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    Curtain Call

    When Gordon Davidson steps down from his artistic director/producer position with the Center Theatre Group at the end of this year, it will bring an end to a chapter of what has been one of the most influential careers in American theatre history. From the time he became artistic ...

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    Reluctant Raconteur

    Deep in the View Askew Production bungalow at CBS studios in Burbank, Kevin Smith lightly tapped his cigarette lighter on his desk. Like the desks of most creative people, it overflows with papers and random objects, among them an Advil bottle placed haphazardly atop one pile and a Playboy magazine ...

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    Fighting Irish Claiming His Kingdom

    It can be tough being a Colin Farrell fan. For every person who recognizes the natural charisma and weight the 28-year-old actor brings to his roles, there are others who question his success. There are those who insist he has yet to prove himself, who resent his raucous behavior showing ...

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    Hit List

    In an industry in which it's all too tempting to pigeonhole actors into a "type," it's interesting that Gary Cole seems to have cornered the market on two types of characters that couldn't be further apart. With his all-American good looks and an innate air of seriousness ...

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    Two For One

    SAG president Melissa Gilbert and AFTRA president John Connolly make the case for consolidation.

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    Laying It Bare

    Kristin Hanggi was apparently destined for a showbiz career from the time she was a child growing up in Orange County. She says, "I used to tell my little brother to put on a costume and makeup, and then I would try to round up enough money to put on ...

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    Hot Under the Collar

    Tim DeKay has played such varied roles as Bizarro Jerry on "Seinfeld" and the disabled carnival co-manager on HBO's "Carnivale." Now the veteran actor returns as FBI agent Peter Burke on USA's "White Collar."

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    A 'Championship' Broadway Debut

    Best known as a deadpan standup comic, Jim Gaffigan is floored to be making his stage debut in the Broadway revival of Jason Miller's "That Championship Season."

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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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    Theatrical at Heart

    What on earth is it about ABBA? Is it the buoyancy of the music—its shameless, unadulterated pop-ness? The fanciful, shiny, out-there costumes? The beat? The fantastic fusion of the voices of the four members—Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson, Anni-Frid Lyngstad, and Agnetha Faltskog? Some people may scoff, but anyone ...