Odds & Ends: Schuyler Sisters Talk Empowerment & More

first_imgRenée Elise Goldsberry, Phillipa Soo & Jasmine Cephas Jones Star Files Jasmine Cephas Jones Here’s a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Schuyler Sisters Talk Empowerment2016 Tony nominees Renée Elise Goldsberry and Phillipa Soo, along with Jasmine Cephas Jones, are certainly not helpless! The trio, who as you all know by now play the Schuyler sisters in Hamilton, recently sat down with CBS This Morning to discuss how they’ve changed their views about their characters since working in the gargantuan hit. “I don’t know that we [initially] thought that these women that we’re portraying thought in a way as revolutionary as we think we are, and we know that they did now,” remarked Goldsberry. “And that’s empowering to all women of all time I think.” Check out the video below!center_img View Comments Tom Hardy Musical London Road Gets U.S. ReleaseWe can’t wait to see this in movie theaters come September! According to Variety, BBC Worldwide North America has picked up U.S. rights to London Road, featuring Tom Hardy (in one scene as a singing cabbie), Olivia Colman and Anita Dobson. The musical, helmed by Rufus Norris and penned by Adam Cork and Alecky Blythe, is based on the National Theatre tuner of the same name and is set in and around London Road in Ipswich, Suffolk, following serial killer Steve Wright’s murders and trial between 2006 and 2008.Cristin Milioti Lands FX PilotGood news for Tony nominee Cristin Milioti (Once) and Nina Pedrad! Deadline reports that FX has ordered a pilot penned by and starring the pair. The 30-minute show will follow a group of friends, one of whom is obsessed with…wait for it…Hamilton. Isn’t everyone?!#Ham4Ham Pays Tribute to Muhammad AliWhich leads us back to…the record-breaking tuner. It was a case of #Ham4Ali at the live #Ham4Ham show on June 8. Poet and Hamilton ensemble member Daniel Watts’ paid tribute to the Greatest Of All Time, Muhammad Ali; take a look at the knock-out performance!last_img read more

Junk Bond Deal for Murray Energy to Take Over Bowie Resource Partners Falls Through

first_imgJunk Bond Deal for Murray Energy to Take Over Bowie Resource Partners Falls Through FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailPrint分享Wall Street Journal: Bowie Resource Partners LLC, a Kentucky coal-mining company, pulled a $510 million debt deal Friday as investor sentiment toward high-yield debt became more cautious.The deal would have paved the way for a takeover of the company by Murray Energy Corp. and new bondholders.The proposed deal was intended to refinance Bowie debt set to mature in 2020 and would have cashed out Bowie’s current owner, commodity trading firm Trafigura PTE Ltd.The debt deal was a key condition in a new partnership Bowie planned to form with Murray Energy, to be called Canyon Consolidated Resources. Murray Energy was set to take a 30.5% stake in the company, and new bond investors would’ve gotten a 28.5% stake if the debt deal had gone through.The decision to pull the plug on the capital raise puts the fate of the Canyon partnership into question.More:  ($) “Coal Company Bowie Resource Partners Pulls Debt Deal Backing Takeover”last_img read more

Ena Oruč and Iris Gudelj Won Gold Medals at the European Championship in Switzerland

first_imgB&H Representatives Ena Oruč and Iris Gudelj won gold medals and became European junior champions at the Open European Championship in taekwondo, which was held in Davos, Switzerland.The contestant of taekwondo club “Sarajevo” who performed for ITF taekwondo B&H representation in the competition for young juniors won two gold medals and one silver medals in the fight discipline.The current world champion from London 2013, Ena Oruč won the gold medal (black belts) in the discipline of full contact fighting and she won the silver medal in the discipline of “semi-contact”.Iris Gudelj won the gold medal in the discipline of “semi-contact” for blue belts, while in the discipline of full contact she did not win a placement.More than 1400 competitors participated at the European Championship in taekwondo.(Source: Klix.ba)last_img read more