Peter and the Starcatcher

Afternoon Round-Up 6/8/12

Jun 8, 2012

Click and Clack are going into retirement.

Prairie State News:

Southern Illinois University Carbondale is getting a nearly $300,000 federal grant money meant to develop clean-coal technology.

Illinois will receive more than $7 million in federal housing grants to improve local communities by providing shelter and affordable housing.

A Kentucky native will be on the edge of his seat when the Tony Awards are given out on Sunday. Darron West of Elizabethtown is nominated for best sound design or his work with the play "Peter and the Starcatcher."

The play has been nominated for nine Tony Awards. West told The News-Enterprise the nomination is "a little mind-blowing." West's work on "Peter and the Starcatcher" was finished long ago and he's since moved on to other projects. Now he's checking off lists of things he has to do leading up to the red carpet.