Monthly Archives: January 2021

One Person Injured In Jamestown Shooting

first_imgShare:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window) UPDATE: Police Say Argument Likely Led To Thursday ShootingJAMESTOWN – One male was taken to UPMC Chautauqua Hospital Thursday following a late morning shooting at 707 Jefferson St.A heavy police presence remains on scene as of 1 p.m. Police are currently speaking with residents, while also canvassing the area for evidence.In addition, there are multiple bullet hole punctures in the house.There is currently no word on if anyone is in custody. Jefferson Street between West Seventh and Eighth Streets remains closed to traffic.We will continue to follow the story.last_img

Daniel Radcliffe is Set for Brooklyn Bridge After His Broadway Return in The Cripple of Inishmaan

first_img Related Shows Directed by Beautiful scribe Douglas McGrath, Brooklyn Bridge is inspired by the true story of a bright but inexperienced engineer who is left to supervise the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge when his father passes away. Overwhelmed by his misfortune, his obsession to get the job done jeopardizes his health and his family until he discovers an unlikely ally in his charming and shrewd wife. Filming for Brooklyn Bridge is set for August. Further casting will be announced shortly. View Comments Daniel Radcliffe I don’t know how he has does it! The Broadway bound Daniel Radcliffe is set to film Brooklyn Bridge directly after the West End transfer of The Cripple of Inishmaan ends its limited engagement on July 20, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The Cripple of Inishmaan Show Closed This production ended its run on July 20, 2014 Radcliffe’s Broadway credits include Equus and How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. In addition the Harry Potter films, his screen credits include Frankenstein, A Young Doctor’s Notebook, Kill Your Darlings and The Woman in Black. In addition to penning the book for Beautiful, McGraths’ credits include I Don’t Know How She Does It, Infamous, Nicholas Nickleby and Emma. He also co-wrote Bullets Over Broadway with Woody Allen. Star Fileslast_img read more

Big Fish Looks For Warmer Reception in Southern California

first_img Big Fish featured set design by Julian Crouch, lighting design by Donald Holder, costume design by William Ivey Long and sound design by Jon Weston. No word yet on the Southern California casting. The Broadway musical Big Fish, which starred Tony winner Norbert Leo Butz, Kate Baldwin and Bobby Steggert and came to a premature end at the Neil Simon Theatre on December 29, 2013, has been given the kiss of life. According to the Los Angeles Times, the show, including the original Main Stem sets and costumes, will run at the Carpenter Performing Arts Center in Long Beach October 31 through November 16. The musical, directed and choreographed by Tony winner Susan Stroman and featuring music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa, was adapted from Daniel Wallace’s novel. Big Fish tells the story of Edward Bloom, a charismatic man whose impossible stories of his epic adventures frustrate his son Will. Will embarks on his own journey to find out who his father really is and reveal the truth to his tall tales.center_img View Commentslast_img read more

Tix Available for Honor Bound

first_imgTickets for the new off-Broadway drama Honor Bound are now on sale. The new play, written by Albert J. Repicci and directed by Josh Iacovelli, begins performances on April 18 prior to a May 14 opening at St. Luke’s Theatre. The cast includes Boardwalk Empire’s Anthony Laciura. Joining Laciura in the cast are Ross DeGraw, Christine Marie Heath, Justin R.G. Holcomb and Nicole M. Carroll. View Comments Show Closed This production ended its run on Sept. 19, 2014 What happens when the choices we make tear friendships apart? This and other tough-to-answer questions are explored in Honor Bound. Set against the bonds of baseball and moving between 1968 and 1992, the play tells the story of an ambitious young reporter who tries to uncover secrets about a respected, retired doctor. Related Shows Honor Boundlast_img read more

Celebrate Opening Night with Holly Hunter & the Cast of Sticks and Bones

first_img View Comments Holly Hunter, Bill Pullman, Richard Chamberlain and the star-studded cast of David Rabe’s Sticks and Bones had a thrilling off-Broadway evening on November 7—the company celebrated their first official opening night! Directed by Scott Elliott, the New Group production tells the story of Ozzie (Pullman) and his wife Harriet (Hunter), who grapple with their son David’s (Ben Schentzer) turbulent return from the Vietnam War. Check out this Hot Shot of the cast hanging out after the show, then see Sticks and Bones at off-Broadway’s Romullus Linney Courtyard Theatre at the Pershing Square Signature Center! Related Shows Sticks and Bones Show Closed This production ended its run on Dec. 14, 2014last_img read more

