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    8 Questions With...Kristen Johnston

    The star of TV Land’s “The Exes” talks about auditioning herself out of a job, the need for additional creative outlets, and spending one very dark holiday season working at Macy’s.

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    Ione Skye & Jon Cryer

    Back Stage West recently went out on the town with Jon Cryer and Ione Skye, who currently co-star in the independent feature Went to Coney Island on a Mission From God... Be Back by Five, a story based on a personal experience by Cryer. The film marks Cryer's second ...

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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."

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    Kylie Jane Wakefield Carves Her Own Path

    After taking her first improv class at the Upright Citizens Brigade in January, Kylie Jane Wakefield's aspirations became something far more laughable.

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    Surer Footing

    Anna Kendrick left her "Up in the Air" audition convinced of one thing and one thing only: It didn't go well.

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    Christopher Plummer Starts Anew With 'Beginners'

    In the film "Beginners," Christopher Plummer delivers a subtle and honest performance as Hal, opposite Ewan McGregor as Hal's son Oliver.

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    Nick Jonas on Returning to Broadway and What’s Next

    On Monday, Jonas was honored at Inside Broadway’s 2012 Broadway Beacon Awards for his contributions to the theater community.

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    Lesley Fera: Going Bold

    Lesley Fera has the prettiest dress. It's a long thing, a deep shade of red with a sheer black sheath over it, and it has that sort of smoky allure that only a few women can carry off.

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    Lili Fini Zanuck

    Where you've heard of her: In 1989 producer Lili Fini Zanuck was the second woman ever to win an Academy Award for Best Picture with Driving Miss Daisy. Before that, she discovered the screenplay and produced Cocoon. Together those two films grossed $200 million, garnered six Oscars, and helped ...

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    Behind the Mask

    It's been a typical fractured rehearsal day for John Vickery, who plays Scar, the villain of The Lion King, directed by Julie Taymor. He settled somewhat wearily into a seat at the Pantages Theatre, now being painstakingly restored by Disney for its stage production of the most successful movie ...