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The breaks of the stage

Castmates know the struggles of the actors they play in 'The Understudy'

'The Understudy' cast members (from left) Bradley Cooper, Kristen Johnston, and Reg Rogers at Williams College. "The Understudy" cast members (from left) Bradley Cooper, Kristen Johnston, and Reg Rogers at Williams College. (Stephen rose for the boston globe)
By Christopher Wallenberg
Globe Correspondent / July 27, 2008

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WILLIAMSTOWN - Being the understudy is one of the most thankless, and potentially unrewarding, roles in the theater. You're considered a lesser talent than the star you're covering. You'll probably have few, if any, opportunities to go on - and little time to prepare. And if you do make it up on stage and manage to pull if off, half ... (Full article: 1105 words)

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