New Adaptation of The Cherry Orchard by Stephen Karam to Land on B’way

first_imgMuch-buzzed about playwright Stephen Karam has turned his attention to Anton Chekhov. The Humans’ scribe has penned a new adaptation of The Cherry Orchard, which will land on Broadway next fall under the direction of Simon Godwin. Also announced for the culmination of Roundabout’s 50th anniversary season is the off-Broadway premiere of Love, Love, Love, written by King Charles III’s Mike Bartlett and helmed by Tony winner Michael Mayer.The Cherry Orchard will play a limited engagement at the Great White Way’s American Airlines Theatre from September 8, 2016 through November 27. Opening night is scheduled for October 6. Set in Russia at the turn of the twentieth century, The Cherry Orchard chronicles a noblewoman’s return to her family estate after a five-year absence to escape troubling memories of her son’s death. Lyubov Ranevskaya arrives home to find the cherry orchard in full bloom, but the finances of the estate on the verge of ruin. Lyubov and her brother, Gaev, find themselves scrambling to retain a vision of gentility amidst a climate of huge social and economic transition.Love, Love, Love is set to begin preview performances on September 22, 2016 at the Laura Pels Theatre at the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre. The limited engagement is scheduled to play through January 1, 2017. Love, Love, Love takes on the baby boomer generation as it retires, and finds it full of trouble. Spanning more than four decades, this dark comedy is the story of what happens when the free-loving teens of the 60s face the harsh realities of today’s world.The cast and creative team for both productions will be announced soon. View Comments The Cherry Orchard Related Shows Show Closed This production ended its run on Dec. 4, 2016last_img read more

Shear Madness Celebrates 500 Off-Broadway Performances

first_img Shear Madness Show Closed This production ended its run on April 23, 2017 Related Shows The best way to celebrate 500 performances of asking “Whodunit”? Eating cake, of course! The cast of off-Broadway’s Shear Madness snapped a pic marking the milestone on January 27. Stars Gil Brady, Patrick Noonan, Jonathan Randell Silver, Priscilla Flowers, Lisa McMillan and Jordan Ahnquist, as well as creators Bruce Jordan and Marilyn Abrams, took a group photo at the end of their matinee performance of the comedy hit. The play, which is set in a not-so-typical New York hair salon-turned crime scene, is listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the longest-running play in the history of the USA. Keep the madness going, and catch the off-Broadway show at the Davenport Theatre!center_img The ‘Shear Madness” company(Photo: Emilio Madrid-Kuser) View Commentslast_img read more

Backyard IPM.

first_imgOn June 8, the Environmental Protection Agency banned Dursban from virtually allhousehold uses. But that doesn’t mean the bugs will abound. A University of Georgia expertsays many options remain.”There are many nonchemical ways to maintain a healthy landscape,” said KrisBraman, an entomologist with the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.Backyard IPMBraman will teach a workshop, “Backyard IPM (integrated pest management) andBeneficial Insects,” on June 29 at the Georgia Experiment Station in Griffin, Ga.Braman will use slides and a walk through the Research & Education Garden to showhow to identify beneficial insects and pests.She will discuss ways to control pests. She’ll look at using pest-resistant plants andproper planting, pruning, irrigation and fertilization. She’ll show how and when to applyalternatives, too, such as oils, soaps and biological controls.Healthy Landscape”A healthy landscape is like a healthy person,” Braman said. “It’sstrong enough to resist stresses such as disease and pests.”The workshop will be June 29 at 6:30 p.m. at the Stuckey Auditorium. To sign up, send a$5 check (payable to “University of Georgia”) to Research & EducationGarden, 1109 Experiment St., Griffin, GA 30223.For directions and more information, call Susan Varlamoff at (770) 229-3367.last_img read more

Goat Workshop.

first_imgMiddle Georgia Goat Producers will sponsor a “Goat Basics” workshop Jan. 12 at the Houston County Extension Office at 733 Carroll Street in Perry, Ga.The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. and end by noon. Optional afternoon visits to goat farms will provide hands-on training in giving shots, worming goats and trimming goats’ feet.The free workshop is open to anyone. The sessions will be geared for people new to raising goats or just considering getting into the business.The sessions will cover fencing, housing, browse, medications and selecting goats. For more information, call Bill Haas at (478) 987-1789. Or e-mail him at (FancyBrits@msn.com).last_img

Regional Produce Hub

first_imgThe University of Georgia Center for Agribusiness and Economic Development and the Athens Land Trust will host a series of town hall meetings to determine farmers’ interest in the creation of a regional vegetable and fruit processing facility for Northeast Georgia. The meetings will be held in Monroe on July 17, in Hull on July 29 and in Jefferson on Aug. 4. “We’re still early in the planning stages, and right now, we’re just trying to find out what the farmers want, what they need and what they would use,” said Kent Wolfe, director of thecenter which is part of the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. The Athens Land Trust, a non-profit organization that supports farmland preservation and local agriculture across northeast Georgia, maintains Athens-Clarke County’s only urban farms. The trust and is trying to decide whether or not to open a community proccessing facility in conjunction with the farms. The facility would be open to farmers from around the northeast Georgia region as well as local cooks, professional chefs and anyone who would like to produce sauces, salsas, jams and other preserved goods for sale. The first stage of planning this proposed facility is finding out if there is enough interest to make it feasible and what part of their harvest farmers are looking to preserve, Wolfe said. For information about the Athens Land Trust, its projects and mission, visit www.athenslandtrust.org. For more information about the UGA Center of Agribusiness and Economic Development, its research and marketing and economic development projects, visit www.caes.uga.edu/center/caed/ .last_img read more