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    Hosts with the Most

    At one time, hosting and acting were mutually exclusive. But in today's multimedia environment, the lines have blurred.

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    Spotlight on Bernie Telsey

    That casting office, Telsey + Company, is responsible for finding the actors for many of the shows currently on Broadway, including "9 to 5," "Next to Normal," "Rock of Ages," "Blithe Spirit," "In the Heights," "Wicked," and "South Pacific."

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    Surviving the Recession

    Those who embark on the acting life often experience a vast array of financial ups and downs. With the economy in decline, this balancing act is getting trickier and trickier, so managing your money responsibly is more important than ever before.

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    Spotlight  on Los Angeles Acting Schools and Coaches

    Back Stage shines the spotlight on Los Angeles Acting Schools and Coaches.  Following is a comprehensive list of schools and coaches as well as an article on one-on-one coaching.

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    Emmy Watch Spotlight

    Back Stage turns the spotlight on the Emmy race.  In this week's issue, read the revealing round table discussion with Simon Baker, Laurence Fishburne, Michael C. Hall, Denis Leary and Bill Paxton.

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    Spotlight on the 63rd Annual Tony Awards

    Back Stage shines the spotlight on the 63rd Annual Tony Awards.  This week's spotlight includes a roundtable discussion with nominees and a profile of all 40 nominees.

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    Spotlight on Music and Singing

    This week, Back Stage shines a Spotlight on Music and Singing.  The topics include: taking care of your voice, nailing the musical theatre audition, and a frank discussion with Musical Director Adam Ben-David.

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    Readers' Choice Los Angeles

    Thanks to the more than 2,400 of you who participated in this year's Readers' Choice Survey: Los Angeles. It was the most votes we've received thus far for this annual survey, now in its third year.

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    Readers' Choice New York

    For your top choices both inside and outside the classroom, take a look at the following pages. We've also included comments from readers and a list of runners-up.

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    Spotlight on Voiceover, Speech and Diction

    In this week's Spotlight on Voiceover, Back Stage covers several topics including protecting your voice, celebrities monopolizing the voiceover industry, earning a living as a voiceover artist and what voiceover agents are looking for in their clients.