Ian Barford to Star in Tracy Letts’ Linda Vista on Broadway

first_img Chantal Thuy Linda Vista Cora Vander Broek View Comments Sally Murphy Ian Barford(Photo provided by Polk & Co.) Related Shows Star Files Full casting has been announced for Second Stage’s Broadway production of Tracy Letts’ dark comedy Linda Vista. The previously announced New York premiere, directed by Dexter Bullard, will play the Helen Hayes Theatre beginning on September 19 with an opening night scheduled for October 10.Leading the cast in the central role of Wheeler will be Ian Barford, an alum of Letts’ August: Osage County, who will reunite with former Broadway co-stars Sally Murphy, Jim True-Frost and Troy West, as Margaret, Paul and Michael, respectively. The cast will also include Caroline Neff (You Got Older) as Anita, Cora Vander Broek (The Mousetrap) as Jules and Chantal Thuy (Black Lightning) as Minnie.Linda Vista takes a brutal look at Wheeler (Barford), a 50-year-old divorcee in the throes of a mid-life spiral. Just out of his ex-wife’s garage and into a place of his own, Wheeler starts on a path toward self-discovery—navigating blind dates, old friends and new love.The production will feature scenic design by Todd Rosenthal, costume design by Laura Bauer, lighting design by Marcus Doshi and sound design by Richard Woodbury.Linda Vista is scheduled to play an eight-week limited run through November 10. Ian Barford Jim True-Frost Show Closed This production ended its run on Nov. 10, 2019 View All (5)last_img read more

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PRISAA leads partial Integrated Meet tally with 20 gold medals

first_img[av_one_full first min_height=” vertical_alignment=” space=” custom_margin=” margin=’0px’ padding=’0px’ border=” border_color=” radius=’0px’ background_color=” src=” background_position=’top left’ background_repeat=’no-repeat’ animation=”][av_heading tag=’h3′ padding=’10’ heading=’PRISAA leads partial Integrated Meet tally with 20 gold medals’ color=” style=’blockquote modern-quote’ custom_font=” size=” subheading_active=’subheading_below’ subheading_size=’15’ custom_class=”]By Rhick Lars Vladimer Albay[/av_heading][av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=”]ILOILO City – With 20 gold, eight silver and six bronze medals, the Iloilo Private Schools Athletics Association (ILOPRISAA) has taken the runaway lead in the secondary level partial tally of the ongoing 2016 Iloilo Schools Sports Council-Integrated Meet on Wednesday at the Iloilo Sports Complex.Meanwhile, the 5th district Congressional District Sports Association (CDSA) is at a distant second place in the secondary level with 12 gold, 12 silver and 9 bronze medals, as the CDSA 1st district trails close behind with an 8-8-12 gold-silver-bronze tally.However, in the elementary level, the CDSA 5th district has shown its mettle in the 4th day of the competition with an impressive 17-21-2 gold-silver-bronze haul. The CDSA 4th district is at the second spot on the scoreboard, boasting 8 gold, 6 silver and 18 bronze medals, as the ILOPRISAA has claimed 3rd with a 6-4-4 gold-silver-bronze showing.In the Athletics events held on Wednesday, Mark Roy Bartolome of the 5th district CDSA took home the gold in the 400m elementary boys’ finals, as his teammate Reynante Delante and Zyron Palec of the 2nd district CDSA settled for silver and bronze, respectively.In the 400m elementary girls’ finals, Edna Magtubo (5th district CDSA) outran the competition, followed by runner-up finishers Marjorie Basea (5th district CDSA) and Luil Dapat (4th district CDSA).Meanwhile in the discus throw secondary boys’ finals, John Dominic Limpiado (ILOPRISAA) claimed the championship as James Losañes (5th district CDSA) and Chestair Mabunay (ILOPRISAA) bagged silver and bronze, respectively.In other results, Mary Rose Billones (5th district CDSA) topped the elementary girls’ high jump event, followed by Rain Joy Trompita (1st district CDSA) and Nitchel Sabidalas (2nd district CDSA). In secondary girls’ high jump Alexie Marie Caimoso (2nd district CDSA) emerged victorious, followed by Cathy Nebresa (1st district CDSA) and Jeren Quisay (5th district CDSA).The 2016 Integrated Meet, which welcomed more than 3,000 athletes from all over the province, is slated to conclude today at the Iloilo Sports Complex./PN[/av_textblock][/av_one_full]last_img read more

