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    9 Questions With...Ricky Gervais

    The actor-comedian-writer-director talks about his role in “Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb,” writing his original Netflix series “Derek,” and why, after all his success, he still feels like he’s getting away with something.

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    10 Questions With...Johanna Day

    The “You Can’t Take It With You” star dishes about her worst survival job—lobsters!!—and some of her most challenging experiences in the New York theater.

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    6 Questions With…Isabella Rossellini

    The actor and model known for her iconic roles in “Blue Velvet” and “Death Becomes Her” chats with Backstage about her acting crush, her worries about living in her famous mother’s shadow, and her most challenging role.

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    9 Questions With…Matthew Goode

    Backstage chats with “The Imitation Game” actor about his latest character, World War II code-breaker Hugh Alexander, his acting crushes, and the epic lie he told to get out of his worst survival job.

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    8 Questions With...Kristen Johnston

    The star of TV Land’s “The Exes” talks about auditioning herself out of a job, the need for additional creative outlets, and spending one very dark holiday season working at Macy’s.

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    10 Questions With...Tracee Chimo

    The “Lips Together, Teeth Apart” star tells Backstage about talking her way into an Equity card, how dance informs her acting, and what may be the single worst audition horror story ever.

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    7 Questions With...Alex Borstein

    The “Family Guy” actor talks about the second season of her hilarious, painful, wonderful HBO series “Getting On,” her best and worst audition stories, and selling photo packages out of a castle in the Valley.

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    10 Questions With...Celia Keenan-Bolger

    Backstage chats with the Tony-nominated stage star on her big Lincoln Center Theater premiere “The Oldest Boy,” her greatest obsessions, and her recent Buddhist retreat.

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    9 Questions With...John Gallagher Jr.

    Backstage chats with “The Newsroom” dreamboat and Tony-winning rock star about his upcoming film “The Heart Machine,” terrible catering skills, and biggest life-changing experiences.

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    10 Questions With… Laura Benanti

    The Tony winner talks about playing her new role on ABC’s “Nashville,” overcoming her acting embarrassments, and what she wish she knew before starting her career.