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  1. Tourico Holidays Reports Record Cruise Bookings in 2016

    Tourico Increases Cruise Bookings by 37 Percent in 2016 and Pacing for Even Stronger…
  2. Spirit Airlines coming to Pittsburgh

    Travelweekly.com - Travel 02.22 / 17:37 travelweekly.com
    The discount airline will launch seven routes from the Steel City this spring and…
  3. The Bernic Hotel Could Be Everything You're Looking for In Manhattan

    Travelpulse.com - Travel 02.22 / 17:37 travelpulse.com
    The new Manhattan hotel is so intimate, it will start to feel like…
  4. Business Events Are Caught Between the Past and Future — Meetings Innovation Report

    Skift.com - Travel 02.22 / 17:37 skift.com
    Right now, the meetings and events industry is divided between focusing on the ethics of innovation and the cost of ignorance, and industry leaders have a lot to say about both. -Greg…
  5. Travel Tip: Why You Should Use Your Vacation Days

    Petergreenberg.com - Travel 02.22 / 17:37 petergreenberg.com
    Read the full article on PeterGreenberg.com at - Travel Tip: Why You Should Use Your Vacation DaysLet’s face it. Americans, almost more than any other society, are historically bad at taking all of our vacation days. About 73 percent of all Americans get paid vacations. But... Read More...The post Travel Tip: Why You Should Use Your Vacation Days appeared first on Peter Greenberg Travel…
  6. Doctor reunited with wife from Iran after travel ban blocked

    WashingtonTimes-Travel 02.22 / 17:34 washingtontimes.com
    A newlywed doctor in New Hampshire has been reunited with his wife, an Iranian citizen who successfully traveled to the United States after President Donald Trump's executive order held up their plans. Dr. Omid Moghimi (Oh' MEED Mo GHEE'mee), a U.S. citizen who works at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, said a…
  7. Get above the boozy thick of Mardi Gras at these cool rooftop bars

    CNN - Travel 02.22 / 17:33 cnn.com
    New Orleans (CNN)As New Orleans steadies itself for Carnival season's final bacchanal, Fat Tuesday on February 28, an estimated 1 million visitors will fall upon the city, nearly tripling its actual populace. Fun? No doubt. Debauched? You got 'dat right. Claustrophobic? Jarring? Maddening? For many, the experience down on the ground in the boozy thick of it -- particularly the French Quarter and its infamous Bourbon Street -- can prove daunting. A retreat for a breather is needed.…
  8. All you need to know about Mardi Gras

    CNN - Travel 02.22 / 17:33 cnn.com
    Here's a look at Mardi Gras, a celebration held the day before the fasting season of Lent begins on Ash…
  1. Ranking The Den Presenters From Best To Worst Over The Years

    Collegetimes.com - Lifestyle 02.22 / 17:46 collegetimes.com
    Ranking The Den presenters from it's origins is an arduous task, but we decided to finally do it for the Irish public and for nostalgia's…
  2. 5 Picky Eater Dinners That Will Make You Love Every Meal

    Collegetimes.com - Lifestyle 02.22 / 17:46 collegetimes.com
    It can be really hard to find a meal you like that you don't have to pick at. So we've got 5 picky eater dinners for…
  3. Gwen Stefani Reveals She Didn’t Know Blake Shelton Existed Before Working On ‘The Voice’

    Ibtimes.com - Lifestyle 02.22 / 17:46 ibtimes.com
    Gwen Stefani and boyfriend Blake Shelton are two of their respective genre’s biggest stars, but before appearing on NBC’s “The Voice,” Stefani had no idea who Shelton was. While the No Doubt singer constantly gushes about Shelton during her interviews, there was a time she didn’t know he existed. During an appearance on “Late Night with Seth Meyers,” Stefani revealed how little she knew about the country star…
  4. ‘Switched At Birth’ Season 5 Spoilers: Episode 5 Synopsis Released; What Will Happen In ‘Occupy Truth’? [VIDEO]

