Chautauqua County Sheriffs Investigate Monday Night House Fire

first_imgMGN Online HARMONY – A residential fire on Blockville-Watts Flats Road Monday evening was caused by an indoor woodstove being left unattended, according to the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Fire Investigation Team. Deputies say a passerby reported the fire at about 8 p.m.No injuries were reported. Share:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window),HOPE THE HELL THEY PROSECUTE THE LITTLE BASTARD.last_img

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99 New COVID-19 Cases Reported In Chautauqua County On Friday

first_img64 Zip Code 13.25% 0.0 23 6.95% 4.4% 14048- Dunkirk4 0.52% 291.3 100 16.4% 14063- Fredonia4 36 Active Case Rate (per 100,000 residents) Percent 2.3% 306.0 287.2 90+2 17 0-19366 50-59386 14787- Westfield2 159.7 0.2% 197.4 14136- Silver Creek2 14 Percent of Total Cases 0.91% 0.8% 19 1819.3 15.1% 51 193.6 463.4 3.6% 25 0.7% 433 534.9 14716- Brocton2 67 37 1.3% 0 309.6 60-69329 93 14747- Kennedy0 25.9% Fatality Rate by Age Group 8 415 14718- Cassadaga1 334.0 10 312.2 0 5 0.9% 21 123 4 Symptoms Known1705 40-492 Percent 362.3 14784- Stockton2 0.7% 20 14710- Ashville4 Age Group 14081- Irving1 0.91% 3 201.2 480.8 19.21% 2 13.32% Symptoms 3.66% 27 14138- South Dayton0 11.97% 2 16 4 0.6% 139.8 No349 1 253.9 20 64 99 12 14712- Bemus Point2 73 14738- Frewsburg4 616.0 0.8% 14062- Forestville3 122 461.8 2.7% 14723- Cherry Creek0 COVID-19 Cases by Presence of Symptoms at Time of Interview 11 0.55% 11.97% Age 20.47% 1.9% Number 20 452 6 246.4 2.4% 60 218.7 0-390 4.7% 14767- Panama0 0.4% 14757- Mayville4 Yes1356 11 Total 45.4 1.0% 47 0.4% 20 80-899 316.2 14701- Jamestown41 14733- Falconer5 60-693 14775- Ripley4 2748 15 1.3% 14750- Lakewood3 1.5% 5 33 1.2% 0.00% 0 2 0.7% 0.1% 30-39349 41 126.6 11 0.0% 70-797 36 4 All Ages25 14781- Sherman1 14769- Portland1 COVID-19 Cases by Known Age 508.3 14728- Dewittville0 0 5.26% 14726- Conewango Valley2 156.7 12 70-79191 Number 14720- Celoron0 6 6 711 1.7% 14724- Clymer5 New Cases 0.4% 79.53% 3.28% 90+38 446.1 40-49364 80-8990 20-29528 WNY News Now / MGN Stock Image.MAYVILLE – The Chautauqua County Health Department reported 99 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday afternoon.According to the county’s COVID-19 dashboard, there are now 433 cases active.Additionally, 31 people are hospitalized with the virus, down from 34.The seven-day average percent positivity rate also dropped from 8.8 percent to 7.8 percent. A breakdown of the new data is posted below:COVID-19 Cases by ZIP Code of Residence Total Cases 14736- Findley Lake0 NYS Fatality Rate: 4.86%US Fatality Rate: 1.9%Source: John Hopkins University COVID-19 Tracker 12/9/2020 5 14740- Gerry2 12.70% 6 Total Deaths Fatality Rate 128 307.6 1.38% 100.0% 740.7 8 50-592 2.3% 4 14722- Chautauqua0 0.0 0.0 3.4% 10.00% 23 Active Cases 14782- Sinclairville0 Share:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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Sneak Peek! Peter Gallagher & Kristin Chenoweth in On the Twentieth Century

first_imgPass the champagne! Peter Gallagher and Kristin Chenoweth are headlining the new Broadway revival of On the Twentieth Century this spring, and we’ve got an adorable first look of the stars (and their mountains of luggage) all dressed up and ready to go. Directed by Scott Ellis, the musical by Cy Coleman, Betty Comden and Adolph Green tells the story of down-and-out Broadway producer Oscar Jaffe (Gallagher), who is struggling to convince his former muse and lover, successful film actress Lily Garland (Chenoweth) to return to Broadway. Check out this Hot Shot of the glamorous twosome, then see On the Twentieth Century at the American Airlines Theatre beginning February 12, 2015! Related Shows View Comments Kristin Chenoweth Show Closed This production ended its run on July 19, 2015 Star Files On The Twentieth Centurylast_img read more

