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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.

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    Sundance '11: Brit Marling

    Brit Marling is being billed as "the first female multi-hyphenate to have two films premiere side by side" at Sundance. Awkward a noun as "multi-hyphenate" is, it does the job.

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    Laura Kenny Quite a Character

    If Laura Kenny had been around in 1930s and '40s Hollywood, it's a good bet that this mainstay of Seattle's theatre scene would have been cast in the kind of roles that kept Marjorie Main, Marie Dressler, Thelma Ritter, and other such successful character actresses in demand. As ...

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    Character Studies, Marcia Gay Harden

    Every year since the 1960s, the media has been abuzz about a certain Best Supporting Oscar curse, rumored to have either killed a long list of careers or lulled them to mediocrity.

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    The Jill Factor

    Jill Hennessy needed to change clothes. Fresh from the set of her NBC series Crossing Jordan, still in her character's costume of jeans and a simple blouse, she wanted to put on a different outfit for her photos. She disappeared into her trailer to, I assumed, slip into something ...

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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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    Deborah Kara Unger: Talent Will Out

    Few actors manage the transition between independent and studio films so effortlessly as Deborah Kara Unger. Since the beginning of her career—in the 1989 miniseries Bangkok Hilton—Unger has alternated between studio films such as Payback and The Game and indies such as Sunshine and Thirteen, the only consistent ...