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Priscilla Lopez Flies Into Pippin on Broadway

first_img View Comments Pippin features music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and a book by Roger O. Hirson and tells the story of a young prince searching for his corner of the sky. The current cast also includes Kyle Dean Massey as Pippin, Ciara Renee as Leading Player, Charlotte d’Amboise as Fastrada and Rachel Bay Jones as Catherine. Pippin received four 2013 Tony awards included Best Revival. Lopez appeared in the original cast of A Chorus Line and was also a replacement for the role of Fastrada in the original production of Pippin in 1973. She received the Tony for her performance in A Day in Hollywood/A Night in the Ukraine. Her other Broadway credits include In the Heights, Anna in the Tropics, Nine and Company. Pippin Related Shows A new flying Granny is headed to the Great White Way! Tony winner Priscilla Lopez will join the cast of Pippin as Berthe for a limited engagement, July 22 through August 27. Annie Potts will play her final performance in the role on July 20. Tony winner John Rubinstein will extend his run in the show as Charles through August 17. The tuner is currently playing on Broadway at the Music Box Theatre. Show Closed This production ended its run on Jan. 4, 2015last_img read more

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Shell Buys Turritella FPSO

first_imgShell Offshore revealed that its affiliate, Shell E and P Offshore Services, will exercise a contractual right to buy the Turritella floating, production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel from SBM Offshore. The 159,100 dwt vessel is contracted for the Stones deep-water development in the Gulf of Mexico, which began production last year.As informed, Shell and SBM will work over the next several months to achieve a “safe, smooth transition” of the vessel operations.“Transitioning the ownership and operations of the 2003-built vessel to Shell affiliates allows the company to pursue additional efficiencies and achieve cost improvements,” Shell explained.The Stones development is said to be the world’s deepest offshore oil and gas project and is scheduled to deliver approximately 50,000-barrels of oil equivalent per day (boe/d) by the end of this year.Turritella FPSO has a daily production capacity of approximately 60,000 barrels of oil and 15 million cubic feet of natural gas.Currently, Shell has three additional Gulf of Mexico deep-water projects under construction – Appomattox, Kaikias, and Coulomb Phase 2 – as well as options for additional subsea tiebacks and Vito, a potential, new hub in the region.last_img read more

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Nearly 100 supporters participated in Futures Unlimited’ last month “Walk a Mile” event

first_img Close Forgot password? Please put in your email: Send me my password! Close message Login This blog post All blog posts Subscribe to this blog post’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Subscribe to this blog’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Follow the discussion Comments Logging you in… Close Login to IntenseDebate Or create an account Username or Email: Password: Forgot login? Cancel Login Close WordPress.com Username or Email: Password: Lost your password? Cancel Login Dashboard | Edit profile | Logout Logged in as Admin Options Disable comments for this page Save Settings You are about to flag this comment as being inappropriate. Please explain why you are flagging this comment in the text box below and submit your report. The blog admin will be notified. Thank you for your input. There are no comments posted yet. Be the first one! Post a new comment Enter text right here! Comment as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Comments by IntenseDebate Enter text right here! Reply as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Cancel Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Submitted to Sumner Newscow — Nearly 100 supporters bundled up against unseasonably cold weather in May to support The Futures Unlimited, Inc. fourth Annual  “Walk a Mile in My Shoes” event held at Century Park.“The annual spring event is held to draw attention to the needs of persons with intellectual/developmental disabilities living in our area,” states Trisha Logan, communications coordinator for Futures.  Some were walking in support of a loved one with developmental disabilities. “We’re walking for Pax!” a few cheered as they ducked into the wind. Two attendees said they were walking in celebration of one of their birthdays. Others attended as a way to support Futures’ mission, the local Community Developmental Disability Organization.This year, the walk seemed to have an added sense of urgency behind it as the Brownback Administration has recently signaled its intent to move forward with plans to move long term care services for persons with I/DD into the state’s newly created KanCare system after a one year “carve-out.”Beginning in January of 2013 Kansas transferred control of its Medicaid system to three large out-of-state for-profit insurance companies for management. This move, one of the largest such contracts in the state’s history, has been implemented with the intent to save money through more coordinated health care service delivery. But advocates for the state’s more than 8,000 developmentally disabled citizens have been actively urging the Administration to make the “carve-out” permanent.“Including long-term care services, for folks who are elderly, frail, or developmentally disabled in a medically-based managed care model is risky, at best, and borders on irresponsible given the lack of any solid data that demonstrates that it does work,” states Tom Kohmetscher, CEO for Futures. “Historically, the Kansas developmental disabilities system has been recognized as a model system that is based on local controls and consumer involvement. It’s also been noted to be cost effective and efficient. Community programs like ours work because we’re local and we know the people we serve. Huge medical managed care systems can’t duplicate that level of service – especially when their primary intent is to generate profit for their shareholders,” Kohmetscher goes on to say.As the legislature reconvened on Monday, May 6, clients, family members and concerned advocates from Sumner County and all across the state will be urging legislators and the Governor’s Administration to keep the Kansas DD long term care system out of KanCare and to instead continue to support a locally managed and delivered system that has worked successfully for over 20 years.To find out more, visit www.invisibleKansans.org.last_img read more

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