Related Shows Kristin Chenoweth Star Files Last week’s blizzard has delayed departure by a day! The Broadway revival of On the Twentieth Century, starring Kristin Chenoweth and Peter Gallagher, will now begin previews on February 13 after the weather caused a loss in rehearsal time. Opening night remains set for March 12 at the American Airlines Theatre. The production will play a limited engagement through July 5.Directed by Scott Ellis, with a book and lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green and music by Cy Coleman, On the Twentieth Century follows a down-and-out Broadway producer named Oscar Jaffe (Gallagher), who struggles to convince his former muse and lover, Lily Garland (Chenoweth), now a successful film actress, to return to Broadway in a (non-existent) epic drama about Mary Magdalene. While dealing with Lily Garland’s jealous new lover and a religious fanatic aboard a luxury train, Oscar hopes he can lure her back to the stage and salvage his sinking career.The cast also includes Andy Karl, Mark Linn‐Baker, Michael McGrath and Mary Louise Wilson.The original Broadway production was directed by Hal Prince and opened in February 1978 at the St. James Theatre. The musical received five Tony Awards, including Best Book of a Musical and Best Original Score. Show Closed This production ended its run on July 19, 2015 View Comments On The Twentieth Century
While An American in Paris did not take home the big prize at the 2015 Tony Awards, the new musical doesn’t have much to fear. In the week preceding Broadway’s biggest night, the production landed once again in the top five grossing shows, joining perennial favorites The Lion King, Wicked, Aladdin and The Book of Mormon. We expect that the two big winners, Fun Home and The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, which each took home five awards including Best Musical and Best Play, respectively, will reap their rewards in the coming weeks. Meanwhile, Airline Highway and It‘s Only a Play took their final bows over the weekend, and The Visit, which had been struggling at the box office and went home empty-handed, will close on June 14. It Shoulda Been You, Gigi and Hand to God also face low numbers; but it’s possible their presence on the broadcast will give them at least a temporary boost.Here’s a look at who was on top—and who was not—for the week ending June 7:FRONTRUNNERS (By Gross)1.The Lion King ($1,959,636)2. Wicked ($1,737,141)3. Aladdin ($1,535,301)4. The Book of Mormon ($1,478,236)5. An American in Paris ($1,368,734)UNDERDOGS (By Gross)5. Hand to God ($449,227)4. Gigi ($401,946)3. It Shoulda Been You ($321,819)2. The Visit ($194,400)1. Airline Highway ($169,126)FRONTRUNNERS (By Capacity)1. Fun Home (103.66%)2. The Book of Mormon (102.20%)3. Fish in the Dark (101.54%)4. An American in Paris (100.42%)5. The Audience (100.21%)*UNDERDOGS (By Capacity)5. It Shoulda Been You (65.51%)*4. Les Miserables (63.81%)3. The Visit (58.45%)2. Wolf Hall Parts One & Two (56.96%)1. Gigi (48.09%)* Number based on seven regular performancesSource: The Broadway League View Comments
After being sidelined by injury, I finally rode my bike for the first time in months. As expected, there was a bit of chafing after my first ride, and I began searching for the best chamois cream for my saddle-sore thighs. I did some deeper digging into these creams and realized that a lot of them had all sorts of scary ingredients—parabens and preservatives and silicone that I didn’t necessarily want to be smearing all over my crotch.Then I stumbled upon a small regional company—Oasis Sport—out of the Western North Carolina Mountains who makes all-natural chamois bars. Their chamois butter bars provide better glide and protection than any other rub I’ve used. It’s a mix of bees wax, shea butter, coconut oil—along with tea tree oil and neem oil for their antibacterial and antifungal properties. Road Warrior worked best for me, but it contains menthol, so it’s a product for men only (menthol should not be used near mucus membranes). But their Ridge Ride chamois butter glide is an option for the ladies.Both worked well on hikes, too. It glides on like deodorant and protects any place where friction occurs—where the pack sits on hips or shoulders, or even between your legs or under your arms on long treks.I was able to go farther and faster. For $20, it’s worth every penny, providing rides, runs, and hikes that were silky smooth. It also felt good to be supporting an all-natural product made right here in the Blue Ridge.Find out more at oasissport.net.–Jeremy McNamara
