Start smoking your turkey legs, because Galavant is coming to ABC! The musical comedy series, which is written by Dan Fogelman and features music by Oscar winner and Aladdin Tony nominee Alan Menken with lyrics by Glenn Slater, was recently picked up by the network. According to The Wire, ABC Entertainment President Paul Lee referred to the series in his upfront presentation as “literally Spamalot meets Princess Bride,” and after taking a look at the series’ first trailer, we don’t disagree. Get a sneak peek at the medieval hijinks below! View Comments
In addition to Pippin, Hughes’ Broadway credits include Beautiful, Ghost, The Book of Mormon, Ragtime, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee and Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas. Related Shows View Comments In addition to Wright, the current cast of Broadway’s second longest-running show includes Bianca Marroquin as Roxie, John O’Hurley as Billy Flynn, Raymond Bokhour as Amos Hart, NaTasha Yvette Williams as Matron “Mama” Morton and R. Lowe as Mary Sunshine. She’s trading in magic for all that jazz! Current Pippin star Carly Hughes will join the cast of Broadway’s Chicago as Velma Kelly. She takes over for current Velma, Amra-Faye Wright, beginning February 2, 2015. As previously reported, Sugarland’s Jennifer Nettles will make her Broadway debut that same day as Roxie Hart. Hughes and Nettles will do the Hot Honey Rag at the Ambassador Theatre through March 29. Chicago from $49.50
The Norwegian Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) have given Wintershall Norge consent to use LWI vessel Island Wellserver on the Maria field.The consent applies to light well intervention work on the Maria field for well 6406/3-H-3H, which is in production licences 475BS and 475CS in the Norwegian Sea.Maria is the first Wintershall own-operated field in Norway, which the company takes all the way from exploration, through development and to production.The subsea Maria field in the Haltenbanken area of the Norwegian Sea is connected via subsea tiebacks to the Statoil-operated Kristin, Heidrun and Åsgard B production platforms.Island Wellserver was built in 2008 at the Aker Langsten yard. The DNV GL-classed vessel is registered in Norway and given Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC) by the PSA in April 2009.