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    SKiNNY

    Broadway's next season is shaping up quickly. Two new musicals announce definite dates. And there's more than screenings at the Tribeca Film Festival.

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    'Dog' Days for Actors Saarsgard, King, Others

    Peter Sarsgaard, Regina King, John C. Reilly and Laura Dern are in negotiations to star in Mike White's comedy "Year of the Dog."

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    Thanks, Mom!

    Akeelah and the Bee, Waiting to Exhale, How Stella Got Her Groove Back

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    Renegade Pulse Drives Indies to Oscar Success

    This was not your ordinary Oscars.

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    Academy Theatre Names New Leadership Team

    Atlanta's oldest theatre is planning its first mainstage season in 12 years and has named a team of leaders to succeed its late founding artistic director, Frank Wittow.

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    Start here

    Grad school can provide fantastic acting training. What's more, it can help you create inroads with professional organizations, network, increase your understanding of yourself as an artist, and teach you the discipline needed to be a professional actor. Perhaps more valuable than anything, it offers an opportunity to work ...

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    Welcome to the New Back Stage

    Since my late father, Ira Eaker, founded the publication 45 years ago, I have seen Back Stage slowly evolve from a 24-page weekly focusing only on the performing arts in New York (early 1960s), to a publication slanted toward the TV commercial production industry in New York and later in ...

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    Luther Henderson, 84, Arranger-Orchestrator

    Luther Henderson, a Tony-nominated musical arranger, who was often identified with the music of Duke Ellington, died Tues. July 29 at a Manhattan-based hospice. He was 84. The cause of death was cancer.

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    Eddie Legs

    "Eddie Legs," presented by the Calamity Theatre at the Lillian Theatre, 6322 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood. Thu.-Sun. 8 p.m. May 7-30. $15. (866) 754-0672.

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    A Blazing 'Billy' & Low-Key Loesser

    Several high-profile openings have dominated the London theatre calendar during the last month or so, not least the much-anticipated "Billy Elliot: The Musical" at the Victoria Palace Theatre and the Donmar Warehouse's venture into the West End with a starry production of "Guys and Dolls."