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    War Stories

    "I have to warn you, it's not just modeling," she said. Wow, I thought, stretching all five-foot-two of me. I look like a prospective model? Now this is new. "He wants you to sell things out of a cigar tray."

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    Cast Off

    In April, I tested for a series regular role on NBC's "100 Questions."  It was a small role with little interaction with the rest of the cast.

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    Take Me to the Pilot Season

    My head is a void as I gaze at the coming months listed sequentially: January, February, March, April...it's pilot season.

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    Broadway Takes Back the Tonys

    The 2011 ceremony marked the return of the Main Stem in a big way. Taking a page from "The Book of Mormon," the evening's biggest winner with nine awards, the ceremony didn't take itself too seriously.

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    Doctoring Reality Andrew Gurland enjoys blurring the line between fact and fiction.

    by Terry Morgan One of the highlights of the recent Santa Barbara International Film Festival was Mail Order Wife, a feature that had come in under the critical radar. Co-directed by Andrew Gurland and Huck Botko and executive produced by Doug Liman (director of Swingers and Go) and Dave Bartis ...

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    NYC Production Listings

    Back Stage lists major U.S. film and TV productions that are currently casting or accepting submissions. On this page you'll find productions occurring in the greater NYC area, including the five boroughs, Long Island, Westchester, northern New Jersey and Connecticut. In addition, we list Broadway and Off-Broadway productions ...

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    Burning Desires

    After Tommy Gavin jerks awake from a claustrophobic, smoke-filled dream, the first words we hear in the pilot episode of FX's acclaimed firefighting drama,Rescue Me,would make the average network censor blush.

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    Yes, We Have No Piano

    "I'm very confused. I always thought paying for audition 'seminars' was a scam (and still sort of do). Should I consider it?"

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    Gio Banuelos

    Gio Banuelos is proof that the right actor is more important than the right role. He knewSolitudewas a project he wanted to be involved in, so he submitted, even though he didn't fit any of the character descriptions in the breakdown.