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    Setting 'Stone'

    Back Stage caught up with "Stone" director John Curran to talk about the project, its themes, and the experience of working with the film's all-star cast.

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    With 'Conviction'

    Sam Rockwell has sometimes even found himself in the strange position of acting opposite his mentors, using tricks he picked up from them.

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    Drewe to Life

    Besides pronouncing her name for us, Gemma Arterton—whose first name is voiced with a soft "G" and whose last name is Arterton, not Atherton—is having to explain herself to America.

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    Inside Job

    Fortunately for Matt Reeves, his version of the Swedish film "Let the Right One In," now-titled "Let Me In," manages to honor the original while standing on its own.

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    'Night' Moves

    Daniel Beaty's current solo show, "Through the Night," now playing Off-Broadway at the Union Square Theatre, is at once political and deeply moving.

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    Video: Indie Roundtable Interviews

    Actresses Catherine Keener and Melissa Leo along with visionary director Werner Herzog reveal what happens behind the scenes of their popular movies in Backstage's Indie Roundtable. 

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    Larry Moss and Jason Alexander

    Jason Alexander's wife, Daena E. Title, first introduced him to acting teacher Larry Moss, who told the budding actor, "You are very, very good. And I could make you much better."

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    Sam Weisman and Zuzanna Szadkowski

    Zuzanna Szadkowski had always imagined a certain career path for herself: character parts, lots of theater, very little television. All that changed when Szadkowski met teacher-director Sam Weisman.

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    Howard Fine and Carla Gugino

    Fans often express amazement at Carla Gugino's ability to capture such a wide range of personas, but Gugino credits her longtime acting teacher, Howard Fine, with giving her the tools to do so.

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    Batt on a Hot Tin Roof

    Bryan Batt once played Salvatore Romano on AMC's Emmy-winning "Mad Men," now he's focusing on book projects and his cabaret act, "Batt on a Hot Tin Roof."