Broadway Grosses: Star-Packed Boys in the Band Surpasses One Million Dollars in First Week

first_img Related Shows View Comments Mart Crowley’s groundbreaking comic drama The Boys in the Band has officially arrived on Broadway. The iconic play is receiving its first main-stem staging with a talent-packed cast including Matt Bomer, Zachary Quinto, Jim Parsons and Andrew Rannells. Audiences are clearly thrilled about the production, as proven by the first week of box office reports. In its kickoff to Broadway previews, The Boys in the Band brought in a strong gross of $1,008,097.00, nearly reaching full capacity of the Booth Theatre. The Boys in the Band is scheduled for a limited engagement through August 11, so now couldn’t be a better time to make plans to experience the stirring work in person.Here’s a look at who was on top—and who was not—for the week ending May 6:FRONTRUNNERS (By Gross)1. Hamilton ($3,101,303.00)2. The Lion King ($2,116,907.00)3. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child ($2,104,904.50)4. Springsteen on Broadway ($1,928,605.00)*5. Frozen ($1,689,302.00)UNDERDOGS (By Gross)5. Once On This Island ($435,430.06)4. Travesties ($378,743.10)3. Children of a Lesser God ($297,762.00)2. The Play That Goes Wrong ($241,751.16)1. Saint Joan ($207,881.10)FRONTRUNNERS (By Capacity)1. The Book of Mormon (102.23%)2. Hamilton (101.79%)3. Come From Away (101.52%)4. Dear Evan Hansen  (101.27%)5. Mean Girls (100.76%)UNDERDOGS (By Capacity)5. Children of a Lesser God (70.14%)4. A Bronx Tale (63.39%)3. School of Rock (61.34%)2. Escape to Margaritaville (56.63%)1. The Play That Goes Wrong (53.38%)*Number based on four performancesSource: The Broadway League Show Closed This production ended its run on Aug. 11, 2018center_img The stars of “The Boys in the Band”(Photo: Polk & Co.) The Boys in the Bandlast_img read more

Padua Defeats Benedictine And Buckeye, Moves To The Semifinals Of The 2017 OHSAA Division II Team Duals

first_img Eli Mooneyham Related TopicsBenedictine BengalsBuckeye BucksFairview WarriorsPadua Franciscan Bruins Elijah Mooneyham has been a dedicated sports fan his whole life. Born and raised in Cleveland, he has his best days when his hometown teams are winning. Elijah is currently on-air talent/producer on two shows, The Main Event and The Moon Hour, where you can find on He also has an insane passion for professional wrestling, so catch his opinions on the world of professional wrestling.center_img The second and third rounds of the OHSAA Team Duals took place from Padua Franciscan High School on Wednesday afternoon, as the Bruins hosted Benedictine, Buckeye and Fairview.The first matches pitted Padua against Benedictine and Buckeye against Fairview.Padua got out to a fast 18-6 lead on the Bengals and would look to swing momentum directly into their favor at the 132 pound match-up. Junior Sam Fender took on Eddie Findura in an excellent match. Fender got an early takedown but would get reversed near the end of the first period, making it 2-2 going into the 2nd. The match would find itself in a 3-3 tie until Fender would find a late escape as time expired for the 4-3 win.Padua would start to run away with the match. Sam LoFaso, Austin Willard, Pete Abraham and Bryce Carmichael would all score pinfalls to help Padua win the dual by a final team score of 54-24. On the other end, Buckeye would defeat Fairview 46-27. This would set up a quarterfinal battle between the Bruins and the Bucks, with the winner advancing to next week’s semifinal dual meet.Padua’s Ethan Kinley would receive a forfeit at the 106 pound weight class and Mike Tusick would have a wire-to-wire performance in a 10-2 major decision victory over Sam Raco to start Padua off with a 10-0 lead.Dominic Calabrese would earn a victory over Sophomore Manus McCaffery 4-2 at the 120 pound weight class to get Buckeye on the board. Following the Calabrese win would be two more dominating wins with a 16-2 major decision victory followed by a 16-0 technical fall victory.Padua would look for a boost from Sophomore Sam Lofaso, who would provide just that in a win over Junior Jake Bartinelli. After a feeling-out process in the first, LoFaso would start down and fire up for an escape. The Sophomore would then turn and look for a double leg takedown, which he would land successfully. Bartinelli would string together two escapes in the final two periods but would fall 3-2. Fellow Sophomore John McNulty would follow LoFaso and carry the momentum with a pin in the first period.Doug Brown and Jarrod Setliff would battle back for Buckeye with two impressive victories, but the Bucks would need the 170 pound weight class to go their way due to a shortage of wrestlers in the heavier weight classes.Padua’s Austin Willard and Buckeye’s Zach Sanger would put on the match of the night in a 15-13 overtime victory for Willard, who would score early in overtime with a deep double leg takedown.Dustin McCullough would score a pin for Buckeye, but the Bucks did not have anyone to send out for the 195 and 220 pound weight classes, leading to a 34-25 Padua victory.Padua will wrestle in the OHSAA Division 2, Region 10 Team Dual Semifinals on February 1st at 5pm.last_img read more

