T.R. Knight Tapped for It’s Only a Play on Broadway

first_img It’s Only a Play T.R. Knight will join the cast of Broadway’s It’s Only a Play on March 31, the same day as the previously reported Nathan Lane returns to the production. Knight will take over in the role of Frank Finger from Maulik Pancholy, who departs the Terrence McNally comedy on March 19. Understudy Ben Hollandsworth will play the part in the interim. Knight is set to remain with the show until it ends its engagement at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre on June 7. View Comments Related Shows Knight was recently seen on Broadway opposite Sir Patrick Stewart in A Life in the Theatre. Other stage credits include Parade. He is best known for his role as George O’Malley for four seasons on Grey’s Anatomy, for which he received an Emmy nod for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series. Additional screen credits include 42 and Charlie Lawrence (opposite Lane).center_img The production also currently stars Martin Short, Matthew Broderick, F. Murray Abraham, Stockard Channing, Katie Finneran and Micah Stock. It’s Only a Play, directed by Jack O’Brien, is set on the opening night of Peter Austin’s new play as he anxiously awaits to see if his show is a hit. With his career on the line, he shares his big first night with his best friend, a television star, his fledgling producer, his erratic leading lady, his wunderkind director, an infamous drama critic and a wide-eyed coat check attendant on his first night in Manhattan. Show Closed This production ended its run on June 7, 2015last_img read more

Is Hepatitis A spreading in our drinking water?

first_imgThe CDC and The Florida Department of Health are trying to figure out what is causing the spread of Hepatitis A in South Florida.Could it be in our drinking water? A local doctor believes so.Dr. Christopher Olenek of East Side Urgent Care cited a study by the CDC that confirmed towns in Palm Beach County infected by the disease aren’t connected through a specific place or person, adding, that the only common denominator is the “drinking water.”Hepatitis A is spread from a person ingesting fecal matter, Dr. Olenek speculates that if sewage got into a community’s water supply, it could spread the virus.However, the environmental health manager for The Florida Department of Health doubts water is the culprit for the local widespread of the disease.He says the water has disinfectants to kill something like Hepatitis A.He also says water is tested regularly and an alarm system goes off if it’s contaminated.last_img read more