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No Amount of Pain Can Keep Stockard Channing Offstage

Other Desert CitiesMitzi E. Newhouse TheaterLincoln Center TheatreCast List:Stockard ChanningStacy KeachLinda LavinElizabeth MarvelThomas SadoskiProduction Credits:Joe Mantello (Director)John Lee Beatty (Scenic Design)David Zinn (Costume Design)Kenneth Posner (Lighting Design)Other Credits:Written by: Jon Robin Baitz

Stockard Channing is heading back to the stage of Other Desert Cities less than a week after undergoing arthroscopic surgery. She went under the knife to repair a knee that collapsed backstage after a November 18 show. The surgery kept her out of seven shows, but no more. "This is may be stupid. I don't know," Channing said. "But if it doesn't blow up or get painful, I'm doing the right thing." And if does blow up, well, she's still a healthy combination of brave and awesome.

Photo: ©2010 Joan Marcus/©2010, Joan Marcus