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Italian composers seem to be F. Murray Abraham's forte. The American-born character actor, who took home the Academy Award for Best Actor for his role as the Italian composer Antonio Salieri in Amadeus, can now add another Italian composer to his resume as he steps into the role of Gioacchino Rossini in Terrence McNally's new play, Golden Age. Photos: Tony Awards 2012: Stars of Stage and Screen Celebrate Broadway's Big Night The actor, who most recently appeared on The Good Wife and FX's Louie, will take over the role for Richard Easton, who is leaving the Off Broadway production for

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