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Lisa Kennedy

Killer Chorines

IN VAUDEVILLE, TIMING WAS EVERYTHING. THE drumbeat, the thwack, the punch line; the tickle and slap of a sight gag; the wink, the nudge, the shimmy, and all that jazz. If theater has always done certain gestures without apology, musical theater does them brazenly: Characters still swing into song in......

A Star is Born

Photo by D. Michaels/New Line "YOU'RE SO BEAUTIFUL," SAYS MOVIE DIRECTOR Viktor Taransky (Al Pacino), appraising his new leading lady. It sounds like awe. Then again, it may be something quite different. Moving closer to the blond-tressed, luscious-mouthed beauty -- or rather, to the screen from which she emanates --......
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