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    5 Things to Up the Ante of Your Week

    Check out Tony winners Cherry Jones (onstage in “When We Were Young and Unafraid”), Katie Finneran (at 54 Below), and Idina Menzel (on the cast album of “If/Then”); see Megan Mullally in “Annapurna” opposite Nick Offerman; and celebrate the 75th anniversary of Batman’s first appearance at the Paley ...

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    5 Books for Summer Reading

    This week we’re helping you improve your mind with books ranging from Lee Grant’s memoir “I Said Yes to Everything” and biographies of Laurence Olivier and Bertolt Brecht, as well as an in-depth look at the O’Neill Theater’s history and a book on ways to improve ...

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    Get a ‘Bloody Sunday’ on Friday

    This week catch a screening of “Sunday Bloody Sunday”; invade “Office Space” in Santa Monica; pick up the original cast album of “The Bridges of Madison County”; get “Under My Skin” at the play’s opening; and chat with opera legend Jessye Norman.

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    5 Things to Increase Your Cultural Intel

    Check out the vocal range of Kristin Chenoweth; the acting range from another Kristen...Bell that is, on the “Veronica Mars” DVD; the funny family-driven comedy “Charlotte’s Shorts”; the “Here Lies Love” musical (back for round two, folks); and the touching musical, Marsha Norman’s “the Trumpet of the ...

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    Get Free Tix to Tribeca Film Festival!

    This week brings us Film For All Friday, when Tribeca Film Fest venues open their doors for free screenings of 35 films on the TFF 2014 slate; Mikhail Baryshnikov is the “Man in a Case” at Santa Monica’s Broad Stage; “Pointe,” a book about a professional dancer, has just ...

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    5 Funny Things to Do This Week

    To celebrate our Improv and Comedy Training issue, let’s get you out to the Upright Citzens Brigades’ “ASSSCAT 3000” show in New York City; into the Gotham Comedy Club for “SNL” alum Jim Breuer and his standup; experiencing the Los Angeles Comedy Festival; cheering on your favorite comic in ...

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    5 Must-Have Monologue Collections

    We’ve put together a list of some great books when the time comes to find that perfect audition monologue!

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    Stories From America’s Favorite ‘Best Friend’ Actor Judy Greer

    Pick up a copy of Greer’s new memoir “I Don’t Know What You Know Me From”; head to the Geffen Playhouse to see Annette Bening; to the Atlanta Film Festival for your fix of everything from indie films to major television show sneak-peeks; to New World Stages for ...

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    Miserable and Scared of Change?

    Head over the river and through the hipsters to Brooklyn’s The Brick—home of “mad experimenters of theater”—for “I’m Miserable But Change Scares Me”; check out the L.A. Women’s Theater Fest; pick up a copy of “The World of Musicals”; and hear the “New Voices ...

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    We Want the ‘Stage Kiss’

    See what's coming up this week!