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    The Integrity of Teaching

    My approach to teaching has evolved considerably since I began this journey.

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    Here for You

    The economic recession has taken a bite out of everyone’s wallets, but while the media’s attention has mostly focused on big companies’ losses, Back Stage fully understands that the economy affects the average consumer the most.

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    How Has the Recession Affected Your Career?

    "Like most actors, I survive financially from a balance of extra work and survival jobs. But when the work slowed down, I had to make tough choices." -- James Pass, Los Angeles

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    American Buffalo

    Hollywood

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    A Playwright's Dilemma

    Recently I was reminded of the excellent Back Stage article ["Understanding the Playwright-Director Relationship," by Michael Lazan, April 19] after a director rebuked me for not rewriting my one-act play as he had told me I should. The cast was present for the first rehearsal and he informed me, as ...

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    Problem Child

    Actors Art Theatre

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    Bunny Lake Is Missing

    Common Basis Theatre

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    Under the Greasepaint

    I'm just curious: Do they make nondisturbing clowns anymore? At some point, surely, there were wholesome, entertaining, fun-for-the-whole-family clowns—friendly japers whose appearance occasioned delight. These times, it seems, are long past. If one needs assurance as to this point—assuming one hasn't seen It or Clownhouse or ...

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    Love Supreme

    Upside Down Theatre

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    A Slice O' Minnelli

    The Duplex Cabaret Theater