Tickets Now Available for Punk Rock Off-Broadway

first_imgTickets are now on sale for the New York premiere of Simon Stephens’ Punk Rock. The MCC Theater production, directed by Trip Cullman, will star Big Love’s Douglas Smith. Performances begin on October 29 at off-Broadway’s Lucille Lortel Theatre, where it will run through December 7. Opening night is set for November 17. In addition to Smith, Punk Rock will feature Pico Alexander, Lilly Englert, Annie Funke, David Greenspan, Colby Minifie, Will Pullen and Noah Robbins. Stephens is currently represented on Broadway by The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. Punk Rock View Comments Related Shows Inspired by Stephens’ own experiences as a teacher, Punk Rock explores contemporary adolescence at the breaking point as a group of seventeen-year-olds in Manchester, England flirt and posture their way through the day while preparing for exams. With hormones raging and minimal adult supervision, nothing can mask the underlying tension that becomes increasingly pronounced as the clock ticks towards the ultimate dismissal. Show Closed This production ended its run on Dec. 7, 2014last_img read more

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Binghamton Police, Mental Health Association of the Southern Tier discuss programs in mental health crisis response

first_imgEarlier this year, the Binghamton Police Department became one of five law enforcement agencies in New York State to complete a pledge to improve interactions with individuals affected by mental illness. This pledge known as the “One Mind Campaign” was carried out by the International Association of Chiefs of Police. It requires participating law enforcement agencies to implement practices to improve police response to mental health calls. “The Binghamton Police Department has been proactive in cultivating relationships with mental health and social service agencies, encouraging alternatives to arrest or hospitalization that will achieve better outcomes for those in need.” said Cheif Joseph Zikuski. “It’s part of our efforts to be a forward-thinking 21st century police agency and a statewide leader in mental health training and response.” In order to fulfill this pledge, the department had to meet its requirements. They are: In 2016 an individual was transported for hospital care in 70 percent of BPD’s mental health calls, by 2019 that number reduced to 32 percent, Establishing a clearly defined and sustainable relationship with at least one community mental health organization.Developing and implementing a written policy addressing law enforcement response to persons affected by mental illness.Demonstrating that 100 percent of sworn officers are trained and certified in Mental Health First Aid or an equivalent mental health awareness course.Demonstrating that 20 percent of sworn officers are trained and certified in Crisis Intervention Team Training. Since 2016, Binghamton Police have been working with MHAST on mental health training and programs.center_img That funding will expand the hours of the crisis team to increase their impact on the community. These programs were aimed at reducing hospital emergency department transports, arrests and use of force. BINGHAMTON (WBNG) — Mayor Rich David, Police Chief Joseph Zikuski and Director of Crisis Services at MHAST. Michael Hatch from the Mental Health Association of the Southern Tier (MHAST) held a press conference to outline the Binghamton Police Department’s programs and training to improve interactions between police and individuals experiencing a mental health crises. “We provide the mobile crisis service for them, and if a person is in crisis they have the ability to contact the mobile crisis team and a licensed clinician will come right to them, and we also connect them with peer support specialists who have lived experience with mental health and or substance abuse.”said Michael Hatch, the Director of Crisis Services at MHAST. Mayor Rich David has committed $50,000 of the 2021 City of Binghamton Budget to further support MHAST programs in crisis intervention.last_img read more

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WWE Hell in a Cell: Was Seth Rollins vs Bray Wyatt the worst fight?

