View Comments Calling all playwrights, mobsters, movie stars and hot dogs! The cast is now set for the national tour of Bullets Over Broadway, based on Woody Allen and Douglas McGrath’s 1994 film of the same name. Michael Williams will take on the role of David Shayne, leading an ensemble cast that includes Emma Stratton as Helen Sinclair and Jeffrey Brooks as Cheech.The production, directed by Jeff Whiting, who worked on the original Broadway mounting, will kick off in Cleveland on October 6, 2015. The tour will make several stops across the U.S. including Seattle and Houston.Also in the lineup for the production is Bradley Allan Zarr as Warner Purcell, Michael Corvino as Nick Valenti, Hannah Deflumeri as Ellen, Rick Grossman as Julian Marx, Jemma Jane as Olive Neal and Rachel Bahler as Eden Brent.Rounding out the cast are Blaire Baker, Mary Callahan, Jake Corcoran, Elizabeth Dugas, Carissa Fiorillo, Patrick Graver, Andrew Hendrick, Lainee Hunter, Justin Jutras, Brian Thomas Martin, Conor McGiffin, Andrew Metzgar, Corinne Munsch, Kaylee Olson, Joey Ortolani, Kelly Peterson, Lexie Plath and Ian Saunders.Bullets Over Broadway tells the story of an aspiring playwright in 1920s New York who is forced to cast a mobster’s talentless girlfriend in his new show in order to have it produced on the Great White Way. The tuner features existing hits from the 1920s, including “Let’s Misbehave,” “Tain’t Nobody’s Biz-ness If I Do” and “There’s a New Day Comin’!”The original production, directed by five-time Tony winner Susan Stroman, premiered on the Great White Way in 2014 at the St. James Theatre. The production received six Tony-Award nominations, including Best Book of a Musical and Best Choreography.
Batesville 44, Franklin County 15The young Bulldogs raced to a 10-0 lead over the Wildcats Tuesday night in game one at St. Anthony’s Gym in Morris. The squad played an aggressive man to man defense, forcing several fast break opportunities to lead 21-6 at half time. The second half saw more of the same as the youngsters from Franklin County were playing their first contest of the campaign together.Chris Lewis led the team in scoring with 9, followed by Sam Johnson and Conner Drake with 7. Jack Grunkemeyer and Lewis each had 6 rebounds. Lewis also added 5 assists. Impressively the youngsters tallied 15 assists as a team and only committed 11 turnovers. The Bulldogs won the rebound battle 28-10.Batesville 36, Franklin County 21A much closer contest at the start of game two as the Wildcats were able to handle the Bulldog full court pressure and keep the game close at half time with the Bulldogs up 21-14. The Bulldogs turned up the man to man defensive pressure in half #2 and pulled away to win comfortably.Gus Prickle led the squad with 8 points, followed by Johnson and Grunkemeyer with 6 each. Grunkemeyer was a workhorse on the boards with 8 rebounds, while Prickle was a solid floor general with 5 assists. The team was impressive again with 12 assists and outrebounded the Wildcats 30-19.The 5th Graders (18-5) are in action this Saturday in the Hoosier Basketball Coaches Association Southeastern Regional Tournament in Milan. At 3:00 pm the squad will play in Pool “A” vs Milan in the Milan High School Gym and at 5:00 vs. Franklin County Silver in the Milan Middle School Gym. Saturday’s pool play will determine seeding for Sunday’s bracket play, also in Milan.Good luck Bulldogs!Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach Paul Drake.
Walters has been involved in both league games so far this season for the Potters. Van Gaal said he can’t answer if he thought the player would come to Old Trafford and refused to confirm if it was them or the player himself who pulled out of the deal.The Spanish player moved to Stamford Bridge yesterday even though he had been linked to the Reds all summer.It’s reported that Stoke have rejected a bid from Norwich for Jon Walters.
Photo © – Tipp FM 2009 champion Lowry feels he left a few shots out there today.Sebastian Munoz opened up a three-shot advantage at the halfway stage of the Greenbrier Classic on the PGA Tour.The Columbian is 12-under par.Former US Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III is 8-under into today’s third round. An eight-under par third round 64 has seen Julien Quesne take the clubhouse lead at the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open at 14-under.Daniel Im is at the same score after a birdie on the opening hole of his third-round at Portstewart.Padraig Harrington, Paul Dunne and Gavin Moynihan are seven-under out on course while Shane Lowry and Michael Hoey are in the clubhouse at 6-under.