View Comments Here’s a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today and over the weekend. Sutton’s Awkward FlashbackSutton Foster is already having an incredible 2016—not only does the latest season of Younger kick off on January 13, but the TV series has already been renewed for a third season. The two-time Tony winner stopped by The Today Show on January 11 and admitted: “I’m having an amazing time.” After talking Kathie Lee and Hoda through an awkward flashback photo (bet Heath is kicking himself now), Foster went on to say: “I think happiness and joy keep you young.” Words to live by; check out the video below. Lea Salonga Tapped for Crazy Ex-GirlfriendTony winner Lea Salonga is set to appear on the season finale of the CW’s Crazy Ex-Girlfriend. The Allegiance star confirmed the news on Twitter about her guest spot on the musical-comedy, as well as disclosing that she will be singing. Salonga isn’t the first Broadway star to be enlisted for the series—Tony nominee Santino Fontana appears in the show, alongside its headliner, Golden Globe winner (as of last night) Rachel Bloom.Billie Allen Dead at 90Billie Allen, an actress who appeared on the Big Apple’s boards during an era when Broadway and off-Broadway was not particularly embracing of African-American performers, has died aged 90, the New York Times reports. She made her Great White Way debut in 1947’s Caribbean Carnival; other Main Stem credits included A Raisin in the Sun, Critic’s Choice and A Teaspoon Every Four Hours. Allen founded, alongside Morgan Freeman and more, the Frank Silvera Writers Workshop in Harlem in 1973; she was also one of the first African-Americans to win a recurring role on a network series, CBS’ The Phil Silvers Show. Allen is survived by a daughter, Carolyn J. Grant, and son, Duane Grant Jr.Kate Baldwin & Paolo Montalban Shall Dance in ChicagoTony nominee Kate Baldwin and Broadway alum Paolo Montalban will headline Lyric Opera of Chicago’s production of The King and I. Baldwin, whose credits include Big Fish, Finian’s Rainbow and Giant, takes on the role (and hoop skirts) of Anna Leonowens; Montalban, who appeared in the 1996 Broadway revival and as the Prince in the ’97 TV presentation of Cinderella opposite Brandy, will play the King of Siam. The production, directed by Lee Blakeley, will run April 29 through May 22. But for now, you can catch a certain Tony winner/Broadway.com Star of the Year in the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical on Broadway.Broderick & Colbert Take On Eliza DoolitleTwo-time Tony winner Matthew Broderick recently visited Broadway cheerleader Stephen Colbert’s The Late Show and the segment, below, was all we could have wished it to be. After both revealed that they dreamed of playing Eliza Doolittle one day, the pair broke into a completely impromptu (uhm) duet of “Wouldn’t It Be Loverly.” Enough to brighten any Monday!
continue reading » The $295.5 billion Lévis, Quebec-based Desjardins, Canada’s largest credit union with 7 million members and 46,216 staffers, and one of the world’s largest financial institutions, disclosed an employee-caused breach.In a statement posted on its website, the financial institution said “an ill-intentioned employee” swiped data of 2.9 million members (2.7 million home users; 173,000 businesses and associated contacts). “In light of these events, additional security measures have been put in place to ensure all our members’ personal and financial data remains protected.”According to a CBC report Desjardins referred a suspicious transaction to Laval police in December 2018. In May, police informed Desjardins of the leaking of personal information. Desjardins said, no compromise of passwords, security questions and personal identification took place.Dan Tuchler, chief marketing officer for SecurityFirst, had a quick reaction: “The bank is saying that credit card numbers, security questions, and so on were not taken. Is this supposed to make it OK?” Tuchler added those with exposed personal information are going to be concerned. “Enterprises, especially banks, need to take both technical steps and human process steps to prevent this type of breach.” ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr