Dear Evan Hansen Will Play Off-Broadway After D.C. Premiere

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Dear Evan Hansen Will Play Off-Broadway After D.C. Premiere

first_img Dear Evan Hansen Dear Evan Hansen, the new musical from Benj Pasek, Justin Paul and Steven Levenson, will head to off-Broadway’s Second Stage Theatre in the spring of 2016. The show, directed by Michael Grief, is currently playing at Washington, D.C.’s Arena Stage, where it will run through August 23. Exact dates for the New York production, will be announced later.With a book by Levenson, lyrics by Pasek and music by Paul, the show follows Evan Hansen, who’s about to find out what it really means to belong. Dear Evan Hansen is the contemporary story of his search for the things in life we all need: Friends, family and a place to call home.No casting has been announced yet for the show’s off-Broadway bow. The Arena Stage production stars Broadway alum and Pitch Perfect star Ben Platt, as well as Laura Dreyfuss, Mike Faist, Rachel Bay Jones, Jennifer Laura Thompson, Will Roland and Michael Park. from $89.00 Related Shows View Commentslast_img read more

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Grid CEO: No need for federal coal, nuclear bailout

first_imgGrid CEO: No need for federal coal, nuclear bailout FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailPrint分享Washington Examiner:The operator of the largest power market in America released a report Thursday finding that its electricity supply would hold up against a range of threats, providing evidence against the Trump administration case for preserving coal and nuclear plants.“The PJM system is reliable today and will remain reliable into the future,” the grid operator, PJM Interconnection, said in an eight-page summary of a much-anticipated report slated for full release in December.Andrew Ott, president and CEO of PJM, amplified that assertion later Thursday during a press conference in Washington D.C. “The grid is more reliable today than it’s ever been,” Ott said.PJM covers a large territory representing 65 million people in 13 states from Illinois to Virginia.The report weighs against the Trump administration’s interest in using emergency power to keep coal and nuclear plants alive.“We think government intervention is unnecessary,” Ott said. “Nothing in our report would say there is a specific need for a specific fuel source. We are fuel neutral.”More: Largest power grid operator dismisses the threat of coal and nuclear plant closureslast_img read more

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