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    Study Finds Acting Keeps the Mind Sharp

    A husband-and-wife research team at Elmhurst College in Chicago has found that acting keeps the human brain active, alert, and healthy.

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    SketchFest Tickets Go On Sale May 5

    Tickets for SketchFest NYC, the second annual national sketch comedy festival, will go on sale Friday, May 5.

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    Many actors make the mistake of thinking that the more titles they list on a résumé or business card, the more marketable they become. But the overuse of labels can turn prospective employers, agents, and casting people off. To be clear, titles—such as "writer" or "magician"—differ from skills ...

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    New 'Prison Break' to Be Filmed in Dallas

    The television network on Monday said it will begin filming the second season of the show on June 15 in the Dallas area.

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    Charles Mee Pays a Visit to 'Hotel Cassiopeia'

    Charles L. Mee'sHotel Cassiopeiais one of six new full-length plays premiering at Actors Theatre of Louisville's 30th annual Humana Festival.

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    t's really nice to think that one can be a new

    t's really nice to think that one can be a new kid on the block at the age of 52," says Jayne Houdyshell. Currently appearing as the dynamic but chronically ill mother in Lisa Kron's autobiographical play Well, she chuckles over the circumstances of her breakout role—a ...

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    Drama League Honors LuPone, McAnuff, Seldes

    The Drama League has named actor Patti LuPone, director Des McAnuff, and actor Marian Seldes the recipients of its three annual specialty awards for 2006.

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    Vocal ease

    he Internet, rarely called the "information superhighway" anymore, is the world's newest encyclopedia. It's handy for any information you need, which means it can be the place to go if you want to become versed in how to keep your voice in shape. The thing to keep in ...

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    The following is a list of theatre departments at

    The following is a list of theatre departments at colleges, universities, and conservatories in the United States offering degrees or certificates. Those that are members of NAST (National Association of Schools of Theatre) or U/RTA (University/Resident Theatre Association) are indicated as such.

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    Director Hackford "Leaps" to Broadway

    Raydirector Taylor Hackford will make his Broadway directing debut withLeap of Faith, a musical version of the 1992 film staring Steve Martin.