    Ibtimes.com - Lifestyle 02.22 / 17:46 ibtimes.com
    After finally realizing that racism is an issue on the UMKC campus, Daphne will see race issues unfold among the student body on “Switched at Birth” Season 5, episode 5, “Occupy Truth.” “With tensions running at an all-time high, the Black Student Union takes a stand against the university administration until their demands are heard,” the synopsis teases…
  5. Indie Rockers Joan Of Arc New Video Is A Shot-For-Shot Remake Of "In The Air Tonight"

    Fastcocreate.com - Lifestyle 02.22 / 17:45 fastcocreate.com
    Starring a puppet version of Phil Collins, naturally. Starring a puppet version of Phil Collins, naturally.WHAT: The official music video for the song "Never Wintersbone You" by Chicago indie rock stalwarts Joan of Arc.Read Full…
  6. Jay Z to become 1st rapper in Songwriters Hall of Fame

    Cbs8.com - Lifestyle 02.22 / 17:45 cbs8.com
    Jay Z will become the first rapper ever inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame when he enters the prestigious organization in…
  7. This Little Girl Can't Stop Arguing With Her Dad About Counting: Watch

    Usmagazine.com -Lifestyle 02.22 / 17:41 www.usmagazine.com
    You're wrong, pops! A video of a little girl arguing with her dad about counting is now going viral one year after it was posted on Facebook. The hilarious clip has been viewed more than 36 million times. In the two-minute video, posted by NTD Television on Valentine's Day, Aaliyah refuses to believe that the correct order of numbersThis article originally appeared on www.usmagazine.com: This Little Girl Can't Stop Arguing With Her Dad About Counting:…
  8. Little Dragon - "High" (Singles Going Steady) (Mixed Media)

    Popmatters.com -Lifestyle 02.22 / 17:41 www.popmatters.com
    Little Dragon knows how to take things much further than…
  1. Shocked? Planned Parenthood Hasn't Released Its Annual Report

    Mrctv.org - Media 02.22 / 17:21 mrctv.org
    Shocked? Planned Parenthood Hasn't Released Its Annual Report You know that annual report that Planned Parenthood releases every year? The one that breaks down exactly how many truckloads of cash the group gets from taxpayers? The one that also shows how many babies lose their lives as part of their “women’s health care” agenda? It turns out that Planned Parenthood, which aborts more than 320,000 babies while receiving more than half-a-billion…
  2. GOP Considers Trimming Health Law's 10 Essential Benefits

    News.wsiu.org - Media 02.22 / 17:20 news.wsiu.org
    As Republicans look at ways to replace or repair the Affordable Care Act, many suggest that shrinking the list of services that insurers are required to offer in individual and small group plans would reduce costs and increase flexibility. That option came to the forefront last week when Seema Verma, who is slated to run the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services in the Trump administration, noted at her confirmation hearing that coverage for maternity services should be optional in…
  3. Court Blocks South Africa's Withdrawal From International Criminal Court

    News.wsiu.org - Media 02.22 / 17:20 news.wsiu.org
    A South African court has ruled that the country's bid to withdraw from the International Criminal Court is "unconstitutional and invalid ," in a stark rebuke to the government of President Jacob Zuma. "South Africa's justice minister shocked the country last October when he announced it would pull out of the International Criminal Court," Peter Granitz reports for NPR from Pretoria. He notes that it was especially surprising because South Africa was a founding member of the court, which…
  4. A Student's Perspective On Mississippi: Beautiful, Engulfing And Sometimes Enraging

    News.wsiu.org - Media 02.22 / 17:20 news.wsiu.org
    Every day on his way to class, Terrence Johnson walks by a bronze statue and thinks about history. The statue depicts James Meredith, who in 1962 became the first African-American to enroll at the University of Mississippi. "He transcended so much," says Johnson, a junior. "The fact that he had the will to integrate a university like this in Mississippi that has such a rich and chaotic history ... that will always be with me." Johnson's a journalism major, with a minor in African-American…
  5. Heart Screening For Teens May Cause More Problems Than It Solves

