MARY POPPINS FLIES INTO OCEAN CITY FOR 4 PERFORMANCES AT THE HUGHES PERFORMING ARTS…

first_imgIn collaboration with The City of Ocean City and the Ocean City POPS, The Greater Ocean City Theatre Company (OCTC) presents its production of Disney’s MARY POPPINS, as part of its 10th Anniversary Season, for 4 performances August 8th,9th, and 11th at 7:30pm and august 10th at 2:00pm at the Bill and Nancy Hughes Performing Arts Center.Everyone’s favorite practically perfect nanny takes the stage in this supercalifragilisticexpialidocious musical adventure! One of the most popular Disney movies of all time is capturing hearts in a whole new way: as a practically perfect musical! Based on the books by P.L. Travers and the classic Walt Disney film, Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s Mary Poppins delighted Broadway audiences for over 2,500 performances and received nominations for nine Olivier and seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical.The jack-of-all trades, Bert, introduces us to England in 1910 and the troubled Banks family. Young Jane and Michael have sent many a nanny packing before Mary Poppins arrives on their doorstep. Using a combination of magic and common sense, she must teach the family members how to value each other again. Mary Poppins takes the children on many magical and memorable adventures, but Jane and Michael aren’t the only ones upon whom she has a profound effect. Even grown-ups can learn a lesson or two from the nanny who advises that “Anything can happen if you let it.”The Ocean City production features a professional cast of musical theatre performers under the direction of Mr. Dann Dunn and Flying by FOY will recreate the Broadway flying special effects. The incredible talents of over 25 musicians from the Ocean City POPS Orchestra will shine as they accompany the show under the direction of Mr. Jonathan Kreamer.Playing the title role of Mary Poppins will be Carin Lagerberg who portrayed the role last summer at Charleston Stage Company. She is originally from Knoxville, TN and holds a BFA in musical theatre from Samford University in Alabama. Most recently she was seen in the ensemble of My Fair Lady with Prather Entertainment Group. Carin now lives in New York City and is thrilled to make her Ocean City Theatre Company debut.Tickets for Mary Poppins range from $25-$30. To purchase tickets call 609-399-6111 or visit www.oceancityvacation.com/boxofficeTo learn more about the Greater Ocean City Theatre Company and other upcoming professional and educational programming visit www.oceancitytheatrecompany.com Mary Poppins, Bert and all your favorite characters will have you singing and dancing in your seatslast_img read more

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Chicago Star Brandy Norwood Is Taking Your Questions!

first_imgThere’s a new Broadway headliner taking a seat on the Broadway.com couch! We’ll give you a hint: she just made her Broadway debut, she has a Grammy and she once went to the ball in a golden carriage. New Chicago star Brandy Norwood is heading to Broadway.com HQ to answer your questions about her music, film and TV career, and of course, getting locked up in Cook County Jail on the Great White Way. Submit your questions for Brandy below, then stay tuned to see her answer them in her Ask a Star video feature!<a data-cke-saved-href="https://broadway.wufoo.com/forms/zbuverv1y8p7vw/" href="https://broadway.wufoo.com/forms/zbuverv1y8p7vw/">Fill out my Wufoo form!</a> Related Shows Chicago View Comments from $49.50last_img read more

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Arsenal confirm wage cut agreed with players following stand-off

first_img Comment Advertisement Coral BarryMonday 20 Apr 2020 5:56 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link644Shares Advertisement Arteta asked his players to accept the salary cut (Picture: Getty)‘Reductions of total annual earnings by 12.5 per cent will come into effect this month, with the contractual paperwork being completed in the coming days. ‘If we meet specific targets in the seasons ahead, primarily linked to success on the pitch, the club will repay agreed amounts. ‘We will be able to make those repayments as hitting these targets, which the players can directly influence, will mean our financial position will be stronger. More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City‘The agreement is based on the assumption we will finish the season 2019/20 and receive the full broadcasting revenues. ‘The resulting savings will help cover some of the financial risks we have this season in relation to our matchday and commercial income.‘We are proud and grateful to our players and staff for pulling together to support our club, our people and our community in these unprecedented times which are some of the most challenging we have faced in our history.’Reports emerged before Arsenal’s statement that two players had refused the revised plan.MORE: Cesc Fabregas admits he’d love to play with Arsenal star Gabriel MartinelliMORE: Robin van Persie takes pop at Ivan Gazidis and reveals one regret over Arsenal exitFollow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. For more stories like this, check our sport page. Arsenal confirm wage cut agreed with players following stand-off Football has been suspended due to the coronavirus outbreak (Picture: Getty)Arsenal have announced they have reached an agreement with first-team players and coaches on a salary cut.The coronavirus pandemic has forced football across the world to be suspended and Arsenal have not played a game since March 7.The club released a statement on Monday confirming a 12.5 per cent wage reduction would come into effect this month, although no paperwork is yet to be signed.Arsenal’s first-team stars had originally rejected the club’s proposal and Mikel Arteta had to intervene to help resolve the dispute.ADVERTISEMENTRead the latest updates: Coronavirus news live Visit our live blog for the latest updates Coronavirus news liveAdvertisementAdvertisementThe salary cut reportedly depends on Arsenal qualifying for next season’s Champions League and the club praised the players for agreeing to the wage deduction. A statement read: ‘We are pleased to announce that we have reached a voluntary agreement with our first-team players, head coach and core coaching staff to help support the club at this critical time.‘The move follows positive and constructive discussions. In these conversations there has been a clear appreciation of the gravity of the current situation caused by the Covid-19 pandemic and a strong desire for players and staff to show their backing for the Arsenal family.last_img read more

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