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    Aida

    The Broadway version of Disney's "The Lion King" is an artistic and commercial success because it was conceived by one person-Julie Taymor.

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    "The Groundlings taught me the skills to think on

    "The Groundlings taught me the skills to think on my work feet and create characters. The experience brought confidence to my work to play and explore. The films Austin Powers and Drop Dead Gorgeous allowed me to use my improv abilities in the most hilarious of styles. The Groundlings brings ...

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    By any number of collaborations over the years,

    By any number of collaborations over the years, connect the names of two performers or creators who have never worked together, and receive a Back Stage West T-shirt.

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    Credit This

    Sometime, in some distant future, there's a great living to be made as an actor. The big house in Bel Air or the ranch in Wyoming is only a lucky break away. But, meanwhile, most actors have to struggle with a few day jobs and the rare supporting role ...

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    Honing Your Craft: The World's a Classroom Say Many Actors

    "The 21st century actor is not just a stage actor. He's somebody who learns how to work in all three media. In order to survive, today's actor has to learn to do voice-overs and commercials, he has to learn how to work in front of a camera for ...

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    Lucille of Approval: Lortel Noms to be Named

    The League of Off-Broadway Theatres and Producers will announce a modification to the annual Lucille Lortel Awards this week, Back Stage has learned. For the first time in the awards' 16-year history, the format will change to include nominees for outstanding achievement Off-Broadway. Until now, only winners have been announced.

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    Data Archives for the Arts

    With the help of a $1.9 million grant from Pew Charitable Trusts, Princeton University will be launching a national data archive for policy and the arts, the country's largest electronic archive of research data on the arts and culture. These materials, previously difficult to obtain, will be available ...

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    Alliance Names Booth New AD

    Susan V. Booth has been tapped as the new artistic director of the Alliance Theatre Company in Atlanta, Georgia. Booth, who currently serves as the director of New Play Development at the Chicago's Goodman Theatre, will succeed Kenny Leon as the artistic leader of the largest regional theatre company ...

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    Tomorrow's Playwrights Shown in Village Today

    New York theatregoers will have an opportunity this weekend to see the 11 winning entries of more than 600 submissions to this year's Young Playwrights, Inc. (YPI) National Playwriting Competition. YPI will present staged readings of the winning plays Thurs., March 29 though Sat., March 31, using professional directors ...