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    Gay Channel Logo Steps into 'Sordid' Realm

    The gay-themed Logo cable channel has started production on "Sordid Lives: The Series," a scripted satire about a dysfunctional Texan family.

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    'Definitely' is a Sure Thing at S.B. Fest

    The 23rd edition of the Santa Barbara International Film Festival will open with the world premiere of Universal's "Definitely, Maybe."

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    '9 to 5' Set for L.A. Stage Premiere

    Dolly Parton's stage version of "9 to 5," the 1980 film in which she starred with Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin, has found a home.

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    Broadway will have very little to be thankful for

    Broadway will have very little to be thankful for this holiday weekend. Most of the Main Stem will remain dark during what is traditionally the second most profitable week of the year. After talks between Broadway producers and stagehands broke off Sunday night, Nov. 18, and all the affected shows ...

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    Actors Relive the Past, Help the Future

    Actor Keith Flowers flashed back to his childhood when he saw a casting notice in Back Stage West for "LA Street Scenes 2: A Boy's Life/A Girl's Life," a play based on real-life stories of at-risk youths in the detention camps and foster homes in Los Angeles.

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    B'way Strike Continues, New Talks Set

    Striking Broadway stagehands and representatives of the producers negotiated without a settlement but agreed to meet for new talks.

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    Graduate students discuss the work of the ancient

    Graduate students discuss the work of the ancient Roman poet Catullus reverently. The scribes behind Tully (In No Particular Order) (book and additional lyrics by Joshua William Gelb, music and lyrics by Stephanie Johnstone) take an irreverent view that sparked Kate Rockwell's imagination.

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    actor's actor

    t sounds like the tagline for a sappy TV movie, but it seems appropriate: Of all the roles Aasif Mandvi has played, the most popular may be Aasif Mandvi, a sarcastic correspondent on Comedy Central's The Daily Show often seen mocking Middle East strife. The character challenges viewers' assumptions ...

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    Actors often work where the action is, thinking

    Actors often work where the action is, thinking production-staff jobs boost their odds at making connections. While this gives actors access that most only dream of, pitfalls abound.