The Flamingo Kid Musical Eyes Broadway

first_img The Flamingo Kid is ready to make the Great White Way a little more beachy. A musical adaptation of the film directed and written by the late Garry Marshall has its eyes on a spring 2018 Broadway bow. The show will feature music by Scott Frankel and a book and lyrics by Robert L. Freedman.Frankel received a Tony nomination for the score of Grey Gardens. He also composed War Paint, which is currently playing a world premiere engagement at Chicago’s Goodman Theatre. Freedman penned the lyrics and book to A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder; he won a Tony Award for the latter.The Flamingo Kid follows Jeffrey Willis, an 18-year-old Brooklynite who, against family wishes, takes a job at El Flamingo, a private beach club. It’s there he meets Phil Brody, a gin rummy champ with an alluring car business. As time goes on, Jeffrey must choose between his family’s humble roots and strong values and Brody’s easy, potentially dishonest buck.The 1984 film starred Matt Dillon (in one of his first leading roles) as Jeffrey, as well as Richard Crenna, Hector Elizondo, Jessica Walter and Janet Jones.Additional information, including dates, casting and creative team, will be announced later. A musical adaptation of Marshall’s Pretty Woman is also in the works. Matt Dillon and Hector Elizondo in ‘The Flamingo Kid'(Photo courtesy of ABC) View Commentslast_img read more

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Clips of the Week: Cletus, Quad Busting, and Active Ingredients

first_imgOur favorite outdoor videos from around the web:1. Cletus, Take the ReelA tail of friendship and determination from a Mississippi pond.2. The Quad Buster to End All Quad BustersThis is “The Steepest Race in Europe,” the Red Bull 400 Planica, in which racers run up the Planica ski jumping hill in Slovenia. Those crazy Slovenians!3. Inspirational OutdoorsmanThis guy knows what life is all about. The story of Eduardo Garcia. Not sure where they got all the “before” shots, but expect this guy to end up in some sort of tv show in the near future, probably on the food channel.Active Ingredient from Citizen Pictures on Vimeo.last_img read more

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Accident Causes Total Mess on the Turnpike SB at Glades Road

first_imgFlorida Turnpike’s southbound lanes heading from Palm Beach to Broward County have been a total mess Thursday morning.All lanes were at a complete standstill for over an hour following a rollover crash with hazardous material Thursday morning.At least four miles of motorists are stuck on the the southbound lanes between Atlantic Avenue and Glades Road with more than eight miles of overall delay, according to Total Traffic Miami.last_img

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WDFW Approves Three-Day Razor Clam Dig Beginning February 1

first_imgFacebook1.3kTweet0Pin0Submitted by Washington Department of Fish and WildlifeRazor clam diggers can return to various ocean beaches for a three-day opening beginning Friday, February 1.State shellfish managers with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) approved the dig on evening low tides after marine toxin tests showed the clams are safe to eat. No digging will be allowed on any beach before noon.The upcoming dig is approved on the following beaches, dates, and evening low tides:February 1; Friday; 4:48 p.m.; 0.2 feet; Twin Harbors, CopalisFebruary 2; Saturday; 5:28 p.m.; 0.0 feet; Twin Harbors, MocrocksFebruary 3, Sunday; 6:04 p.m.; -0.1 feet; Twin Harbors, CopalisDan Ayres, WDFW coastal shellfish manager, recommends that diggers hit the beach about an hour or two before low tide for the best results.“Razor clams are relatively easy to dig, they are very good to eat, and they draw friends and families to some of the most beautiful coastlines and communities in the state,” said Ayres.In order to ensure conservation of clams for future generations, WDFW sets tentative razor clam seasons that are based on the results from the annual coast-wide razor clam stock assessment and by considering harvest to date. WDFW authorizes each dig independently after getting the results of marine toxin testing.WDFW has tentatively scheduled another dig for Feb. 15-21 pending results of future toxin tests. More information on planned digs can be found on WDFW’s razor clam webpage at https://wdfw.wa.gov/fishing/shellfish/razorclams/.All diggers age 15 or older must have an applicable 2018-19 fishing license to harvest razor clams on any beach. Licenses, ranging from a three-day razor clam license (starting at $9.70) to an annual combination fishing license, are available on WDFW’s website at https://fishhunt.dfw.wa.gov and from license vendors around the state.Under state law, diggers at open beaches can take 15 razor clams per day and are required to keep the first 15 they dig. Each digger’s clams must be kept in a separate container.The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is the primary state agency tasked with preserving, protecting and perpetuating fish and wildlife and ecosystems, while providing sustainable fish and wildlife recreational and commercial opportunities. WDFW razor clam digs support outdoor lifestyles and coastal economies. Persons with disabilities who need to receive this information in an alternative format or who need reasonable accommodations to participate in WDFW-sponsored public meetings or other activities may contact Dolores Noyes by phone (360-902-2349), TTY (360-902-2207), or email ([email protected]). For more information, see https://wdfw.wa.gov/accessibility/reasonable_request.html.last_img read more

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