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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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    Jamie Bell Dancin' Days

    Jamie Bell's youth belies his remarkable talent and considerable experience as a dancer and an actor. Now 14, the northeast England native started dancing when he was 6 years old, participating in numerous competitions, and toured England with a musical theatre group when he was 9. But with his ...

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    Book 'Em

    Contemporary theatre is moving away from language and linear storytelling and toward images and concepts, often presented in multimedia and multidisciplinary form.

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    You Gotta Have a Plan

    If you have been following the last five weeks of this series and acting on the tasks outlined in each article, you now have an arsenal of information at your fingertips. You know your net worth, you have a budget, you understand the availability of investment and retirement options, and ...

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    LETTERS

    Back Stage welcomes letters on performing arts issues. Each letter should include the writer's address and phone number, is subject to editing, and must be limited to 250

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    Facing the Fear

    We have been exploring aspects of personal finance that have to do with savings, growth, and the future. However, this week's subject, debt reduction, is by far the most important regarding any financial plan that you will create for yourself.

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    LETTERS: Producers' "Patience' Pooh-poohed

    Back Stage welcomes letters on performing arts issues. Each letter should include the writer's address and phone number, is subject to editing, and must be limited to 250

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    LETTERS

    Back Stage welcomes letters on performing arts issues. All letters should include the writer's address and phone number, and are subject to editing due to space

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    LETTERS

    Back Stage welcomes letters on performing arts issues. Each letter should include the writer's address and phone number, is subject to editing, and must be limited to 250