Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Random Happenings - April 2014

Famed Roseland Ballroom closes after recording setting concert by pop star Lady Gaga. David Letterman announces his 2015 retirement from late night TV; Days later, it is announced that Stephen Colbert will take over for him. Some Broadway shows add Thursday matinees to their schedule. Downtown institution J&R shuts its downs to rebrand. India begins the largest elections ever (eligible voters for the month long election - 814 million people!!!). Annie Baker's The Flick takes home the Pulitzer for Drama. Mickey Rooney and Gabriel García Márquez pass away. Actress who departed Motown Musical says she is now cancer free. A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder leads with 10 Tony Award nominations. And The Velocity of Autumn says it will close. NBA bans LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling for racist remarks.

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