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first_img Chita Rivera Here’s a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Lea Michele Will Guest Star on Sons of Anarchy Glee star and Broadway baby Lea Michele will guest star on Sons of Anarchy, her “favorite show.” The Wrap reports that Michele will play Gertie, a single mom and truck-stop waitress. In case you’d like to mark your calendar, her episode is scheduled to air on October 14 on FX. Annaleigh Ashford & More to Pay Tribute to Elaine Stritch Annaleigh Ashford, Cyndi Lauper, Lisa Brescia, Christopher Borger and a host of Broadway favorites will pay tribute to the late Elaine Stritch on August 7 at New York’s Metropolitan Room. The cabaret will be hosted by Bernie Furshpan and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to Stritch’s favorite charity. Lisa Brescia View Comments View All (6) Beautiful’s Jessie Mueller & Jarrod Spector Team Up for New Concert This sounds some kind of wonderful. 2014 Tony Winner Jessie Mueller and Tony nominee Jarrod Spector will team up for a new concert, Jessie & Jarrod: The Stars of Beautiful: The Carole King Musical. Catch them at New Jersey Performing Arts Center’s Victoria Theater in Newark, NJ on March 1 and 2, 2015. We know that it will be a Beautiful show.  center_img Star Files Jarrod Spector Annaleigh Ashford Lea Michele Chita Rivera to Recreate Signature Moments Broadway legend Chita Rivera will return to Birdland in Chita’s Back. The two-time Tony winner will perform some of her favorite songs as well as recreate signature moments from her legendary career. The limited engagement will play October 7 through October 11. If you’re annoyed that you can’t get to Williamstown, then hopefully you can make one of the seven shows in the Big Apple. Jessie Muellerlast_img read more

first_img Aladdin View Comments from $57.50 Related Shows Age: 30Hometown: Seattle, WACurrent Role: A Broadway debut as Jafar’s wisecracking right-hand man Iago in the hit musical adaptation of Disney’s Aladdin.Stage Cred: Before originating the role of Iago at the 5th Avenue Theatre in Seattle, Rivera appeared in a variety of productions at the Seattle Children’s Theatre, The Children’s Theatre Company and the Shakespeare Theatre Company.“My secret dream was to be a professional stage magician. I had two white doves growing up, and people were always shocked to see this tiny little Filipino kid pull a dove out of a tissue box.”“Children are the most honest audience you will ever have, because they will let you know if they like you and they will let you know if they don’t like you. Kids are always surprised that I’m not really a mean guy in person.”“I’m Filipino-American—my parents moved from the Philippines to Seattle in 1974. Lea Salonga is a huge star there, so seeing her in mainstream American entertainment, in Aladdin, was a huge deal for me. It was so nerve-wracking to get to meet her…and we’re about the same height, so that’s cool, too!”“My wife Kate and I met at the Seattle Children’s Theatre, doing If You Give a Mouse a Cookie. She was a stagehand and I developed a huge crush on her, but I wanted to stay professional, so I didn’t tell her. Finally I said, screw it, let’s go on a date. We ended up getting married on that same stage.”“Moving to New York was difficult, because I’ve never really lived anywhere but Seattle. I showed up with a piece of luggage at an apartment I’d never seen before except in pictures. At first I was like, ‘Oh my God, I made a terrible mistake,’ but I learned about takeout and dollar slices and life was good.”“Sometimes I look around and think, wow, I’m so lucky to be here. People work so hard for their entire lives to be on Broadway. This is the big time, this is the pinnacle. I’m really living the dream.”“I proposed to my wife at Disneyland. We’re both huge Disney fans, and it was one of our first dates. I wanted to propose during the fireworks show, but it was a torrential downpour and they canceled it. So I proposed in front of the castle in the pouring rain. It was a perfect Seattle engagement!” Star Files Don Darryl Riveralast_img read more

first_img Related Shows Heisenberg Tony and Emmy winner Mary-Louise Parker will star opposite Kenneth Welsh in the world premiere of Heisenberg off-Broadway this spring. The play, penned by The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time scribe Simon Stephens, will begin performances on May 19 at Manhattan Theater Club’s New York City Center—Stage II. Mark Brokaw will direct the six-week limited engagement, which will officially open on June 3.Parker received a Tony Award for her performance in Proof and was also nominated for Reckless and Prelude to a Kiss. She most recently appeared on Broadway in The Snow Geese. Her additional stage credits include Hedda Gabler and Bus Stop. She is best known for her portrayal of Nancy Botwin on Showtime’s Weeds; she has also appeared on screen in RED, Fried Green Tomatoes, Angels in America (for which she won an Emmy) and The West Wing. Welsh made his Broadway debut in The Inspector General; his additional Great White Way credits include Whose Life is it Anyway?, Piaf, The Real Thing, Social Security and The Little Foxes. He has also appeared on stage in Social Security, Curse of the Starving Class and Clair de Lune and on screen in The Day After Tomorrow, The Aviator and The Exorcism of Emily Rose.Amidst the bustle of a crowded London train station, Clare (Parker) spots Alex (Welsh), a much older man, and plants a kiss on his neck. This electric encounter thrusts these two strangers into a life-changing game.The production will feature scenic design by Mark Wendland, with costume design by Michael Krass, lighting design by Donald Holder and original music and sound design by David Van Tieghem. Star Files Show Closed This production ended its run on Dec. 11, 2016 Mary-Louise Parker View Commentslast_img read more

