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    Behind the Scenes with Yuri Lowenthal

    In this week's edition of Behind the Scenes, Back Stage's film editor Jenelle Riley interviews actor, filmmaker and horror expert Yuri Lowenthal.

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    Sam Lloyd: A Talent for Pain

    Sam Lloyd is the rare actor you can both laugh with and laugh at—and he doesn't mind. As the hapless, increasingly suicidal hospital attorney Ted Buckland on NBC's delightfully warped comedy Scrubs, Lloyd even makes depression funny. His Ted is that rare creation; a Mr. Cellophane who ...

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    Young at Heart

    Even before his breakthrough role in Alexander Payne's "Sideways," the industry had caught on to Paul Giamatti.

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    'Come and Gone' and Come Again

    "Acting is in your soul," asserts LaTanya Richardson Jackson, who is returning to the New York stage after a 20-year absence to make her Broadway debut in 'Joe Turner's Come and Gone'.

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    A World of 'Hurt'

    Jeremy Renner's virtuoso performance in 'The Hurt Locker' has already earned him Spirit Award and Gotham Award nominations and a Hollywood Breakthrough Award for best actor.

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    Beau and Jordan Bridges

    It helps to have a father who knows a little something about the biz—and a grandfather, an uncle, two brothers, and a sister. Indeed there's no shortage of talent in the acting dynasty started by actor Lloyd Bridges. Yet more than simply offering his sons that first break ...

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    Stacey Oristano: A Back Stage Exclusive

    The daughter of a stage actor, Stacey Oristano of "Friday Night Lights" remains devoted to theater work and confesses that she still sings along to "Les Miserables" in her car at full volume.

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    One-Stop Workshop

    When "Other Desert Cities" opens in December at Lincoln Center's Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater in New York, it will signal the return of Jon Robin Baitz.

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    Stephen Dillane & Travis Preston

    Two respected theatre artists are giving the Scottish play a new "voice." Macbeth (A Modern Ecstasy) stars Stephen Dillane in a solo version of Shakespeare's play, accompanied by a musical trio and a children's chorus, and opening at the REDCAT this week. On-screen, Dillane has played the lead ...

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    Intimate Moments

    Playing off one another moment by moment is, along with strong objectives, perhaps the most important aspect of good acting.