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    Military Staging

    Director, writer, and classical scholar Bryan Doerries' New York–based company, Theater of War, was tapped by the Pentagon last November to receive $3.7 million in order to visit 50 military sites nationwide.

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    Sucking Up

    "True Blood's" Mariana Klaveno talks about the freedom of embodying a supernatural being, avoiding the urge to Google herself, and why she held onto her restaurant job through the second season

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    Moving 'Furniture'

    Writer-director-actor Lena Dunham talks about  about performing, directing fellow actors, and casting her mom and sister in a pair of key roles.

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    LAFF: An Evening With John Lithgow

    John Lithgow on acting big, going too far, and the villain that got away

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    A Dish Best Served Cold

    Filmmaker Joe Maggio spins a tale of revenge in 'Bitter Feast.'

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    Peak Performances (At Last)

    Back Stage recently spoke with three actors—who are enjoying major turning points in their careers—about the roles that helped to change things.

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    Celeste Thorson: A Back Stage Exclusive

    "I've always had a big mouth and I've always spoken my mind," says Celeste Thorson, and thankfully what comes out of it is worth listening to.

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    Hitting 'Heights'

    Lin-Manuel Miranda wrote and starred in the Tony Award–winning musical "In the Heights," which centers on three days in the lives of residents of the Dominican-American in Manhattan's neighborhood of Washington Heights.

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    Playing Doctor

    Though Lisa Edelstein wrapped her sixth season on the hit drama "House" with perhaps her biggest storyline yet—embarking on a romance with the dyspeptic doc—things could have gone very differently for the actor.

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    Taking Charge

    For five years, Kyra Sedgwick has thrilled viewers with the glee of swiftly served justice as Deputy Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson, head of the LAPD's Major Crimes Division, on TNT's hit procedural "The Closer."