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    John Crowley Is Present

    John Crowley knew he'd face challenges in helming Peter Harness' "Is Anybody There?."

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    Comedy is Pain

    In person, Lennon is so polite and unassuming, it's difficult to believe he's that ubiquitous actor who has been stealing scenes through off-the-wall characters for years.

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    'Variations' on a Theme

    Colin Hanks and Samantha Mathis admit that the chance to appear on a Broadway stage with Jane Fonda was a major draw. So was performing in a work written and directed by Moisés Kaufman (Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde).

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    Shulman's Way

    Michael Shulman is frequently cast as a young innocent, but he didn't start his new production company, Starry Night, to combat typecasting by creating roles for himself. "I want to be involved in the creative process and to understand how projects get made," he says. "I will not be ...

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    Stop Horsing Around!

    Lorenzo Pisoni never had to run away to join the circus; he was born into it. He did once try to run away from it, heading for the highway in his "footie pajamas," as he recalls in his very personal new solo show, Humor Abuse, running Off-Broadway through April 12.

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    Blind Faith

    The blind submission of the classic headshot, résumé, and cover letter package to agents and casting directors is an act on par with buying a lottery ticket. Although you may not know anybody personally who has gotten representation or work this way, there is evidence that it works just often ...

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    Jason Dohring: A Likeable Guy

    When UPN's Veronica Mars premiered last year, the character of Logan Echolls was a mouthy rich kid with questionable morals. These days, he's, well, still a mouthy rich kid with questionable morals, but the character has also emerged as a surprise fan favorite and love interest to leading ...

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    ACTOR'S ACTOR ...To Those Who Wait

    Justin Long has benefited from having fans in high places. At age 28, the actor has not only carried his own opposite the likes of Vince Vaughn and Ben Stiller but also had filmmakers pen roles designed specifically for him. For his new film Waiting, writer-director Rob McKittrick admits he ...

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    Rough Passagio

    If there are two patron saints of musical theatre actors who have to finesse their singing, they are Rex Harrison and Elaine Stritch. Harrison was famous for suavely delivering songs in a manner that suggested singing but was much closer to talking, though with a trickier cadence. Stritch, whose gravelly ...

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    Out of the Woodwork

    Thank goodness barn construction isn't more in vogue these days. If it were, we might never have seen Bill Pullman on a movie screen. Intent on pursuing a career in carpentry post-high school, Pullman enrolled in State University of New York Delhi, nestled in the foothills of the Catskill ...