NOCHELLA… In Central Park ☀️ it’s better than nothin!!!! pic.twitter.com/NIfxJd9Em9— Vanessa Hudgens (@VanessaHudgens) April 19, 2015 P.S. Queen Latifah will join the previously reported Laura Benanti, Alan Cumming, Sutton Foster, Kelli O’Hara and more at the New York Pops gala celebrating Kathleen Marshall and Rob Marshall on May 4 at Carnegie Hall. Here’s a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today and over the weekend. Thumbs Down to MadonnaWe’re borrowing a Broadway.com Show segment title for Odds & Ends today because it seemed appropriate. The Great White Way-bound Hamilton has had a multitude of celebrity visitors during its successful run at the Public and this weekend Madonna stopped by—unfortunately she didn’t hung hang up. The New York Daily News reports that the Material Girl spent much of the second act on her phone, causing creator and star Lin-Manuel Miranda to ban her from going backstage after. And turns out that she’s a repeat offender, having texted throughout a 2013 screening of 12 Years a Slave. Thumbs Down, Madonna, time for you to be an apologetic b*tch.Skylar Astin Set for James and the Giant PeachPitch Perfect star Skylar Astin will feature alongside the previously reported Megan Hilty, Christian Borle, Brian d’Arcy James and more Broadway faves on the James and the Giant Peach cast recording. The reference album of Justin Paul and Benj Pasek’s musical adaptation of Roald Dahl’s classic will be released on April 21; the show premiered at Seattle Children’s Theatre in November 2013.Doctor Who’s David Tennant to Lead Richard II at BAMDoctor Who star David Tennant and the Royal Shakespeare company are heading to BAM. Richard II, Henry IV Parts I and II and Henry V will play in repertory at the Harvey Theater from March 24, 2016 through May 1. Helmed by Gregory Doran, the majority of the original cast members reprise their roles at BAM: Tennant returns in the title role of Richard II, Antony Sher and Jasper Britton play Falstaff and Henry IV, respectively, in the Henry IV plays, and Alex Hassell follows the journey of young Prince Hal, who reaches maturity as Henry V in the final play in the tetralogy.Jessie Mueller & Judith Light Tapped for Drama DeskTony winners Jessie Mueller and Judith Light will announce the 2015 Drama Desk Award nominations at 54 Below on April 23. As previously reported, Tony winner Laura Benanti will host the awards ceremony on May 31.Vanessa Hudgens & the Gigi Cast’s ‘Nochella’Vanessa Hudgens’ love affair with Coachella is well known, but of course she had to skip this year’s festival for Broadway’s Gigi. All was not lost, however, as she along with co-stars Corey Cott, Steffanie Leigh and Max Clayton recently headed to Central Park for their own “Nochella!” View Comments
The four-bedroom home at 9 Verdelho St, Eight Mile Plains attracted strong interest.“The buyer is really excited about the home,” he said. “As soon as he had the building and pest inspections done, the kids were picking out their rooms. “He recently sold his house in Mansfield, which was a similar style but not as big, and he has plans to renovate this one.” Mr Schenning said the two-storey brick home proved popular with buyers, especially owner-occupiers. “We had 14 groups through the first open home and four offers afterwards,” he said. “It was quite a popular home and we were on track to have a good auction.” The home at 9 Verdelho St, Eight Mile Plains sold before auction thanks to a lucky offer.THE number eight has proven lucky for one Brisbane homebuyer who snapped up an Eight Mile Plains home before auction with an offer of $888,888.Mitch Schenning of Master Agents said 9 Verdelho St sold to a Malaysian Chinese buyer less than two weeks after the two-storey brick home on 671sq m was listed for sale. “I said to the buyer, ‘what’s your magic number’ and he said he had a dream about the number eight,” Mr Schenning said. “He said ‘$880,000’ and I said why not go the whole way with all eights.” The new owner of 9 Verdelho St, Eight Mile Plains, plans to renovate.Mr Schenning said he was still keen to see the four-bedroom home go to auction as planned, but when he presented the offer to his vendor, she jumped at it. More from newsCrowd expected as mega estate goes under the hammer7 Aug 2020Hard work, resourcefulness and $17k bring old Ipswich home back to life20 Apr 2020“The home is pretty special to her but she was happy to move on,” he said. “She had lived at the home since 1981 but her husband recently passed away and she had bought a new home.”Mr Schenning said the new owner was married with two daughters.