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    Singer's Stratagem

    Dear Jack I feel, because becoming a singer is so competitive, if I pursue acting as well, I will have a better chance of making it as a singer once I have gained recognition as an actor. Do you think this is a good idea?

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    Letters

    Back Stage welcomes letters on performing arts issues. All letters should run no more than 250 words, include the writer's address and phone number, and are subject to editing.

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    Obituaries

    Jason Raize, 28, Original 'Lion King' Star

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    Kelly to Play Mary Poppins in London

    London has found its "Mary Poppins," but first she's appearing on Broadway in the upcoming revival of "Fiddler on the Roof."

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    Kalighat

    The drama "Kalighat" is the centerpiece for the month-long "Mela: A South Asian Festival" now at Baruch College.

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    McDonough, Locklear Join NBC Pilots

    "Boomtown" star Neal McDonough is returning to NBC with a leading role in the network's untitled medical mystery pilot. Heather Locklear also is back in business with the network, as a star of the network's airport-based ensemble drama "HUB."

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    La Boheme

    "La Boheme," presented by Center Theatre Group at the Ahmanson Theatre, 135 N. Grand Ave., L.A. Tue.-Fri. 8 p.m., Jan. 18-Mar. 7. $30-120. (213) 628-2772.

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    Thieves Hit SAG Show Producer

    Computer databases at the offices of Jeff Margolis Prods., which produces the SAG Awards show, were stolen during a break-in Thursday night.

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    De Niro, Scorsese to Write Joint Memoir

    "Goodfellas" cohorts Robert De Niro and Martin Scorsese will share insights into their 30-year friendship and collaboration in a joint memoir to be published next year.

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    Indies Lawyer: Follow Court's Ban

    Gregory Curtner, the lead attorney for the coalition of independent producers that won the preliminary injunction striking down the MPAA's screener ban, issued a letter to the major studios on Dec. 15 warning them that keeping the ban alive could result in further legal action.