Buffalo Bills Win First Playoff Game In 25 Years After Topping Colts 27-24

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first_imgBuffalo BIlls Quarterback Josh Allen. Buffalo Bills vs Indianapolis Colts, Super Wild Card Game, January 9, 2021 at Bills Stadium. Photo by Bill Wippert / BuffaloBills.com.ORCHARD PARK – The Buffalo Bills won their first playoff game in 25 years after defeating the Indianapolis Colts 27-24 on Saturday afternoon.Dawson Knox (88) touchdown celebration. Buffalo Bills vs Indianapolis Colts, Super Wild Card Game, January 9, 2021 at Bills Stadium. Photo by Bill Wippert / BuffaloBills.com.The matchup kicked off the NFL’s expanded wild card weekend. This is the first time since 1996 that the Buffalo Bills hosted a playoff game.The Indianapolis Colts visited Buffalo in the first of three games Saturday. The Bills earned the No. 2 seed in the AFC’s seven-team playoff field behind Kansas City.That game will be followed by two NFC games: the Rams visit Seattle and Tom Brady leads the Tampa Bay Buccaneers against Washington. Share:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)last_img read more

Squigs Hikes the Hills of Ireland for a Portrait of Outside Mullingar

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first_img About the Artist: With a desire to celebrate the magic of live theater and those who create it, and with a deep reverence for such touchstones as the work of Al Hirschfeld and the wall at Sardi’s, Squigs is happy and grateful to be among those carrying on the traditions where theater and caricature meet. He was born and raised in Oregon, lived in Los Angeles for quite a long time and now calls New York City his home. Outside Mullingar Show Closed This production ended its run on March 16, 2014 Star Files Related Showscenter_img View Comments It’s one of the hottest Broadway tickets this winter, but lucky Broadway.com artist Justin “Squigs” Robertson snagged a seat to see Emmy winner Debra Messing, Tony winner Brían F. O’Byrne, Peter Maloney and Tony nominee Dearbhla Molloy in the world premiere of Outside Mullingar. Manhattan Theatre Club is presenting Tony, Oscar and Pulitzer Prize winner John Patrick Shanley’s new romantic comedy, which tells the tale of two withdrawn eccentrics who have spent their lives on neighboring farms in rural Ireland. Although the pair attempts to connect, a simmering feud between their two families threatens to keep the frightened souls apart. Check out Squigs’ heartrending sketch of O’Byrne and Messing (in her Broadway debut) as the two you’ll be rooting for, with Maloney and Molloy looking on. Well, what are you waiting for? Go see Outside Mullingar at the Friedman Theatre, opening January 23! Debra Messinglast_img read more

Steven Spielberg Wants to Remake West Side Story

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first_imgWait, what? Steven Spielberg wants to remake West Side Story. That’s right. The Jaws director wants to breathe new life into those Sharks and Jets. According to Deadline, the Oscar winner has registered his interest in a do-over, so Fox has unlocked the movie title. No writer has yet been assigned to the project but talk about big shoes to fill. Inspired by Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet and set in 1950s New York City, West Side Story has a book by Arthur Laurents, music by Leonard Bernstein and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. The original 1957 Broadway production, directed and choreographed by Jerome Robbins, was adapted into the legendary 1961 musical film. Starring Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Russ Tamblyn and Rita Moreno it won 10 Oscars, including Best Picture. Check out—and sing-a-long—to the trailer below. View Commentslast_img read more

