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Broadway’s ‘Beetlejuice’ Musical To End Run In June

Broadway’s ‘Beetlejuice’ Musical To End Run In June
Producers of Broadway’s Tony-nominated Beetlejuice said Monday that the comedic musical based on Tim Burton’s 1988 cult movie will play its final performance at the Winter Garden Theatre on June 6. A national tour is being mounted to kick off in fall 2021.

Beetlejuice the musical opened April 25, 2019 and was nominated for eight Tonys including Best Musical. It just broke the eight-performance house record at the Winter Garden during Thanksgiving week with $1,589,839, taking the crown from School of Rock ($1.506M in 2015).

Alex Timbers directed the musical which featured an original score by Eddie Perfect, and book by Scott Brown and Anthony King. It centered on Lydia Deetz (played by Winona Rider in the movie and Sophia Anne Caruso on Broadway), the unusual teenager whose life changes when she meets a recently deceased couple and Beetlejuice (Tony nominee Alex Brightman), a demon with a thing for stripes and his own ideas
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Florida Couple Who Opened Their Mansion to 70 Foster Kids During Irma Continues to Help: ‘We’re Not Stopping’

A Florida couple who opened their 27,000-square-foot mansion in Boca Raton, Florida, to 70 foster children who had to evacuate during Hurricane Irma, says they have no plans to stop helping anytime soon.

“These kids needed us — and still do,” Jennifer Bell tells People. “Even though the hurricane is over, these kids still live in a hurricane.”

When Hurricane Irma hit Florida, Jennifer and her husband, entrepreneur Marc Bell, received a call from Sos Children’s Villages letting them know that the kids — who are all orphans — had to leave their temporary shelter and sleep in cars. Marc, a former executive of Penthouse,
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Incredible Home Theater Inspired By Trek

Many Star Trek fans would leap without hesitation at the chance to enter a real-life version of that fictional universe. With its enlightened society, advanced technology and spiffy clothing what's not to like?Aside from minor troubles such as Romulans, Borg, and the occasional planet-destroying probe, it looks like a pretty sweet place.Well, Marc Bell has created a little slice of Star Trek heaven for himself in his Boca Raton, Florida home. Bell's custom-built theater boasts an amazing resemblance to the bridge of the USS Enterprise-d from "Star Trek: Next Generation," according to theWall Street Journal. With its circular shape, distinctive wall paneling and most critically a series of command chairs all facing a really big screen, there's no mistaking the theater for anything other than ...
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