Related Shows A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder—the 2014 Tony Award winner for Best Musical—has recouped its Broadway investment. The production, capitalized at $7.5 million, began performances at the Walter Kerr Theatre on October 22, 2013.Written by Robert L. Freedman and Steven Lutvak, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder follows Monty Navarro, a long-lost member of a noble family who stands to become the next Earl of Highhurst—if he can eliminate the eight other relatives (all played by Jefferson Mays) who precede him in line for the title. In addition to Best Musical, the tuner garnered Tonys for bookwriter Robert L. Freedman, director Darko Tresnjak and costume designer Linda Cho.The current cast includes Jeff Kready as Monty Navarro, Jefferson Mays as the D’Ysquith Family, Scarlett Strallen as Sibella, Catherine Walker as Phoebe D’Ysquith and Carole Shelley as Miss Shingle. Show Closed This production ended its run on Jan. 17, 2016 A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder View Comments
Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York A reputed former leader of the Brentwood chapter of MS-13, the violent street gang, was sentenced Thursday to life in prison for murdering two men and assaulting a third three years ago.A jury had convicted 24-year-old Carlos “Silencio” Ortega in March at Central Islip federal court of racketeering, murder, assault with dangerous weapons and related firearms and conspiracy offenses.“He will now have the rest of his life to contemplate the just results of his allegiance to the killing machine known as MS-13,” said Loretta Lynch, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York.Ortega, who joined the gang in his native El Salvador, shot and killed 21-year-old David Sandler, whom the gang believed was a member of the rival Latin Kings street gang, in Brentwood in February 2010.Ortega also shot and wounded Sandler’s friend, 20-year-old Aaron Galan, who was standing next to Sandler at the time.Weeks later, in March 2010, Ortega killed fellow MS-13 member Mario Alberto Canton Quijada on a Far Rockaway beach when that victim attack rivals on the gang’s behalf.Ortega initially tried to shoot Quijada, but the gun jammed and Ortega hacked the victim to death with a machete and the help of other MS-13 members instead.He was arrested following an investigation by the FBI’s Long Island Gang Task Force, which prosecutors said helped secure convictions for more than 200 LI members of MS-13, one of the largest gangs on the Island.