Man Arrested After Allegedly Breaking Lamp, Taking Child During Domestic

first_imgShare:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window) Stock Image.JAMESTOWN – A City of Jamestown man was arrested Thursday afternoon after allegedly violating a stay away order of protection during a domestic dispute on Prospect Street.Jamestown Police say James Tuttle, 31, allegedly violated the order and smashed a lamp belonging to the victim during the 2 p.m. dispute.Furthermore, officers say that Tuttle left the scene with a 3-year-old girl when he ran into the back yard in an attempt to avoid responding police.Officers report Tuttle was eventually taken into custody without incident. Tuttle is charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief, second-degree criminal contempt and endangering the welfare of a child. Officers say he was held in city jail.Police report Tuttle additional had outstanding arrest warrants.last_img read more

Will Eno’s The Open House Starts Off-Broadway

first_img Show Closed This production ended its run on March 30, 2014 Related Shows Eno is a Guggenheim Fellow, a Helen Merrill Playwriting Fellow, and a Fellow of the Edward F. Albee Foundation. His play The Flu Season premiered at The Gate Theatre in London and then opened in New York where it won the Oppenheimer Award for best debut by an American playwright. His play Thom Pain (based on nothing) was a finalist for the 2005 Pulitzer Prize in Drama. His other works include Title and Deed, Gnit, Oh, The Humanity and other good intentions, Tragedy: a tragedy and an upcoming Broadway production of his new play The Realistic Joneses starring Michael C. Hall, Toni Collette, Marisa Tomei and Tracy Letts. View Comments Ever enigmatic Pulitzer Prize finalist Eno’s new play is described as follows: “Playwrights have been trying to write Family Plays for a long time. And typically these plays try to answer endlessly complicated questions of blood and duty and inheritance and responsibility. They try to answer the question, ‘Can things really change?’ People have been trying nobly for years and years to have plays solve in two hours what hasn’t been solved in many lifetimes. This has to stop.” The Open House Get ready to have your thoughts provoked. The world premiere of Will Eno’s new off-Broadway play The Open House begins performances February 11 at the Pershing Square Signature Center. Directed by Oliver Butler, the show will run through March 23, with opening night set for March 3 at The Romulus Linney Courtyard.last_img read more

Christopher J. Hanke to Move Into Barbra’s Basement in Buyer & Cellar

first_img Related Shows Buyer & Cellar had its world premiere in April 2013 at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, where it played a sold-out, extended run before transferring to the Barrow Street Theatre where it opened June 24, 2013. Written by Jonathan Tolins and directed by Stephen Brackett, the one-man show tells the story of Alex More, a struggling Los Angeles actor who finds himself taking an odd job working in the Malibu basement of a Hollywood mega-star. When the A-lister makes a rare appearance one day, Buyer & Cellar launches into an outrageous look at fame and the price that accompanies it. Buyer & Cellar View Comments Hanke’s Broadway credits include How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying and Cry Baby. Other stage credits include Hair. His screen credits include The Client List, Major Crimes, The Normal Heart, Big Love, Brothers and Sisters and Three Rivers. Barbra’s basement has a new host! Christopher J. Hanke will begin performances in the off-Broadway hit Buyer & Cellar on March 18, taking over from Michael Urie, who as previously reported will launch the show’s first national tour in May. Show Closed This production ended its run on July 27, 2014last_img read more

Dates Announced for Memphis in London

first_imgLondon will officially celebrate the birth of rock ‘n’ roll! As previously reported, Beverley Knight will star as Felicia in the Tony-winning Memphis in London’s West End. The musical will begin performances October 9, with opening night set for October 23. With an original score by David Bryan and book by Joe DiPietro, the production will be directed by Christopher Ashley, with choreography by Sergio Trujillo, scenic design by David Gallo, costume design by Paul Tazewell, lighting design by Howell Binkley and sound design by Ken Travis. Knight is currently making her West End debut in The Bodyguard. Known as the Queen of British Soul, she has sold over a million albums in the U.K., scoring several top 10 hits and four gold certified albums. Knight has released six studio albums to date and her hit singles include “Greatest Day,” “Get Up!” and “Come as You Are.” She appeared on BBC One’s Just the Two of Us and performed at London’s 2012 Paralympic Opening Ceremony. Inspired by true events from the underground dance clubs of 1950s Memphis, Tennessee, Memphis follows the fame and forbidden love of a radio DJ who wants to change the world and a club singer who is ready for her big break. View Commentslast_img read more