UFC 248: Conor McGregor lashes out at result of Weili vs Joanna fight

first_imgConor McGregor believes that Joanna Jedrzejczyk did enough at the co-main event of UFC 248 to regain the strawweight championship from Zhang Weili. However, the Polish fighter had to face the fourth loss of her MMA career on Sunday, despite dominating the fight for most of the time. Conor McGregor was also unhappy about the result as he took out his frustration over Twitter and stated, “Amazing Contest! Wrong decision”.Also Read | McGregor News: Floyd Mayweather Demands $600 Million To Face Conor McGregor And Khabib NurmagomedovWhen is Conor McGregor fighting next? First Published: 9th March, 2020 17:43 IST Last Updated: 9th March, 2020 17:43 IST UFC 248: Conor McGregor Lashes Out At Result Of Weili Vs Joanna Fight The co-main event of UFC 248 between Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Zhang Weili was an epic thriller. However, Conor McGregor was left unhappy with the result. UFC 248 was arguably one of the most action-packed showcases in the entire history of UFC pay-per-views. The much-awaited PPV took place on Women’s day and the co-main event of UFC 248 is already set to make its way into the UFC Hall of Fame. Chinese Champion Zhang Weili defended her strawweight title against former champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk in a classic women’s fight but it was not an easy night for Zhang Weili. Both women engaged themselves in a brutal war from the very initial moments of their bout and by the end of the fight, the entire UFC roster was left stunned. Though Zhang Weili was awarded the victory via judges’ scorecard, there a lot of MMA pundits who believe Joanna Jedrzejczyk should have won the title. Former double champion Conor McGregor is one of them.Also Read | McGregor News: Conor McGregor Return Date Set To A Week Before Deontay Wilder Vs Tyson Fury 3 UFC 248: Conor McGregor is unhappy with the result of the UFC 248 co-main event FOLLOW US Written By WATCH US LIVE Conor McGregor is yet to announce his next opponent after a spectacular 40-second knockout victory over Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone at UFC 246. However, there are rumours that Conor McGregor is going to face Justin Gaethje at the main event of UFC 250 next, though nothing has been announced in official circles. Conor McGregor has also hinted upon a potential fight against the winner of Tony Ferguson vs Khabib Nurmagomedov this year.Also Read | UFC 249: Khabib Nurmagomedov KICKS Out Tony Ferguson’s Old Title In Heated Presser; WatchAlso Read | Khabib Nurmagomedov Reveals A Sensational New Poster For UFC 249, Watch(Image courtesy:             SUBSCRIBE TO US Raj Sarkar COMMENT LIVE TVlast_img read more