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    "CREATURE," MUS'L READING

    Casting for a staged reading of "CREATURE: An Alternative 'Frankenstein.' " Tobin James Mueller, music and lyrics; Tobin and Richmond Shepard, book. This will be the first staged reading of a new musical slated for a large Off-Broadway theatre, March 1997. Readings will be at The John Houseman Theatre, Mon. Dec ...

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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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    SOLVING THE MYSTERIES OF CALLBACKS

    You've just auditioned for a part in an upcoming project-an "under-five" role for a TV show that could be your first big break, a place in the chorus of a splashy new musical, a funny bit in a national commercial, a quirky supporting character in an independent film, or ...

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    Audiobooks:Actors Bring Books to Life

    Audiobooks are a booming industry with retail sales having doubled in the last four years alone, to over $1.5 billion per year. Aside from the racks to be found in major book chains, libraries, and even convenience stores, the genre is so popular that all-audio bookstores and mail-order audiobook ...

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    Guthrie Artistic Director Cops Houseman Award

    This year, the John Houseman Award-given annually to an individual or entity demonstrating serious commitment to the professional development of young American classical actors-went to Joe Dowling, the artistic director of The Guthrie Theater, in