Amelie Aims for 2017 Spring Broadway Bow

first_imgThe musical adaptation of Amélie is poised to play Broadway in the near future. In a recent interview with NorthJersey.com, Tony-winning director Pam MacKinnon revealed that she intends to bring her production, which recently concluded a run at Berkeley Repertory Theatre, to the Great White Way in about the spring of 2017. The California staging starred Les Miz movie standout Samantha Barks in the title role.Based on the 2001 French film, Amélie features music by Daniel Messé, lyrics by Nathan Tysen and a book by Craig Lucas. It tells the story of a girl with a very active imagination. The show details her life in Paris as she helps those around her try to find love, and ultimately falls in love herself.In addition to Barks, the Berkeley cast featured Adam Chanler-Berat, Randy Blair, Alison Cimmet, Carla Duren, John Hickok, Alyse Alan Louise and Paul Whitty. No word yet on who would bow on Broadway.Take a look at the Berkeley Rep production below! View Comments Amelie Related Shows Show Closed This production ended its run on May 21, 2017last_img read more

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Linear Air to serve three Vermont airports

first_imgLinear Air Now Providing Vermont Business and Leisure Travelers an Alternative to Commercial Air TravelOn Demand Air Travel Company Servicing Vermont Regional AirportsConcord, Mass., September 15, 2008 – The cutback of airline routes and increased fares are fueling travelers search for viable options to traditional travel offerings. Linear Air, a provider of point-to-point air service from the mid-Atlantic region through eastern Canada, makes the travel experience easier and more enjoyable for those traveling to and from Vermont by leaving from and arriving at regional airports.This fall, there will be an estimated 20 million fewer seats on U.S. domestic flights, according to the Official Airline Guide. While the cutbacks are global, the U.S. appears to be bearing the brunt of the downturn, with a 7% decline in September and continued declines in both October and November. In the U.S., 32 airports will lose scheduled air service altogether. Riding on the wave of change in the commercial airline industry, Linear Air is actively promoting its services to Burlington International Airport, Edward F. Knapp State Airport (Barre/Montpelier) and Rutland Regional Airport.”Travelers around the country are rethinking how to get from point A to point B in an efficient way that allows them to maximize their business or vacation schedules,” said Linear Air CEO Bill Herp. “Linear Air recognizes the tremendous opportunity to serve Vermont travelers and ultimately save them frustration and missed business or vacation time resulting from inconvenient travel schedules. We fly where they need to, when they need to, right from a nearby airport.Linear Air serves 10 times more airports than the traditional commercial airlines serve and can provide direct and on-demand service for customers, saving the time, headache and expense of commercial airports. Trips are tailored to meet the needs of business and leisure travelers. Arrival and departure times are based on the customer’s schedule, eliminating time spent waiting in airports and preventing additional hotel costs for overnight stays. Flights are pay-as-you-go and all inclusive, with no baggage or fuel surcharges.About Linear AirBased in Concord, Massachusetts, Linear Air provides point-to-point air taxi service with unprecedented service to more than 750 cities in the Northeast, mid-Atlantic and eastern Canada. The Linear Air fleet includes three-passenger Eclipse E500 business jets and eight-passenger Cessna Grand Caravan turboprops. Linear Air is a FAA-certified part 135 charter operator that maintains a Gold safety rating from ARG/US, the leading independent safety auditor in the aviation industry. For more information, visit www.linearair.com(link is external) or call 1-877-2-LINEAR.last_img read more

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Grant makes advanced biology classes possible at St. Louis School

first_imgRising Sun, In. — St. Louis School in Batesville will be offering high school level biology classes for 8th graders with a grant from the Rising Sun Community Foundation.Students will be able to conduct numerous experiments including work with microscopic organisms and in-depth cell studies using high-powered microscopes. The microscopes and other vital supplies were made possible by the grant.last_img

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MLB playoff odds, predictions, favorites to win 2019 World Series

first_imgThe 2019 MLB playoff field carries three powerhouse teams seemingly far ahead of other contenders in peak ability. That doesn’t mean the Astros, Dodgers or Yankees are definitely going to win the World Series, but it does mean Vegas considers them heavy favorites.As such, if you’re a believer in a team such as the Braves or Nationals, you could make a good deal of money by placing a bet on them to win it all. Which teams are in the 2019 MLB playoffs?The Astros, Yankees, Twins, Athletics, Rays, Dodgers, Braves, Cardinals, Nationals and Brewers clinched postseason spots. The Athletics and Rays will play in the AL wild-card game; the Nationals and Brewers will play in the NL wild-card game. When does baseball’s postseason end?The earliest day the postseason could end is Oct. 26. The latest day the postseason could end is Oct. 30.How does the wild card work?The two best non-division winners in each league square off in a one-game playoff. The club with the superior record hosts that contest. The team that advances from the wild-card game will face the top team in its league. There are some compelling reasons to choose a dark horse candidate, particularly in the NL, where there is only one superpower to overtake. Those who favor pitching might be interested in betting on Washington’s potent trio of Patrick Corbin, Max Scherzer and Stephen Strasburg. Those who lean the other way can invest in Oakland and Milwaukee’s deep lineups.Here are current World Series betting odds for each NL and AL team this October:MORE: Get the latest MLB playoff odds at Sportsbook ReviewOdds to win the 2019 World SeriesTeamWorld Series betting oddsAstros+200Dodgers+300Yankees+400Braves+1000Twins+1600Nationals+1400Cardinals+1000Athletics+1600Brewers+2000Rays+2500*Odds from Sportsbook ReviewWhat TV channels are the MLB playoffs on?The wild-card games are on TBS and ESPN. All NLDS and NLCS games will be broadcast on TBS. ALDS and ALCS games will be split between MLB Network, Fox Sports 1 and Fox.last_img read more

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