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    Getting Cast in Today's Musicals On and Off Broadway

    As we always do once a year, Back Stage takes a look at today's musical productions with an eye toward filling you in on what you need to know to get cast in them. This year, we cover 51 shows either currently running, about to be running, or announced ...

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    AFTRA Members Okay Net Code

    Members of AFTRA have voted overwhelmingly to approve a new three-year Network Television Code of Fair Practice for Network Television Broadcasting.

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    K.I. From 'Crime'

    "K.I. From 'Crime'" provides an enthralling dramatization of the feverish despondency marking the novels of Fyodor Dostoyevsky.

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    Joanne Woodward Steps Down as Westport A.D.

    At the age of 75, the Westport Country Playhouse is about to look as good as—and perhaps a lot better than—it did when it first opened back in 1930. The historic theatre's current artistic director, Academy Award-winning actress and director Joanne Woodward, happens to be the same ...

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    Mamillius

    In "Mamillius," director-adapter Sheldon Deckelbaum cleverly reconstructs Shakespeare's late romance "The Winter's Tale."

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    Dance to Monk: Choreographers Celebrate the Music of Meredith Monk

    The maverick composer, choreographer, director, and filmmaker Meredith Monk was greeted by a warm ovation of resounding applause and celebratory whooping...

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    A Word with Orlando

    "A Word With Orlando," presented by Drama Associates at the Odyssey Theatre, 2055 S. Sepulveda Blvd., L.A. Thu.-Sat. 8 p.m., Sun. 3 p.m. Nov. 19-Dec. 19. $10-20. (310) 477-2055.

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    SPOTLIGHT ON SCREEN ACTORS GUILD AWARDS - Higher Calling

    As the title character on the CBS drama Joan of Arcadia, Amber Tamblyn plays a typical teenager in a suburban world. Joan Girardi is awkward, unsure ... and chats with God on a regular basis. OK. Maybe she's not so typical.

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    SPOTLIGHT ON SCREEN ACTORS GUILD AWARDS - Globes, Critics Toast 'Sideways'

    The following organizations have announced their awards or nominations.

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    Gayheart Joins 'Magnolias' Broadway Cast

    Actress Rebecca Gayheart, who gained popularity as the "Noxzema girl" in the skin care company's ads, has joined the cast of "Steel Magnolias," opening on Broadway in April.