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In her new movie called Family Weekend, Kristin Chenoweth gets abducted and strapped to a chair by her daughter, who demands more quality time with her. So for my brand new column, I did the very same thing--minus the abduction and duct tape--and got the multi-talented star to talk: What was it li ... More >>
In came the invite for yesterday: "MARTINI and the MOMs celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month. "Join us for the 'A Toast to Survivors' luncheon with special guest Kristin Chenoweth at Alison Eighteen." So there I was, all poised to eat healthy food and chat with the ladies about their lives an ... More >>
David Adjmi's new comedy is sadly no laughing matter
Lorelei Lee's diamonds now adorn new-style material girl Megan Hilty
Heather Donahue's pot-growing memoir is dope
Somebody's got to do the dirty dishes around here
Singer/actress Kristin Chenoweth has long been in the usual position of being a devout Christian who's a fave of theater queens everywhere. But she says Christianity ain't necessarily a bad thing.
We will never own one of these. Whee, the 62nd Annual (Primetime!) Emmys have been announced. There aren't that many surprises: As usual, HBO rocks, as does Mad Men, True Blood, 30 Rock, Glee, Neil Patrick Harris, and Tina Fey. Losties may get another chance to see the objects of their affect ... More >>
This Friday night at 1230 on PBS, Theater Talk engages me in a Tony predictions conversation with hosts Susan Haskins and Michael Riedel and fellow guests Patrick Pacheco and Jesse Green. And what we agree on is... virtually nothing, except the fact that the omission of my ballot from the vo ... More >>
At newest Chelsea gay bar, baseball and beer. Plus: Broadway and bears
The other night, I passed by the stage door for Promises, Promises and saw scads of people lined up to get autographs and photos of Sean Hayes and Kristin Chenoweth after the show. Meanwhile, movie star Catherine Zeta-Jones (along with Angela Lansbury) pulls in throngs of stage door Johnnies ... More >>
Living high with Sondheim. Other heroes include Sean Hayes, Denzel. On the other hand, Kelsey Grammer . . .
The eagerly awaited Broadway revival of Promises, Promises--with a lovely Burt Bacharach/Hal David score--has expanded its set list, either to give costar Kristin Chenoweth a bigger part or to pander to audience cravings for more hits, or both. "I Say a Little Prayer" has been sandwiched int ... More >>
Fighting off the recession with priceless gems. Plus, a few Debbie taunts.
Bridget Jones's Diary may be turned into a stage musical, possibly with a score by Elton John, according to the New York Post's Michael Riedel. So assuming this happens, who should play Bridget this time around? Remember all the media fuss about how the screen Bridget, Renee Zellweger, wasn't actua ... More >>
On the Frank DeCaro Show on Sirius OutQ yesterday, perky Kristin Chenoweth was joined by the more worldly Janeane Garofalo, who told the Broadway/TV star exactly what teabagging is. Well, DeCaro explained the more popular usage--"It's when you put your balls in someone's mouth"--while Garofalo fille ... More >>
The Texas plains look plainer when Audra's offstage; Stew tells an old story pleasantly
Theresa Rebeck pays a perfunctory revisit to an all too familiar place
Pop music kick-starts an 1890s drama but fails a record-store musical
At Limelight, my friend was screaming 'Tacky!' through our entire five minutes there, but the place was surprisingly mobbed.