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If/Then & Frozen Star Idina Menzel Set for World Tour

first_img If/Then Looks like she’s the queen…of the world! After a triumphant concert at Radio City this past June, If/Then and Frozen star Idina Menzel is going on a global tour in the summer of 2015! Her North American dates have been announced first, with the Tony winner’s international engagements to be announced later.Menzel will kick off the U.S. leg of her tour on July 7, 2015 in Richmond, VA at the Altria Theater. She will then make stops in cities including New York, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Austin, Boston and Chicago before wrapping in Los Angeles on October 3 at the Hollywood Bowl.Menzel’s latest album Holiday Wishes debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Holiday Albums chart—we presume the cold never bothered her anyway, but it certainly isn’t now. It was also recently announced that the Broadway superstar will be the first-ever to receive the Billboard Breakthrough Artist of the Year award.We can’t wait to see her “Let It Go” on the road! Idina Menzel View Comments Related Shows Star Files Show Closed This production ended its run on March 22, 2015last_img read more

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Moira Buffini’s Dying For It Begins Performances Off-Broadway

first_img View Comments In addition to Slotnick, the cast of Dying For It includes Mia Barron, Ben Beckley, Nathan Dame, Patch Darragh, Clea Lewis, Peter Maloney Andrew Mayer, Mary Beth Peil, Jeanine Serralles, Robert Stanton and C.J. Wilson. The American premiere of Moira Buffini’s Dying For It begins off-Broadway performances on December 11. The play, adapted from Nikolai Erdman’s The Suicide, will open officially at the Atlantic Theater Company’s Linda Gross Theater on January 8, 2015 and run through January 18. Joey Slotnick stars in the Neil Pepe-helmed production. Related Shows Dying For It follows Semyon (Slotnick), a man down on his luck, married to a nag and out of options. When he decides to throw in the towel and kill himself, a deluge of sympathetic visitors descends upon him, determined to make him a martyr for their many causes. The play satirizes the hypocrisy and illogic of Soviet life and was banned by Stalin before ever hitting the stage. Dying For It Show Closed This production ended its run on Jan. 18, 2015last_img read more

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Catch Tituss Burgess & Jane Krakowski in Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt First Look

first_imgDancing is about butts, now! This is just one of the many important soundbites from the first look at Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, the upcoming Netflix series from Tina Fey and Robert Carlock. The comedy stars Ellie Kemper as the titular Kimmy, a woman who escapes from a doomsday cult for a fresh star in New York. Look out for two Broadway and 30 Rock alums: Tituss Burgess as Kimmy’s new roommate/Times Square Iron Man and Tony winner Jane Krakowski as an Upper East Side socialite mommy. Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt heads to Netflix beginning March 6. Jane Krakowski View Commentscenter_img Star Fileslast_img

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Take a Listen to the Original Cast Recording of Fun Home

first_img View Comments Fun Home is knocking on Broadway’s door! The new musical begins previews at the Circle in the Square Theatre on March 27, with the original off-Broadway cast—including Michael Cerveris, Judy Kuhn, Sydney Lucas, Emily Skeggs and Beth Malone—reprising their performances. Before the Jeanine Tesori and Lisa Kron musical heads to the Great White Way, take a listen below to the Original Cast Recording, which is now available to stream on YouTube and Spotify or download on iTunes. The tuner, based on the graphic novel by Alison Bechdel, will open officially on April 19. Fun Home Show Closed This production ended its run on Sept. 10, 2016 Related Showslast_img