    News.wsiu.org - Media 02.22 / 17:20 news.wsiu.org
    Dozens of not-for-profit organizations have formed in the past decade to promote free or low-cost heart screenings for teens. The groups often claim such tests save lives by finding abnormalities that might pose a risk of sudden cardiac death. But the efforts are raising concerns. There's no evidence that screening adolescents with electrocardiograms prevents deaths. Sudden cardiac death is rare in young people, and some physicians worry screening kids with no symptoms or family history of…
  6. SpaceX Cargo Craft Fails To Dock With Space Station, Will Try Again

    News.wsiu.org - Media 02.22 / 17:20 news.wsiu.org
    Early Wednesday morning, a space capsule carrying 5,500 pounds of cargo approached the International Space Station. The SpaceX Dragon cargo ship was scheduled to arrive at the station around 6 a.m. ET. If all went as planned, astronauts Thomas Pesquet of the European Space Agency and Shane Kimbrough of NASA would use a robotic arm on the station to reach out and grasp the ship, pulling it in and locking hatches with it. But that cosmic embrace was not to be. Around 3:25 a.m. ET, according…
  7. France tourism hit hard by terrorism, police state

    Presstv.com - Media 02.22 / 17:18 presstv.com
    Tourism industry accounts for nearly 10 percent of France's economy. But the number of visitors continues to decline as a result of major terrorist attacks that have hit the country over the past two…
  8. Germany to 'evaluate' refugees' mobile phone data in certain cases: Minister

    Presstv.com - Media 02.22 / 17:18 presstv.com
    Berlin has approved a draft law that will enforce the deportation of refugees denied…
  1. Steven Spielberg Mourns The Death Of His Inspirational Mother

    Contactmusic.com - Music 02.22 / 17:47 contactmusic.com
    Our thoughts are with Steven Spielberg today as he mourns the death of his 97-year-old mother Leah Adler; the woman who first inspired the legendary director to start making films. A flamboyant and adventurous soul herself, Steven has always had a very close relationship with the matriarch.Steven Spielberg mother has died aged 97Adler died yesterday (February 21st 2017) at her Los Angeles home with her loved ones all around her according to a recent statement from her son's production…
  2. Katy Perry shocked to discover rude Spice Girls lyric

    Contactmusic.com - Music 02.22 / 17:47 contactmusic.com
    Katy Perry was left shocked after she discovered that the lyric 'zig-a-zih-ah' from the Spice Girls' 1996 hit 'Wannabe' has a rude meaning behind it.The 'Chained to the Rhythm' hitmaker played a guess the lyrics game on the Heart Breakfast Show on Wednesday morning (22.02.16) with hosts Jamie Theakston and Emma Bunton in which she attempted to guess the meaning behind lyrics in hits such as Destiny's Child's 'Bootylicious' and Shakira's 'Whenever, Wherever' and when it came round to…
  3. Bindi Irwin's heartfelt birthday tribute for dad Steve Irwin

    Contactmusic.com - Music 02.22 / 17:47 contactmusic.com
    Steve Irwin's daughter Bindi has paid tribute to her father on what would have been his 55th birthday. The 18-year-old beauty took to Instagram on Wednesday (22.02.17) with a heartfelt post in honour of her late nature expert dad - who died in September 2006 - by sharing a picture of him face-to-face with a cockatoo.Alongside the photo, she wrote: ''Always in our hearts. (sic)''Steve was famous for his show, 'The Crocodile Hunter', and whilst filming for an ocean documentary in 2006, the…
  4. Kate Bosworth inspired by Sam Riley