first_imgLast Updated: 8th October, 2019 09:56 IST WWE Hell In A Cell: Was Seth Rollins Vs Bray Wyatt The Worst Fight? WWE Hell In A Cell main event fight between the Universal Champion Seth Rollins and Bray Wyatt ‘The Fiend’ ended abruptly and fans were left disappointed. Also Read- WWE: Chris Jericho’s Reaction To ‘Hell In A Cell’ 2019WWE Hell in a Cell 2019Seth Rollins managed to plant 15 Curb Stomps on Bray Wyatt ‘The Fiend’ but Bray kicked out every pin attempt at the single count. The idea of surviving 15 Curb Stomps made Rollins’ signature move look weak and the entire crowd booed WWE’s plan for the match. The Universal Champion used chairs, ladders, toolboxes and every type of dangerous props to defeat his opponent inside the cell. However, The Fiend managed to exit every way. Finally, Rollins turns his attention towards Bray Wyatt with a sledgehammer in his hand and the referee did not like the idea. The referee tried to stop the Universal champion but Seth Rollins hit his opponent with the sledgehammer. Seth Rollins was immediately disqualified from the match and it ended with no result. According to the fans, WWE ruined the PPV main event in order to retain Seth Rollins as the Universal Champion and prevail Bray Wyatts’ image of Fiend as invincible. SUBSCRIBE TO US Raj Sarkar Might be the worst ending to a PPV ever— Daniel Spence (@DSpenceOnSports) October 7, 2019 Dumbest way to end HIAC. Made no sense but then again this is WWE. It had the I’m Vince McMahon and this is how I want this to end feeling to it. It was bad enough I was having trouble with the app all night and this is what I got.— Jeff Skellenger (@jskellenger) October 7, 2019 Also Read- WWE Hell In A Cell: Reactions On Seth Rollins Vs The FiendWWE Hell in a Cell: Fans’ ReactionsThe match was cancelled out but Bray Wyatt started to punish Seth Rollins and the fans did not like the idea. There were chants of ‘AEW’ all around the Golden 1 Centre and WWE fans considered this as one of the worst matches of Hell in a Cell ever. There was no definite result of the interesting build-up and WWE fans showered their disappointment over social media. These tweets from fans all over the world surely show their disappointment and anger towards the main event.Also Read- WWE Hell In A Cell: The Fiend Terrorises Seth Rollins In Main Event FOLLOW US WATCH US LIVEcenter_img I love #WWE but there is no good that came from that ending. Straight up bad booking personified. Which sucks because instead of talking about Becky Lynch and Sasha Banks absolutely killing it, the focus is now on this horrific Universal title finish. #HIAC— Scott Fishman (@smFISHMAN) October 7, 2019 First Published: 8th October, 2019 09:56 IST An unexpected ruling stopped the battle between @WWERollins and #TheFiend @WWEBrayWyatt, but it couldn’t stop what came next at #HIAC. https://t.co/30MeyvvAIn pic.twitter.com/73v9BkIXlH— WWE (@WWE) October 7, 2019 LIVE TV COMMENT WWE Universe is facing a huge backlash from its fans after the main event of Hell in a Cell 2019 between Universal champion Seth Rollins and Bray Wyatt. The entre Golden 1 Centre booed after the main event match ended abruptly without a result. The rivalry between Seth Rollins and Bray Wyatt ‘The Fiend’ was built for a long time and it seemed to be one of the epic matchups at a main event PPV. However, WWE disappointed its fans by ruining one of the epic clashes of Hell in a Cell. Written Bylast_img read more

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Antic: Bayern worst possible draw for Barcelona

first_imgRadomir Antic believes that Bayern Munich were the worst possible draw for Barcelona in the semi-finals of the Champions League.The Bavarians have blazed into the final four, dispatching Italian champions Juventus with impressive ease to set up a mouth-watering clash with a side bidding for their third European Cup in five seasons.Barca are currently running away with La Liga but former Blaugrana boss Antic feels that Tito Vilanova’s men will struggle against the newly-crowned Bundesliga champions.“Bayern Munich were the toughest team in the draw,” the Serb told SPORT. “They are the form team. They are the worst possible opponents Barca could have been asked to play.”The cause of Antic’s concern is the Catalans’ porous defence. Indeed, the 64-year-old feels it imperative that Barca get skipper Carles Puyol fully fit for the semis if they are to have any hope of making it to the Wembley final.“Puyol is not only the captain,” Antic argued. “He is a player that conveys so many things to his team-mates on the field.” Barcelona will travel to Bavaria for the first leg on April 23 before welcoming Bayern to Camp Nou the following week.last_img read more

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Spirited Gor out of CAF Champions League

first_imgA spirited Gor Mahia, playing under a hostile environment, pressed hosts Esperence to their edge despite conceding a goal in the 20th minute, but thanks to the solid defence of the home team coupled by time wasting, they denied the Kenyan champions an away goal that could have seen them write history by proceeding to the Group Stages for the first time in over two decades.Unlike the last time when Gor played in the same Stade Olympique de Radès pitch where they lost 5-0, it was a much improved K’Ogalo that played this time, showing composure and defending well.Esperance took the lead after the Gor midfield failed to thwart a build-up from the hosts that gave Anis Badri an opportunity to smash the ball past K’Ogalo shot-stopper Boniface Oluoch.The result saw K’Ogalo relegated to the CAF Confederation Cup where they will know their opponents for the play-off round when the draw will be conducted March 21.Gor Mahia will now turn attention to the Kenyan Premier League where they seek to defend the title.They are currently leading the log on 16 points and with a match at hand.0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000Gor Mahia players jostle for space with Esperance during their CAF Champions League first leg First Round. Photo/RAYMOND MAKHAYANAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 18 – Hard fighting Gor Mahia bowed out of the CAF Champions League after going down 1-0 on aggregate to Esperance of Tunisia in the first round.Esperance won 1-0 in the return leg played in Tunis on Sunday after the first leg ended in a 0-0 draw hosted at the Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos 10 days ago.last_img read more

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