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"There is just something to finding that inner child, playing, being adventuresome, take risks. It has changed my life in many ways" says the Tony Award Nominee.
Rigby's name has become synonymous with the show. She's been playing Peter Pan in one variation or another since 1974! "Over the years after 3000 times of doing it, what is exciting is that 8 shows a week I get to go back and be again" she says.
Rigby is no stranger to the flips and twists you see her perform high over the crowd. For years she was an Olympic gymnast! "They will say doesnt that make you dizzy and I'm like I'm so safe up here compared to a beam you are trying to land on" she laughs.
Rigby spent years training her voice for the roll. Which she says came much easier than the acting, "The hardest part was acting because I was used to being emotionally controlled in gymnasts"
What you see on stage is not what you may have seen on your television.
The Broadway show is a musical adaptation of the book. Magical moments - all ages will enjoy!
"For many it's first time in theater. I'm grateful to be the vessel for this great story that has gone on for over 100 years" says Rigby.
Experience the flying and fairy dust with your family - now through Sunday at TPAC.
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Friday, March 1 2013, 09:50 PM CST
Miss. chooses new firm to run Woodville prison
May 18, 2013 20:50 GMT
WOODVILLE, Miss. (AP) -- Mississippi officials have picked a new company to run the Wilkinson County Correctional Facility.
Utah-based Management and Training Corp. announced Friday that the Mississippi Department of Corrections has chosen it to run the 1,000-bed prison starting July 1, the Natchez Democrat reports (http://bit.ly/10MvOGv).
Corrections Corporation of America, based in Nashville, Tenn., had run the prison since 1998. MTC says it will keep "the vast majority" of employees.
MTC will get a five-year contract to run the prison with two one-year options. Last year, officials chose MTC to take over East Mississippi Correctional Facility, the Walnut Grove Correctional Facility and the Marshall County Correctional Facility from the GEO Group. MTC won 10-year contracts for each.
CCA still runs the Tallahatchie County Correctional Facility and the Adams County Correctional Center in Mississippi.
Information from: The Natchez Democrat, http://www.natchezdemocrat.com/
Gauge of US economy's future health up in April
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A measure of the U.S. economy's future health rose in solidly in April, buoyed by a sharp rise in applications to build new homes and apartments.
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IN THE NEWS: LABOR GROUP SAYS CONDITIONS AT APPLE PLANTS IMPROVING
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A labor group Apple joined to assess working conditions at three manufacturing plants in China, where its products are made, says conditions are getting better.
ON THIN ICE?
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- He was already on thin ice with the law when he failed to meet the conditions of his probation.