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    Q&A: Myq Kaplan, 'Last Comic Standing' Finalist

    Stand-up comic Myq Kaplan has a knack for winning comedy contests. Which is why we think has a good chance to win the seventh season of the NBC competition "Last Comic Standing."

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    The ‘Dangerous’ Filmmaking of Madeleine Sackler

    The director of HBO documentary “Dangerous Acts Starring the Unstable Elements of Belarus,” about the making of theater under Europe’s last dictator, talks about creating the film over Skype from New York.

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    SXSW Filmmaker Dayna Hanson on 'Improvement Club'

    Actor-director Hanson, whose debut feature is in the fest's narrative competition, advocates failing hard and pursuing your passion project against all odds.

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    Perfect Fit

    For Kimberly Faye Greenberg, being a Broadway dresser while pursuing her onstage career is a perfect fit. "I'm well-organized, I can memorize a lot of things quickly, I can move around quickly, I get along with people, and I understand the workings of a show ," she says.

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    Joan Rivers Can't Get Off the Elevator

    Joan Rivers has been a lot of things. She's been a star of late-night TV. She's been a menace to celebrities on the red carpet. She's been whatever word you call people who appear on reality television shows.

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    Scrubbing In

    Back Stage caught up with Kevin McKidd to discuss his experience at the helm of the an episode of "Grey's Anatomy"—titled "Don't Deceive Me (Please Don't Go)"—and how being an overthinking actor helped him.

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    Casting History’s Icons in ‘Selma’

    Aisha Coley, the casting director for the upcoming Martin Luther King Jr. biopic—directed by Ava DuVernay and written by DuVernay and Paul Webb—underlines the importance of balancing character similarities with performance chops.

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    Jon Avnet and Rodrigo García Bring A-List Talent Online with WIGS

    Now approaching the one-year anniversary of its launch, WIGS hosts 13 Web series as well as standalone short films, which have collectively garnered more than 22 million views. WIGS series stars include Catherine O’Hara, Julia Stiles, and America Ferrera.

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    'Child's' Play

    "We had so much fun writing Love Child," says Robert Stanton. "We had a blast. But I'd be disingenuous if I said I didn't think of it as an acting showcase."

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    ‘Anything Goes’ Star Stephanie J. Block On Acting and Going Viral

    Back Stage chatted with the Broadway star at the Actor’s Fund Benefit on Thursday, where she discussed going viral and “Anything Goes.”