Claybourne Elder & Elizabeth A. Davis Will Star in Allegro Off-Broadway

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first_img Show Closed This production ended its run on Dec. 14, 2014 Allegro was Richard Rodgers’ and Oscar Hammerstein II’s third collaboration and first premiered on Broadway in 1947. The musical chronicles nearly four decades in the life of an Everyman, Joseph Taylor Jr. (Elder), from cradle through a mid-life discovery of who he is and what his life is truly about. The saga takes us from Joe’s birth through his childhood, from college dorm to marriage altar, and on to his career; from the tranquility of his small Midwestern hometown to the hectic din of big city life. Joining Elder as Joseph Taylor Jr. and Davis as Jenny Brinker will be George Abud as Charlie Townsend, Alma Cuervo as Grandma Taylor, Tony nominee Malcolm Gets as Joe Taylor Sr., Maggie Lakis as Hazel, Megan Loomis as Beulah, Paul Lincoln as Brook Lansdale, Jane Pfitsch as Emily, Randy Redd as Dr. Bigby Denby, Ed Romanoff as Ned Brinker and Jessica Tyler Wright as Marjorie Taylor. The production will feature scenic design by Doyle, costume design by Ann Hould-Ward, lighting design by Jane Cox and sound design by Dan Moses Schreier. Related Showscenter_img View Comments Allegro Claybourne Elder (Bonnie & Clyde) and Tony nominee Elizabeth A. Davis (Once) will star in the previously announced Classic Stage Company production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Allegro. Directed by Tony winner John Doyle, the production will play a limited off-Broadway engagement November 1 through December 7. Opening night is set for November 19.last_img read more

Sutton Foster Marries Fiance Ted Griffin Today!

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first_img Sutton Foster View Comments Star Filescenter_img She got fat boy’s famous arrow! Tony winner Sutton Foster and screenwriter Ted Griffin celebrate their wedding on October 25 in Santa Barbara, California. The two got engaged in August 2013.Foster took home Tony awards for her performances in Anything Goes and Thoroughly Modern Millie. She was also nominated for Violet, Shrek, The Drowsy Chaperone and Little Women. Her TV credits include Bunheads and TVLand’s Younger, which premieres on January 13, 2015. Griffin’s screenwring credits include Ocean’s Eleven, Tower Heist, Matchstick Men and Ravenous.Congratulations, Sutton and Ted! Enjoy that cake!last_img

So You Think You Can Dance Winner Ricky Ubeda to Join On the Town

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first_img View Comments Related Shows A helluva dancer is heading to Broadway! So You Think You Can Dance season 11 victor Ricky Ubeda will join the ensemble of On the Town later this month. He will leap across the Lyric Theatre stage from February 27 through April 26. The opportunity to appear in the production was announced as one of the prizes for the winner last summer. Check out one of Ubeda’s stunning performances from the FOX series below! On the Town The revival stars Tony Yazbeck, Jay Armstrong Johnson and Clyde Alves as Gabey, Chip and Ozzie, respectively, as well as Megan Fairchild, Jackie Hoffman, Michael Rupert, Elizabeth Stanley and Alysha Umphress. Ubeda will join an ensemble that includes fellow SYTYCD alum Jess LeProtto, who competed in the show’s eighth season. Ubeda auditioned for the FOX competition’s eleventh season while a high school student in Miami, Florida. After taking the top spot and being crowned “America’s Favorite Dancer,” he went on tour with his fellow competitors and appeared on numerous talk shows. He also choreographs and teaches across the country. First seen on Broadway in 1944, On the Town features music by Leonard Bernstein and a book and lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green. It follows the adventures of three sailors on leave in New York City. Based on the ballet Fancy Free by Jerome Robbins, the musical’s toe-tapping numbers include “New York, New York,” “I Can Cook Too,” “Lonely Town” and “Some Other Time.” Show Closed This production ended its run on Sept. 6, 2015last_img read more

Broadway.com Readers Rank the Best Gender-Bending Broadway Roles

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first_img Angel in RENT Hedwig in HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Edna Turnblad in HAIRSPRAY Yitzhak in HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Peter in PETER PAN Miss Trunchbull in MATILDA Frank ‘N’ Furter in THE ROCKY HORROR SHOWcenter_img The D’Ysquiths in A GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE Emcee in CABARET Have you heard the news? Darren Criss is high-kicking his way into the Tony-winning musical Hedwig and the Angry Inch after co-creator John Cameron Mitchell departs in April. Naturally, we had drag on the brain, so we asked you to rank your favorite gender-bending Broadway roles on Culturalist.com. Put on some makeup, turn up the eight-track and find out who came out on top! Lola in KINKY BOOTS View Commentslast_img

