Odds & Ends: The 2018 Chita Rivera Awards Will Honor John Kander & More

first_imgJohn Kander & Chita Rivera(Photo: Bruce Glikas) Here’s a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Chita Rivera Awards to Honor John Kander & Harold PrinceThe 2018 Chita Rivera Awards ceremony will pay tribute to award-winning composer John Kander and legendary director Harold Prince! Kander will be presented with the Outstanding Contribution to Musical Theater Award while Prince will be honored with the SDC Director Award for Exemplary Collaboration with Choreographers. Rivera, Kander and Prince collaborated on the 1993 Tony-winning Best Musical Kiss of the Spider Woman. In addition to Kander and Prince’s honors, the 2018 Chita Rivera Awards will honor dancer/choreographer Carmen De Lavallade with the second annual Lifetime Achievement Award. The 2018 Chita Rivera Awards will be held at NYU’s Skirball Center on May 20 at 7:30pm. Nominations will be announced on April 27.Michael Urie to Return as Host of 2018 Drama Desk AwardsUpcoming Torch Song star and newly anointed Lucille Lortel Award nominee Michael Urie has been announced as host of the 63rd Annual Drama Desk Awards. Urie will emcee the event for the third year in a row. The Drama Desk Awards, an esteemed honor toasting the best of Broadway, off-Broadway and off-off-Broadway, will be presented live from NYC’s Town Hall on June 3 at 8:00pm. Nominations will be announced on April 26.Soundtrack Release Date Set for Jesus Christ Superstar Live in ConcertWe’re still coming down from Sunday’s incredible broadcast of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert. Soon we’ll be able to listen to the hit performances from the evening when the live broadcast’s soundtrack is released this week. We’ve just learned that the television production’s album is to be released digitally on April 6 and on CD on April 27. We can’t wait to listen to Sara Bareilles’ moving “I Don’t Know How to Love Him” and Brandon Victor Dixon’s thrilling “Superstar” on repeat. View Commentslast_img read more

J. Helaakoski adds 750-tonne unit

first_imgThe used nine-axle mobile crane is the most powerful positioned in Finland and one of its key features is that the entire telescopic boom can be conveyed on public roads, said Liebherr.In terms of construction, it can be erected in a short time frame. Tomi Sulonen, operations manager at Helaakoski, said: “The LTM 1750-9.1 is peerless in its class. We also believe that we can rely on Liebherr even if we buy used cranes from the company. Its after-sales service is outstanding.”www.liebherr.comwww.j-helaakoski.filast_img read more

Plane Lands at Cook Inlet Academy With Engine Trouble

first_img[ot-video type=”youtube” url=”http://youtu.be/92812wyBtFA”] The T-craft took off again yesterday (Monday) afternoon, stopping traffic on both ways along K-Beach for a few minutes. FacebookTwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享A Taylorcraft BC-12 touched down at Cook Inlet Academy on K-Beach Rd last Sunday after experiencing engine failure. To view the video of the take-off, click below… The plane was heading to Port Alsworth from Soldotna on Sunday when the pilot experienced trouble. Neither he nor his single passenger were injured in the uneventful landing.last_img read more