The Lightning Thief Musical to Receive Cast Album

first_img View Comments The stage adaptation of Rick Riordan’s young adult fantasy novel, featuring a book by Joe Tracz and direction by Stephen Brackett, began performances at the Lucille Lortel Theatre on March 23. The show opened on April 4. The limited engagement is scheduled to run through May 6.  Carrie Compere costars alongside a cast also including George Salazar, Sarah Beth Pfeifer, Jonathan Raviv, Kristin Stokes and James Hayden Rodriguez.Riordan’s bestselling novel The Lightning Thief follows Percy Jackson (McCarrell) on a fantastical journey across the United States in search of Zeus’ lightning bolt. The story has been adapted into a film series with Chris Columbus at the helm and Logan Lerman playing the role of Jackson. Chris McCarrell Kristin Stokes Star Files Rob Rokicki’s rock score for the off-Broadway musical The Lightning Thief, starring Les Miz fresh face Chris McCarrell, will receive an original cast recording on the Broadway Records label. The album will be released on June 30. Chris McCarrell in ‘The Lightning Thief'(Photo: Jeremy Daniel)last_img read more

Sacramento Superior Court rejects PETA’s suit against CMAB

first_imgLast week, the Sacramento Superior Court of the State of California rejected claims by PETA to discredit communications from the California Milk Advisory Board (CMAB) about how California dairy farmers care for their dairy herds.The Court determined that “the Department [of Food and Agriculture] and CMAB members have extensive experience and knowledge that provides strong evidentiary support for the claims made by the challenged marketing statements.”advertisementadvertisement California dairy families take the well-being and care of their cows very seriously.The CMAB’s key responsibility is, and always has been, to market and to create a demand for California dairy products. Through its role, the California Milk Advisory Board also contributes to creating choices for consumers around buying dairy products. PD—From California Milk Advisory Board news releaselast_img read more