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Readjusting to a Broadway stage after 11 years of performing in front of a TV camera is a bit of a challenge, says Dulé Hill, perhaps best known as Charlie Young, the personal aide to President Bartlet (Martin Sheen) on the long-running "The West Wing" and more recently as the straitlaced private detective Burton "Gus" Guster on "Psych.""The camera is so intimate, it can catch a twinkle in the eye," he notes. "But that twinkle won't read in the back of the theater. I had to learn how to magnify while keeping the moments intimate and real." The vocal challenges—specifically maintaining vocal strength—have been the most daunting.Hill is no stranger to the stage, but with the exception of co-starring in an Off-Broadway revival of Amiri Baraka's two-hander "Dutchman" four years ago, his roster of stage credits boasts only musicals. His current gig, Lydia R. Diamond's "Stick Fly, »

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