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    German 'Godot' a No Go

    S. Fischer Verlag, the German publisher of the late Samuel Beckett's plays, has shut down a production of "Waiting for Godot" in Wilhelmshaven, Germany.

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    The Rose Tattoo

    "The Rose Tattoo," presented by and at the Long Beach Playhouse Mainstage Theatre, 5021 E. Anaheim St., Long Beach. Fri.-Sat. 8 p.m. Sun. 2 p.m. Jan. 3-Feb. 14. $20. (562) 494-1014.

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    Ben Buckley

    Age: 19

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    Equity Courts EMCs

    Actors' Equity Association is pushing to solidify its relationship with thousands of actors and stage managers who are part of the Equity Membership Candidate (EMC) program. The push includes efforts to add EMCs to the union's collective bargaining agreements.

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    Double Infidelity

    Marivaux's deceptively lightweight tale of a prince's attempt to woo a country maid here receives a highly entertaining and absorbing mounting.

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    Seriously Funny

    After years of stealing scenes, David Cross hits the top. And he's not afraid to get ugly.

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    Ears on a Beatle

    Like so many current productions, "Ears on a Beatle" is a stronger showcase for acting and directing than playwriting.

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    Buena Vista Stages a Comeback

    The Walt Disney Co. spent the first half of the year as embattled as the defenders of "The Alamo."

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    Life During Wartime

    "Life During Wartime," presented by and at Company of Angels Theatre, 2106 Hyperion Ave., Silverlake. Thu.-Sat. 8 p.m. May 14-June 19. $12-15. (323) 883-1717.

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    FROM THE EDITOR

    Dear Reader: I've been watching Jennifer Coolidge's career blossom over my 10 years with Back Stage West, and this week, I am so proud to have her grace our cover. I discovered Jennifer on the small stage of The Groundlings, where she made me laugh out loud and ...