The Credit Union Trends Report is a monthly “pulse check” on the state of the credit union marketplace, often placed in a historical context. The report is published and distributed by Steven Rick from CUNA Mutual Group. View Steven’s biography.June 2015:Credit unions increased their loan portfolios 1.0% in April, slightly more than the 0.9% pace reported in April 2014.Credit union new-auto loan balances grew at a 23.7% seasonally-adjusted annualized growth rate in April, the fastest pace on record.The net-charge-off-to-average-loan ratio fell to 0.47% in the first quarter, down from 0.50% in Q1 2014. ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr continue reading »
Inside the tri-level penthouse.A spokesman for Mr Rudd said Ms Rein would not confirm nor deny that was the case when contacted for comment. The power couple bought the plush five-bedroom, seven-bathroom property in Admiralty Quays in the heart of the Brisbane CBD for $8.2 million in 2016. The view from the Brisbane penthouse owned by Therese Rein and Kevin Rudd. The Courier-Mail understands the couple has enlisted the help of Place Estate Agents to sell the plush penthouse in Macrossan Street, which is next door to a unit owned by jobs queen Sarina Russo. Honey, I bought a house while you were in lockdown Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 2:56Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -2:56 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels540p540p360p360p270p270pAutoA, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), 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 Rate1xFullscreenCOVID-19: Spring property predictions 202002:57AFTER forking out $17 million for a Noosa beachfront mansion, Therese Rein and her husband, former prime minister Kevin Rudd, are understood to be trying to offload their Brisbane penthouse. Kevin Rudd, Therese Rein spend $17m on Sunshine Coast pad MORE REAL ESTATE NEWS: Inside the penthouse owned by Therese Rein and Kevin Rudd. Picture: Rob Maccoll.But Ms Rein did offer this:“I’m not going to open the door to speculating about my future investment decisions, other than that I’m determined to keep investing in Australia.” Inside the Gold Coast mansion where sports are king The power couple bought the penthouse for $8.2m in 2016.A Place Estate Agency spokeswoman also declined to comment, saying the agency respected the privacy of its clients. The view from the penthouse overlooks the Brisbane River and Story Bridge.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus9 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market9 hours agoThe property has space for seven vehicles, a massive balcony, an opulent marble ensuite and a floor-to-ceiling glass-enclosed dining room. The Admiralty Quays building in Brisbane’s CBD.Ms Rein and Mr Rudd were recently revealed as the buyers of the Sunshine Beach pad that once belonged to tennis great Pat Rafter.Designed by architect John Burgess, the luxurious seven-bedroom home has panoramic views of the ocean, as well as a pool, home theatre, study, media room and wine room with climate-controlled cellar. Therese Rein’s new home at Sunshine Beach.The jetsetting couple have been stuck in Australia because of coronavirus, but usually split their time between Queensland and New York, where Mr Rudd works for the think-tank Asia Society Policy Institute. Therese Rein and Kevin Rudd have paid $17m for this home at Sunshine Beach.
