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    'Daily Show' Players Ready for Primetime

    For years, all eyes were on the Not Ready for Primetime Players onSNL; now it'sDaily Showplayers who seem destined for sitcom and feature stardom.

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    Artistic innovation and technological advances

    Artistic innovation and technological advances continue to break down barriers in creating entertainment. These days not even death is an impediment to getting work: Steve McQueen sells cars in TV commercials; Ray Charles sings backing vocals on a hip-hop song.

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    Welcome to L.A.: Neighborhood Guide

    For many newcomers intimidated by the big bad city the first question is: Do I really need to live in L.A.? Can't I just get a place in one of the many "bedroom" communities ringing the city and commute into town when I have an audition/job/meeting ...

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    New Stars Shine in 'Hard Candy,' 'Silent Hill'

    One is 11 years old and likes to giggle. The other is 19 and super serious. They would have little in common -- except being touted as rising Hollywood stars.

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    'Genius' Ray Charles Triumphs at Grammys

    Ray Charles' final album, "Genius Loves Company," won a leading eight Grammy awards, including album of the year, record of the year, and pop vocal album.

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    L.A. Women's Theatre Fest Celebrates 12th Year

    Female performers from all different walks of life will come together March 17–20 for the 12th annual Los Angeles Women's Theatre Festival. The various pieces this year represent a wide range of voices, from actors and comedians to dancers and singers and beyond. One thing unites these diverse ...

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    West Coast Newswire

    West Coast Newswire 05/05/19

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    The Constant Wife

    The kind of comedy in which rich people sit around in terribly elegant drawing rooms making genteel remarks about each other's adulteries is not exactly the cutting edge nowadays.

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    The Play's the Thing in Valdez

    Established and emerging playwrights from around the nation will converge on Valdez, Alaska, June 18-26 for the 12th annual Last Frontier Theatre Conference, arguably the most important theatrical event in the 49th state—and rapidly making its mark as a significant contributor to the development of U.S. theatre.

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    'Frost/Nixon' Recoups Broadway Investment

    The play by Peter Morgan about the celebrated 1977 interviews between Richard Nixon and David Frost has recouped its $2.5 million investment, producer Arielle Tepper Madover announced Monday.