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    Hair Cuts

    I feel that the actions of the management of Broadway's "Hairspray" were shameful and wrong. I applaud Joel Vig for having the courage to stand up for what is right.

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    Greg Nutcher

    Greg Nutcher, a retired police detective turned actor, knew that his training and his experience on the beat would help him land the role of Jimmy Hampshire inThe Wallet.

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    You'd Better Watch Out

    Two recent controversies prove that if you use a beloved icon to make a political point, you'd better expect pushback from the forces of intolerance.

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    Googleless, Quit Fix, West Is Best?

    I'm a 26-year-old male actor who moved to L.A. from Chicago about two years ago. I haven't gone on any auditions here in L.A., but I'm going to start auditioning and submitting myself to agents pretty soon.

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    Turn the Beat Around 

    The adage "You don't get a second chance to make a first impression" is undoubtedly true. But although second impressions may not eradicate a lousy first one, they can go a long way in the art of damage control.

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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!

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    On the Verge or The Geography of Learning

    New York-WATTS Collaborative will present On the Verge or The Geography of Yearning by Emmy nominated playwright Eric Overmyer. The acclaimed James Alexander Bond to direct. Thursday, Friday, Saturday performances start at 8:00PM. Sunday matinees start at 3:00PM. Tickets are $16.00.

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    The Top 20 Casting Directors for the Films of 2005 -- Part One

    Lisa Beach shares her experience in castingWalk the LineandWedding Crashers, while Scot Boland and Victoria Burrows talk about what it was like to castHostageandKing Kong.

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    Mahogany Reynolds

    Mahogany Reynolds moved to central New Jersey from Detroit almost five years ago to pursue her goal of becoming an actor.