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    Brave, Beautiful New Worlds

    "I remember my first print audition like it was yesterday: I was 11 and thought I was so cool for leaving class early to go into the city." --Allison Strong

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    Having the Proper Tools

    Shakespeare famously wrote that, "All the world is a stage..." But ask virtually any actor today, and they'll tell you a big chunk of the world is now actually a sound stage.

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    Los Angeles Production Listings

    Following are the updated Production Listings for Los Angeles including casting information for Film, Television and Movies of the Week.

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    Into the Words

    In the beginning, there is the playwright. Then there is you. When the playwright and you, the actor, merge, when the playwright's words and your innermost self—your memories and thoughts and feelings—connect, the result is what we call a "character." Script analysis is a useful first step ...

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    Kazuki: This Is My Earth

    The Kaye Playhouse

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    New York Area Production Listing

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

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    The IRS on the Prowl

    Last month the IRS announced that the number of audited returns had increased by 11 percent over the previous year. But you usually can't get into trouble if you tell the truth and file your returns on time.

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    How Do You Cast Superheroes?

    "With Peter Parker [in "Spider-Man"], it's interesting because he's sort of the anti-superhero. He's the nerd who becomes powerful against his will."

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    Church of Muslin and Greasepaint

    Theater did not play an enormous role in my life until high school. Prior to that, searching for self-definition like any adolescent, I first sought clarity in religion.

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    Road Rage

    "I recently went through a rough experience involving my first professional tour and am desperately seeking advice on the situation."