    Contactmusic.com - Music 02.22 / 17:47 contactmusic.com
    Kate Bosworth wants ''everyone'' to meet Sam Riley.The 34-year-old actress stars alongside the 'Control' actor in new drama series 'SS-GB' and she is so in awe of her co-star, she wants him to be her main topic of conversation with all the people she meets.She said: ''It's a great show. It's with Sam Riley, who's amazing. ''Have you ever worked with him? I've found him so inspiring that I want everyone to meet him, just so we can all talk about him. ''So 'SS-GB' is fantastic, but it's…
  5. Ricky Martin: Touring gives kids stability

    Contactmusic.com - Music 02.22 / 17:47 contactmusic.com
    Ricky Martin insists taking his sons on the road with him gives them stability.The 45-year-old singer is regularly implored to stop touring for the sake of eight-year-old Matteo and Valentino, but he insists the pleas are unnecessary as his kids are comfortable moving around with him and are doing ''great'' in their studies.He said: ''They've been travelling since they were born because I've been on the road ever since, pretty much.''A lot of people tell me, 'Rick, but when are you gonna…
  6. The Walkmen’s Walter Martin announces new LP, shares “Hey Matt” feat. The National’s Matt Bernin

    A playful single off the forthcoming My Kinda…
  7. Martin Scorsese’s next film The Irishman to be released through Netflix in 2019

    Long-in-the-works project reunites Robert De Niro and Al…
  8. The Mountain Goats announce new album, Goths, share “Andrew Eldritch is Moving Back to Leeds” — listen

    With more information to come during a Facebook Live event later this…
  1. Newswire: Here’s video of Harrison Ford’s most recent plane incident

    Avclub.com - TV&Movies 02.22 / 17:44 avclub.com
    Last week news broke that roguish old pilot Harrison Ford had yet another mishap when he was out flying. This time, his plane whizzed right over a American Airlines 737 and landed on a taxiway instead of a runway in Orange County. According to NBC News, Ford asked the following terrifying question on air traffic control recordings: “Was that airliner meant to be underneath me?” The situation prompted a Federal Aviation Administration investigation, and now there’s video from TMZ which shows…
  2. One-Stop Shop: Low-Budget Horror Feature American Gothic Made Blackmagic Design Work Three Times Over

    Moviemaker.com -Movies 02.22 / 17:42 www.moviemaker.com
    This post was sponsored by Blackmagic Design. The lives of two convicts, Nick and Guy, are turned upside down when their prison transport crashes and they’re able to make a run for it. Both think they’re in luck when they find a remote farmhouse, but their fortunes quickly turn when the couple living there turns […] The post One-Stop Shop: Low-Budget Horror Feature American Gothic Made Blackmagic Design Work Three Times Over appeared first on MovieMaker Mag…
  3. MindGamers Trailer: An Action Film for the Mind | EXCLUSIVE

    Movieweb.com -Movies 02.22 / 17:41 www.movieweb.com
    Get your first look at the innovative action film MindGamers, which will be presented by Fathom Events in a one-night only event March…
  4. Game of Thrones Alfie Allen cast in Shane Black’s Predator

    Heyuguys.com -Movies 02.22 / 17:41 www.heyuguys.com
    Author: Zehra Phelan As we all know by now, beloved director Shane Black has taken on the task of rebooting the classic 1987 Predator in the role of director and co-writer. Filming started on Monday in Vancouver so it was only a matter of time before we heard the tiny footsteps of a new cast member announcement. We […] The post Game of Thrones Alfie Allen cast in Shane Black’s Predator appeared first on…
  5. ‘Hellboy 3’ is Dead; Long Live ‘Hellboy 3’

    Boxoffice.com -Movies 02.22 / 17:41 www.boxoffice.com
    Del Toro himself hammered the final nail in the big red guy’s coffin.Continue reading on Film School Rejects…
  6. Gene Kelly and Debbie Reynolds Are SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN at The Hi-Pointe This Saturday Morning

