Photo-Illustration: Vulture and Matthew Murphy/O&M Co. Cats, if you’re a fan, is magical for a bunch of reasons. The whimsy. The rhymed chanting. The dancing. The giant tin cans and yarn balls built to make humans look tiny. (All of these are still things even if you’re not a fan, they are just probably reasons the show maddens you, rather than brings you joy.) But all of that magic hinges on you believing those people dancing and chanting around the giant tin cans are actually cats. That’s where Victoria Tinsman comes in. Tinsman was the Wig and Makeup Supervisor on the 2016 Broadway revival of Cats, where she taught every cast member — she later went on to tackle the same role on the Broadway production’s tour — how to do their feline makeup. (Once actors were able to do it on their own, Tinsman was still in the theater every night making sure things ran smoothly and nobody forgot their noses.) How did you find yourself involved in the … [Read more...] about Meet The Woman Who’s Spent 500 Hours Teaching Broadway Cats to Paint their Faces
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Slave Play does not officially open on Broadway until next month, but just a few nights into previews the ground-breaking drama is already sparking an animated debate over race, drawing queues down the street and the attention of some of the biggest names in theatre. The play, which Jeremy O Harris wrote while he was still in his first year at the Yale School of Drama, tackles race, sex, sexuality and slavery through the lives of three modern day interracial couples against the backdrop of a plantation in Virginia. The Rihanna song Work also features – the lyrics to which hang in Manhattan’s Golden Theatre. Harris is part of a new wave of diverse theatre-makers and playwrights – including Jackie Sibblies Drury, who won a Pulitzer prize for Fairview, and Tarell McCraney, who won an Oscar for Moonlight and whose play Choir Boy was recently on Broadway – who are bringing new work and new voices to New York theatre. They are also changing perceptions of what can be … [Read more...] about Slave Play: the Broadway show sparking an intense debate on race
THOUSANDS of music fans have been left hundreds of pounds out of pocket after Boardmasters music festival was cancelled with just 12 hours notice over weather warnings. The five-day event was scheduled to kick off today in Newquay, Cornwall, with 50,000 revellers paying hundreds to watch artists such as Florence And The Machine and Foals. But organisers pulled the plug late on August 6 after the Met Office warned of wild weather, including heavy rain and dangerous high winds this weekend. It's left fans wondering if they can get ticket refunds, as well as their money back for travel and other accommodation they may have booked. Here's what we know.Can I get a refund of my ticket? Boardmasters has confirmed it will refund tickets purchased from Boardmasters and via official ticket sellers in full at face value, although it's yet to say how and when the refunds will be processed.In a statement the festival said: "We confirm that anyone who purchased tickets via the Boardmasters website … [Read more...] about Boardmasters festival 2019 – why has it been cancelled and can I get a refund on tickets or travel?
The online ticket booking for the mega religious event “Uttara Dwara Darshanam” slated to be held at the historic Sri Sitaramachandra Swamy temple in Bhadrachalam town on the occasion of Mukkoti (Vaikunta) Ekadasi festival on January 6, 2020, began on Saturday.According to a press release, the tickets can be booked online on the web portal www.bhadrachalamonline.com. The sector-wise tickets are priced at ₹1,000, ₹500 and ₹250 respectively.The Mukkoti Ekadasi festivities will commence in the famous shrine, popularly known as “Bhadradri” temple, on December 27. Teppotsavam, the spectacular float festival featuring the “celestial boat ride”, will be held on the Godavari in Bhadrachalam on January 5, a day ahead of Mukkoti Ekadasi festival.For further details about online e services and sector-wise seating arrangements plan for Uttara Dwara Darshanam, visit www.bhadrachalamonline.com, the release added. … [Read more...] about Online ticket booking for Bhadradri Ekadasi
Email By Geoff Lemon Updated December 15, 2019 08:55:24 Photo: Starc's team-first mentality has been well rewarded. (AAP: Dave Hunt) Related Story: Black Caps do well to engineer late collapse, but Australia still in winning position Related Story: Lightning strikes twice as Starc rediscovers World Cup magic Related Story: If you don't get why people like cricket, last night in Perth is a good place to start Map: Australia About as far off Broadway as possible, at a three-day match in Worcestershire in between two Tests he wasn't picked for, Mitchell Starc said all the right things.In front of a press box that literally held three men and a dog, he spoke about the six bowlers in Australia's squad operating with a team mentality. Only three could play any given match, but the Ashes ranked higher than ego.Of course he wanted to play, but his sentiment seemed sincere. On previous tours Australian teams had tried importing the same bowling approach they used at home, and … [Read more...] about Mitchell Starc proves his worth with the pink ball in the first day-night Test against New Zealand in Perth