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    A Playwright's Dilemma

    Recently I was reminded of the excellent Back Stage article ["Understanding the Playwright-Director Relationship," by Michael Lazan, April 19] after a director rebuked me for not rewriting my one-act play as he had told me I should. The cast was present for the first rehearsal and he informed me, as ...

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    Problem Child

    Actors Art Theatre

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    Bunny Lake Is Missing

    Common Basis Theatre

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    Readers' Comments

    In response to our April 14 news item headlined "Two Soap Opera Staples Canceled," here is a sampling of reader comments.

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    Jamie Gaul

    19-year-old Jamie Gaul was studying astronomy at her Cal State Long Beach class when her cell phone buzzed with the news that she was about to encounter a completely different variety of stars.

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    Michael Raye

    It takes a special kind of man to wear a dress -- and wear it well. But actor Michael Raye is up to the challenge.

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    DO YOU KNOW WHERE YOU'RE CHILDREN ARE?

    Atlantic Theater Company Acting School, "ATLANTIC 453"

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    A Not-So-Perfect 10

    When Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences president Sid Ganis announced last June that there would be 10 Oscar nominees for best picture, the general reaction was one of confusion.

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    The Integrity of Teaching

    My approach to teaching has evolved considerably since I began this journey.

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    Here for You

    The economic recession has taken a bite out of everyone’s wallets, but while the media’s attention has mostly focused on big companies’ losses, Back Stage fully understands that the economy affects the average consumer the most.