Vanessa Williams Takes the Stage in After Midnight

first_img Dulé Hill Williams received a Tony nomination for playing the Witch in Into the Woods. Her additional Broadway credits include The Trip to Bountiful, Kiss of the Spider-Woman and Sondheim on Sondheim. She is well-known for her three-time Emmy nominated performance as Wilhemina Slater on TV’s Ugly Betty, as well as her roles as Renee Perry on Desperate Housewives and Olivia Duran on 666 Park Avenue. Her film credits include Soul Food, Eraser, Dance With Me, Shaft and Hannah Montana: The Movie. As a recording artist, her many hits include “Save the Best For Last,” “You Can’t Run,” “The Right Stuff,” “Dreamin’,” “Runnin’ Back to You” and “Colors of the Wind.” Star Files After Midnight also stars Tony winner Adriane Lenox and Dulé Hill. Adriane Lenox Related Shows Show Closed This production ended its run on June 29, 2014center_img There’s a new diva taking the Cotton Club stage! Tony and Emmy Award nominee Vanessa Williams joins the cast of Broadway’s After Midnight on April 1, the latest special guest star to step into the musical at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre. Williams will take over for current guest stars Toni Braxton and Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds. Vanessa Williams After Midnight View Comments Set against a narrative of Langston Hughes’ poetry, After Midnight celebrates Duke Ellington’s years at Harlem’s famed Cotton Club using his original arrangements and performed by a world-class big band of 17 musicians. The show is directed and choreographed by Warren Carlyle.last_img read more

FairPoint Communications launches wholesale E-Line services for Vermont, NH, Maine

first_imgConsolidated Communications,FairPoint Communications has announced its release of Carrier Ethernet products specifically designed for the wholesale market.FairPoint’s E-Line service is now available to its wholesale customers who are authorized to provide services in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont. FairPoint has made its new E-Line services of Ethernet Private Line (EPL) and Ethernet Virtual Private Line (EVPL) possible by significantly investing in its communications infrastructure and technology to bring these and other broadband services to northern New England. FairPoint’s new fiber-based, high-capacity network ‘ called VantagePoint(SM) ‘ offers its wholesale customers a better, faster way to connect to their customers.”Offered on our state-of-the-art VantagePoint(SM) network, FairPoint’s Carrier Ethernet services bring unparalleled reliability and service,” said Michelle Hymson, assistant vice president of wholesale services. “Coupled with service availability in hundreds of its central offices, FairPoint’s reach far surpasses other wholesale providers in northern New England.”FairPoint encourages its wholesale customers to contact their account team to review E-Line services and its other high-bandwidth solutions or visit www.FairPoint.com/wholesale(link is external) for more information.About FairPoint CommunicationsFairPoint Communications, Inc., (NASDAQCM: FRP) (www.FairPoint.com(link is external)) is a leading communications provider of high-speed Internet access, local and long-distance phone, television and other broadband services to customers in communities across 18 states. Through its fast, reliable network, FairPoint delivers data and voice networking communications solutions to residential, business and wholesale customers. VantagePoint(SM), FairPoint’s resilient IP-based network in northern New England, provides business customers a fast, flexible, affordable Ethernet connection. The VantagePoint(SM) network supports applications like video conferencing and e-learning. Additional information about FairPoint products and services is available at www.FairPoint.com(link is external). You can also connect with FairPoint on Twitter (www.twitter.com/myfairpoint(link is external)) and Facebook (www.facebook.com/myfairpoint(link is external)).SOURCE FairPoint Communications, Inc. CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ —last_img read more

Irish rugby squad to hold captain’s run

first_imgMeanwhile, the Club selection will go up against France Federale in the Loire Valley at 6pm.After Connacht regained the top-spot in the table last night, Leinster and Ulster are both in action later tonight in the Guinness Pro12.Leinster will host Italian side Zebre at RDS, while Ulster take-on the Glasgow Warriors at Kingspan Stadium.Both games will kick-off at half-past seven. Joe Schmidt and his coaches are likely to put their players through a full work-out at the stadium as they attempt to manage a six-day turn-around.Meanwhile, the Ireland Under-20s and an Irish Club selection will both face their French counter-parts today.The Under-20’s go up against France at the Parc des Sports in Narbonne at five-past eight, Irish time.last_img