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    Drama Dispatch: Sept. 30, 2002: 'Burn This'; 'Our Lady of 121st St.'; 'Little Ham'; 'Call the Children Home'

    Tales of urban love and loss achieve mixed results. Edward Norton stars in a Lanford Wilson revival. Comedy and tragedy are uneasy bedfellows in 'Our Lady.' Two musicals come up short.

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    Breakfast At Ephiphanies & Out of the Cupboard

    "Breakfast at Epiphanies & Out of the Cupboard," presented by Little Nosh at the Hollywood Court Theatre, 6817 Franklin Ave., Hollywood. Thurs. 8 p.m., Sat. 8 p.m., Sun. 5 p.m. Sept. 19-Oct. 13. $15. (323) 219-9732.

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    Casting Ouch!

    As a service to protect our readers, this column is dedicated to exposing scams and other questionable incidents that occur at auditions and elsewhere. If you have experienced any suspicious occurrences during the auditioning process, please call the Back Stage West casting line at (323) 525-2358.

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    Andrew Prine & Richard Herd

    Reporting and photo by Jamie

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    New and Improved

    It's not always easy to spot trends in the sprawling, diverse theatre scene that springs up on stages all over Los Angeles each year, but 2001 handed us an obvious one: From the radically revised Flower Drum Song to a deaf-and-hearing interpretation of Big River, from a stunning in-the-round ...

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    SKiNNY

    Bistros in April

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    Minnelli Collapses on Stage in Sweden

    Liza Minnelli collapsed on stage a few songs into a performance and was taken to hospital before being discharged on Thursday.

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    Glenn Close to Star in FX Pilot

    After a lengthy courtship, Glenn Close has signed on to star in her first television pilot, an FX drama from Todd A. Kessler, Glenn Kessler and Daniel Zelman.

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    More recently, Dale Dickey was appearing in Del

    More recently, Dale Dickey was appearing in Del Shores' Trials and Tribulations of a Trailer Trash Housewife at the Zephyr Theatre in 2003. She so completely inhabited her Texan character that it seemed she was that person—and therefore not acting. But one word leapt out of her program bio ...

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    Eastwood's 'Letters' Returns to Winner's Circle

    Clint Eastwood'sLetters From Iwo Jima, the second of his two films this year about one of the bloodiest battles of World War II, picked up its second Best Picture of the Year award.