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    Taking Control

    Welcome to the Actor's Finance Workshop. For the next eight weeks, this column will explore the basics of personal finance.

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    Insane Choice, Sane Output

    We can't wait for the mood to strike or inspiration to kick in, because we have deadlines and opening nights. We have to figure out how to rev up our imaginations on command.

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    Fees to Meet You

    Casting directors, especially those who deal with musical theater, have taken the liberty to view themselves as teachers.

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    "The Less Than Human Club"

    McCadden Place Theatre

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    Tough Type, The Card Fairy

    "I've been an actor for 20 years. I just moved to New York from Chicago, where no matter what I did—and I tried everything—I couldn't get into the union."

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    Sivan Hadari

    "I knew it would be a challenge playing two characters in one play," says Sivan Hadari, "but I thought I could pull it off."

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    The Cock Machine

    Theater for the New City

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    Publicity Blunders

    Fame and attention. Nouns conjoined, the two desires are often borne from one source: insecurity. It's a "Someone, anyone, please pay attention to me!" syndrome.

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    The Final HERsterical

    The Rising Cafe

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    Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles area. Check for new listings every Thursday! (Website members only.)