Entrepreneur Jack Cione, who resides at the Arcadia, says he’ll do one more “Follies,” at the senior residence this fall.

The show will be entitled “Copacabana,” and will be staged Sept. 4, 5, 6 and 7, with a cast of Arcadia residents as well as core guest performers. “It’s the same cast we had the last year,” said Cione. “And the exactly the same playdates,” because this being a Leap Year with one extra day on the calendar.

Cione, pictured, who recently endured a bout with Covid, said confinement in his apartment enabled him to complete his script. Rehearsals will be held later this year. And Cione indicates that this year’s “Follies” will finally be his finale. (He’s said that before, but that’s Show Biz).

Admission is free, and Arcadians and their guests, will need to get tickets closer to showtime. The public cannot attend, unless invited by a resident.

Meantime, his friends are gathering this Saturday (March 16) at the Manoa home of Becki and Mike Han, to celebrate Cione’s 96th birthday. His  actual birthdate is tomorrow ( March 15).

Happy birthday, my friend. Don’t know how you do all that you do…

Schirzinger vying for Olivier Award, heading to Broadway

Hawaii’s Nichole Schirzinger, pictured, who made her West End debut last year starring in Andrew Lloyd-Webber’s “Sunset Boulevard,” is nominated for a 2024 Olivier Award.

Schirzinger portrayed fading film star Norma Desmond, in the revival of “Sunset Boulevard,” which is nominated for 11 awards, including Best Actress in a Musical. The Oliviers will be announced April 14 at Royal Albert Hall.

As earlier announced, Schiringer and her leading co-stars, will head to Broadway in a revival run. Playdates and theater have not yet been announced. …

‘Wicked’ reclaims No. 1 Broadway slot

“Wicked” has soared to the No. 1 spot in the Broadway grosses of top attractions, toppling the perennial chart leader, “The Lion King,” to third.

The Top 10:

1—“Wicked,” $1,836 million.

2—”Hamilton,” $1,760 million.

3—“The Lion King,” $1,619 million.

4—”Merrily We Roll Along,” $1,562 million.

5—”Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street,” $1,352 million.

6—”Moulin Rouge! The Musical,” $1,304 million.

7—”MJ The Musical,” $1,248 million.

8—”Aladdin,” $1,207 million.

9—”Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,” $1,152 million.

10—”An Enemy of the People.” $1,104 million.

The full list, for the week endiing March 10, courtesy The Broadway League:

And that’s Show Biz…

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