outstanding shows, performances and developments guaranteed to make someone unhappy they were not on the list. Take comfort in that there was so much good work that this is the crème de la crème de menthe.

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Dana Castellano, Who Bravely Battled Cancer In Public And Online, Succumbs Saturday

Brandishing pink boxing gloves as her totem and a defiant “F*** cancer” as her catchphrase, artist and theater activist Dana Castellano fought valiantly and publicly against the disease that ended her life Saturday. Her battle, waged on Facebook and a crowdsourcing site as well as in her body, galvanized the theater community

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Theater Community Joins For 24 Hours To Support Special Cause

The eighth annual 24-Hour Theatre Project on Monday had a slightly different vibe to it with everyone on stage and much of the audience wearing tiny teal ribbons representing the fight against cervical cancer. But Naked Stage cofounders Katherine and Antonio Amadeo pledged the proceeds toward the medical expenses of theater supporter Dana Castelleno, who is in hospice with stage 4 cancer.

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Repost: 24-Hour Theatre Project Oct. 27 To Support Dana Castellano

The Naked Stage’s annual 24-Hour Theatre Project is scheduled for 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27, hosted this year by Palm Beach Dramaworks in West Palm Beach. All proceeds will go directly to Dana Castellano — a longtime supporter of the entire South Florida theatre community — to help cover medical costs as she battles cervical cancer.

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The Dana Plays Raise Funds For Cancer Society And Local Theater Supporter Monday

The Dana Plays, a program to raise funds for both the American Cancer Society and Dana Castellano, a member of the community battling the illness, is slated for 8 p.m. Monday at the Miami Theatre Center, 9806 NE 2nd Ave., Miami Shores, under the sponsorship of the South Florida Theatre League, and the leadership of Naked Stage co-founders Antonio and Katherine Amadeo.

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