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    More Than 'Skin' Deep

    Playing a biographical figure poses a host of challenges—most pointedly accuracy, or at least capturing the person's essence.

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    This Could Be You!!

    BackStage.com is sponsoring their second Great American Headshot/Resume Competition. If you missed it the first time, here's your shot to be featured on BackStage.com

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    The Shows Must Go On

    It's been exactly a month since the world as we know it changed. Among theatre folks, our colleagues in New York are suffering the most from the fallout of Sept. 11, being so physically close to the tragedy and in many cases losing their jobs (if not their friends ...

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    Adapting and Adopting

    "Orphan" marks the first produced screenplay by David Leslie Johnson, who crafted a chilling and compelling script for director Jaume Collet-Serra.

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    Schmooze Alarm

    If anyone has proved the Woody Allen maxim that "80 percent of success is showing up," it's actor-producer Dan Griffin. In 1995, he went to the set of the TV series "Central Park West" for three days straight, hoping to land a background role.

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    Revival of the Fittest

    The major challenge in taking on an iconic work like “Bye Bye Birdie” is how profoundly it is identified with other stars, say Bill Irwin and Jayne Houdyshell.

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    Saycon Sengbloh Takes the Stairs

    Sengbloh co-stars in "Fela!" the concert-style musical that opens on Broadway Nov. 23 and tells the story of Nigerian musician and activist Fela Kuti.

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    Alex Lacamoire Brings It Together for 'Bring It On: The Musical'

    Alex Lacamoire, the music supervisor on the new "Bring It On: The Musical" (running Oct. 30 to Dec. 10 at the Ahmanson Theatre), describes his job as the "traffic control center of the music in the show."

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    Keeping His Dinner Warm, Happily

    In a recent interview, Daniel Radcliffe claimed that he had three successive actors dismissed from the role of Rosemary in "How to Succeed..." before Rose Hemingway got the part.

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    Family Values

    Director Lisa Cholodenko and screenwriter Stuart Blumberg's "The Kids Are All Right" is about to hit the mainstream and awards season in a big way.