By Sam Hurwitt, Correspondent | PUBLISHED: February 20, 2019 at 9:00 am | UPDATED: February 20, 2019 at 11:22 am It’s hard to overstate the impact of “Hamilton: An American Musical.” Now settling into San Francisco’s SHN Orpheum Theatre for an open-ended stay after a sold-out run of nearly five months in 2017, Lin-Manuel Miranda’s 2015 hip-hop musical about American Founding Father Alexander Hamilton has proved to be a phenomenon and a seeming game changer for American musical theater. Whatever the next “Hamilton” may be still lies in the future — or, more likely, is already percolating under the radar at smaller theaters around the country, with a one in a million shot of making it to Broadway. Miranda’s Tony-, Grammy-, Olivier- and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical hit upon a bewitchingly unconventional combination: a sung-through musical employing hip-hop, R&B, jazz and traditional show tunes set amid the Revolutionary War era … [Read more...] about How did we get to a game-changer like ‘Hamilton’ — and what comes next?
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These are the latest designs for Flamingo Land's huge new attraction for the former Futurist Theatre site on Scarborough's seafront. It has submitted a preliminary document to Scarborough Borough Council, outlining plans for Flamingo Land Coast, and is currently working on a detailed planning application. Gordon Gibb, chief executive, said: “Flamingo Land is very much committed to creating a new, exciting family attraction in Scarborough and we are looking forward to sharing these plans with the public.”Plans show a four-storey building on Foreshore Road with space for attractions, education facilities, restaurants and children’s play areas. Another building adjacent to the main area will house a “winter garden” and will also feature a viewing area.To the rear of the main building, accessed from the roof, is the rollercoaster with the cliffhanger tower, which will stand 60 metres tall.The council has asked for an Environmental Impact Assessment to be … [Read more...] about Take a look at Flamingo Land Coast, a ‘game-changer’ for Scarborough’s seafront
The longtime GOP strategist Roger Stone said Sunday that he would be open to testifying about his conversations with President Donald Trump. The concession could help investigators piece together big parts of their inquiry into whether Stone served as a conduit between the Trump campaign and WikiLeaks during the election. In one instance that’s likely to draw scrutiny, the two men had a late-night phone call on the same day Stone learned from another contact, Jerome Corsi, that WikiLeaks was gearing up to release “damaging” material on the Hillary Clinton campaign. Corsi also told Stone, before Stone’s phone call with Trump, that it “would not hurt” to begin floating the rumour that Clinton was not well. In the days after, Trump began testing out the talking point. Both Stone and Trump have said they never discussed WikiLeaks or Assange. The longtime GOP strategist has not ruled out cooperating with the special counsel Robert Mueller in the … [Read more...] about Roger Stone says he’d be open to talking about his conversations with Trump, and that could be a game-changer for Mueller
0 Have your say Elevator, a social enterprise that supports start-ups in Scotland, has opened applications for its Spring Accelerator – saying it is seeking “game-changers and world-beaters, disruptors and pioneers”. Aberdeen-based Elevator, which delivers Business Gateway and a range of other programmes for entrepreneurs, has over the past three years backed more than 76 businesses via its three accelerators across Tayside and the North-east, creating more than 40 jobs and launching 22 start-ups. Its 12-week programme is designed to maximise the potential of a business, encouraging ambitious pre-start and existing businesses to take their ideas to the next level, discovering potential growth and investment opportunities.The next cohort will run from 25 February to 22 May across Aberdeen, Dundee and Perth.The latter, known as the Famous Grouse Ideas Centre Accelerator powered by Elevator and housed in the AK Bell Library, is designed … [Read more...] about Accelerator seeking ‘game-changers’
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