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    Buena Vista Stages a Comeback

    The Walt Disney Co. spent the first half of the year as embattled as the defenders of "The Alamo."

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    Life During Wartime

    "Life During Wartime," presented by and at Company of Angels Theatre, 2106 Hyperion Ave., Silverlake. Thu.-Sat. 8 p.m. May 14-June 19. $12-15. (323) 883-1717.

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    FROM THE EDITOR

    Dear Reader: I've been watching Jennifer Coolidge's career blossom over my 10 years with Back Stage West, and this week, I am so proud to have her grace our cover. I discovered Jennifer on the small stage of The Groundlings, where she made me laugh out loud and ...

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    A Dog's Life

    "A Dog's Life," presented by Write Act Repertory Company at the Write Act Theatre, 6128 Yucca St., Hollywood. Thu.-Sat. 8 p.m. Aug. 5-Sept. 11. $10-15. (323) 860-8894.

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    Thousands: Keep Broadway 'On Record'

    In a display that once again shows the power of grassroots, two former members of Howard Dean's presidential campaign—Joe Drymala and Ryan Davis, each with a background in the theatre—are turning their attention to the plight of the original cast album.

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    The Laramie Project

    "The Laramie Project," presented by Integrity Productions and the Celebration Theatre in association with Moisés Kaufman and the Tectonic Theatre Projects at the Celebration Theatre, 7051-B Santa Monica Blvd., L.A. Sun. 2 p.m. Apr. 18-May 23. $20. (323) 957-1884.

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    Posing As People

    "Posing As People," presented by Taleswapper in association with Dan Hirsch and the Whitefire Theatre at the Whitefire Theatre, 13500 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks. Thu.-Sat. 8 p.m. Sept. 9-Oct. 16. $20. (800) 595-4849.

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    Equity Okays Production Pact

    Actors' Equity Association's Broadway and touring actors have approved a new four-year Production contract that will increase wages and producers' health-fund contributions and create a new experimental program for tours that the union hopes will increase jobs.

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    Legislated Tax Incentives for Film Pitting State Against State

    While our country is called the United States, when it comes to economics it is more like 50 autonomous entities battling it out for greater (or lesser) shares of the pie. Each state, from the tiniest to the biggest, from the most to least populated, possesses economic strengths and weaknesses ...

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    Anatol Vs.

    "Anatol Vs.," presented by Straitjacket Productions in association with and at the MET Theatre, 1089 Oxford Ave., Hollywood. Fri.-Sat. 8:30 p.m., Sun. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 13-Dec. 19. $15. (323) 957-1152.