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    An Open Brooks

    At the start of the musical The Producers, the audience meets Max Bialystock, a once great hit maker who is now only a legend in his own mind. Dubbing himself "the king of Broadway," Bialystock fondly remembers a time when "everything I touched would turn to gold." Now reduced to ...

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    What's Up With... Fyvush Finkel

    Who he is: An Emmy- and Obie-winning actor, Fyvush Finkel began his career at the age of 9 performing in Jewish theatres in New York City. He currently portrays outspoken teacher Harvey Lipschultz on David E. Kelley's high school drama Boston Public.

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    Amber Benson

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    Strong in Weakness

    David Strathairn can play many levels—including seamy ones—without showy strain.

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    Getting Behind Blue

    How Karen Moncrieff went from soap star to indie film director.

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    Anthony Anderson and Taye Diggs have taken control of their careers, and they encourage other young actors to do the same.

    Hip-hop is riding high with the impressive debut of UPN's new drama Platinum, set against the backdrop of the glamorous hip-hop lifestyle, an Oscar nomination for one of its icons, Queen Latifah, for her supporting role in Chicago, and an Oscar win for Eminem's smash single Lose Yourself ...

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    Rob Zombie

    Who he is: Best known as the lead singer of metal band White Zombie, Rob Zombie isn't content just releasing platinum-selling discs. Zombie used his status to branch out into directing music videos, animation (he collaborated with creator Mike Judge on a sequence in Beavis and Butt-head Do America ...

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    Friends and Family

    When Peter Sollett and Eva Vives, two 1998 graduates of New York University's film school, set out to make a short film they co-wrote called Five Feet High and Rising, about a boy's first kiss on a summer afternoon, they were disappointed by the young performers sent to ...

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    The Business of Showcase

    Actors' showcases tend to get a bad rap in Los Angeles. Audiences have tired of seeing the same scenes played out time and time again by struggling artists. There is one shining exception: Beverly Winwood Presents the Actors Showcase has enjoyed a healthy L.A. run of packed audiences for ...

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    His Way

    Good acting, according to Christopher Walken, is not all that different from good cooking: Start with the best ingredients and keep it simple. Said the recreational chef of his culinary approach, in his signature Queens, N.Y., accent, "Buy really good stuff and then you cook it simply. If you ...