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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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    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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    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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    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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    Taking a Beating

    Because of his latest work, Bully, some critics and audience members are calling filmmaker Larry Clark a pornographer.

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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 ...

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    Illuminating Art

    Randy Sean Schulman doesn't speak on stage during his new play "Luminous Birch," but he spoke with Back Stage before the play's opening night April 3.

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    Piece of Cake

    British-born Jonathan Cake has been a steadily employed actor on both sides of the Atlantic throughout his career. Now based in New York and enjoying a featured role in the Roundabout Theatre Company revival of Christopher Hampton's 'The Philanthropist'.

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    Lone Scherfig Takes It 'One Day' at a Time

    Lone Scherfig burst onto the English-speaking scene in 2009 with "An Education," almost a decade after filming her Danish breakout, "Italian for Beginners."