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    Gaveston, Favourite of the King

    "Gaveston, Favourite of the King," presented by and at the Celebration Theatre, 7051-B Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood. Thu.-Sat. 8 pm, Sun. 3 pm. Jan. 14-Feb. 20. $20-25. (323) 957-1884.

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    1 Shot up from 5-foot-7 to

    1 Shot up from 5-foot-7 to 5-foot-9

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    irls are funny. In Debra Messing's case, they're

    irls are funny. In Debra Messing's case, they're hilarious. As the often-addled Grace Adler on NBC's Will & Grace, Messing proves that not only can a girl join the comedy boy's club but she can also be the president. For eight seasons Messing's work has shown ...

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    Yale Makes Graduate Music School Free

    In most of America's top conservatories, the world's most promising musicians are often deep in debt and giving music lessons just to cover the rent.

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    NEWS IN BRIEF

    The memberships of the Screen Actors Guild and American Federation of Television and Radio Artists overwhelmingly approved a two-year extension to the unions' Commercials contract Sept. 27, nearly 96 percent giving the agreement a green light. Terms provide for a 6 percent pay raise across the board for work done ...

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    Johansson to Play Mary, Queen of Scots

    Scarlett Johansson, whose screen credits include "Lost in Translation" and "Match Point," will star as Mary, Queen of Scots, in an upcoming historical film epic.

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    Rock, Seinfeld Headlining Comedy Festival

    The third annual edition of HBO and AEG Live's the Comedy Festival in Las Vegas in November will feature Chris Rock and Jerry Seinfeld headlining back-to-back shows at the Colosseum.

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    Seeking New York TV Actors

    New York played host to a record 10 pilots during the most recent season. Back Stage would like to hear from actors who have worked on television shows filmed in New York.

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    fter a decline into B movies and having seemingly

    fter a decline into B movies and having seemingly dropped off the face of the planet—actually, he was in San Antonio, running a video production company—former child star Jackie Earle Haley, known for his work in the 1970s Bad News Bears films and Breaking Away, had an outstanding ...

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    Late Fragment

    The personal and public aftermath of a man's brush with death as a result of the attacks on the World Trade Center makes for an eerily chilling, thought-provoking ride.