How Tina Fey made to the top of Lin Manuel Miranda’s burn book
Tina Fey hosted the season 43 finale of Saturday Night Live this weekend. Since she’s currently working on Broadway with… MORE How Tina Fey made to the top of Lin Manuel Miranda’s burn book appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
2018 Tony Awards to honor John Leguizamo, nominees include Amy Schumer, Tina Fey
Mean Girls, Amy Schumer and John Leguizamo are among the comedic stars getting feted this year by the Tony Awards for their work on Broadway. Mean Girls, the musical adaptation of Tina Fey’s 2004 movie, is up for 12 Tonys, including Best Musical. Fey (who wrote the book) and her husband, Jeff ... [Read More]
2018 Tony Awards to honor John Leguizamo, nominees include Amy Schumer, Tina Fey
Mean Girls, Amy Schumer and John Leguizamo are among the comedic stars getting feted this year by the Tony Awards for their work on Broadway. Mean Girls, the musical adaptation of Tina Fey’s 2004 movie, is up for 12 Tonys, including Best Musical. Fey (who wrote the book) and her husband, Jeff ... [Read More]
Mike Birbiglia Announces Off-Broadway Show ‘The New One’
Mike Birbiglia’s The New One standup tour is turning into a new Off-Broadway show. According to Vulture, Birbiglia’s latest one-man show directed by Seth Barrish will debut at the Cherry Lane Theatre in New York for a limited run, with previews sta... [Read More]
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]