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UWF Stars in GSC Fall All-Academic Teams

first_img BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The University of West Florida placed seven student-athletes on the Gulf South Conference 2008 Fall All-Academic teams, it was announced on Tuesday.  The UWF women’s soccer team led the way with four selections, while men’s cross country, men’s soccer, and volleyball each had one honoree.Sheka Codner (Dover, Del./Ceaser Rodney HS) and Courtney Jones (Panama City, Fla./Bay HS) of the Argonauts women’s soccer team each earned their second selection to the GSC All-Academic Team. Jones led all Argonaut selections with her 3.83 GPA, followed by Codner’s 3.64 GPA.  First time selections include midfielder Marcela Franco (Sao Paulo, Brazil/Colegio Visconde de Porto Seguro) and defender Kaley Morris (Gulf Breeze, Fla./Gulf Breeze HS).  All-GSC first team selection Rafael Segal (Rishon Lezion, Israel/Mercer County CC) represented the men’s soccer team with his 3.33 GPA in International Relations.Sophomore Andrew Maedel (Orange Park, Fla./Ridgeview HS) earned the selection for the men’s cross country team, sporting a 3.52 GPA in Business Administration.  Maedel was the top UWF runner at three different meets in the 2008 season, including a 23rd place finish at the GSC Championships, leading the Argos to a 5th place team finish.  The sophomore was one of two underclassmen selected to the All-Academic Team for men’s cross country.Senior Jerica Carter (Gainesville, Fla./Gainesville HS) of the UWF volleyball team rounds out her four year career at West Florida with a GSC All-Academic Team selection, representing the East Division. Carter, an Elementary Education major, holds a 3.70 GPA after playing a vital role in the success of West Florida volleyball. The defensive specialist holds both the single-season (569) and career (1,706) records in digs.  This season, Carter was again the team’s dig leader, tallying 415 over the course 39 matches. She also provided consistency through her serving game, serving for as many as 14 consecutive points in a single set.  This accolade marks Carter’s first time on the All-Academic Team.The GSC Fall Academic Honor Roll was also announced, with 36 total UWF student-athletes making the grade.  Women’s soccer had 14 honor roll members, followed by volleyball with nine, men’s soccer with six, women’s cross country with four, and men’s cross country with three.  To qualify for the honor roll, student-athletes must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher and must compete as a member of the team.Academic All-GSC Teams are selected by the Gulf South Conference Sports Information Directors (SIDs) and Faculty Athletic Representatives (FARs) in a joint vote. Nominees must have an overall grade point average (G.P.A.) of 3.20 or better on a 4.00 scale for their entire academic career and may not be freshmen or first-semester or quarter transfers. The student-athlete must be a significant contributor to the squad. Other factors include leadership, community service and extra-curricular activities. SIDs and FARs are not allowed to vote for their own student-athletes. The number of student-athletes selected in each sport is determined by the number of positions normally involved in the playing of that sport. Ties are not broken.GSC Fall All-Academic TeamsGSC Fall Academic Honor RollUWF Honor Roll MembersName, School YR GPA MajorMen’s Cross Country:Tyler Bowman, West Florida FR 3.54 Computer EngineeringAndrew Maedel, West Florida SO 3.52 Business AdministrationPeter Orgass, West Florida FR 3.08 Athletic TrainingWomen’s Cross Country:Shannon McDougall, West Florida SR 3.88 Comprehensive MarketingStacy Paton, West Florida FR 3.83 Criminal JusticeTaryn Pomerantz, West Florida FR 3.60 ArtRobin Thompson, West Florida FR 3.33 UndecidedMen’s Soccer:Curtis Brashear, West Florida SO 3.33 UndecidedDavid McNally, West Florida SO 3.02 Engineering PhysicsKian Mikhchi, West Florida FR 3.18 BusinessRafael Segal, West Florida SR 3.33 International RelationsMarquel Waldron, West Florida FR 3.15 AccountingPaul Willoughby, West Florida FR 3.75 Pre-MedWomen’s Soccer:Connie Boisseau, West Florida FR 3.43 UndecidedLauren Byrd, West Florida FR 3.71 Athletic TrainingSheka Codner, West Florida SR 3.64 Hospitality ManagementTori Fish, West Florida FR 3.18 UndecidedMarcela Franco, West Florida JR 3.59 Business FinanceCourtney Jones, West Florida JR 3.83 Athletic TrainingCourtney Kolloff, West Florida FR 3.00 UndecidedKristina Menendez, West Florida FR 3.77 UndecidedKaley Morris, West Florida JR 3.46 Pre-MedTaylor Murphy, West Florida JR 3.75 UndecidedNaila Owens, West Florida JR 3.24 PsychologyNoelle Robles, West Florida FR 3.70 UndecidedCholena Russo, West Florida FR 3.61 UndecidedJordan Stone, West Florida FR 3.43 Elementary EducationVolleyball:Valissia Brathwaite, West Florida JR 3.53 Physical EducationJerica Carter, West Florida SR 3.70 Elementary EducationPatricia Gandolfo, West Florida JR 3.10 AdvertisingMadeline Gonzalez, West Florida SR 3.16 Pre-Professional BiologyJessica Keroack, West Florida JR 3.92 PsychologyCalli Kovel, West Florida SR 3.72 Broadcast JournalismJamie Nichols, West Florida SO 3.50 MarketingMaddie Staub, West Florida FR 3.53 Athletic TrainingChelsea Wilhoite, West Florida SO 3.08 UndecidedPrint Friendly Version UWF Stars in GSC Fall All-Academic Teams Sharelast_img read more

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