Month: January 2021

Many Stores Out Of Toilet Paper, Cleaning Products Amid Coronavirus Fears

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) Image by Justin Gould / WNYNewsNow.JAMESTOWN – Some area stores are running out of products like toilet paper as public concern surrounding the Coronavirus outbreak continues.Tim Snow, manager of the Washington Street Tops in Jamestown, says the grocery store ran out of toilet paper on Thursday.“Lysol type products and hand sanitizers are all out of stock at this point in time,” said Snow. “The company is working on procuring more, but right now we don’t have any.”Snow says a truck is scheduled to arrive Friday night, but there is no guarantee on what products will arrive. The manager of Foote Avenue Tops says they are very low on toilet paper products and completely sold out of cleaning solutions. Falconer’s Tops is sold out of hand sanitizer, but still has a supply of toilet paper, Lysol and Clorox Wipes.The local Walmart is also out of toilet paper and hand sanitizer. A limited supply of cleaning products is available.Lakewood’s Wegmans, who put a limit on some products earlier this week, says as of Friday morning they have some toilet paper and hand sanitizer available.In general, all stores contacted say they have seen a higher volume of customers. They say they are working to keep up with demands by bringing new shipments in.The Chautauqua County Department of Health is reinforcing that the risk for infection by Novel Coronavirus remains low in Chautauqua County. As of last check with officials, there are zero known cases of the virus in Chautauqua County.last_img read more

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Parts Of Jamestown’s Riverwalk Closed Due To Construction Projects

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) WNY News Now File Image.JAMESTOWN – Parts of the Jamestown Riverwalk will be closed starting Wednesday due to construction.The Jamestown Parks, Recreation and Conservation Department says the path system will be closed from North Main Street to Panzarella island.The State of New York Department of Environmental Conservation are currently making improvements to the nearby Warner Dam. At the same time, city crews will be repaving a path on Panzarella Island and planning new greenery part of a riverbank stabilization project.The Warner Dam Rehabilitation project will be ongoing through spring of 2021. The Riverwalk Green Infrastructure and Water Quality Improvements project is expected to be finished by the end of August. last_img read more

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RSC Announces Winter Season; Eileen Atkins to Return

first_img View Comments The Swan is then set to play host to Thomas Dekker’s Jacobean festive comedy The Shoemaker’s Holiday, directed by Phillip Breen, which will play in repertory with Oppenheimer, a new play by Tom Morton-Smith about ‘the father of the atom bomb,’ J. Robert Oppenheimer. The Shoemaker’s Holiday will run December 11 through March 7, 2015 with opening night set for December 18. Oppenheimer will play January 15, 2015 through March 7, 2015, with opening night set for January 22, 2015. Erica Whyman will direct the same company at the RST for Phil Porter’s The Christmas Truce. The story is inspired by real events 100 years ago, when soldiers along the Western Front left their trenches on Christmas Eve to meet their enemies in No Man’s Land to talk, exchange gifts and play football. The production will be designed by Tom Piper, with lighting by Charles Balfour and music by Sam Kenyon and run November 29 through January 31, 2015. Opening night is set for December 9. At the Swan Theatre, Gregory Doran will direct Emmy winner Eileen Atkins in a new production of the rarely-performed Jacobean domestic tragedy by Dekker, Ford and Rowley, The Witch of Edmonton. The production will be designed by Nikki Turner, with lighting by Tim Mitchell and music by Paul Englishby. The Witch of Edmonton will run October 23 through November 29 with opening night set for October 29 and play in repertory with an extended run of The White Devil, directed by Maria Aberg. center_img In the 450th year since Shakespeare was born, the Royal Shakespeare Company has announced its winter 2014 season. Highlights include Emmy winner Eileen Atkins’ return to the RSC in the domestic tragedy The Witch of Edmonton. As part of a season marking the centenary of the First World War, Christopher Luscombe will direct Love’s Labour’s Lost and Love’s Labour’s Won (usually known as Much Ado About Nothing). Both will play in repertory at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre (RST) and star Edward Bennett and Olivier winner Michelle Terry. The productions will be designed by Simon Higlett, with lighting design by Oliver Fenwick and music by Nigel Hess. Love’s Labour’s Lost will run from September 23 and Love’s Labour’s Won from October 3. The shows will both officially open on October 15 and close on March 14, 2015.last_img read more

