Lea Michele in Funny Girl on Broadway! No, Really!

View Comments The TV starlet told Broadway BFF Jonathan Groff in the new issue of Teen Vogue that Glee creator Ryan Murphy has now officially obtained the rights to the show and that “we’re hoping to do that at some point.” Hey, did you know that Lea Michele wants to play Fanny Brice in Funny Girl on Broadway? Yeah, we thought so. The Glee star has definitely been vocal about her love of Barbra Streisand and the role that made her a star. She’s sang the show’s songs on the Tony Awards, on her hit Fox show and, well, anywhere she can. And her Glee character, Rachel Berry, is now actually STARRING as Fanny Brice in Funny Girl on TV. So what is all of this building up to? You guessed it: Lea Michele is Fanny Brice in Funny Girl on BROADWAY! OK, so it’s not exactly happening tomorrow. But it looks like it’s happening! Congrats, Lea! Dreams do come true. Is this the most perfect thing ever? Tell us your thoughts in the comments section below! read more

NBD Flag Wavers celebrate 20 years at Award Ceremony

first_img Tweet NBD Flag Wavers. On Saturday, March 31st, the NBD Flag Wavers held an Award Ceremony to celebrate their 20th anniversary and to recognize special contributions to the group. The group expressed thanks to the Cultural Division for its unwavering support, and to the National Bank of Dominica Ltd, who has been their sponsor for over eight years.According to the Head of the Cultural Division, Mr. Raymond Lawrence, it is a rare occurrence for a group to last that long, and that the group should be congratulated on this achievement. NBD’s Marketing Manager, Suzanne Piper, attributed the group’s longevity to the dedication of its leaders and urged the group to stay committed. Among the various awards given, members received recognition for spirit, energy, technique and versatility. An active leader of the group, Kristelle Fagan described the evening as surreal. “We have many talented young people and we had a very successful season and it was appropriate to celebrate our success.” Ms, Fagan commented.She went on to express that the NBD Flag Wavers was not only a performance group but was a family and she was honoured to contribute to the positive development of these young ladies. The NBD Flag Wavers has been a main feature at several Carnival and Independence activities over the years and continues to provide a creative avenue for dance expression among Dominica’s female youth.Press Release Share Sharing is caring! LocalNews NBD Flag Wavers celebrate 20 years at Award Ceremony by: – April 6, 2012center_img 60 Views   no discussions Share Sharelast_img read more

Cahill: Experience will guide Blues

first_imgGary Cahill is backing Chelsea’s old heads to guide their younger team-mates through the fight for Barclays Premier League glory. The Blues maintained their pursuit of leaders Arsenal with an Eden Hazard-inspired 4-3 victory at bottom-of-the-table Sunderland on Wednesday evening, and head for Stoke on Saturday needing to repeat the feat if they are to maintain pace with the Gunners. Many members of the current team have no experience of winning the title, which the club did in 2004-05, 2005-06 and 2009-10. However, Cahill is confident the manager who claimed those first two successes and the senior players who formed the backbone of his team can school a new generation in how to go all the way. He told the club’s official website, chelseafc.com: “It’s very tight at the top. All we can do is keep trying to win. “We did that on Sunday [against Southampton] and on Wednesday we went away from home to a team that is fighting and made it very hard for us, but again we got the win. “Jose’s experience will definitely help us this season. I’ve won cup competitions but I’ve never won the league, and it’s one of my goals that I’m aiming to achieve. “We have got players that have won the league a few times. They have got a lot of experience to give the younger players, like Eden, and we can all take confidence from them.” Hazard turned in an individual display at the Stadium of Light which left both Mourinho and opposite number Gus Poyet saluting his contribution. He made Frank Lampard’s 17th-minute equaliser and then scored his side’s second and third goals, although it was Sunderland defender Phil Bardsley who effectively sealed the victory six minutes from time when he turned substitute Demba Ba’s cross into his own net. Mourinho will hope for more of the same from the 22-year-old Belgian as he attempts to bring the league trophy back to Stamford Bridge. The man himself knows that will be far from easy, but he believes there is enough talent within the squad to push Arsene Wenger’s men all the way. Hazard said: “Arsenal is top and now we need to take three points every game. “There are big teams with us and it is difficult but we have a very good team – a young team but very good team – and we will see after December and January.” If the Blues are to succeed, they will need to defend significantly better than they did on Wearside, where all three of Sunderland’s goals came from set-pieces, although Cahill is not unduly concerned. The 27-year-old said: “If you take away the set-pieces – which we know is a huge part of the game – we limited Sunderland to few chances and defended well. “It was unlike us because we have done all right with set-pieces this season.” Press Associationlast_img read more