View Comments Show Closed This production ended its run on May 29, 2016 Related Shows The Woodsman The company of off-Broadway’s The Woodsman met the press at their rehearsal space on January 13. Inspired by the writing of L. Frank Baum, the acclaimed play was written by James Ortiz and features music by Edward W. Hardy and lyrics by Jennifer Loring. Directed by Ortiz and Claire Karpen, the piece tells the origin story of the Tin Woodsman, the woman he loved and the witch that would stop at nothing to keep them apart. Performances begin on January 27 at New World Stages, where the production opens on February 7. See a company shot above and a pic of Ortiz, the co-creator, co-director and star below.
Georgia cattle farmers, both large and small scale, will learn useful research-based information at the annual University of Georgia Mountain Beef Cattle Field Day April 20 in Blairsville, Ga. Topics will include forages, beef cattle efficiency and beef quality assurance. Market trends, stocker feeding, EPDs and prudent antimicrobial use of antibiotics will also be covered. There is no charge for the field day. Lunch and refreshments will be provided. The field day is co-sponsored by AgGeorgia Farm Credit, Godfrey’s Feed and Resaca Sun. For more information, call (706) 745-2655.
1 Christian Benteke Christian Benteke has been left out of Liverpool’s squad for their Europa League opener in Bordeaux on Thursday.The £32.5million summer signing is one of a host of senior stars left on Merseyside by Brendan Rodgers as he opts to give some of his fringe men a chance.James Milner, Nathaniel Clyne, Martin Skrtel, Dejan Lovren and Lucas Leiva are the others rested along with Benteke.With regular central defensive duo Skrtel and Lovren absent, Rodgers is set to hand Mamadou Sakho his first appearance of the season alongside Kolo Toure.Alberto Moreno, who has been kept out by Joe Gomez at left-back so far this season, is also expected to come into the side.Divock Origi is set to replace Benteke in the Liverpool attack, while midfielder Adam Lallana has returned to fitness and is also in contention.Captain Jordan Henderson will again be missing, however, having travelled to the US for treatment on an ongoing heel injury.