Wicked Will Premiere in China in April 2017

first_imgCarly Anderson & Jacqueline Hughes in the international tour of ‘Wicked'(Photo: Matt Crockett) View Comments Wicked love is a universal language! Stephen Schwartz and Winnie Holzman’s beloved musical is heading to China. In April 2017, audiences in Shanghai will join all those around the world who have already experienced this enchanting tale of friendship. Wicked is set to have its premiere in China on April 11, 2017 at Shanghai Culture Square. The hoi polloi will continue through May 14.Wicked’s swankified international company includes Jacqueline Hughes as Elphaba, Carly Anderson as Glinda, Bradley Jaden as Fiyero, Steven Pinder as The Wizard and Doctor Dillamond, Kim Ismay as Madame Morrible, Iddon Jones as Boq and Emily Shaw as Nessarose. Jodie Steele will soar as Elphaba during certain performances. All performances are in English.In addition to China, the Wicked international tour will also play in Singapore, Hong Kong and Manila. The production will continue touring until January 2018. Wicked has already defied gravity in over 100 cities in 14 countries around the world, including Canada, Ireland, Japan, Germany, The Netherlands, Australia, New Zealand, The Philippines, Mexico and Brazil.The smash hit looks at what happened in the Land of Oz from a different angle. Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another girl, born with emerald-green skin—smart, fiery, misunderstood, and possessing an extraordinary talent. When she meets a bubbly blonde who is exceptionally popular, their initial rivalry turns into the unlikeliest of friendships until the world decides to call one “good,” and the other one “wicked.” The Broadway production will celebrate its 13th anniversary at the Gershwin Theatre on October 30.last_img read more

FlixBus continues to maintain Croatia’s connections with destinations in Slovenia, Austria and Germany

first_imgEpidemiological measures in FlixBus Photo: FlixBus As FlixBus emphasizes, special attention is paid to enhanced prevention, hygiene and disinfection of bus space for passengers and drivers, protective equipment for drivers as well as regulated boarding and disembarking of passengers with the maximum capacity. Preventive protection measures remain in place for the safety of passengers.  In accordance with the current security measures and the unfavorable epidemiological situation in Croatia and throughout Europe, FlixBus started this week with by customizing your network bus lines. With a domestic network of lines connecting all major Croatian cities, from Croatia you can still travel to destinations such as Maribor, Ljubljana, Graz, Vienna, Munich, Stuttgart, Frankfurt, Karlsruhe, Mannheim or Frankfurt.center_img Passengers are encouraged to think about their safety when buying their tickets and use the online way of buying tickets through a free mobile application or website. This will reduce unnecessary physical contact and long queues. Despite this, according to current demand, ie for those who have to travel, FlixBus several times a week still allows direct connections Croatia with Slovenia, Austria and Germany. “Although we wanted to provide all our passengers with safe and easily accessible travel due to the situation caused by the coronavirus, we had to adjust the offer of bus lines. People currently generally travel less, but there is still a demand or need to travel. With this adjustment of our network, we want to contribute to the improvement of the situation so that we can once again travel more freely and spend the holidays in the environment of our families and friends.” said Ante Grbeša, director of FlixBus CEE South region.last_img read more

U.S. LNG exports decline on week

first_imgLNG World News Staff Image courtesy of CheniereLiquefied natural gas exports from the U.S. decreased over the last week, according to data from the Energy Information Administration (EIA).EIA stated in its weekly report that eight LNG vessels, six from Sabine Pass, one from Corpus Christi, and one from Cameron departed from the United States between May 30 to June 5.The eight vessels held a combined LNG-carrying capacity of 33.4 bcf. It is worth noting that one vessel was loading at the Sabine Pass terminal on Wednesday, June 5.EIA added that Cheniere Energy — the developer of the Sabine Pass and Corpus Christi liquefaction terminals in Louisiana and Texas — announced on Monday that the company made a final investment decision to proceed with the development of Sabine Pass Train 6.Currently, Sabine Pass has five trains in operation, with a combined baseload LNG-production capacity of 2.96 bcf/d. The Sabine Pass facility has a peak capacity of 3.5 bcf/d.Train 6 has a full set of regulatory approvals and will have a 0.59 bcf/d baseload LNG-production capacity.last_img read more

COVID-19: ITTF holds emergency meeting

first_imgITTF Executive Committee holds an emergency meeting to discuss the effects of COVID-19 on the international table tennis event schedule. With the spread of COVID-19 across different parts of the world, the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) is prioritising the health and safety of all players, coaches, officials and fans. This has already led to decisions to suspend all ITTF events and activities until the end of April 2020, to postpone the Hana Bank 2020 World Team Table Tennis Championships and also the ITTF World Tour Platinum Japan Open. In view of the pandemic, the ITTF Executive Committee met on Monday 16th March, resulting in the following key outcomes: The ITTF Executive Committee reconfirms that all ITTF events and activities are suspended until the end of April 2020.On Sunday 29th March 2020, the ITTF Executive Committee will meet again to evaluate the situation and to consider if the suspension of all ITTF events and activities needs to be extended or not. The ITTF Executive Committee, together with Ryu Seungmin, Chairman of the Local Organising Committee (LOC) of the Hana Bank 2020 World Team Table Tennis Championships in Busan, Korea Republic, agrees that, given the increasing severity of the crisis worldwide, the provisional dates of 21-28 June 2020 may come too soon and therefore further back-up plans will be made to hold the event towards the end of the year, in the case it is needed to postpone further. The ITTF will consider potential options regarding the qualifying pathway for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, given that the qualifying events which had been scheduled for April 2020 will no longer take place as planned. Ideas will be discussed with the Continental Federations, the ITTF Athletes Commission and finally proposed to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for a joint decision. Options discussed include adding the Continental Events to the World Singles Qualification Event or another event closer to the Olympic Games, or using the World Ranking at a date to be decided. Read Also:Coronavirus: ITTF suspends all activities provisionally until end of April The ITTF is in close contact with the IOC on this matter and, similarly, the ITTF is in touch with the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and the Athletes Commission in all related to the Paralympic Games pathway. The ITTF will provide further updates on all upcoming decisions in view of the COVID-19 pandemic and its effects on the international table tennis event schedule. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Promoted Content6 Interesting Ways To Make Money With A DroneWhy Do So Many Digital Assistants Have Feminine Names & Voices?9 Facts You Should Know Before Getting A Tattoo5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme Parks7 Worst Things To Do To Your PhoneA Hurricane Can Be As Powerful As 10 Atomic Bombs18 Beautiful Cities That Are Tourist Magnets10 Gorgeous Bollywood Divas Who Earn A LotBest & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever MadeBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For ThemWhat Is A Black Hole In Simple Terms?8 Best 1980s High Tech Gadgets Loading… last_img read more