    “She can’t act, she can’t sing, she can’t dance. A triple threat!” SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN screens this Saturday morning at 10:30am at the fabulous Hi-Pointe Theater (1005 McCausland Ave., St. Louis, MO 63117). Admission is $10 and this is a fundraiser sponsored by Health Projects – St. Louis Metropolitan Medical Society Alliance, Loyola Academy – St. Louis, […] The post Gene Kelly and Debbie Reynolds Are SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN at The Hi-Pointe This …
  7. DATE CHANGE – LION Now Arrives on Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand April 11th and on Digital HD March 28th

    “I’m not from Calcutta… I’m lost” The home entertainment release date for the critically acclaimed LION has changed. Now, LION will arrive on Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand April 11 and on Digital HD March 28 from Anchor Bay Entertainment and The Weinstein Company. Garth Davis’ directorial film debut garnered six Academy Award® nominations including […] The post DATE CHANGE – LION Now Arrives on Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand April 11th and on Digital HD M…
  8. Spoiler-Filled 'The Discovery' Trailer with Jason Segel & Rooney Mara

    Firstshowing.net - TV&Movies 02.22 / 17:39 firstshowing.net
    "Don't you think your discovery was just too dangerous to share with the world?" Netflix has revealed a full trailer for Charlie McDowell's new sci-fi film The Discovery, to follow-up the first teaser launched just before Sundance. This outstanding little indie feature premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, and it comes highly recommended for sci-fi fans. Jason Segel and Rooney Mara star, along with Robert Redford, Jesse Plemons & Riley Keough, in this film about a world where the…
  1. Kate Moss To the Rescue

    Wwtdd.com -Celebrities 02.22 / 17:41 www.wwtdd.com
    Teen model Lottie Moss is out of control with the partying. Her mum has called in the big guns for support. Older half-sister Kate Moss. There's something to be said for seeking counsel from somebody who's been there before in terms of booze and drugs and sleeping around... read…
  2. WNBA Players Not Abiding Them Straights

    Wwtdd.com -Celebrities 02.22 / 17:41 www.wwtdd.com
    According to former WNBA All-Star Candice Wiggins, the women's basketball league is not as inclusive and diverse as all their press releases incessantly repeating those buzzwords. In explaining why she retired prematurely, Wiggins asserts the league is 98-percent lesbian... read…
  3. Lamar Odom Flashes His Gold Tooth At Dinner

    X17online.com -Celebrities 02.22 / 17:41 www.x17online.com
    He got some new hardware! Lamar Odom grabbed dinner with friends at Catch last night in LA, and the basketball star gave us a glimpse of his new gold tooth…
  4. Watch Cate Blanchett Slay a Lip Sync of "You Don't Own Me" at a Stonewall Inn Drag Show

    Popsugar.com -Celebrities 02.22 / 17:41 www.popsugar.com
    The audience at the Stonewall Inn's Tuesday night benefit performance for the Newtown Action Alliance got a special surprise when Cate Blanchett took the stage. In an effort to raise money for the charity, which strives to end gun violence, the Oscar winner slayed a lip sync of Dusty Springfield's version of "You Don't Own Me" wearing a black tuxedo jacket, a sequined bra, and a whole lot of sass. Later on, the Ocean's Eight actress grabbed her pink pussyhat to sing backup on a…
  5. Christina El Moussa Admits Separating From Tarek ‘Lifted A Weight’ Off Of Her

    Hollywoodlife.com - Celebritie 02.22 / 17:38 hollywoodlife.com
    Christina El Moussa is telling it all when it comes to her messy divorce to …
  6. Porto Vs. Juventus Live Stream: Watch The Champions League Online

    Hollywoodlife.com - Celebritie 02.22 / 17:38 hollywoodlife.com
    Porto play Italian giants Juventus in this glamorous Champions League match on…
  7. Sevilla Vs. Leicester City Live Stream: Watch The Champions League Online

