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    The Busy Smell of Success

    What defines a successful actor? Having roles offered without needing to audition? Being labeled "A-list" in the tabloids? Winning an industry award?

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    College Counterpoint

    I think the response to Julian in the March 5 issue, discussing whether to go to college or directly into acting, missed the mark.

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    NYC 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 NYC area, including the five boroughs, Long Island, Westchester, northern New Jersey and Connecticut. In addition, we list Broadway and Off-Broadway productions ...

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    Income Comes First

    What began seven years ago as a play-reading group among East Coast transplants has evolved into something, well, big.

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    A Fresh Take (5)

    "September through December is a very busy time in our profession. This is my second full season on NBC's "30 Rock." -- Richard Rella

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    My Agent Is a Bad Boyfriend

    Agents. The bipolar living roller coasters of our delightful industry, who we love to love and love, love, love to hate.

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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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    Enter the Piso

    Ja Ja Gallery

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    Broadway Takes Back the Tonys

    The 2011 ceremony marked the return of the Main Stem in a big way. Taking a page from "The Book of Mormon," the evening's biggest winner with nine awards, the ceremony didn't take itself too seriously.

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    Yes, We Have No Piano

    "I'm very confused. I always thought paying for audition 'seminars' was a scam (and still sort of do). Should I consider it?"