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Wednesday, Jul 31, 2013

A Second Act for “Act”?

A Second Act for “Act”?

Gretchen Cryer-Nancy Ford musical may get a future production after successful Encores! staging, according to the New York Post

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2013

Encores! Off-Center Wraps with ’70s Feminist Musical

Encores! Off-Center Wraps with ’70s Feminist Musical

“I’m Getting My Act Together and Taking It on the Road,” by songwriting team Gretchen Cryer and Nancy Ford, was a smash in the late '70s.

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Plane Crashes in New Jersey; Pilot Trapped: Officials

Plane Crashes in New Jersey; Pilot Trapped: Officials

A small plane crashed in New Jersey with the pilot entrapped in the aircraft, officials from the Office of Emergency Management in Bayonne said.

NYC Garage Collapses; Crushes, Topples Cars: City Officials

NYC Garage Collapses; Crushes, Topples Cars: City Officials

Part of an indoor garage collapsed in the Bronx Sunday morning, leaving cars hanging in the balance or crushed by concrete, officials from the city's Office of Emergency Management said.

2-Car Accident Leaves 1 in Critical Condition: FDNY

2-Car Accident Leaves 1 in Critical Condition: FDNY

A two-car accident in Queens has left a person in critical condition, FDNY officials said.

Dog, Boy Fall Through Ice on NY Pond: Firefighters

Dog, Boy Fall Through Ice on NY Pond: Firefighters

A dog fell through the ice of a New York pond Saturday and a boy followed the pooch into the water, firefighters said.

'That's How Dictators Get Started': McCain Defends Press

'That's How Dictators Get Started': McCain Defends Press

Sen. John McCain says a free press is vital "to preserve democracy as we know it." And he cautions about efforts to muzzle a free press, saying "that's how dictators get started." The Arizona senator was asked in an interview for NBC's "Meet the Press" how he felt about President Donald Trump's tweet criticizing "the fake news media" that said "it is the enemy of the American people." McCain tells "Meet the Press," ''The fact is, we need you." He adds: "When you look at history, the first thing dictators do is shut down the press." McCain says he isn't saying Trump is trying to be a dictator but "we need to learn the lessons of history."

‘Not My President’s Day’: Thousands Plan Anti-Trump Rallies

‘Not My President’s Day’: Thousands Plan Anti-Trump Rallies

Thousands of people nationwide have vowed to spend their Presidents Day Weekend protesting President Donald Trump and his policies at "Not My President's Day" rallies scheduled to take place in at least 25 cities across the country.