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    Carson Grant

    Carson Grant has acted in over 200 films, but the Warren, R.I., native was still on tenterhooks after multiple auditions for the filmLiars and Lunatics, a project he read about in Back Stage East.

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    Double Act

    My work is about the live moment. I tell stories, but the heart of my work cannot be recorded, or written down, or transferred to TV.

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    To Be an Actor

    Excerpted from "Harold: The Boy Who Became Mark Twain," by Hal Holbrook.

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    Change for a Dollar, This Week Only

    A couple of months ago, my agent there moved on to another company, so I feel even less loyal now. So, obviously, I'm thinking about looking for new reps.

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    The Newsweek Debate

    As an out professional actor and chair of the Screen Actors Guild National LGBT Actors Committee, I am offended by Setoodeh's attack.

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    Disney Dilemma, Forgoing Feedback

    I would love to work on a Disney show. And I'm sure my 4-year-old would love it too. Though I live in New York, I would do whatever it took to go to California for work as well. Can you suggest someone I can email my info to?

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    Experience vs. Sheepskin: Verdict?

    "Did you go to college?" I replied truthfully: "No." I was informed that my lack of a certificate from a secondary institution of learning would prevent me from teaching at this particular school.

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    Networks Make Final Pilot Orders

    Josh Gad, Roseanne Barr, Mindy Kaling, Becki Newton, Sarah Silverman, Rebel Wilson, Reba McEntire and more lead this season's pilots.

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    In response to Jackie Apodaca's May 5 column, The

    In response to Jackie Apodaca's May 5 column, The Working Actor, which defined job titles in the film industry:

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    NEW YORK CITY 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 New York area.