Remembering Nanette Fabray
In the early 1940s, when Nanette Fabray was in her early 20s, she was touring with a musical revue called Meet the People. By chance one night, the musical director of the New York Philharmonic, Artur Rodziński, was across the street seeing another show and heard Fabray’s voice through th... [Read More]
Nathan Lee Graham on Eartha Kitt, Bottle Episodes, and the Lost Glamour of Air Travel
Comedy fans may best know Nathan Lee Graham as Todd, the panicky assistant of Jacobim Mugatu in Zoolander and Zoolander 2. But that is merely scratching the latte-drenched surface of Graham’s body of work. He has added his certain level of glamour to guesting roles on Absolutely Fabulous, Scru... [Read More]
Talking Improv, Marriage, Cats, and Musicals with Jeff Hiller
You know Jeff Hiller, or you recognize his face. His disapproving, glowering mug can be seen in every customer service position in every auteur sitcom of the past 15 years. Hiller has played a disapproving flight attendant on 30 Rock, a nude ghost in Ghost Town, and more waiters than you can shake a... [Read More]
Alec Baldwin wants to adapt his Trump parody book (and SNL character) for Broadway
Alec Baldwin, who won an Emmy for impersonating President Donald J. Trump on Saturday Night Live for the past year, wants to bring the parody to Broadway. “We may take the book and make it into a one-man show on Broadway,” Baldwin told Howard Stern this week. “Like Will Ferrell did... [Read More]
Tina Fey’s ‘Mean Girls’ Musical Heads to Broadway Next Year
Tina Fey’s long in-the-works Mean Girls musical is officially heading to Broadway next year. Fey confirmed the news today in a new video, which reveals that the Mean Girls musical will have a five-week run of pre-Broadway shows at The National Theatre in Washington DC starting October 31s... [Read More]
Bill Murray now has seen “Groundhog Day: The Musical” on Broadway
Bill Murray, comedy legend and star of the 1993 now-classic film, Groundhog Day, attended the Broadway performance Tuesday night of Groundhog Day: The Musical. Murray sat with his brother, Brian Doyle-Murray (who played a Punxsutawney official) and Danny Rubin (who co-wrote the screenplay as well as... [Read More]
Bill Murray now has seen “Groundhog Day: The Musical” on Broadway
Bill Murray, comedy legend and star of the 1993 now-classic film, Groundhog Day, attended the Broadway performance Tuesday night of Groundhog Day: The Musical. Murray sat with his brother, Brian Doyle-Murray (who played a Punxsutawney official) and Danny Rubin (who co-wrote the screenplay as well as... [Read More]
“Meteor Shower,” Steve Martin’s newest play, will mark Broadway debuts for Amy Schumer and Keegan-Michael Key in 2017
Steve Martin’s newest play, “Meteor Shower,” will mark the Broadway debuts of comedians Amy Schumer and Keegan-Michael Key when it raises the curtain this November at the Booth Theatre. Schumer said on Instagram: “I got to do a Steve Martin play in college and have loved him ... [Read More]