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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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    Comedy is Pain

    In person, Lennon is so polite and unassuming, it's difficult to believe he's that ubiquitous actor who has been stealing scenes through off-the-wall characters for years.

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    A 'Way' About Him

    Peter Weir is known for drawing terrific performances from actors, be it Mel Gibson verging on stardom in "Gallipoli," the cast of young unknowns for "Dead Poets Society," or Jim Carrey in "The Truman Show."

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    The 'A' List

    Patricia Clarkson and Stanley Tucci share more in common than critical accolades and impressive resumes. (Check out our exclusive photo gallery with these terrific actors!)

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    'Unexpected' Stardom

    Shiri Appleby began her acting career at the tender age of 3, starring in cheery commercials for breakfast cereals and fast-food chains.

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    Seriously Now

    Irving "Ving" Rhames didn't always want to be an actor. He didn't grow up watching films or dreaming of the footlights of Broadway. In fact, the Harlem-born-and-raised Rhames had his sights set on playing football, not becoming one of the great character actors in the business today. Luckily ...

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    Straight to Network

    In addition to his skills building relationships onstage, Wilson Milam, director of Martin McDonagh's "The Lieutenant of Inishmore," seems to particularly enjoy reconnecting with artists and meeting new ones.

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    The Right Spirit

    Phylicia Rashad's appreciation for theatre started at age 11, when she was selected as the mistress of ceremonies for a musical festival for all local elementary schools in her hometown of Houston, Texas. "I stood there in the spotlight for the first time in my life and it was ...

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    Drama Queen

    Fans have enthusiastically embraced the return of their favorite bad gal, and Leighton says it wasn't too tough to slip back into her character's distinctive skin.

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    Patricia Rae: Who You Know

    As Patricia Rae describes her career, her success as a working actor has been "20 years in the making." The native New Yorker lived much of her professional life on the East Coast, where she worked in theatre, sketch comedy, commercials, independent film, and TV. She also spent much of ...