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    Sykes to Tangle with 'Monster'

    Comedienne Wanda Sykes has nabbed a role opposite Jennifer Lopez in "Monster-in-Law" for New Line Cinema.

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    Hercules in High Suburbia

    Although Euripides' "Heracles" is almost forgotten today, "Hercules in High Suburbia," a Watson Arts Project, is a delightful modern musical adaptation.

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    2004 U.S. Comedy Arts Festival Coverage: True Stories

    For storytellers, real life can be more powerful, and funnier, than fiction.

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    Marking a Golden Milestone in East-West Cultural Exchanges

    Less than ten years after the climactic end to World War II, the Japan Society, founded in New York back in 1907, created a performing arts program designed to introduce overseas artists to American audiences. Later on, as the program grew, it began pursuing ways to introduce American performing artists ...

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    Remodeling Plans

    "Remodeling Plans," presented by Flahoola Productions in association with Oasis Theater Company at the El Portal Theatre, 5269 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood. Thu.-Sat. 8 p.m., Sun. 7 p.m. Mar. 11-Apr. 18. $20. (310) 451-0511.

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    Vincent

    "Vincent" is creative, moving, and far easier to follow than most sung-through musicals.

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    Lynn Nottage Wins Primus Award

    Playwright Lynn Nottage has won the 2004 Francesca Primus Prize for her new play "Intimate Apparel." The Francesca Ronnie Primus Foundation and the American Theatre Critics Association (ATCA) announced the $10,000 award last week.

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    Lynn Nottage Wins Primus Award

    Playwright Lynn Nottage has won the 2004 Francesca Primus Prize for her new play "Intimate Apparel."

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    Are Paid Agent Auditions Worth It?

    Margaret Emory is an agent for Dulcina Eisen Associates and a member of New York Women in Film and Television. She welcomes your questions or comments via email at askanagent @hotmail.com. Back Stage reserves the right to edit them, and not all received will necessarily be used. Please do ...

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    What Was Your Most Memorable Learning Experience?

    Remember when you suddenly saw the light through a mentor? Flubbed a direction before a packed house? Suddenly had to help out a fellow actor on stage, or receive help?