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Grave Testimony

By Laura Shin. As a child, Clea Koff wanted to be a librarian or secretary. Koff, 32, has a voice made for the stacks and a comportment befitting a suit and heels, ......

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Seriously Absurd

By Laura Shin. Geoff Sobelle was having one of his best nights ever, when he nearly broke a fellow actor's neck. Sobelle calls himself a practitioner of “physical  ......

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A Man of Many Parts

Joan Marcus. View photo album >>. By Laura Shin. Martin Moran has one of the most envied—and fun—jobs on Broadway. He's been hamming it up since April ......

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From Ecovillage to Greenwich Village

By Laura Shin. When Cecil Scheib moved to New York City in 2007, his primary work experience consisted of establishing and running an ecovillage called ......

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Revealing Garments

By Laura Shin. Judith Dolan has the kind of charm that would fit right in at the state fair's cherry pie stand, so it can be surprising to learn that she's soared to the ......

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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Graduation

By Laura Shin. In the summer of 1994, Michael K. Lee auditioned for a part—any part—in the second national tour of the blockbuster Broadway musical Miss ......

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Every Flavor in the Paan

By Laura Shin. In 1965, the trajectory of Minal Hajratwala's life depended upon $20. Hajratwala, '92, the author of Leaving India: My Family's Journey from Five ......