Lost Girls Extends Off-Broadway

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first_img View Comments The New York premiere of John Pollono’s Lost Girls has extended its run at the Lucille Lortel Theatre off-Broadway. The MCC production will now run through December 4 instead of the previously announced November 29. The Jo Bonney-helmed staging stars Piper Perabo and Ebon Moss-Bachrach.When Erica (Meghann Fahy), their 17-year-old daughter, goes missing during a winter storm, Maggie (Perabo) and Lou (Moss-Bachrach)—former high school sweethearts, now divorced—are forced to confront the legacy of their past decisions.The cast also includes Tasha Lawrence, Lizzy DeClement and Josh Green.last_img

Odds & Ends: Joseph Fiennes & Hugh Bonneville Will Return to the Boards & More

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first_img View Comments Joseph Fiennes (Photo by Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images) Here’s a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Joseph Fiennes & Hugh Bonneville’s Stage ReturnThe U.K.’s Chichester Festival Theatre has announced its 2016 season and we need to be there. Joseph Fiennes (Shakespeare in Love) will play Lawrence of Arabia in Terence Rattigan’s Ross, directed by Adrian Noble, from June 3 through June 25. Also added to the lineup is Hugh Bonneville (Downton Abbey), who is set to return to the stage in Ibsen’s An Enemy of the People, directed by Howard Davies and translated by The Father’s Christopher Hampton, running April 22 through May 21. Additionally of note: original Broadway Miss Trunchbull Bertie Carvel (Matilda) will make his directorial debut with a revival of John Galsworthy’s Strife, playing August 12 through September 10. And then there’s a new stage version of Half a Sixpence, co-created by mega-producer Cameron Mackintosh, featuring a book by Julian Fellowes (Downton Abbey, School of Rock), which will run July 14 through September 3.Shakespeare’s Globe Listens to Rotten!’s Kate ReindersDid someone at Shakespeare’s Globe watch Kate Reinders’ recent #LiveatFive, where the Something Rotten! star said she thought the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death should be properly marked?! The Globe has put together The Complete Walk, a series of 37 short films to be screened along London’s South Bank and in other national and international locations throughout the weekend of April 23-24, to commemorate the Bard’s demise. The cast will include Dominic West as Coriolanus (in Rome), Jonathan Pryce and Phoebe Pryce as Shylock and Jessica (filmed in Venice’s historic Jewish Ghetto), Simon Russell Beale as Timon (filmed in Athens), Jessie Buckley and Luke Thompson as Romeo and Juliet (in the Tomba di Giulietta in Verona), along with Mel Giedroyc and Paul Chahidi in The Merry Wives of Windsor.B’way Alum Rachel Potter Will Return to Big Apple StageThe X Factor finalist and Broadway alum Rachel Potter (Evita, The Addams Family) is heading back to New York! She has teamed up with Donny Fallgatter and Josh Matheny to form new country trio Steel Union, and they will play Big Apple hotspot Rockwood Music Hall on February 22. Expect an evening of music with some whiskey drinkin’, boot stampin’, tambourine shakin’ southern fun!Barbra Streisand & Jamie Foxx Do Sound of MusicThis collaboration is blowing our minds somewhat. It would seem the legendary Barbra Streisand has teamed up with Jamie Foxx to record “Climb Ev’ry Mountain.” That’s right. From the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic The Sound of Music. We can’t wait to hear this!last_img read more

Michael Polish to Direct Speed-The-Plow Film

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first_imgLindsay Lohan & Richard Schiff in ‘Speed-The-Plow’ in the West End View Comments Speed-The-Plow is a step closer to hitting the big screen. Michael Polish, whose films include The Astronaut Farmer, Twin Falls Idaho and Northfork, has been tapped to direct the film adaptation of David Mamet’s play, according to Deadline.Plans for the movie were originally reported in April 2015. Filming is scheduled to begin in July; no word yet on casting. Polish’s brother Mark often co-produces and appears in his projects.Speed-the-Plow focuses on two high-powered Hollywood executives, Charlie Fox and Bobby Gould, who have come up from the mailroom together. Charlie brings Bobby a surefire hit with a major star attached. Bobby seems certain to give the green light, until his beautiful new secretary, Karen, gets involved. A revival, featuring Lindsay Lohan, Richard Schiff and Nigel Lindsay, played London’s West End last year.last_img read more