first_imgDuke Energy takes $1.6 billion charge to account for cancelled Atlantic Coast gas pipeline project FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailPrint分享Reuters:U.S. energy company Duke Energy Corp said Monday it took a $1.6-billion after-tax charge in the second quarter for the cancellation of the Atlantic Coast natural gas pipeline from West Virginia to North Carolina.Atlantic Coast was the most expensive U.S. gas pipeline under construction when Duke and partner Dominion Energy Inc exited the $8-billion project in July due to regulatory uncertainty following years of delays and billions of dollars of cost overruns.Dominion already took a $2.8 billion charge related to the cancellation.Atlantic Coast is just one of several U.S. oil and gas pipelines mired in legal and regulatory battles with local and environmental groups that have found problems with U.S. permits issued by Trump administration agencies.When Dominion, which led the Atlantic Coast project, started work on the 600-mile (966-km) pipe in the spring of 2018, the company estimated it would cost $6.0-$6.5 billion and be completed in late 2019.In addition to regulatory delays, Atlantic Coast was also hurt by a short-term hit to gas demand from coronavirus and a longer-term hit from growing consumer interest in cleaner energy.[Scott DiSavino]More: Duke takes $1.6 billion charge to exit Atlantic Coast nat gas pipelast_img read more

first_imgState Secretary Pratikno has downplayed the possibility of a Cabinet reshuffle, saying that President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s recent fiery rebuke of his ministers had achieved the required results.”The Cabinet responded to the warning quickly,” Pratikno said on Monday. “If there’s good progress, why should there be a reshuffle?”In a video of a closed-door Cabinet meeting on June 18 released by the President’s press office, Jokowi delivered an uncharacteristically angry speech, saying that he would consider taking “extraordinary steps”, including a Cabinet reshuffle, if his ministers did not effectively deal with the pandemic and its economic impact. The President particularly cited the lack of spending in the health sector and called on all ministries to cut through red tape and accelerate their spending in order to stimulate the economy.Pratikno said the ministries had responded to Jokowi’s warning quickly, which could be seen from the increased budget disbursement and the progress of several government programs.   “Now [the situation has] improved and hopefully it will continue to improve. If so, a reshuffle will be unnecessary,” he said. “So, don’t make a fuss about a reshuffle anymore because the Cabinet is working well. We should focus on public health problems and economic problems as a result of the pandemic.”This is not the first time Jokowi has used the threat of a reshuffle to spur his Cabinet into action. In February, during a private meeting with social media celebrities and influencers, the President said that he would replace Cabinet ministers who failed to adapt and deliver results.Topics :last_img read more

first_imgSpace Robotics Company Expands in Allegheny County, Creating More Than 90 Jobs December 11, 2019 SHARE Email Facebook Twittercenter_img Economy,  Jobs That Pay,  Press Release Governor Tom Wolf announced that Astrobotic Technology, Inc., a space robotics company whose mission is to make outer space accessible to the world, will relocate its headquarters in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, creating 95 jobs and maintaining 20 jobs.“With products developed in Pittsburgh launching to the moon, companies like Astrobotic show the world the innovative work being done right here in the commonwealth,” said Gov. Wolf. “By investing in that innovation, we’re investing in the future of technology, the future of jobs, and the future of industry.”As part of Astrobotic’s relocation efforts, the company will acquire and renovate a building in Pittsburgh’s North Side neighborhood. The building will provide space for manufacturing operations and office personnel, including a place for the company to build its first commercial lunar lander, which will deliver payload to the moon.“Pennsylvania is leading our country back to the moon. We are thrilled to build our new headquarters in the heart of Pittsburgh,” said Chief Executive Officer of Astrobotic Technology, John Thornton. “The facility will be purpose-built to operate landers and rovers to the lunar surface starting with our first mission in 2021.”Astrobotic received a funding proposal from the Department of Community and Economic Development for the project including $285,000 in Job Creation Tax Credits. The company has committed to investing $6.55 million in the project, and the tax credits will be distributed upon the creation of 95 new jobs. This project was coordinated by the Governor’s Action Team, an experienced group of economic development professionals who report directly to the governor and work with businesses that are considering locating or expanding in Pennsylvania.The company makes high-capability space missions practical for a broad spectrum of business, scientific, and social applications. Astrobotic’s lunar lander, to be named Peregrine, will deliver payloads to the moon for companies, governments, universities, non-profits, and individuals. The company is also developing advanced space robotics capabilities for lunar surface operations and reliable computing systems for mission-critical applications.Originally based out of Carnegie Mellon University, Astrobotic is pioneering affordable planetary access to spark a new era of exploration, science, tourism, resource utilization, and mining.For more information about the Governor’s Action Team or DCED, visit dced.pa.gov.last_img read more