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Smart People, Starring Joshua Jackson, Delays First Preview

first_img View Comments Smart People Show Closed This production ended its run on March 6, 2016 Due to the blizzard over the weekend, Smart People was forced to halt rehearsals and the first preview of Lydia R. Diamond’s play will be delayed by a day. Directed by Tony winner Kenny Leon, the show is now scheduled to officially kick off on January 27 at Second Stage Theatre’s Tony Kiser Theatre and officially open on February 11.The quest for love, achievement and identity is universal, but what role does race play in the story of our lives? On the eve of Obama’s first election, four Harvard intellectuals find themselves entangled in a complex web of social and sexual politics.The cast will include Joshua Jackson, Mahershala Ali, Anne Son and Tessa Thompson.Broadway.com customers with tickets to canceled performances will be contacted with information on exchanges. Related Showslast_img read more

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Lessons of the Week! Hamilton, Andrew Rannells & More

first_imgRannells Wants a Borle ShowmanceChristian Borle, Andrew Rannells and Stephanie J. Block will lead the revival of Falsettos, and they can’t wait to bitch in a room and break down together. Rannells is particularly eager to play Borle’s romantic partner—and perhaps more. Eight shows a week is more than enough time to fall in love and get married. Will there be a step and repeat? Will Santino be invited? Can Sydney Lucas be the flower girl? Alex Brightman Needs a Pineapple PrimerThis week, we got a look at the glamorous life of School of Rock’s Sierra Boggess. When she needs some nourishment before a show, she and Alex Brightman chow down on some pineapple. However, no one seems to have taught him how to eat one. Or maybe that’s just how rockers do it: skin and all. Remember: You’re not hardcore unless you eat your five servings of fruit hardcore. Jennifer Damiano Knows What We WantWe’ve given Jennifer Damiano a hard time for teasing us about things she wasn’t allowed to film on her American Psycho vlog and showing off a wig that didn’t veer far from her actual ‘do. But this week, she gave us exactly what we craved: a kooky interview with Alice Ripley and a parade of shirtless gentlemen. Keep up the good work, Jenn. You’re a real American Psycho Hero. Santino Fontana, Laura Benanti, James Monroe Iglehart, Sierra Boggess, Andrew Rannells & Kerry Butler(Photos: Bruce Glikas, Joan Marcus & Matthew Murphy) Roger Bart Was Born to Be BadRoger Bart plays a baddie in Disaster!, but if you want to see his good side, turn to…well, you’re out of luck. On Show People, the Tony winner lamented that his screen work has him getting heckled at airports and people wondering if he’s slipped something in their drinks. Surely there are some nice guy roles out there for Bart. Like…a wise-cracking genie who’s sometimes a wax figure. Kerry Butler Sets a Course for AdventureCome aboard; Kerry Butler’s expecting you! In the penultimate episode of Help!, Jennifer Simard took us behind the scenes of Disaster!’s Easter egg hunt, spearheaded by co-star Butler. She was so organized and energetic that she earned the title the Julie McCoy of Disaster! For our younger readers, that’s a reference to the 1977 series The Love Boat, which is weird, because Simard is only 19. J. Lo’s Birthday Party Lasted ForeverHaving a high-profile TV gig comes with plenty of perks, like going to Shades of Blue co-star Jennifer Lopez’s multi-part birthday celebration. The Tony nominee spilled the deets between 1776 rehearsals, telling us the Grammy winner/butt-touch encourager even had a step-and-repeat. We hope you didn’t get J. Lo a first edition copy of The Iliad, Santino, because we’re pretty sure she already has one of those. Happy Friday, and happy April Fools’ Day! We hope you’ve celebrated accordingly by falling for fake news stories and singing “Defying Gravity” in head voice instead of a belt. While that’s all fun and games, we have some series business to attend to: the Lessons of the Week! From Laura Benanti’s politically charged alternate career to a cavalcade of half-naked men, it’s been a wild seven days, so let’s dive in. Iglehart Is the Loudest Wax StatueFrom the literal fireworks James Monroe Iglehart prompts on stage in Aladdin, you’d never expect him to be so clandestine. The Tony-winning genie celebrated April Fools’ Day not by writing fake stories about our favorite would-be astronaut, but by taking on his quietest role yet: a Madame Tussauds wax figure that comes to life. That’s awesome; now can we get this one to come to life? It’s for a friend. Laura Benanti’s New Dream Role Is…YugeIf Laura Benanti ever grows tired of high notes and ice cream (is that even possible?), take solace in knowing she already has a new gig lined up. The She Loves Me star unleashed her Melania Trump impersonation for Stephen Colbert, and it’s uncanny. Just look at that smolder! We have no doubt Benanti can Make Broadway Great Again (with side-eye and tweets). The New King Is a Total NerdRory O’Malley was all set to star as Bill Gates in Nerds. Unfortunately, that fell through, but it all worked out for the Tony nominee, who’s about to step into the biggest hit of whatever hyperbolic time frame you choose. He’ll join the cast of Hamilton as King George, the singing monarch we love to hate. Because when God closes a Gates, he opens a window. Not a Windows, though. (Too soon?) Christopher Fitzgerald Is Super HandsyChristopher Fitzgerald and Susan Blackwell fulfilled the fantasy we never knew we had as they jumped into a cuddle puddle with Bongo the bunny. The day turned from adorable to creepy, however, when the Waitress star described Blackwell’s hands in extreme detail. It’s spot on…and slightly terrifying. Be sure to catch him at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre and, uh, give him a hand. He’d really really like that. View Commentslast_img read more

