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Broadway Theaters to Dim Lights in Memory of Nicholas Martin

first_img Martin’s additional Broadway directed credits included Present Laughter, Mauritius, Butley, Match, Hedda Gabler and The Rehearsal. He appeared on the Great White Way in productions including Alice in Wonderland, The Man Who Came to Dinner, Pantagleize, Exit the King, You Can’t Take It With You, The Wild Duck, Right You are If You Think You Are and The School for Scandal. Off-Broadway directing credits included Why Torture is Wrong, and the People Who Love Them, Saturn Returns, The New Century, Observe the Sons of Ulster, The Time of the Cuckoo, Chaucer in Rome, Fully Committed, Full Gallop, You Never Can Tell, Betty’s Summer Vacation, Sophistry and Bosoms and Neglect. Martin also served as artistic director at two theater companies: Boston’s Huntington Theatre Company from 2000 to 2008 and the Williamstown Theatre Festival from 2008 to 2010. “Nicky Martin spent his life dedicated to the theatre. I felt fortunate that I was able to get to know him last year during Tony Awards season when he was nominated for Best Direction of a Play for Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike—a lovely last act to a long and prolific career directing and acting on stage,” said Broadway League Executive Director Charlotte St. Martin in a statement. “Our thoughts are with his family, friends, and colleagues.” View Commentscenter_img Broadway theaters will dim their lights to pay tribute to the passing of distinguished director and actor Nicholas Martin, who died on April 30 after a long illness at the age of 75. Marquees will go dark for one minute at 7:45 PM on May 2.last_img read more

Caz girls cross country opens at VVS Invitational

first_imgThe Lakers finished sixth overall in the Varsity 4 race and second among Class C teams. The race was dominated by Class A powers Liverpool and Rome Free Academy along with defending Class D state champion Tully. Cazenovia outran all of its Class C competitors except South Jefferson, who finished fourth overall.Junior captain Molly Hart led the team with a 16th place individual finish in a time of 22:14.4 on the challenging VVS course.  Sophomore Claire Braaten was second for the team, finishing in 23:23.4 to capture 37th overall. The duo’s hard work over the summer paid off as both exceeded their best “Speed Rating” from last year in the first race of the 2019 season.Senior captain Isla Stover was third for the team, finishing 39th in 23:39 .1, while eighth-grader Lauren McLean earned fourth place among the Lakers in her first 5K and first varsity race. McLean’s time of 24:10.2 was good for 47th overall. by Kurt WheelerThe Cazenovia girls cross country team kicked off their 2019 campaign with a strong showing at last Saturday’s Vernon-Verona-Sherrill Invitational.Once again the site of this year’s Section III Championship race, VVS hosted nearly 70 schools divided among multiple races in the first major meet of the year. Finlay Stover passed multiple runners in the final 800 meters to move up to 60th overall in 24:49.9 to nab the fifth scoring position for Cazenovia. Juniors Mia Chesbrough (66th, 25:08.2) and Madeline McGreevy (67th, 28:08.8) finished sixth and seventh for the Lakers, displacing numerous other runners to boost the Lakers’ position in the overall Varsity scoring.Sophomore Mary Williams (25:08.9) led the Lakers’ junior varsity team to a second place finish behind Liverpool. Laura Fitzgerald (26:00), Melanie Michael (26:07), Grace Dolan (26:14), Emma Steinberg (26:58) and Jenna Steinberg (27:09) rounded out the Laker scorers in the JV race with Maggie Rowles, Alyson Woolbert and Sedona Millard also running well.The VVS meet featured a merged competition with all runners racing together, but finishers one to seven from each team scoring in the Varsity standings and runners eight and up counting toward the team’s JV race score. Cazenovia’s outstanding finish in the JV race is a great early-season indicator of the team’s depth.The meet was strong start to the Lakers’ 2019 campaign as they will try to follow up on their success from last fall when they finished undefeated in the regular season and earned the OHSL Liberty-National title. Cazenovia will try to replicate their success in the league while also striving to get back into the winner’s circle in sectional competition, which they last captured in 2015.Share this:FacebookTwitterLinkedInRedditComment on this Story center_img Tags: Cazenoviagirls cross countrylast_img read more

Falcons/ Banyana Match Live on DStv, GOtv

first_imgNigeria’s female national team, the Super Falcons, will be looking forward to their third consecutive continental title and 11th overall in the 2018 Total Africa Women’s Cup of Nations.The Super Falcons have dominated the continental title over the last two decades, winning 10 of the dozen Cup of Nations titles contested to date, has meant that they are inevitably favorites going into a tournament with the rest of the continent having to play catch up.What started as a joint mission for Ghana, Algeria, Cameroon, Zambia, South Africa, Mali and Equatorial Guinea, will now see the Banyana Banyana of South Africa contest for the title against the Super Falcons of Nigeria, who South Africa defeated at their opening game by a goal to nil. Nigeria suffering a defeat against rival South Africa in their opening match has given Banyana Banyana a boost that the Super Falcons are not invincible but beatable in the competition they have dominated.Banyana Banyana will hope they can do it all over again in Saturday’s decider to be broadcast live across two SuperSport channels – SS9 (channel 229) on DStv and SS Select 1 (channel 31) on GOtv, as well as on the go via live streaming on the DStv Now App at 4.45pm.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegramlast_img read more