Odds & Ends: Hamilton’s Non-Stop Billboard Success & More

first_imgDaveed Diggs, Okieriete Onaodowan, Anthony Ramos & Lin-Manuel Miranda in ‘Hamilton'(Photo: Joan Marcus) Hamilton Here’s a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today and over the weekend. Hamilton’s Non-Stop Billboard SuccessSimply everyone wants to be in the room where it happens! After sweeping the 2016 Tony Awards, Hamilton broke into the Billboard 200’s top 10 this past week, peaking at number three. The cast album of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s hit tuner is one of only three to make the top 10 in the past 50 years and is the first since The Book of Mormon in 2011.Monopoly: The Musical in the WorksIf it’s working for SpongeBob! Monopoly: The Musical is aiming for Broadway, thanks to a deal between Hasbro and the Araca Group, a Main Stem producing company. No word yet on the creative team or other projects the two organizations will be collaborating on—other Hasbro properties include My Little Pony…Could a Prince Musical Land on Broadway?A Prince musical may be Broadway-bound. Representatives of the late singer’s estate told the New York Post that there could be a Great White Way tuner featuring his songs, or a Cirque du Soleil show. We will keep you posted!Arlene Phillips to Take the Reins on 27Saturday Night Fever’s director / choreographer and British national treasure Arlene Phillips is to helm the world premiere of new rock musical 27. Written and co-directed by Sam Cassidy, the production will explore the theme of music legends such as Hendrix, Joplin, Cobain, Morrison and Winehouse, whose lives were tragically cut short at 27. The tuner will run September 8 through October 22 at London’s Cockpit Theatre.P.S. Check out Stage favorites Kerry Ellis, Ramin Karimloo, Norman Bowman and Victoria Hamilton-Barritt as they give us a sneak peek of what we can expect of London’s Murder Ballad below. Related Showscenter_img View Comments from $149.00last_img read more

Gold Coast gem has plenty of room for everyone to enjoy their own private sanctuary

first_img7 Istana View, Clear Island Waters.OVERLOOKING a tranquil canal in Clear Island Waters is this two-storey “grand enclave”.The residence on Istana View has six bedrooms and a sprawling sense of space.Timber finishes and plantation shutters combine with high ceilings and wrought-iron features to create a contemporary setting.7 Istana View, Clear Island Waters.Ray White Broadbeach marketing agents Sam Guo and Julia Kuo describe the property as the Gold Coast’s “best-kept secret”.More from news02:37Purchasers snap up every residence in the $40 million Siarn Palm Beach North8 hours ago02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa1 day ago“Whether it be for your growing or extended family, or to comfortably accommodate guests, this is a property which facilitates easy living on a large scale,” Guo said.“With multiple living spaces and six ensuited bedrooms over two impressive levels, there truly is ample room for everyone to enjoy their own private sanctuary.”7 Istana View, Clear Island Waters.There are a range of living spaces inside and outside, with the lounge offering a seamless flow to the covered alfresco terrace.The main bedroom stands out with its luxurious fittings, wide water views from the balcony plus a dressing room and ensuite with spa.“The remaining bedrooms are all generously sized and enjoy their own private bathrooms, with bedroom six also featuring direct access to its own secure garage and courtyard,” Guo said.The property has 27m of water frontage, an infinity-edge pool, pontoon and gardens.7 Istana View, Clear Island Waters.last_img read more

ISP investigating bank robbery in Austin

first_imgAustin, IN— The Indiana State Police are seeking your help. Friday afternoon, an unknown white male walked into the Stock Yard Bank at US Hwy 31 in Austin, displayed a handgun, and demanded money.The male is described as approximately 30-40 years of age and approximately 5 foot 10 inches.  He was armed with a black semi-automatic handgun and was wearing a gray Indiana Hoosier ball cap along with mirrored sunglasses, a blue t-shirt, and blue pants.The suspect was also observed walking around outside the bank just prior to the robbery.  If anyone has information, which could aid in identifying the suspect, please contact the Indiana State Police post in Sellersburg at 812-246-5424.last_img read more