Hamilton Wins Big at OBIEs; Complete List of Honorees Announced

first_img Lin-Manuel Miranda View Comments Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Broadway-bound Hamilton continued its off-Broadway awards sweep at the 60th Annual OBIE Awards on May 18, picking up the night’s big prize, Best New American Theatre Work. The awards feature informal categories that change annually, recognizing excellence in off-Broadway and off-off-Broadway theater. As previously reported, Signature Theatre’s Founding Artistic Director James Houghton received the OBIE Award for Sustained Achievement. The ceremony at Webster Hall was hosted by OITNB’s OBIE Award-winning actress Lea DeLaria and presenters included Sting, Jesse Eisenberg, Stockard Channing, Billy Crudup, Tommy Tune, T.R. Knight, Tony Kushner and LaChanze.A complete list of awards follows:Best New American Theatre Work (includes $1,000 check)Hamilton by Lin-Manuel Miranda, choreography by Andy Blankenbuehler, direction by Thomas Kail, arrangements/orchestrations/music direction by Alex LacamoirePerformanceUsman Ally, The Invisible HandFirdous Bamji, Indian InkBrooke Bloom, You Got Older Stephen McKinley Henderson, Between Riverside and Crazy April Matthis, Sustained Excellence of PerformanceJohn Douglas Thompson, Tamburlaine & The Iceman ComethPlaywritingAyad Akhtar, The Invisible HandClare Barron, You Got OlderSuzan-Lori Parks, Father Comes Home From the Wars Parts I, II, & IIIDirectionTrip Cullman, Punk RockAnne Kauffman, Sustained Excellence of DirectionDarko Tresnjak, The KillerDesignAbigail DeVille, Prophetika: An OratorioChristine Jones, Sustained Excellence of Set DesignBen Stanton, Sustained Excellence of Lighting DesignJaphy Weideman, Sustained Excellence of Lighting DesignSpecial CitationsKate Benson (writer) and Lee Sunday Evans (director), A Beautiful Day in November on the Banks of the Greatest of the Great LakesBootycandy, writer/director Robert O’Hara, actors Philip James Brannon, Jessica Frances Dukes, Jesse Pennington, Benja Kay Thomas, Lance Coadie WilliamsCatch (performance series), Andrew Dinwiddie, Caleb Hammons, Jeff LarsonBridget Everett, Rock BottomBush Moukarzel and Dead Centre, LippyAndrew Schneider, YouarenowhereOBIE Grants ($2,500 to each theater)Horse Trade Theater Group / The Fire This Time FestivalJACK (Arts Center)The Ross Wetzsteon Award (includes $1,000 check)Ars NovaSustained Achievement AwardJames Houghtoncenter_img Star Fileslast_img read more

Rufus Sewell & More Tapped for Art in London

first_img Three friends and a white painting. Tony nomines Rufus Sewell and Paul Ritter, along with Tim Key, will star in Art at the Old Vic. Translated by Tony and Oscar winner Christopher Hampton, Tony-winning director Matthew Warchus has reunited the original creative team for the revival of Yasmina Reza’s acclaimed modern classic. The play will begin previews on December 10, and officially open in London on December 20.Sewell is set to take on the role of Serge. Tony nominated for Rock N’ Roll, additional stage credits include Closer, Old Times, Macbeth, Translations and Arcadia. His extensive screen work includes Victoria,The Man in the High Castle, Gods of Egypt, Hercules, The Sea, Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter, The Holiday, Amazing Grace, The Illusionist, A Knight’s Tale, Illuminata, Parade’s End, Taming of the Shrew Charles II, Middlemarch and Cold Comfort Farm.Ritter will appear as Marc; he received a Tony nod for The Norman Conquests. Other theater credits include The Audience, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time, The Hothouse and Coram Boy. Key is set to play Yvan; on stage he’s been seen in Tree. Screen credits include Midmorning Matters, Peep Show and the upcoming Foreign Bodies.The production will feature design by Mark Thompson, with lighting by Hugh Vanstone, sound by Mic Pool and music by Gary Yershon. View Comments Rufus Sewell(Photo: Charley Gallay/Getty Images)last_img read more

Gold Coast beach house going under the hammer

first_img11 Bilinga St, Currumbin. More from news02:37Purchasers snap up every residence in the $40 million Siarn Palm Beach Northless than 1 hour ago02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa20 hours ago11 Bilinga St, Currumbin.“(This is) an outstanding opportunity to refurbish or build a private oasis,” the listing states.“Liveable as is, revitalise or keep as a classic beach house.”The residence offers two levels with two bedrooms and one bathroom. 11 Bilinga St, Currumbin.The property enjoys treetop views while an balcony overlooks a tropical garden with a pool.Andy Hogarth and Laura Dean of McGrath are taking the property to auction on February 3. 11 Bilinga St, Currumbin is going under the hammer on February 3.A CLASSIC Gold Coast beach house in original condition is set to go under the hammer next month.The tightly-held house on Bilinga St is 500m from Currumbin beach but surrounded by leafy trees. 11 Bilinga St, Currumbin.last_img read more

