Laura Linney Sets Broadway Return in Solo Play My Name Is Lucy Barton

first_img My Name Is Lucy Barton Laura Linney(Photo: Emilio Madrid-Kuser for Broadway.com) Show Closed This production ended its run on March 1, 2020 Star Files Laura Linney is headed home to Broadway. The four-time Tony nominee will headline the main-stem premiere of My Name Is Lucy Barton, a new solo play based on the bestselling novel of the same name by Pulitzer winner Elizabeth Strout. Richard Eyre will direct Rona Munro’s adaptation—seen in London last year—which will begin previews on January 6, 2020 at Manhattan Theatre Club’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre ahead of an official opening night set for January 15.The play follows the title character, who, unsteady after an operation, awakens to find her mother sitting at the foot of her bed. She hasn’t seen her in years, and her visit brings Lucy back to her desperate rural childhood and her escape to New York. As she begins to find herself as a writer, she is still gripped by the urgent complexities of family life.Linney earned Tony nominations for The Little Foxes, Time Stands Still, Sight Unseen and The Crucible (also directed by Eyre). She is a three-time Oscar nominee for The Savages, Kinsey and You Can Count on Me and a four-time Emmy winner for The Big C, John Adams, Frasier and Wild Iris.My Name Is Lucy Barton will feature scenic and costume design by Bob Crowley, lighting design by Peter Mumford, sound design by John Leonard and projection design by Luke Halls.The production is scheduled to play a limited engagement through March 1.center_img Laura Linney View Comments Related Showslast_img read more

Kings of clubs

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Borough Looks At Restoring Funding To KPTMC

first_imgPhoto provided by The Kenai, Alaska’s Playground The sum of $150,000 is appropriated from the General Fund, fund balance to account for Peninsula Promotion – KPTMC was formed for the purpose of promoting tourism in the areas outside of the cities inside the Kenai Peninsula Borough. FacebookTwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly will look at an ordinance at their meeting on Tuesday, October 22, that would restore funding in the amount of $150,00 for the Kenai Peninsula Tourism Marketing Council. The ordinance was introduced by assemblymember Brent Hibbert who wrote in a memo to the assembly, the assembly appropriated $100,000 for KPTMC in the FY 2020 budget, which was the same amount it had appropriated the previous year, to provide it an opportunity to continue improving its online presence and low-cost digital marketing of the borough. Back in June the organization took at large hit when Borough Mayor Charlie Pierce vetoed $100,000 from their budget. However, the mayor vetoed that appropriation. In fiscal years 2016, 2017 and 2018 the assembly had appropriated more than $300,000 each year for tourism promotion by KPTMC. To continue supporting tourism promotion this ordinance would appropriate $150,000 to be granted to the KPTMC pursuant to a contract which outlines their plans and proposed project for the rest of this fiscal year. The ordinance will be introduced at the assembly meeting on Tuesday, October 22.last_img read more

Loic Remy rape investigation dropped

first_imgLoic Remy will face no further action following his arrest over rape claims.The 27-year-old QPR striker, who is on a season-long loan at Newcastle, was held in May last year along with two other men after a woman alleged she had been attacked in Fulham.The trio were told on Thursday they would face no further action. Remy denied the allegation.Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebooklast_img