Meet Tony-Nominated The Audience Star Richard McCabe!

first_img The Audience Age: 54Hometown: Born in Glasgow, Scotland; raised in LondonCurrent Role: A Tony-nominated Broadway debut in The Audience as British Prime Minister Harold Wilson, who enjoys bantering with Queen Elizabeth (Helen Mirren) at their private weekly meetings.Stage Cred: A Olivier Award winner for his current role in Peter Morgan’s historical drama, McCabe has spent three decades juggling classical parts at the Royal Shakespeare Company and other British theaters, including the title role in Hamlet at Elsinore Castle.“I’ve played four prime ministers in the past three years. I did Churchill on TV and fictional prime ministers in a miniseries and [the hit play] Yes Prime Minister. It’s strange, because I would be a lousy politician—I couldn’t keep up that pretense all the time.”“Sometimes I look at Helen Mirren on stage and think ‘You really are the Queen.’ You see people bowing to her at the stage door! She doesn’t have a fixed performance, which makes acting with her a joy. We keep ourselves amused by trying new things every night.”“In England, I’m known for playing villains. I’m thought of much less as a Harold Wilson and more as a Richard III, a part everybody tells me I should do. I’ve been up for three different roles on Game of Thrones and never gotten one of them!”“Broadway has a lot more razzle-dazzle than the West End. In terms of the everyday work routine it’s not different, but there’s a cachet about Broadway that lends itself to more anticipation among audiences.”“There’s a mythical status to the Tony Awards. When you’re growing up as an actor, you hear about Broadway and the Tonys, but it’s not something you ever expect to experience. The nomination is thrilling, and even nicer to be recognized for playing someone absolutely unknown in America.”“My partner is a costume designer [Fotini Dimou], and she’s dressing me for the Tonys. We’ve got a beautiful dark blue Canali suit, and she is designing her own gown, which is simple and elegant, just like her. I’ve done the Oliviers, but I’m sure the Tony red carpet is going to be something!” Show Closed This production ended its run on June 28, 2015 Richard McCabe photographed by Caitlin McNaney for Broadway.com at Paramount hotel.center_img Related Shows View Commentslast_img read more

Treñas rips OWWA for breaking COVID protocol

first_imgThis sent the city government scrambling totest the OFWs. “So I was terribly mad at OWWA. Waay nagsunod sang protocol. I told them‘Yudiputa’ kamo. Indi na ‘ya pwedematabo,’” said Treñas. Over the weekend, OWWA allowed 40 Ilonggo OFWs(land-based and sea-based) to return to Iloilo City without first testing themfor SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). ILOILO City – “I was terribly mad at theOverseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA),” confessed Mayor Jerry Treñas. “Nagapanawaganako sa mga ahensya nga natungdan. Indi ini masarangan sang lokal nga gobyernolamang. Magbinuligay kita,” said Treñas./PN “Angnatabo, ginpasa tanan sang OWWA sa aton kag kita diri ang nag-quarantine (sa OFWs). This should have been the task of OWWA. It should haveisolation centers for returning OFWs,” according to the mayor. What OWWA did was “a very serious matter,”said the mayor. “I do not want this to happen again.”center_img He added: “I was only informed about thereturning OFWs the night before nagpaulisila.” Three OFWs initially tested positive in therapid test but a confirmatory test by the Western Visayas Medical Center showedonly one had the virus. He accused the agency of violating theprotocol on return of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs), thereby compromisingthe health and safety of 32 city government health workers and staff, sixpersonnel of the city’s Public Safety and Transportation Management Office, 14personnel of the Philippine Coast Guard, and 42 crew of shipping lineCokaliong. “The OFWs should have been tested before goinghome. We could have saved our frontliners and the rest of their fellowpassengers from the risk of infection,” Treñas added. “I told OWWA we will no longer accept OFWs ifthe agency won’t follow the protocol set by the Inter-Agency Task Force of thenational government. Returning OFWs should first be tested by the Department ofHealth,” said Treñas.last_img read more