first_imgThis property at 6 Hastings St, New Farm, is for sale. Picture: realestate.com.au.LOOK past the rot, dust and spider webs and this may just be New Farm’s best kept secret.The renovator’s delight at 6 Hastings Street has just hit the market — but it isn’t for the faint hearted.The three-bedroom, two-bathroom house on 455 sqm looks okay from the outside, but inside there’s extensive termite damage, water damage and wood rot.The back porch at 6 Hastings St, New Farm. Picture: realestate.com.au.“It’s probably the worst house I’ve seen for a long time,” selling agent Ivo Kornel of Belle Property New Farm said.“It’s unliveable.”GET THE LATEST REAL ESTATE NEWS DIRECT TO YOUR INBOX HEREThe kitchen at 6 Hastings St, New Farm. Picture: realestate.com.au.On the upside, it boasts gorgeous views to the city, south and east and there are few opportunities like it left in the exclusive inner-city suburb.Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 2:18Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -2:18 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD540p540p360p360p270p270pAutoA, selectedAudio Trackdefault, selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenCould this be your anti-dream home?02:18 Related videos 02:18Could this be your anti-dream home?00:25Worst real estate images of 201701:34Sydney’s million dollar dumps01:30Renovate or detonate?01:28Shell sells01:17Fitzroy home the definition of a projectAnd it comes with a current development approval, allowing for immediate work to begin.One of the bedrooms at 6 Hastings St, New Farm. Picture: realestate.com.au.More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this homeless than 1 hour agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investorless than 1 hour ago“I think a lot of people will have a look at it,” Mr Kornel said.“How many stay engaged will be interesting to see.“There aren’t many opportunities like this left and a lot of people understand that and want a slice of Teneriffe and New Farm.”Queenslanders ditching houses for unitsBrisbane’s new house price recordRecord cash sale for Gold CoastInside 6 Hastings St, New Farm. Picture: realestate.com.au.Mr Kornel said it would cost around $4 million to build a new home on the site.The home is surrounded by some of New Farm and Teneriffe’s most sought-after properties, including a Shaun Lockyer designed home right next door.The bathroom at 6 Hastings St, New Farm. Picture: realestate.com.au.The question on everyone’s lips is how much will someone be prepared to pay for it.“Buyers are seeing true value and opportunity in the postcode of 4005,” Mr Kornel said.Teneriffe is on the cusp of becoming Brisbane’s first $3 million suburb, with the median house price sitting at $2.75 million, while New Farm’s median house price is $1.538 million.The property is scheduled for auction through Belle Property on-site on September 30.This property at 6 Hastings St, New Farm, is for sale. Picture: realestate.com.au.last_img read more

first_imgWith lockdown still being enforced in the UK, Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho took part in the home goal challenge, which entailed spinning around a football 10 times before attempting to score a penalty. Read Also: UEFA endorse Spanish FA proposal for European spots Here’s how Mourinho performed below:Advertisement Promoted Content10 Risky Jobs Some Women DoWhat Happens To Your Brain When You Play Too Much Video Games?Couples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable WayWho’s The Best Car Manufacturer Of All Time?Portuguese Street Artist Creates Hyper-Realistic 3D GraffitiWhat Happens When You Eat Eggs Every Single Day?9 Facts You Should Know Before Getting A Tattoo5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme Parks7 Ways To Understand Your Girlfriend Better8 Things That Will Happen If An Asteroid Hits Earth7 Things That Actually Ruin Your PhoneBest Car Manufacturers In The World FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 center_img Loading… last_img read more