In March Lauber, who has denied any wrongdoing, was sanctioned for disloyalty, lying and breaching his office’s code of conduct. He also had his pay cut for a year after a watchdog group found he repeatedly told falsehoods and broke a prosecutors’ code of conduct. Lauber appealed against that decision, accusing the watchdog of having made several procedural errors, exceeding its powers and “being biased”. FIFA has never denied the meetings between Infantino and Lauber, saying they were intended to show that FIFA was “ready to cooperate with the Swiss justice system.” But the circumstances under which the meetings took place raised the question of potential collusion. read also:FA drag FIFA to court over Chelsea transfer ban If the judicial committee agrees to go ahead with impeachment proceedings, this must be validated by a vote of both Swiss chambers of parliament – the House of Representatives and the Senate – in a joint session. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Lauber ran the Swiss side of operations into the FIFAgate scandal before being accused of bungling the fraud trial over payments linked to the 2006 World Cup in Germany when a five-year statute of limitations to secure convictions against three former powerbrokers of the German Football Association and a Swiss former FIFA number two expired on April 28. Lawmakers now want to know whether Lauber broke rules or was grossly negligent – and whether there was any collusion between Lauber and Infantino. If they not satisfied with his explanations, impeachment proceedings will most likely be opened. A judicial committee statement said it had “decided to hear Attorney General Michel Lauber at its next meeting [on May 20],” “It will then decide whether to open impeachment proceedings against him.”Advertisement Loading… Promoted Content5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme Parks6 Extreme Facts About HurricanesTop 10 Tiniest Phones Ever Made7 Of The Wealthiest Universities In The WorldCouples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable WayBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For Them5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme Parks10 Characters Who Would Make Astounding Disney PrincessesBest & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever Made7 Things That Actually Ruin Your Phone10 Irresistibly Beautiful Asian ActressesThe 6 Weirdest Things You Can Learn On WikiHow Fate of Switzerland’s attorney general, Michael Lauber, will go some way to being decided next week after he was summoned to appear before the Swiss judiciary on May 20 to defend his handling of an official investigation into alleged FIFA-related corruption as well as undocumented meetings with FIFA president Gianni Infantino.
RelatedPosts Akpeyi’s South African club gets new coach South African runner Semenya defiant after court ruling Semenya loses appeal against CAS ruling over testosterone regulations South African middle distance athlete Caster Semenya is aiming to run in the 200 metres at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. By doing so, she will be competing over a distance that will allow her to avoid World Athletics’ regulations limiting her testosterone levels. Semenya is a double Olympic gold medallist in the 800 metres, but as an athlete with differences in sexual development, is bound by regulations. The regulations limit normal levels of testosterone in competitors racing in events ranging from 400m to a mile. “My dream has always been, and will continue to be, to compete at the highest level of sports,” Semenya, 29, said in a statement on Friday. “And so, in order to pursue my goals and dreams, I have decided to change events and compete in the 200 metres. “This decision has not been an easy one. But, as always, I look forward to the challenge and will work hard, doing all I can to qualify for Tokyo and compete to the best of my ability for South Africa.” Semenya had been seen training with sprint start blocks in recent weeks, leading to speculation she would look to reinvent herself over a shorter distance. But she must still earn her place in Tokyo and is some way off the Olympic qualifying time of 22.80. She has a personal best of 24.26 seconds in the 200m set in February 2019. Semenya is appealing to the Swiss Federal Tribunal against a Court of Arbitration for Sport ruling that supported regulations introduced by the sport’s governing body, World Athletics. CAS is based in Lausanne and comes under the jurisdiction of Switzerland’s highest court. A ruling is expected in the first half of this year, which could take her close to the July 24 start of the Olympics. Testosterone increases muscle mass, strength and haemoglobin, which affects endurance. Some competitors have said women such as Semenya, with higher levels of the hormone, have an unfair advantage. Semenya won gold at the 2012 and 2016 Olympic Games, but has split opinion in the sport over her refusal to submit to the World Athletics regulations. She has garnered support from many people who see the rules as a human rights violation. Others feel she has an unfair natural advantage that does not produce a level playing field. Reuters/NAN.Tags: 2020 Tokyo OlympicsCaster SemenyaSouth AfricaTokyo