Argonia and Caldwell volleyball teams advance to state tournaments

first_imgSumner Newscow report — Caldwell and Argonia, both top seeds in their respective volleyball regionals, are on their way to state!CALDWELL:Caldwell won the Class 1A Div. 1 sub-state volleyball tournament in South Haven. Caldwell had a bye in the first round. After South Haven defeated Central Burden in an exciting three-game match 21-25, 25-18, 25-21, the Sumner County rivals squared off in the second round. Caldwell would win  25-17, 25-12.The Lady Bluejays then played a tough three-game match with Cedar Vale-Dexter. After losing the first match 25-22, Caldwell would come back and win 25-15, and 25-12 to go to state.Caldwell, now at 36-3, will play in the Class 1A Division 1 state volleyball tournament in Hays. The Bluejays are the No. 1 seed with a 36-3. The Jays will play a round robin with Lacrosse 16-20, Spearville 29-6, and Goessel 32-8. On the bottom half of the bracket it will be Hoxie 35-3, Scandia-Pike Valley 25-23, Centralia 34-5, and Waverly 30-8.The top two teams of each bracket will advance to the championship round on Saturday. For the state tournament bracket click here.ARGONIA: Going in as the only team with a winning record, the 31-5 Argonia team, had little trouble winning the Chetopa Class 1A Division II sub-state. Argonia received an open bye in the first round. In the second, Argonia beat Colony-Crest 25-7, 25-4. In the championship game, Argonia beat Buffalo-Altoona-Midway 25-4, 25-6.Argonia will now go to the Class 1A Div. II state tournament at Fort Hays State University. Argonia, 34-5, will be the No. 3 seed in the Pool II bracket. Sharon Springs 34-4 , Attica 21-16, and Logan 24-12 are in the same bracket as Argonia. In the Pool 1 bracket it will be Baileyville B&B 37-3, Ingalls 18-18, Beloit-St. Johns/Tipton 28-8 and Dighton 27-12.The top two teams of each bracket will advance to the championship round on Saturday. For the state tournament bracket click here. 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 commentslast_img read more

Virus Found to be Causing Dolphin Deaths

first_imgBy Scott LongfieldA naturally occurring virus is being blamed for the hundreds of dolphin deaths along the Eastern seaboard this summer.As more bottlenose dolphin wash ashore, Dr. Teri Rowels from the federal Marine Mammal Health and Stranding Response Program said that morbillivirus is responsible for the large number of dolphin that have died this year along the Atlantic coast, and that this may continue into next spring.The virus cannot be transmitted to humans.Since July 9, Robert Schoelkopf, director of New Jersey’s Marine Mammal Stranding Center (MMSC) in Brigantine, has counted 74 dead dolphin along the Jersey Shore.According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), 488 dolphin have been stranded since Jan. 1 from New York to North Carolina.The high number of dolphin deaths is similar to what happened in 1987 when more than 700 dolphin were washed up from New Jersey to Florida. Morbillivirus also was linked to their deaths, according to officials.NOAA officials are urging people to stay away from dead or stranded dolphin and to contact the MMSC at 609-266-0538 or the local police department to report any sightings.last_img read more

VANITY STAKES – SATURDAY MAY 9, 2015

first_imgRICHARD MANDELLA, GAS TOTAL, SECOND: “She made a nice run, got black type for a Grade I.” MARTY JONES, MY SWEET ADDICTION, WINNER: “Mike (Smith) rode a great race. Finally, things fell into place. It was a long journey getting her here. She had some problems where she was getting out real bad, and we’ve always wanted to run her long, but she kept having trouble with the turns.“She finally got to handling the turns well and we got her to run long, and that’s what she wanted to do. It took a lot longer to get to this point than I thought it would, but we got there. Everything worked out well . . . Everything just fell into place for this race. Sometimes things go that way, you know. My mare had a great trip. The pace wasn’t too hot, Mike had her right where he wanted to be; everything just fell into place today. Sometimes things happen like that.” MIKE SMITH, MY SWEET ADDICTION, WINNER: “With her and especially in this race, we let her decide what strategy she wanted to use. We’ve found that if you just get along with her she runs better, whether that be on the lead or just off of it. When you try to make her do something she seems to want to do the opposite; I just go with her and it works. After the scratch of Beholder it certainly played out the way I thought it would. We controlled the speed and it was just a matter of if she was going to bring her ‘A’ game and she brought her A+ game today and we needed that.” TRAINER QUOTES NOTES: Winning owner/breeder Pamela C. Ziebarth is from San Juan Capistrano. JOCKEY QUOTES TYLER BAZE, WARREN’S VENEDA, THIRD: “They went way too slow. I had a good trip, we got to save all the ground and my mare really ran good, but the winner just had a lot left.”last_img read more