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    Just Write

    Asked about her process, Rebeck simply says, "I write a lot." She takes few days off and usually writes for hours at a time. "I've learned it's like practicing piano," she muses.

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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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    No Longer 'Chasing' Roles

    Jane Alexander and Lynn Cohen frankly admit they've never tackled roles like those in Tina Howe's new tragicomedy 'Chasing Manet'.

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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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    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 ...

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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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    Rob Zombie

    Who he is: Best known as the lead singer of metal band White Zombie, Rob Zombie isn't content just releasing platinum-selling discs. Zombie used his status to branch out into directing music videos, animation (he collaborated with creator Mike Judge on a sequence in Beavis and Butt-head Do America ...