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    Double Act

    My work is about the live moment. I tell stories, but the heart of my work cannot be recorded, or written down, or transferred to TV.

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    The Godfadda Workout

    A Parody in 12 Rounds. Starring Seth Isler as virtually everyone in that cinematic landmark and directed by Susan Jane Sullivan, The Godfadda Workout also features 5 'goombahs' who ably assist Isler in his acrobatic journey through the underworld of our favorite crime family.

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    FIND THE RIGHT ACTING TRAINING

    Back Stage West recently spoke with a trio of L.A. actors currently studying with a variety of acting schools and coaches who were willing to tell their tales of struggle in the belly of the beast.

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    Networks Make Final Pilot Orders

    Josh Gad, Roseanne Barr, Mindy Kaling, Becki Newton, Sarah Silverman, Rebel Wilson, Reba McEntire and more lead this season's pilots.

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    In response to Jackie Apodaca's May 5 column, The

    In response to Jackie Apodaca's May 5 column, The Working Actor, which defined job titles in the film industry:

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    Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles area. Check for new listings every Thursday! (Website members only.)

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    THEATRE GUIDE 2003 -- LIGHTS, PROPS AND SETS, COSTUMES, MAKEUP & HAIR, SOUND RENTAL

    When you've got witches who need to boil and toil and trouble, you'll need a cauldron, some dry ice, and probably some good wax noses and warts. Eerie lighting and a blasted heath will help--and the sound of howling banshees wouldn't hurt.

    You get the idea. Here ...

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    C. Stephen Foster

    There are few actors who can cross gender lines and effectively play male and female roles. With his soft Southern lilt and his 5-foot frame, C. Stephen Foster has always been in touch with his masculine and feminine sides on stage.

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    'Tis the Season to Get Prepared

    Acting opportunities slow down during the holiday season. You should use some of this available time to get started compiling your tax data. Better preparation leads to a larger refund, and most performers can always use more income.

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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 ...