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On Broadway, Understudying for a Celeb Can be a Nightmarenew

Understudying can be rewarding, but it can also be a slap-in-the-face kind of gig -- few if any rehearsals, the anxiety of being called to perform at very short notice and the lingering possibility of never performing -- but throw in the fame factor, and "tough" isn't quite the word for it anymore.
New York Press  |  Dana Rossi  |  12-18-2008  |  Theater

Duncan Sheik Jumps from Rock to Broadway and Backnew

Sheik is touring on the heels of winning a Grammy and two Tony Awards for writing the musical score for the recent hit Broadway musical Spring Awakening. He collaborated with lyricist Steven Sater and composed the original score.
Charleston City Paper  |  T. Ballard Lesemann  |  11-05-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

John Waters: The Trash Auteur Speaks Out -- Way Outnew

On gay marriage, the presidential race, the corrupting influence of irony and the release of his new 'Til Death Do Us Part DVD.
L.A. Weekly  |  Steven Mikulan  |  07-07-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

Marc Acito's Strong Satirenew

The sequel to Acito's 2004 coming-of-gay comedy How I Paid for College finds its self-obsessed protagonist, Edward Zanni, kicked out of Juilliard, working as a "party motivator" at ritzy bar mitzvahs and moonlighting as a corporate spy for a jaw-droppingly sexy stockbroker of questionable ethics.
Willamette Week  |  Ben Waterhouse  |  04-23-2008  |  Fiction

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