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Tickets Now On Sale for Broadway Revival of On the Town

first_img Star Files On the Town Show Closed This production ended its run on Sept. 6, 2015 There’s nothing like a man in uniform! Tickets are now available for the Broadway revival of On the Town. Directed by John Rando and choreographed by Joshua Bergasse, the production will star Tony Yazbeck, Jay Armstrong Johnson and Clyde Alves. Previews will start at the Lyric Theatre (formerly the Foxwoods) on September 20, with opening night set for October 16. Related Shows Tony Yazbeckcenter_img First seen on Broadway in 1944, On the Town follows the adventures of three sailors on leave in New York City. Based on the ballet Fancy Free by Jerome Robbins, the musical features music by Leonard Bernstein and book and lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green. Toe-tapping hits from the show include “New York, New York,” “I Can Cook Too,” “Lonely Town” and “Some Other Time.” Yazbeck, Johnson and Alves will be reprising their roles from the 2013 Barrington Stage Company production of the tuner. View Comments Jay Armstrong Johnson The cast will also include Megan Fairchild, Alysha Umphress and Elizabeth Stanley. Scenic design will be by Beowulf Boritt, with lighting design by Jason Lyons, costume design by Jess Goldstein and sound design by Kai Harada.last_img read more

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Hereafter Musical Will Play Off-Broadway

first_img Related Shows The afterlife is heading off-Broadway. Hereafter Musical, a new show by Frankie Keane and CBS Vice President of Late Night Vinnie Favale, will play an open-ended run at the Snapple Theater Center. Keane will also join the cast. The tuner, directed by Terry Berliner, will begin performances on September 13. Opening night is set for October 25. Hereafter Musical follows three women who have come together at the home of world renowned psychic Jason Richards, desperate to make contact with their loved ones who have passed. Unbeknownst to them, the spirits materialize during the reading, and they, like the living, also have a great deal of difficulty moving on. View Comments In addition to Keane, the cast will include Deborah Tranelli, Pierce Cravens, Jill Shackner, Paul Blankenship, Eileen Faxas, Carolyn Mignini, Courtney Capek, Tanisha Gary, Kissy Simmons, Margaret Kelly and Alan Kalter.center_img The production will feature sound design by Scott Stauffer and costumes by Theresa Snider-Stein. Hereafter Musicallast_img read more

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David Burtka Will Headline 54 Below, Directed by Hubby NPH

first_img Check out NPH and Burtka singing “You’re the Top” below! Actor and chef David Burtka will headline 54 Below in November, directed by none other than his hubby Neil Patrick Harris! The concert will play the Times Square hotspot on November 25 and 26. Harris will turn conventional cabaret structure upside down for the evening, creating a show unlike anything that has been seen before. Musical direction will be by Seth Rudetsky. Burtka, a graduate of Pasadena’s Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts, made his Broadway debut as Tulsa in the 2003 revival of Gypsy. Other stage credits include The Play About the Baby and The Opposite of Sex. His TV credits include The West Wing, Crossing Jordan and How I Met Your Mother.  View Commentslast_img read more

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Billy & Ray, Starring Vincent Kartheiser & Larry Pine, Extends Off-Broadway

first_img View Comments The New York premiere of Billy & Ray, headlined by Mad Men star Vincent Kartheiser and Broadway vet Larry Pine, has extended off-Broadway for two additional weeks, through November 23. Mike Bencivenga’s new play, directed by the legendary Garry Marshall, will begin previews on October 1. Opening night is set for October 20 at the Vineyard Theatre. Show Closed This production ended its run on Nov. 23, 2014 Related Shows Rounding out the cast are Sophie von Haselberg as Wilder’s long-suffering secretary and Drew Gehling as a beleaguered studio chief. Billy & Ray charts the birth of the film noir genre. The comedy follows literary odd couple writer-director Billy Wilder (Kartheiser) and novelist Raymond Chandler (Pine) as they contentiously collaborate to adapt the novel Double Indemnity for the silver screen. Set in 1940s Hollywood, Billy & Ray is the true story of how two brilliant and thorny artists battled the Hollywood censors and each other to create a groundbreaking movie classic. Billy & Raylast_img read more