Squigs Sketches Carly Rae Jepsen, Fran Drescher & More in Cinderella Portrait

first_img Victoria Clark Show Closed This production ended its run on Jan. 4, 2015 We wish Princess Jepsen and Queen Drescher a truly magical final few weeks in Cinderella. Thank you for all of the lovely nights! About the Artist: With a desire to celebrate the magic of live theater and those who create it, and with a deep reverence for such touchstones as the work of Al Hirschfeld and the wall at Sardi’s, Squigs is happy and grateful to be among those carrying on the traditions where theater and caricature meet. He was born and raised in Oregon, lived in Los Angeles for quite a long time and now calls New York City his home. View Comments Related Shows Joe Carroll Cinderellacenter_img It seems like just ten minutes ago “Call Me Maybe” superstar Carly Rae Jepsen and legendary Nanny Fran Drescher took their first bows as Cinderella and Madame in Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella, but soon, the clock will strike midnight for both. Jepsen will don the glass slippers one last time on June 8, with Drescher playing her final performance on June 29. Broadway.com resident artist Justin “Squigs” Robertson got in his finest royal ball attire (we assume) and headed over to The Broadway Theatre and penned this sketch of the duo and their fellow Cinderella co-stars working their magic.  In addition to Jepsen and Drescher, the portrait features Stephanie Gibson and Ann Harada as stepsisters Gabrielle and Charlotte, Tony winner Victoria Clark as Marie (in her Fairy Godmother garb) and Joe Carroll as Prince Topher. Fran Drescher Star Files Carly Rae Jepsen View All (4)last_img read more

Piece of My Heart Begins Performances Off-Broadway

first_imgCome on and take it! Tickets are now available for Piece of My Heart: The Bert Berns Story, which begins performances on June 25. The bio-musical, directed and choreographed by Denis Jones, stars Zak Resnick as the titular legendary songwriter, as well as Leslie Kritzer as Jessie, Teal Wicks as Ilene and de’Adre Aziza as Candace. Opening night is set for July 21 at The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center. In addition to Resnick, Kritzer, Wicks and Aziza, the cast features Linda Hart as Mom, Joseph Siravo as Wazzel, Derrick Baskin as Hoagy and Bryan Fenkart as Young Wazzel. The ensemble includes Carleigh Bettiol, Teresa Gattison, Shonica Gooden, Sydney James Harcourt, Harris Milgrim, Michael Millan, Gabrielle Ruiz, Amos Wolff and Mark Zeisler. View Comments With a book by Daniel Goldfarb, Piece of My Heart tells the story of one of the most successful songwriters of the 1960s. His hits, which were recorded by such artists as The Beatles, Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, David Bowie and Otis Redding, include “Twist and Shout,” “Tell Him,” “I Want Candy,” “Hang On Sloopy,” “Cry, Baby” and many more. Piece of My Heart Star Files Related Shows Zak Resnick Show Closed This production ended its run on Sept. 14, 2014 Teal Wicks Leslie Rodriguez Kritzerlast_img read more