first_imgDanny Willett believes Rory McIlroy has been handed a potentially vital advantage in the battle to end the season as European number one. The ankle injury which forced McIlroy to sit out three tournaments this summer, including the defence of his Open title at St Andrews, means he will not play the 13 events usually required to remain in the Race to Dubai, where he leads Willett by just 1,613 points. However, European Tour chief executive Keith Pelley cited ”exceptional circumstances” in granting McIlroy permission to remain on the money list by playing 12 events as he tries to win the Harry Vardon Trophy for the third time in four years. McIlroy is therefore eligible for a share of the five million US dollars bonus pool and his presence also affects the top 30 on the money list on November 15 who qualify for next year’s Open, the top 60 who make this week’s season-ending DP World Tour C hampionship and the 110 players who kept their card for next season. Willett, who would also be entitled to significant bonuses from his sponsors if he won the Race to Dubai, believes Pelley made the “right decision,” but feels a rested McIlroy has the upper hand at Jumeirah Golf Estates. “O bviously playing a lower amount of events than what’s required was one of the main benefits I would have said for Rory with how things panned out,” said Willett, who has played 22 events to McIlroy’s 11 and described himself as “stale” during last week’s BMW Masters, which McIlroy did not play. “I appreciate that him playing makes a massive difference for the Tour and you have to kind of let him off with the events, but certainly he has more of an advantage over the guys who have played all three (in the Final Series) and this will be the fourth. “There’s a lot of travelling, a lot of golf, time changes, sleeping patterns; everything like that can really take its toll, especially at the end of a season. I think having had a week off might have benefited him. “If Rory wins more money than anyone else playing less events, then that’s just good golf. There’s still rules there to kind of abide by, otherwise they wouldn’t make rules. If rules were allowed to be broken all the time, then there’s no point in setting them in the first place. “But in that case it’s a very difficult one to get correct and it was the first decision Keith had to make in becoming the chief executive of the Tour. I think he made the correct decision. “I can’t really say a great deal more. It doesn’t really change how we are going to approach this week so we’re just going to go out there and try and win.” McIlroy told Press Association Sport in October that he had to take a “selfish view” of his exemption and stressed on Tuesday that he was not concerned about the prize money or his share of the bonus pool. “I’d gladly take the trophy and they can keep the money and do whatever they want with it,” McIlroy said. “It’s more about trying to win The Race to Dubai again. I t’s always a goal of mine. At the start of the year, I want to be at the top of these lists at the end of the season, whether it’s the Race to Dubai or whether it’s the FedEx Cup. “The Race to Dubai reflects the way you’ve played through the entire season, and somehow that’s true. I feel like I’ve gained most of my points in the first half of the season with my performances. “I’ve just sort of held onto that position a little bit. Coming into this week and not having wrapped it up like I had done the previous two times I’ve won, there is more intensity. It would be a really great way to finish the season, and knowing that I haven’t already got it wrapped up, it focuses the mind and I really want to play well this week.” A total of seven players can still win the Race to Dubai, although Justin Rose, Shane Lowry, Louis Oosthuizen and Branden Grace need to finish second or better at Jumeirah Golf Estates, while Byeong Hun An has to win. And they will all have to get the better of course-specialist McIlroy, who has recorded five top-five finishes in six appearances, including a victory in 2012 which sealed his first Race to Dubai title and finishing second behind Henrik Stenson last year. Press Associationlast_img read more

first_img Published on December 3, 2014 at 1:11 am Facebook Twitter Google+ Despite two goals from forward Melissa Piacentini, Syracuse (4-8-7, 3-2-3 College Hockey America) was blown out by Cornell (4-6-1, 3-2-0 ECAC), 6-2, on Tuesday night in Ithaca, New York.After remaining scoreless for almost 17 minutes, the Orange and Big Red combined for four goals in the next 13 minutes.Cornell opened the scoring on a Brianna Veerman goal eight seconds after Syracuse killed a penalty. The Big Red, though, would score twice on power plays.CU outshot Syracuse 9-7 in the first period and struck again 22 seconds into the second. Again, Syracuse came off a power play 10 seconds into the period and Cornell scored just as SU returned to full strength.With 12:30 left in the period, Cornell defender Sydney Smith was called for a trip and SU broke through on Piacentini’s first goal that made the score 2-1.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textOne goal was the closest the Orange would get as Cornell answered with three straight goals. Two minutes after the Orange goal, Big Red forward Hanna Bunton scored on a five-on-four advantage.The third period saw scoring even quicker than the second as forward Emily Fulton made it 4-1 Cornell 16 seconds in. With 7:27 left in the game, Piacentini was called for interference and the Big Red struck again.Piacentini returned from the penalty box and scored her second goal 16 seconds later with assist from forwards Stephanie Grossi and Alysha Burriss. Four minutes later, Bunton scored her second of the night to make it 6-2.Cornell outshot SU 24-22 on the night while converting on 2-of-5 power-play opportunities. Syracuse was 1-of-4 when it had the advantage.Compiled by Jack Rose, staff writer, jlrose@syr.edu Commentslast_img read more