Bianca Marroquin Will Return to Broadway’s Chicago

first_img View Comments Marroquin began her stage career in Mexico City in productions of Beauty and the Beast, Rent, The Vagina Monologues, The Phantom of the Opera, and Chicago. Her other Broadway credits include In the Heights and The Pajama Game. Chicago Star Files The name on everybody’s lips is soon to once again be Bianca Marroquin. The Latina stage and screen sensation, who was recently named the first National Ambassador for The Broadway League’s Viva Broadway audience development partnership, will resume performances as Roxie Hart in Broadway’s Chicago beginning on March 31. Chicago currently stars Anne Horak as Roxie Hart, Amra-Faye Wright as Velma Kelly, Roz Ryan as Mama Morton, Christopher Fitzgerald as Amos Hart, Olympian Elvis Stojko as Billy Flynn and R. Lowe as Mary Sunshine. from $49.50 Bianca Marroquín Related Showslast_img read more

Roosevelt Drive-by Shooting Wounds Teen

first_imgSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York A teenager was wounded by gunfire during a drive-by shooting in Roosevelt late Wednesday night, Nassau County police said.The 19-year-old victim was seated in an Infiniti behind the driver who was pulling into a driveway of a Pleasant Avenue home when the shooter opened fire shortly before midnight Thursday, police said.The victim was taken to a local hospital for treatment of a non-life threatening injury. The assailant fled in an unknown vehicle westbound on Pleasant Avenue.The 23-year-old woman behind the wheel and a 20-year-old man in the front passenger seat were not hit by the gunfire.First Squad detectives request anyone with information regarding this crime to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.last_img read more

WARREN’S SHOWTIME, BULLETPROOF ONE & STRADARI ALL PROMINENT IN WIDE OPEN FIELD OF 12 IN $200,000 GOLDEN STATE JUVENILE FILLIES FRIDAY AT SEVEN FURLONGS

first_imgWARREN’S SHOWTIME, BULLETPROOF ONE & STRADARI ALL PROMINENT IN WIDE OPEN FIELD OF 12 IN $200,000 GOLDEN STATE JUVENILE FILLIES FRIDAY AT SEVEN FURLONGS RACE IS PART OF LUCRATIVE GOLDEN STATE SERIES FOR CALIFORNIA-BRED OR SIRED HORSES ARCADIA, Calif. (Oct. 28, 2019)–Well accomplished stakes winners Warren’s Showtime and Bulletproof One, along with promising Golden Gate Fields maiden winner Stradari all figure prominently among a field of 12 two-year going seven furlongs in Friday’s $200,000 Golden State Juvenile Fillies at Santa Anita.For juvenile fillies bred or sired in California, the Golden State Juvenile is sponsored by the California Thoroughbred Breeders Association and is part of the lucrative Golden State Series.Warren’s Showtime, a daughter of red-hot California-based sire Clubhouse Ride, comes off an impressive win in the one mile turf Surfer Girl Stakes here on Oct. 6 and she’ll shorten up in distance and try dirt for the second time in her career.Bulletproof One, a lightning quick daughter of Idiot Proof, is a two-time stakes winner who will be trying two turns for the first time, while Stradari, a daughter of top California sire Square Eddie, comes off a four length romp in her 5 ½ furlong debut on synthetic Tapeta.WARREN’S SHOWTIMEOwner:  Benjamin & Sally WarrenTrainer:  Craig LewisA solid third in her only other main track race, a 5 ½ furlong Cal-bred maiden special weight four starts back at Del Mar July 17, Warren’s Showtime, who is out of Ben Warren’s Grade I winning Warren’s Veneda, broke her maiden in her next start, a one mile turf affair on Aug. 21.  Although she took the Surfer Girl at 35-1, there was nothing flukish about the way she did it and Lewis, who also conditioned the sire and dam, intended to run in Saturday’s seven furlong stake all along.BULLETPROOF ONEOwner:  Gary Barber, Cecil Barber & Eclipse ThoroughbredsTrainer:  Peter MillerOriginally owned and trained by Ellen Jackson, Bulletproof One is the most accomplished filly in the Golden State Juvenile Fillies, with a pair of stakes win and earnings of $159,400.  Most recently a troubled second, beaten a head in the five furlong turf Speakeasy Stakes here Oct. 6, she’ll be making her sixth overall start and fourth for Miller on Saturday.  Although she’ll be trying a route of ground for the first time, she handled the turf well in the Speakeasy and may never look back if she can shake loose heading to the far turn.STRADARIOwner:  Glen Road Racing LLC & HorseShare, LLCTrainer:  O.J. JaureguiOff at even money on Sept. 21 at Golden Gate, she dominated six rivals in a gate to wire romp that convinced her connections to take a shot on Saturday.  A $30,000 Fasig Tipton Santa Anita 2-year-old in Training Sale purchase this past summer, Stradari could prove bothersome to anyone with front-running intentions.  Bred in California by Reddam Racing, LLC, she’s out of the Ecclesiastic mare Lyla Della.THE $200,000 GOLDEN STATE JUVENILE FILLIES WITH JOCKEYS & WEIGHTS IN POST POSITION ORDERRace 3 of 10 Approximate post time 11:30 a.m. PTHomehome–Mario Gutierrez–122Almost a Factor–Geovanni Franco–122Wicked Fresh–Joe Talamo–120Warren’s Showtime–Jorge Velez–124Stradari–Flavien Prat,–122Bella Renella–E. Rojas–122Mandy–P. Lopez–122Bulletproof One–Javier Castellano–124Cholula Lips–Rafael Bejarano–122Warm Summer–Irad Ortiz, Jr.–122Been Studying Her–Mike Smith–124Smiling Shirlee–Joel Rosario–122Special early first post time for a 10-race card on Breeders’ Cup Day One, this Friday, is at 10:30 a.m.  For additional information, please visit santaanita.com or call (626) 574-RACE.last_img read more