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    Jessica Blair

    When Jessica Blair saw the casting notice forCrimes of the Heartat the Santa Monica Playhouse, she knew the role of Lenny should be hers. Though Blair didn't physically fit what they had in mind, those casting the role were quickly convinced.

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    Jon Frederick

    To borrow a phrase from the late Rodney Dangerfield, bass players "get no respect."

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    Alex Haven

    Alex Haven spent years developing a career as a musician, but deep down inside he always wanted to act.

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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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    Jessica Gerono

    Even before Jessica Gerono's audition for "The Crossing" was over, she had a strong feeling that she got the part. "Well, you know, honestly, I came in and I read, and it was like right away the director told me that I was perfect," says Gerono.

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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.

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    Rachel McLaughlan... Got the Part

    Rachel McLaughlan dove into her routine of looking through casting notices in Back Stage. She searched with mouse clicking online and pen circling in print.

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    Sarah Louise Lilley

    The University of Southern California graduate offers one simple piece of advice to her fellow actors: Always remain optimistic after an audition.

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    Carson Grant

    Carson Grant has acted in over 200 films, but the Warren, R.I., native was still on tenterhooks after multiple auditions for the filmLiars and Lunatics, a project he read about in Back Stage East.

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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.