Michael Crawford Will Return to the West End in The Go-Between

first_img Original Phantom Michael Crawford is returning to the West End! Directed by Roger Haines, the Tony winner will headline Richard Taylor and David Wood’s The Go-Between. Based on the classic novel by L. P. Hartley, the production will begin performances at the Apollo Theatre on May 27 and officially open on June 7.Crawford won the Tony for Phantom; his additional stage credits include Barnum, The Woman in White and The Wizard of Oz. His on screen work includes the hapless Frank Spencer in the classic British sitcom, Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em.The show follows Leo Colston (Crawford), a man who can no longer hide from the memories of his past. Memories of the gloriously hot summer of 1900 and of his days spent in Norfolk come flooding back. Spending the holidays with the family of his school friend Marcus in their luxurious country home, the young Leo finds himself acting as the go-between for the beautiful upper-class Marian and tenant-farmer Ted who are embroiled in a forbidden secret love affair. The innocent Leo gets caught up in the adult atmosphere of deceit and manipulation as he risks everything in this coming of age story. The events of that summer and the devastating effects of love denied will shape his life forever.Further casting will be announced later; the limited engagement is set to run through October 15. View Comments Michael Crawford(Photo by Peter Kramer/Getty Images)last_img read more

Jokowi to be tested for COVID-19 amid heightened concerns

first_img“Please ask Health Minister [Terawan Agus Putranto] for the results.”On Saturday night, State Secretary Pratikno announced that Budi had tested positive for COVID-19 and had been labeled as Case 76.Prior to testing positive, Budi had attended a Cabinet meeting led by Jokowi on Wednesday.The meeting’s other attendees included State Secretary Pratikno, Cabinet Secretary Pramono Anung, Presidential Chief of Staff Moeldoko, Coordinating Political, Legal and Security Affairs Minister Mahfud MD, Coordinating Economic Minister Airlangga Hartarto, Finance Minister Sri Mulyani, Agrarian and Spatial Planning Minister Sofyan Djalil, Environment and Forestry Minister Siti Nurbaya Bakar, State-Owned Enterprises Minister Erick Thohir, Home Minister Tito Karnavian, Attorney General ST Burhanuddin, Indonesian Military (TNI) commander Air Marshal Hadi Tjahjanto, National Police chief Gen. Idham Azis, as well as North Sumatra Governor Edy Rahmayadi and acting Medan mayor Akhyar Nasution, among others.Jokowi has called on all Indonesians to practice what epidemiologists call social distancing to slow the spread of COVID-19 in the country.“Under the current conditions, it’s time for us to work from home, study from home and worship at home,” Jokowi said at a press conference at Bogor Palace in West Java on Sunday. “It’s time for us to work together, to help each other, to unite and cooperate. We want this to be a community movement, so that the COVID-19 problem can be addressed to the fullest.”As of Sunday afternoon, Indonesia had announced 117 confirmed COVID-19 cases, resulting in five deaths. Regional heads in a number of areas – including Jakarta, Banten and West Java – have decided to temporarily close schools and public areas in an effort to contain the coronavirus. (rfa)Topics : President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo said he would have himself tested for COVID-19 on Sunday afternoon, in the wake of the announcement that Transportation Minister Budi Karya Sumadi had tested positive for the disease.“This afternoon,” Jokowi said at a press conference in regard to whether he would undergo a medical check-up.He said all other members of his Cabinet had already been tested for COVID-19 earlier on Sunday morning.last_img read more

Twisters Breeze By Tigers In Baseball

first_imgThe Oldenburg Academy Twisters won over The Lawrenceburg Tigers 5-3.OA-002 300 0.  5 11 2L-010 011 0.  3 8 2OA Batting:Matty Hurm 2-3, run, bbNick Bischoff 3-4, runTyler Hesselbrock 2-4, rbiTannery Alley 1-3, bbAaron Huber 1-3, run, bbBryce Ahaus 1-3, runCory Schuman 1-3, run, 2 rbiOA Pitching.Matty Hurm 7 IP, 3 earned runs, 8 hits, 6 k, 5 bb WinOA Varsity record: 5-2Next game: 4/18/15 vs. S. Dearborn in the Union Co. Invitational.“Matty Hurm pitched a sensational game for us today.Our defense made the plays when we needed them and we made a lot of contact at the plate putting pressure on their defense.”  Twisters Coach Doug Behlmer.last_img