    Hollywoodlife.com - Celebritie 02.22 / 17:38 hollywoodlife.com
    Leicester City are fighting to resurrect their season when they play Sevilla on…
  8. ESPN’s Sage Steel: ‘Worst Racism I’ve Received Comes From Black People’

    Blackamericaweb.com - Celebrities 02.22 / 17:37 blackamericaweb.com
    ESPN anchor Sage Steele recently told a Christian forum that the worst racism she experiences comes from those within her own race. Christian sports figures, such as Steele, NFL tight end Benjamin Watson and former NFL Coach Tony Dungy, spoke at the Under Our Skin forum at The Crossing Church in Tampa, Florida to “discuss […
  1. 6 Rapid-Fire Questions with La La Anthony

    Fashionweekdaily.com -Fashion 02.22 / 17:41 fashionweekdaily.com
    What’s La La Anthony working on these days? We caught up with the reality star and actress, who’s married to Carmelo Anthony, during New York Fashion Week for a few minutes of rapid-fire questioning…  La La, what are you working on right now? I have a movie that’s coming out in the next couple of months called Double [R…
  2. Former Hanley President, Frederick Anderson Launches Eponymous Collection

    Fashionweekdaily.com -Fashion 02.22 / 17:41 fashionweekdaily.com
    Frederick Anderson, who was most recently president of Hanley for almost three years and president of Douglas Hannant for 17, has decided to venture into the design business with his own eye after two decades in the industry. Anderson launched his eponymous collection this season, which is entitled “Black Like Me”. The idea behind the…
  3. Trace the evolution of Aphex Twin’s iconic logo

    Dazeddigital.com -Fashion 02.22 / 17:41 www.dazeddigital.com
    The artist behind the electronic music auteur’s logo releases sketches of its design to mark the 25th anniversary of his debut a…
  4. Why the fall of Milo Yiannopoulos is long overdue

    Dazeddigital.com -Fashion 02.22 / 17:41 www.dazeddigital.com
    The right-wing troll has lost his book deal and his job after being accused of making pro-paedophilia comments – but is this really the last we’ll see of him…
  5. They’re Basic AF but Here Are 6 Sexy Ways He Can Make You Orgasm With His Fingers

    Thefrisky.com -Fashion 02.22 / 17:41 www.thefrisky.com
    You'd be surprise to find out that they're just as…
  6. Exes Playing “Truth or Drink” is the #HurtBae Antidote You Need

    Thefrisky.com -Fashion 02.22 / 17:41 www.thefrisky.com
    Watching exes who make you sad on the internet is so last week. Try this on for size…
  7. Mulberry’s Reinvention Continues With Tons of New Bags on the Brand’s Fall 2017 Runway

    Purseblog.com -Fashion 02.22 / 17:41 www.purseblog.com
    When consumer perception of a high-end brand goes severely off course, righting the ship is a long, expensive process that takes both luck and little bit alchemy to succeed. Mulberry is in in the midst…
  8. Louis Vuitton Showcases SS17 Hits in High-Octane ‘SENSE’ Editorial

    Highsnobiety.com -Fashion 02.22 / 17:41 www.highsnobiety.com
    Location: Tokyo, Japan Season: Spring/Summer 2017 Key Looks: the vibrant mohair knit in slide #2, the safari-ready, monogrammed backpack in slide #6, and those luxe creepers in slide #1. Editor’s Notes: Louis Vuitton has teamed up with Japanese fashion publication SENSE for an editorial featuring its SS17 collection. The French house’s tailored hits are given [&#…
  1. Court Theatre Announces 2017-18 Season

    Americantheatre.org - Theater&Dance 02.22 / 17:45 americantheatre.org
    The Chicago company will present a musical tribute, classic works, and a new…
  2. 12 Broadway Shows We Can’t Wait to See This Spring