… 46 Guyanese confirmedJAMAICA darts players have pulled out of this weekend’s Independence International tournament.In an invited comment yesterday, president of the Guyana Darts Association (GDA) Sheik Yassin confirmed that the Jamaicans will not be a part of the three-day tournament, which will commence tomorrow and conclude on Sunday at the Millennium Manor Hotel on Hadfield Street in Georgetown.Yassin also confirmed that Barbados and Jamaica are yet to confirm their participation.However, he indicated that 46 Guyanese, inclusive of six female players, have so far confirmed their participation, along with 15 Trinidadians.The tournament, the first major event under the new executives will see participants compete in four categories, male and female Singles, Luck of the Draw and Mixed Nation.The Luck of the Draw will take centre stage on the opening day, followed by the Mixed Nations Doubles on day two, and the Male and Female Singles on the final day.The Luck of the Draw is open to practically anyone who believes he/she has the ability to play the game, while the Mixed Nations Doubles will see a local player being paired with one from overseas.Participants will pay a fee of US$15 to enter each category. The Independence International will start at 18:00hrs on the first two days and at 12:00hrs on the final day. Over US$3000 in cash would be up for grabs.Reigning Caribbean Singles champion, Guyanese Sudesh Fitzgerald will be a part of the tournament. Luis Ramirez-Merlano, who teamed up with Fitzgerald to win the Caribbean Doubles title last year in Barbados, will also be on show for Guyana.Other players who are expected to defend home turf in the Male division are Lalchand Rambharose, Anil Lachhman, Sherwin Greene, Anthony Bissoondyal and Bholanauth Ramdyal, while on the distaff side, Guyana will be represented by Rosetta Hiralall, Shondell Hyles, Hemwantie Amyan, Victorine Chandro and Melissa Smartt among others.With this tournament, the association aims to lay the foundation to host the Caribbean Championships in 2020.
Brandon Wu kicked off the 120th U.S. Open with a drive into the right side of the fairway at Winged Foot.That’s considered a great start.Hitting fairways is paramount at Winged Foot. For starters, it’s tough to advance the ball very far. But the greens are severe, and the bunkers are as much as 8 feet deep. That explains why only two players out of 750 who have started the previous five U.S. Opens at Winged Foot finished under par.Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy will get an early start Thursday, though they begin on opposite ends of the West Course. The opening round began with cloud cover. The rest of the week is expected to feature plenty of sunshine and mild weather, unusual for a U.S. Open.Then again, it’s been 113 years since the U.S. Open was played in September. It was moved from its traditional June spot in the calendar when golf shut down for three months in America because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Latest: After 2 holes, Spieth in trouble at US Open He first made bogey from the fairway when his shot rolled down to the bottom of the green and he three putted. And then it got worse.Tiger Woods, Justin Thomas and Collin Morikawa were waiting on the second tee when Spieth in the group ahead arrived in a golf cart. His tee shot got caught in a tree and he had to return to the tee to play his third. He wound up with a double bogey and was 3 over after two holes.Spieth has not won in three years. He was eliminated after the first round of the FedEx Cup playoffs. And then he missed the cut last week in the Safeway Open.___7:30 a.m. Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditMAMARONECK, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest from the U.S. Open (all times local):9 a.m.Jordan Spieth already is facing an uphill battle after only two holes at the U.S. Open. September 17, 2020 Associated Press ___More AP golf: https://apnews.com/apf-Golf and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports
(BBC) – FORMER India captain MS Dhoni will miss a tour of the West Indies – to join up with his army regiment instead.The wicketkeeper-batsman is an honorary lieutenant colonel of a reserve force called the Territorial Army in India.Following increased speculation about his future, the 2011 World Cup winner is now set to spend the majority of the next two months with his regiment.“MS Dhoni is not retiring from cricket right now,” said a senior Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) official.“He has made himself unavailable for the tour of the West Indies as he will be spending two months with his paramilitary regiment,” the official told PTI.The 38-year-old veteran of 350 one-day internationals struggled for form as India went out of the World Cup in the semi-finals.He retired from Test cricket in 2014.It is reported that Dhoni revealed his decision to Indian cricket’s governing body before today’s selection committee meeting.The upcoming tour begins on August 3.