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Ask Hedwig Headliner Taye Diggs a Question!

first_img Hedwig and the Angry Inch View Comments Related Shows You guys should put on some make-up, turn on the eight track and start writing some questions to the one and only Taye Diggs. The Hedwig and the Angry Inch headliner is coming to the Broadway.com Studios to answer your questions. Want to know what everyone’s favorite internationally ignored song stylist eats for breakfast, uses to remove the glitter or how he manages to strut in those high-heeled gold boots? Ask away! He might even share memories from Rent or spoilers from Murder in the First. You never know!<a data-cke-saved-href="https://broadway.wufoo.com/forms/z1k4ssco1yf2e7o/" href="https://broadway.wufoo.com/forms/z1k4ssco1yf2e7o/">Fill out my Wufoo form!</a> Show Closed This production ended its run on Sept. 13, 2015last_img read more

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Gabriella Pizzolo Will Step In for Sydney Lucas in Fun Home

first_imgSydney Lucas, whose extraordinarily nuanced performance in Fun Home, aged 12, earned her a Tony nod, will depart the production on October 4. Her understudy, Gabriella Pizzolo, is set to take over the role of Small Alison on October 6. The Tony-winning musical is playing at Circle in the Square.Based on the graphic novel by Alison Bechdel, Fun Home charts a girl’s quest to come to terms with her father’s unexpected death. As she moves between past and present, Alison dives into the story of her volatile, brilliant father and relives her unique childhood at her family’s funeral home.The cast of Jeanine Tesori and Lisa Kron’s tuner also includes Michael Cerveris, Judy Kuhn, Beth Malone, Emily Skeggs, Roberta Colindrez, Zell Morrow, Joel Perez and Oscar Williams.Remind yourself of just why Broadway fell in love with Lucas this year with her now legendary performance of “Ring of Keys” at the Tony Awards below. Related Shows Show Closed This production ended its run on Sept. 10, 2016 View Comments Fun Homelast_img read more

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Rebecca Luker Will Temporarily Join Fun Home on Broadway

first_imgRebecca Luker(Photo: Laura Marie Duncan) Related Shows Tony nominee Rebecca Luker will join the cast of Fun Home for a few days and days and days. She steps into the role of Helen Bechdel at the Circle in the Square Theatre, taking over temporarily for Tony nominee Judy Kuhn from April 5 through May 22. Kuhn will receive hip surgery during her scheduled leave.“This hip surgery is something I’ve needed to do for a long time,” Kuhn said in a statement. “I’m so thrilled that Rebecca is stepping in for me—she’s a dear friend, and I admire her work so much. And I can’t wait to return to the show pain-free and with a new hip!”Additionally, understudy Lauren Patten has temporarily assumed the role of Medium Alison, taking over for Tony nominee Emily Skeggs. Skeggs is on hiatus for TV work and is scheduled to return on May 24 as well.Luker received Tony nominations for her performances in The Music Man, Mary Poppins and Show Boat. Her additional Broadway credits include Cinderella, Nine, The Sound of Music, Something Wonderful, The Phantom of the Opera and The Secret Garden. She also recently starred in Little Dancer at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.The current cast of the Tony-winning musical also features Tony winner Michael Cerveris, Beth Malone, Gabriella Pizzolo, Roberta Colindrez, Zell Steele Morrow, Joel Perez and Oscar Williams. View Comments Show Closed This production ended its run on Sept. 10, 2016center_img Fun Home Star Files Rebecca Lukerlast_img read more

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