    Backstage.com -Theatre 02.22 / 17:42 www.backstage.com
    With screen-to-stage adaptations, boundary-pushing dramas, and revivals galore, the 2017 spring Broadway season promises to be star-studded, nostalgic, and exhilarating. Here are some of the shows we can’t wait to get in line to see. “Sunday in the Park With George” (opens Feb. 23)Jake Gyllenhaal and Annaleigh Ashford return to light up Broadway with this revival of the Pulitzer Prize–winning Stephen Sondheim musical about painter Georges Seurat. Sarna Lapine,…
  3. Start Your Career in Acting With the Blue Genie Voice Acting Scholarship

    Backstage.com -Theatre 02.22 / 17:42 www.backstage.com
    Applications are now open for the Blue Genie Voice Acting Scholarship, named as an homage to Robin Williams and his iconic character in “Aladdin.” Launched by English voiceover actor and coach Jay Britton, the scholarship benefits fledgling voice actors hoping to get their careers off the ground. The elements of the scholarship package equate to a value of $9,000 and consist of voiceover business coaching with Britton; a consultation with L.A. talent coach Mary Lynn Wissner;…
  4. Oliver Coopersmith & Jay Taylor Will Star in Bill Rosenfield's 46 Beacon in the West End

    Broadway.com -Theatre 02.22 / 17:41 www.broadway.com
    Oliver Coopersmith and Jay Taylor are set to star in the West End debut of Bill Rosenfield's 46 Beacon. The production, a 1970s-set play about coming of age and coming out, is scheduled to begin performances on April 5 at Trafalgar Studios 2. Directed by Alexander Lass, the memory play is set to open on April 10. 46 Beacon focuses on Alan (Coopersmith) and Robert (Taylor), who spend a July evening in a Boston hotel hoping for a connection, be it emotional or physical. The play had a…
  5. Jonathan Weir, Isabelle McCalla & More Join Adam Jacobs in Aladdin National Tour; Full Cast Set

    Broadway.com -Theatre 02.22 / 17:41 www.broadway.com
    Casting is set for the national tour of Disney's Aladdin! Jonathan Weir (The Lion King) and Isabelle McCalla (The Prom) will play Jafar and Jasmine opposite previously announced star Adam Jacobs, who is set to reprise his Broadway role as the titular street urchin-turned-prince. Performances will kick off on April 11 at Chicago’s Cadillac Palace Theatre. The cast will also include JC Montgomery (Shuffle Along) as the Sultan, Anthony Murphy (The Pirate La Dee Da) as the Genie,…
  6. Christopher Hampton's The Philanthropist Set for the West End; Lily Cole, Simon Bird & More Tapped

    Broadway.com -Theatre 02.22 / 17:41 www.broadway.com
    Oscar and Tony winner Christopher Hampton's The Philanthropist is set to play a limited engagement at London's Trafalgar Studios. British star Simon Callow will direct a cast that includes Lily Cole (Snow White and The Huntsman on screen; The Last Days of Troy on stage) as the seductive Araminta and Simon Bird (The Inbetweeners) as Philip, the titular character. Performances will begin on April 3; the revival is set to run through July 22. The cast will also include Matt Berry (Toast of…
  7. Branden Jacobs-Jenkins's 'Everybody' Explores Death, Loneliness, and Morality

    Villagevoice.com - Theater&Dance 02.22 / 17:18 villagevoice.com
    Medieval artists really knew how to tackle death: with dancing skeletons, calls to judgment, and burnings at the stake. An excellent example is the morality play Everyman, in which a character representing, well, all of us, is summoned by God to account for his life. It's a very medieval…
  8. Ready for Another Close-Up: 'Sunset Boulevard' Comes Back to Broadway

    Villagevoice.com - Theater&Dance 02.22 / 17:18 villagevoice.com
    I'm willing to bet there isn't a more heart-shattering five minutes on Broadway today than Glenn Close in Sunset Boulevard playing faded film star Norma Desmond as she takes in what she believes to be her return to Hollywood. The new production, from the West End, of the Andrew…