Odds & Ends: Tony Yazbeck Joins Caissie Levy at Carnegie Hall & More

first_imgTony Yazbeck(Photo: Bruce Glikas) View Comments Here’s a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today.Tony Yazbeck Heads to Carnegie HallCaissie Levy has a new leading man at Carnegie Hall. The Broadway alum will be joined by Tony nominee Tony Yazbeck for the New York Pops’ Life is a Cabaret: The Songs of Kander and Ebb on March 10. Yazbeck steps in for the previously announced Joshua Henry, who is embarking on the national tour of Hamilton that same day.Honeymoon in Vegas Gets U.K. PremiereA whole bunch of Elvises (Elvii?) are about to skydive into London. Jason Robert Brown’s Honeymoon in Vegas will receive its U.K. premiere at the London Palladium for a one-night-only concert on March 12. Brown himself will conduct the 30-piece London Musical Theatre Orchestra for the concert staging, which will feature a handful of West End favorites to be announced.Sleepless in Seattle Postpones Musical PremiereThe previously reported Sleepless in Seattle musical has hit the snooze button. The musical adaptation of the 1993 film, which was set to premiere at the Theatre Royal Plymouth in the U.K. on April 1, has announced that it is delaying its run due to “an illness within the producer’s family and overwhelming unexpected circumstances.” The musical, featuring music by Robert Scott, lyrics by Brendan Cull and a book by Michael Burdett, is expected to announce a new timeline next year.Frank Langella to Star in Lapham Rising MovieFrank Langella, who won his fourth Tony Award last year for The Father, has been tapped to star in a film adaptation of Lapham Rising. Deadline reports that the movie, based on the bestselling novel by Roger Robsenblatt, is scheduled to begin shooting this spring. Charlie Kessler will direct the film, which follows a retired writer whose quiet life in the Hamptons is uprooted when a multimillionaire begins construction on a mansion across the street.last_img read more

UNC-Asheville looks to sweep Longwood

first_imgFor more AP college basketball coverage: https://apnews.com/Collegebasketball and http://twitter.com/AP_Top25___This was generated by Automated Insights, http://www.automatedinsights.com/ap, using data from STATS LLC, https://www.stats.com February 12, 2020 SAVVY SENIORS: Longwood’s Shabooty Phillips, JaShaun Smith and Jaylon Wilson have combined to account for 42 percent of the team’s scoring this season, including 41 percent of all Lancers points over the last five games.SHABOOTY CAN SHOOT: Phillips has connected on 33.1 percent of the 121 3-pointers he’s attempted and has gone 4 for 14 over the last three games. He’s also converted 82.1 percent of his foul shots this season.WINLESS WHEN: UNC-Asheville is 0-7 this year when it scores 70 points or fewer and 10-6 when it scores at least 71.UNBEATEN WHEN: UNC-Asheville is a perfect 5-0 when the team records at least 12 offensive rebounds. The Bulldogs are 5-13 this season when they fail to reach that mark.DID YOU KNOW: The UNC-Asheville defense has forced opponents into turnovers on an impressive 24.4 percent of all possessions, which is the 15th-highest rate in the country. Longwood has turned the ball over on 20.5 percent of its possessions (ranked 274th among Division I teams).___ Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditLongwood (10-16, 5-8) vs. UNC-Asheville (10-13, 4-8)Kimmel Arena, Asheville, North Carolina; Thursday, 6 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: UNC-Asheville goes for the season sweep over Longwood after winning the previous matchup in Farmville. The teams last faced each other on Jan. 20, when the Bulldogs outshot Longwood 43.5 percent to 40.4 percent and recorded six fewer turnovers en route to a 71-66 victory.center_img UNC-Asheville looks to sweep Longwood Associated Press last_img read more