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    Only Rich Sommer Holds the Keys to Unlock His Golden Handcuffs

    As he begins rehearsals for "Harvey" on Broadway, actor Rich Sommer opens up about planning his post-"Mad Men" career and being too honest on Twitter.

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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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    SAG Foundation Looks to Diversify L.A. Programming

    New Executive Director Cyd Wilson talks about her plans for the future of the SAG Foundation in L.A., NYC, and wherever actors may be hungry for classes and workshops.

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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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    Melissa McCarthy Is Having Her Moment

    The forecast calls for hot and funny as an unlikely superstar scores an Emmy (for "Mike & Molly") and Oscar buzz (for "Bridesmaids"). How'd she do it? Says her husband, 'She'll do anything for a laugh.'

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    Supporting 2014: Laura Dern Will Break Your Heart in ‘Wild’

    The beloved indie actor is getting her due as Cheryl Strayed’s mother in “Wild,” directed by Jean-Marc Vallée and starring Reese Witherspoon—and she gives all the credit to everyone else.

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    ITVFest Presents Now Streaming: ‘Old Souls’

    Longtime friends Sarah Smick and Honora Talbott decided to give Betty White some competition by turning their challenges as actors in L.A. into a funny “Tootsie”-style Web series.

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    Quick-Change Artists

    Quick costume changes—which delight audiences and turn backstage into a living hell—are a common feature of contemporary plays. So says South Coast Repertory costume designer Shigeru Yaji. "A lot are written like screenplays," he explained, "so the times and places change with short scene after short scene."

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    Anna Faris On the Cover of Backstage This Week!

    Anna Faris graces our cover this week, and she chats with Backstage about her role in the new Chuck Lorre-penned sitcom "Mom," co-starring Allison Janney and premiering September 23 on CBS.

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    Vanessa Williams on the Cover of Backstage!

    "The Trip to Bountiful" star Vanessa Williams graces our cover this week. Look out for the story online and on newsstands on Thursday. Below, the actor shares some great advice for aspiring stars!