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Shuffle Along’s George C. Wolfe & Savion Glover on Collaborating Again, Capturing the Spirit of the ‘20s & More

first_img View Comments Show Closed This production ended its run on July 24, 2016 Related Shows Shuffle Alongcenter_img With a trio of Tony winners and a pair of Tony nominees above the title, Shuffle Along boasts the Broadway season’s starriest lineup. But two of the show’s most celebrated names never appear on stage. The director and book writer of this jazzy “musical sensation” is George C. Wolfe, whose productions of Jelly’s Last Jam, Angels in America, Caroline, or Change and The Normal Heart, among many others, secured his spot as one of the theater’s all-time greats. Adding to the excitement is the Broadway return of the brilliant choreographer Savion Glover, whose partnership with Wolfe on Bring in ’Da Noise, Bring in ’Da Funk earned Tonys for both men. That was 20 years ago, but Wolfe and Glover remain a dream team, and just before opening night, they shared a teasing banter as they discussed their past, present and future collaborations—including why Savion is not in the cast of Shuffle Along.Q: Seeing the two of you sitting here feels like Broadway history coming to life. What do you love about working together?SAVION: For me, it’s just being around George. Although I am choreographing, every opportunity to be in his presence is a learning opportunity. I like learning, and who better to learn from than someone as handsome as this man!GEORGE: The main thing I love about Savion is that he is not “precious” about the work. The worst thing when you’re working is to say, “I have a question,” and the other person goes, “No! This is what it is.” That kind of rigidity is very challenging because musicals are constantly mutating. I can throw something at him, and he’ll say, “OK, what about this?” That level of generosity ends up living in the material, and the audience picks up on the spirit in which the show was created. It takes an incredibly evolved skill set to be as flexible as Savion.Q: You’ve known each other for almost 25 years—since Savion played the younger version of Jelly Roll Morton in Jelly’s Last Jam. GEORGE: He wasn’t that young! He just ages well. He’s really 79. He’s older than me.SAVION: I think our relationship has matured over the years. I can relate to him now as a grown man, versus a youngster.GEORGE: How old were you in Jelly?​SAVION: I was finishing high school. I remember turning 21 on the tour. That was a great birthday.Q: Savion is known for his dynamic, athletic style of tapping. What was it like creating dances set to 1920s jazz?SAVION: Well, I love period music. We aren’t creating anything new here; it’s some of the same moves we’ve seen in the past, but with my energy—it’s a ‘20s feel with a twist of today’s energy.GEORGE: That’s 100 percent wrong. What he’s doing is new. It’s completely and totally new, in the same way that Shuffle Along was new and startling in 1921. White downtown Broadway had never seen a show like this. They’d never seen dancing or heard music like this, not just jazz but syncopation. His choreography has the spirit of the ‘20s and also the spirit of something raw and contemporary because the rhythm is continuous.Q: What’s it like to choreograph for stars who haven’t been known for their dancing, like Audra McDonald and Brian Stokes Mitchell?SAVION: Very satisfying. I remember going into the room and saying, “OK, we’re going to do this, and I can give you the simplified version.” They always said, “No, give us the hard version. Give us the real deal.” They all stepped up.GEORGE: They would say [in the beginning], “I don’t know what the hell I’m doing now, but come March, I will.”SAVION: And they did. They would try certain things one week, and two or three weeks later, the choreography would be embodied through the acting and everything else. It was a lot of fun for me.Q: Let’s address an obvious question: Savion, did you ever consider appearing in Shuffle Along?SAVION: Yes, I did.Q: Why did you decide not to?GEORGE: Because someone said, “You’re not going to be in the show.” And that was me.SAVION: In the beginning, I thought I was going