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    Broadway Takes Back the Tonys

    The 2011 ceremony marked the return of the Main Stem in a big way. Taking a page from "The Book of Mormon," the evening's biggest winner with nine awards, the ceremony didn't take itself too seriously.

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    Gio Banuelos

    Gio Banuelos is proof that the right actor is more important than the right role. He knewSolitudewas a project he wanted to be involved in, so he submitted, even though he didn't fit any of the character descriptions in the breakdown.

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    Yes, We Have No Piano

    "I'm very confused. I always thought paying for audition 'seminars' was a scam (and still sort of do). Should I consider it?"

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    Doctoring Reality Andrew Gurland enjoys blurring the line between fact and fiction.

    by Terry Morgan One of the highlights of the recent Santa Barbara International Film Festival was Mail Order Wife, a feature that had come in under the critical radar. Co-directed by Andrew Gurland and Huck Botko and executive produced by Doug Liman (director of Swingers and Go) and Dave Bartis ...

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    The Art of the Ask

    Having conversations and building relationships with people who are established in this industry can significantly accelerate the development of your career.

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    NYC Production Listings

    Back Stage lists major U.S. film and TV productions that are currently casting or accepting submissions. On this page you'll find productions occurring in the greater NYC area, including the five boroughs, Long Island, Westchester, northern New Jersey and Connecticut. In addition, we list Broadway and Off-Broadway productions ...

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    Burning Desires

    After Tommy Gavin jerks awake from a claustrophobic, smoke-filled dream, the first words we hear in the pilot episode of FX's acclaimed firefighting drama,Rescue Me,would make the average network censor blush.

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    Recovery and Starting My Own Theater Company

    I was broke and constantly in pain. Then, to make matters worse, the bottom fell out of the economy and auditions became scarcer. "Something has to change," I thought.

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    Alex Querna

    Alex Querna was comfortable in front of the camera long before his first acting gig, having come to L.A. to work in sports television.