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that has kept him out of his starring role in "The Will Rogers Follies" at the Pantages Theatre, said a spokeswoman. He has been replaced by understudy Dan Sharkey. Theatergoers who request ticket exchanges for later dates are being accommodated; as of Wednesday, eight such requests had been made. and SHAUNA SNOW, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press