Police are searching for suspect accused of shooting at a detective in Pompano Beach

first_imgThe Broward Sheriff’s Office detectives are on the lookout for a suspect who they say fired a gun at a detective while they were in the middle of an ongoing drug investigation.Police say the suspect, 26-year-old Marques Mathis, fired a gun at a detective Tuesday night in Pompano Beach, and is wanted for first-degree attempted murder of a law enforcement with afirearm.Investigators say Mathis fired the gun when he noticed one of the detectives, and missed. The bullet struck a wall near where the detective was standing, and Mathis fled the scene.The firearm was found at the scene, and no one was hurt.Anyone with information on Mathis’ whereabouts is urged to contact Broward County Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS.last_img read more

Scardina vs. Kekalainen: Date, time, price, how to watch, live stream

first_imgUkraine’s rising welterweight powerhouse Maxim Prodan (15-0-1, 14 KO’s) will also be in action against former Belgium Super-Lightweight Champion Steve Jamoye (25-6-2, 5 KO’s) when the pair fight for the vacant IBF International Welterweight title.The evening’s third title fight involves Milan’s former World title challenger Vissia Trovato (12-1, 5 KO’s), who takes on Mexico’s Erika Cruz Hernandez (9-1, 3 KO’s) for the WBC World Silver female featherweight title.Join DAZN to watch Canelo vs. Jacobs, Joshua vs. Miller and more than 100 fight nights a year“I’m excited to promote our first show in Milan,” said Eddie Hearn, Matchroom Boxing managing director. “It’s a stacked card full of exciting matchups with the hugely popular and exciting Daniele Scardina topping the card. We had a great start in Florence, and we expect another sold out Arena in Milan.”Salvatore Cherchi of OPI Since 82 said: “After a successful night in Florence we are back in Milan with the second show of the partnership with Matchroom Boxing Italy and DAZN. Milan has a very important boxing tradition and in the last four years we kept it alive promoting 28 shows at Teatro Principe. We are Looking forward to a great night of boxing on March 8.”“We are very happy to bring boxing back to Milan, a city that includes sports among its greatest excellences, especially within a unique location that has always been linked to great international fashion and design events that animate the city every year,” said Veronica Diquattro, Executive Vice President of DAZN Italy. “Together with our partners, the goal is to reawaken the excitement and interest around boxing in Italy, trying to bring more people close to this sport.”When is the Scardina vs. Kekalainen fight?Daniele Scardina vs. Henri Kekalainen will take place Friday, March 8, the undercard is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. ET followed by the main card at 5 p.m.How do I watch Scardina vs. Kekalainen?The Daniele Scardina vs. Henri Kekalainen fight is not available via traditional pay-per-view methods. Instead, fans in North America can take advantage of a 30-day free trial to watch the fight online with DAZN, the global live-sports streaming service.DAZN is available on a variety of platforms, including Roku, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, iOS, Android, Xbox One, Playstation 4 and Playstation 3, as well as Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer and Safari browsers via DAZN.com.MORE ABOUT DAZN• Meet DAZN, the first dedicated live sports streaming service• What sports are live-streamed on DAZN?• How much does DAZN’s live sports streaming service cost?How much does the Scardina vs. Kekalainen fight cost?A new subscriber to DAZN gets the first month of service free, which means you wouldn’t have to pay a penny to watch the Scardina vs. Kekalainen fight. If you have previously signed up for DAZN, the fight is included as part of your $9.99 monthly subscription cost.A subscription also includes access to all of DAZN’s live events, as well as highlights, replays, behind-the-scenes features, original shows and live news reports. There is no contract, so DAZN subscribers can cancel at any time.Where is the Scardina vs. Kekalainen fight?Daniele Scardina and Henri Kekalainen will fight at the Superstudio in Milan, Italy.Daniele Scardina record and bioName: Daniele ScardinaNationality: ItalianBorn: April 2, 1992Height: 6-0½ Total fights: 15Record: 15-0 with 14 knockoutsHenri Kekalainen record and bioName: Henri KekalainenNationality: FinnishBorn: January 6, 1992Height: 6-0Total fights: 16Record: 11-5 with 5 knockoutsScardina vs. Kekalainen fight cardDaniele Scardina vs. Henri Kekalainen – IBF International super-middleweight titleMaxim Prodan vs. Steve Jamoye – IBF International welterweight titleVissia Trovato vs. Erika Cruz Hernandez – WBC World silver featherweight titleDario Morello vs. Ivan NjegacMirko Natalizi vs. Predrag Cvetovic Marzio Franscella vs. Frane RadnicSamuel Nmomah vs. Adam CieslakJamie Cox vs. Geard Ajetovic The vacant IBF International Super middleweight title is up for grabs at the Superstudio in Milan, Italy this Friday when the undefeated Italian prospect Daniele Scardina (15-0, 14 KOs) takes on Finnish super-middleweight Champion Henri Kekalainen (11-5, 5 KOs) live on DAZN.This is the second installment of the Matchroom Boxing Italy, Opi Since 82 and DAZN’s historic eight-year joint venture in Italy, and it promises to be a great night of European boxing with three titles, nine bouts and an array of emerging Italian talent on the card.  last_img read more