to be in the show. After maybe our third meeting, I realized…GEORGE: …I said it in the first meeting because I know you.SAVION: He may have said it, but I didn’t hear it.GEORGE: It’s a monster, monster show! Let me ask you a question. Could you have been in it? In previews?SAVION: Choreographed it and been in it? Probably not.GEORGE: Thank you!SAVION: I know two spots. I could do the William Still role, and I could do the Baby C role [musical numbers featuring ensemble dancers Phillip Attmore and Curtis Holland].GEORGE: At some point, one of those dancers is going to be tied up in the closet and Savion is going to walk onstage and do the number. That will happen.SAVION: We just don’t know when.Q: How about a revival of Jelly’s Last Jam, starring Savion in the role created by Gregory Hines?SAVION: Yes, that’s on my palette.GEORGE: He’s working on that, too, and I have to direct it. He should do Jelly. Definitely, without question. That one, you could choreograph and be in it.SAVION: Yeah, because I can do improvisation with the solo stuff.Q: Savion, you haven’t worked on Broadway in 20 years. Did you consciously step away?SAVION: I’ve had requests to do things over the years, but I don’t want to be the Cat in the Hat in Seussical. I create dance projects and continue to bring awareness to the dance until something worth my integrity comes about.Q: You must have had other opportunities to choreograph on Broadway. SAVION: No, I didn’t, actually. I just was developing my own productions and tours.Q: You also run a dance school in Newark. Why is teaching important to you? SAVION: That’s who I am. My mother always taught us that the more you know, the more you should share. It’s in the building where I first studied—when it was Newark Community School of the Arts. One day a friend said, “This building is for sale,” and we bought it. when it was Newark Community School of the Arts. One day a friend said, “This building is for sale,” and we bought it.GEORGE: I didn’t know you had gone there as a kid. Wow, that’s wonderful.Q: George, it’s been 12 years since you directed Caroline, or Change on Broadway. Have you missed musicals?​GEORGE: What’s that Larry Gelbart line? “Wherever Hitler is, I hope he’s out of town with a musical.” I absolutely love working on musicals, but anytime I finish a project I want to move on to something completely different. When I did Lucky Guy, Nora Ephron’s play, I thought, “I miss that seedy, dangerous world of New York in the ‘80s. Let me go live there.” What is the exact opposite of that? A 1921 New York musical. I’ve been thinking about Shuffle Along off and on for a period of time, and then some part of me said, “The time for this is now.”Q: This has been a busy season for musicals. Has either of you seen Hamilton? SAVION: I have not.GEORGE: No.Q: Are you interested in seeing it?GEORGE: Yeah! But we’ve been in an intense cave [of preparation] since last summer, and once I start to immerse yourself in this world, I can’t watch any bad TV, I can’t read books, I can’t see anything that’s going to take me out of it. I adjust my rhythms and don’t let anything contaminate it. Now that we’re opening, I will be able to see musicals.Q: What do you hope audiences will take away from Shuffle Along? And now that it’s done, what do you love most about it?GEORGE: At the end of the day, Shuffle Along is about people coming together and making something extraordinary—and history not necessarily being kind to them. It’s about the love of necessarily being kind to them. It’s about the love of doing, regardless of the consequences. And ultimately, it’s about something we all care about, which is, “Will I be remembered for what I did?” Everybody wants to be remembered for the best of who they are.SAVION: I love everything about this show. My favorite piece is “Struttin’,” which was my first opportunity to choreograph something that has nothing to do with tap dancing. George pushed me, and I accepted the challenge. I’m just overwhelmingly happy and proud to be part of this project. George C. Wolfe & Savion Glover photographed in the PHD Terrace at Dream Midtown(Photo: Caitlin McNaney)last_img read more

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