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    Catching His 'Star'

    Christian Borle is enjoying a star turn in the Off-Broadway hit "Peter and the Starcatcher," based on Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson's novel, a prequel to "Peter Pan."

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    Known Quantities

    Just how important is it for actors to know and trust their directors when tackling particularly challenging roles? "Collaborating with people you've collaborated with before is where you want to be ideally. It's terribly important if you are embarking on some of the more ambitious projects," said Deborah ...

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    David Wain Directs Paul Rudd and Jennifer Aniston in 'Wanderlust'

    The writer-producer-actor is going multi-platforms with shows on Cartoon Network, My Damn Channel, and on the big screen.

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    Labor Pains

    Giving birth to a character in a new show has long been one of Alice Ripley's ambitions.

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    Australian for Actor

    Without question, Cate Blanchett's physical elegance permeates her roles. Like a dancer, she seems to have complete physical and emotional control over her onscreen work, lending her characters dignity—whether they are queens or housewives. But forget her gracefulness for a second, and what soon becomes clear is the ...

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    Zoe Caldwell & Judith Ivey

    Opera and Broadway mesh this week when the Los Angeles Opera presents its first-ever summer event, A Little Night Music. It stars Zoe Caldwell as the grande dame Madame Armfeldt and Judith Ivey as her actress-daughter Desirée in one of Stephen Sondheim's best-known musicals.

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    'Acting-Shmacting'

    Rubinek is refreshingly straightforward. Though he is delighted to be playing Dr. Arthur "Artie" Nelson, the mysterious yet methodical Secret Service agent on Syfy's "Warehouse 13," he says much of the acting is "shmacting.

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    Idris Elba Has Been a Gangster, a Gumshoe, and Now a God

    Idris Elba's casting in "Thor" prompted grumblings among fanboy purists. The actor is playing a character who was white in the Marvel comic.  "It is what it is," Elba says. "People are shallow."

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    What's Up With... Anthony Michael Hall

    How you know him: Anthony Michael Hall first appeared on TV in the early 1980s in Rascals and Robbers: The Secret Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn, The Gold Bug, and Jennifer's Journey. His first feature film break came in 1982 with Six Pack.

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    Clark Middleton & Christopher Thornton

    Actor Clark Middleton describes himself as "one ear short of being bionic." The proud owner of new hips, knees, and a shoulder—replaced due to rheumatoid arthritis—was just recovering from surgery a few years ago when playwright John Belluso handed him the script for his new piece, The Body ...