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    Our Dec. 7 winner: We asked readers to connect Mat

    Our Dec. 7 winner: We asked readers to connect Matthew Broderick (Project X) to Patrick Stewart (The X-Men) and received the best response from Mark Perew of Santa Ana. His link-up: Patrick Stewart starred in Lady Jane with Cary Elwes, who also starred in Glory with Matthew Broderick. Nice one ...

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    Karen Kondazian's The Actor's Way : Finding the Pride of the Pride

    Mark Brandon describes the once-in-a-lifetime challenge of casting "The Lion King," and the daily challenge of helping actors give their best

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    CHICAGO CUES

    A "Moon" Well

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    CENTERSTAGE

    How Do You Get To Be an

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    Our Oct 12 winner: We asked readers to connect Mor

    Our Oct 12 winner: We asked readers to connect Morgan "Easy Reader" Freeman to Dennis "Easy Rider" Hopper and received a number of responses from readers who could do it in one link. Our favorite was from Daniel McCoy of Los Angeles. His link-up: Dennis Hopper starred in Apocalypse Now ...

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    Obituary

    A memorial for veteran actress Abby Lewis will be held Wed., Jan. 14, her birthday, at 3:30pm at The Little Church Around the Corner at 1 East 29th Street. All are

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    BISTRO BITS - First Time at Bat

    YPICALLY, I WILL NOT GO TO SEE A PERFOR-mer's first cabaret show. As I've said previously, I believe that newcomers should be given the chance to develop their talent free from the pressures (and potential pain) of public criticism. Occasionally, I will see a debut--if, for example, something ...

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    Shakespeare Producers Seize Stratford Spotlight

    In Stratford, England, the birthplace of the Bard, an historic first gathering of Shakespearean theatre's leaders from England, Canada, and the United States sparked raging debates over cutting Shakespeare, imposing directorial concepts on the Bard's work, attempting to restage "Elizabethanesque" productions, and "casting the classics" concerns in America ...

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    "Rent" Dramaturg Loses Royalties Suit

    "Rent" dramaturg Lynn Thomson's suit against the Larson estate for a share in the show's royalties met with defeat on Wed., July 23, in Manhattan Federal Court. Judge Lewis A. Kaplan ruled that the plaintiff had failed to prove that both she and composer Jonathan Larson had intended ...

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    KIDS ON STAGE AND SCREEN: Growing Up in Show Business - Great Beginnings: Advice From the Pros on Starting Your Child in Show Biz

    Has this recently happened to you? Having taken your kids to see a show, do they now think and talk about nothing but performing? Do they mimic commercials, film, videos, and CDs? Will they grab any opportunity to perform for family, friends, neighbors, or in school and local productions? After ...