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    The Conquerer

    Morgan Freeman was born to play Nelson Mandela. Or maybe Nelson Mandela was destined to be played by Morgan Freeman.

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    VIDEO: Ted Mann from Circle in the Square

    Recently, Back Stage sat down with Theodore Mann, Artistic Director of the Circle in the Square Theater School. 

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    David Hyde Pierce Takes His Career in New Directions

    His first staging venture will be "It Shoulda Been You," a new musical starring Tyne Daly, set for the George Street Playhouse in New Brunswick, N.J., this fall.

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    Committed

    Having honed his dramatic chops on "The West Wing," Dulé Hill grounds his "Psych" performance amid off-the-wall situations that also reveal him as a gifted physical comedian.

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    It's a Dark, Dark, Dark, Dark World

    "The Girl Who Played With Fire" director Daniel Alfredson talks about taking over the series' reins and working with lead actors Noomi Rapace and Michael Nyqvist

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    Waiting to 'Inhale'

    Better known for playing charming romantic leads, Dermot Mulroney has recently turned his attention to a darker, deeper role, in the thought-provoking "Inhale."

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    'Hereafter' and Now

    Peter Morgan owes his writing career to an attack of stage fright. "I sat backstage and said, 'I never want to do this again.'"

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    'Legacy' of the Future

    Meet Joseph Kosinski, the maestro behind "TRON: Legacy," the highly anticipated sequel to 1982's "TRON."

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    His Way

    Good acting, according to Christopher Walken, is not all that different from good cooking: Start with the best ingredients and keep it simple. Said the recreational chef of his culinary approach, in his signature Queens, N.Y., accent, "Buy really good stuff and then you cook it simply. If you ...

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    Knight Vision

    Ian McKellen has a face for the movies—one of the great faces, it now seems. This was not always self-evident: Photos of the venerated actor in early stage and screen performances—and even as recently as such films as Scandal, Cold Comfort Farm, and The Ballad of Little Jo ...