The Sound of Music Will Embark on a New North American Tour

first_img The show’s original Broadway mounting earned it the Best Musical Tony Award and the film based on the show won five Academy Awards including Best Picture. The Sound of Music Live!, starring Carrie Underwood, Stephen Moyer, Audra MacDonald, Laura Benanti and Christian Borle, aired on NBC in December 2013 and was seen by more than 44 million viewers. Take down those old drapes and make some playclothes, boys and girls, because a brand new production of The Sound of Music, directed by two-time Tony Award winner Jack O’Brien, will tour North America beginning September 2015. This new production of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s classic musical will launch at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, and will then tour North America for multiple seasons. Additional cities and casting will be announced at a later time. Featuring music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II and a libretto by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse, The Sound of Music tells the story of the musical von Trapp family and the nun who becomes their nanny and eventual step-mother. Set in Austria on the eve of World War II, the score includes favorites such as the title song, “My Favorite Things,” “Do Re Mi,” “Edelweiss” and “Climb Ev’ry Mountain.” This new production will feature scenic design by Douglas Schmidt, lighting design by Natasha Katz and sound design by Ken Travis. View Comments “The Sound of Music has been in our ears for decades, as it deserves to be: but it might be time to look once more, and more closely, at this remarkable work which, I feel, begins to reveal itself as deeper, richer, and more powerful than ever before,” said O’Brien, in a statement. “It’s no longer ‘your mother’s familiar’ Sound of Music we’re trotting out. We are tearing off the varnish of the past of one of the great, fresh glories of our theatre-going experience! This is an opportunity we’ve all longed to create!”last_img read more

Carol Burnett is ‘F*cking Thrilled’ About Returning to B’way in Love Letters

first_imgIncoming Love Letters star Carol Burnett paid Stephen Colbert a visit on October 8. The two gushed about her new costar Brian Dennehy, who apparently has “a head like a shoulder of beef” and “shoulders like Joan Crawford used to have.” Taking a second look, you’re totally right! And how does she feel about returning to Broadway? “I’m f*cking thrilled about it.” Four-letter words aside, Burnett loves children, and even gets missives from them. “Because we’re on YouTube, I’m getting letters from kids. Three-hole, lined paper from school, and they’re just adorable.” Sometimes, she’ll write them back or even call the kids if they’ve left a phone number. You can catch Burnett reading some Love Letters at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre from October 11 through November 8. Love Letters View Comments Related Shows Show Closed This production ended its run on Dec. 14, 2014last_img read more

Full Cast Announced, Tix Now On Sale for Between Riverside and Crazy

first_img Between Riverside and Crazy View Comments Related Shows Broadway alum Ron Cephas Jones and Michael Rispoli have been tapped for Stephen Adly Guirgis’ Between Riverside and Crazy off-Broadway. Directed by Austin Pendleton, tickets are now available to see the Second Stage production, which will begin previews on January 16, 2015 at the Tony Kiser Theatre. Opening night is scheduled for February 11. Between Riverside and Crazy premiered at off-Broadway’s Atlantic Theater Company this summer. Jones (Of Mice and Men) will play Junior and Rispoli will reprise his role as Lieutenant Caro in the new mounting. As previously reported, five other members of the Atlantic Theater production are set to return for the Second Stage incarnation: Tony nominee Stephen McKinley Henderson, Victor Almanzar, Elizabeth Canavan, Rosal Colón and Liza Colón-Zayas. Additional casting will be announced later. The play tells the story of Walter “Pops” Washington (Henderson), an ex-cop and recent widower, who, with his recently paroled son Junior (Jones), struggle to hold on to one of the last rent-stabilized apartments on Riverside Drive. The Old Days seem to be dead and gone for the two as old wounds are opened, sketchy new houseguests turn up and a final ultimatum is delivered. Show Closed This production ended its run on March 22, 2015last_img read more

The Nether Extends Off-Broadway

first_imgThe New York premiere of Jennifer Haley’s The Nether has extended its off-Broadway run. The MCC production, which was originally set to play through March 15, will now run through March 22 at the Lucille Lortel Theatre. The Anne Kaufman-helmed production stars Nurse Jackie’s Merritt Wever and Tony winner Frank Wood. The Nether Related Shows Show Closed This production ended its run on March 29, 2015 In addition to Wever and Wood, the off-Broadway cast includes Peter Friedman, Ben Rosenfield and Sophia Anne Caruso. View Comments The Nether follows a young detective who investigates an online network where those who plug in are coaxed into acting out their darkest fantasies with seemingly no consequences in the real world. Across the pond, the drama ran at London’s Royal Court Theatre and recently opened in the West End.last_img read more