Randy Rainbow

Randy Rainbow Randy Rainbow is a writer, actor, comedian and Internet celebrity based in New York City. Rainbow is most notable for a series of humorous YouTube viral videos which appear regularly on popular sites such as PerezHilton.com, Towleroad, Queerty and VH1's BestWeekEver.tv. His breakout video, 'Randy Rainbow is Dating Mel Gibson,' received more than 70,000 views in one week and has since surpassed 113,000 views. Randy was a theatrical critic/interviewer for HX Magazine (one of New York's most prominent gay publications) and has hosted and performed in numerous theatrical concerts and benefit performances around NYC. He has been heard as both a guest and guest co-host on Sirius XM OutQ's "Derek and Romaine Show". Randy most recently appeared on the VH1 special, 'The 100 Greatest Songs of the 2000's' and is slated to appear on their upcoming special 'The 100 Greatest Child Stars'. He is currently working on a live stage show. His mother thinks he is very talented.

For more on Randy, visit http://www.randyrainbow.com
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BWW Exclusive: FIVE MINUTE CALL with Randy Rainbow & ON THE TOWN's... Tony Yazbeck?BWW Exclusive: FIVE MINUTE CALL with Randy Rainbow & ON THE TOWN's... Tony Yazbeck?
Posted: Jul. 31, 2015


BWW TV Exclusive: CHEWING THE SCENERY- Randy Rainbow Drunk Dials Patti LuPone!BWW TV Exclusive: CHEWING THE SCENERY- Randy Rainbow Drunk Dials Patti LuPone!
Posted: Aug. 4, 2015


BWW TV Exclusive: CHEWING THE SCENERY- Patti LuPone's Autobiography Continues as She Auditions for TV!TV: CHEWING THE SCENERY- Patti LuPone's Autobiography Continues
Posted: Aug. 24, 2015


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Posted: Mar. 16, 2015


BWW TV: Hold on to That Feelin'- Watch ROCK OF AGES' Final Broadway Curtain Call!BWW TV: Hold on to That Feelin'- Watch ROCK OF AGES' Final Broadway Curtain Call!
Posted: Jan. 19, 2015


The Top Ten Tony Moments of All Time... According to Randy RainbowThe Top Ten Tony Moments of All Time... According to Randy Rainbow
Posted: May. 24, 2015


BWW TV: Watch Broadway-Bound Lea Salonga Sing Her Heart Out at Town Hall!BWW TV: Watch Broadway-Bound Lea Salonga Sing Her Heart Out at Town Hall!
Posted: Mar. 17, 2015


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BWW TV Exclusive: CHEWING THE SCENERY- Patti LuPone's Autobiography Continues as She Auditions for TV!BWW TV Exclusive: CHEWING THE SCENERY- Patti LuPone's Autobiography Continues as She Auditions for TV!
August 24, 2015

It's time for the newest episode of BWW's exclusive TV series - CHEWING THE SCENERY WITH Randy Rainbow! In this edition, Randy returns to Patti LuPone's autobiography- this time recounting how she got her role on LIFE GOES ON.The saga continues!
BWW TV Exclusive: CHEWING THE SCENERY- Randy Rainbow Drunk Dials Patti LuPone!BWW TV Exclusive: CHEWING THE SCENERY- Randy Rainbow Drunk Dials Patti LuPone!
August 4, 2015

It's time for the newest episode of BWW's exclusive TV series - CHEWING THE SCENERY WITH Randy Rainbow! In this edition, Randy drunk dials his best pal Patti LuPone to chat about all of the latest Broadway gossip. Check out the latest episode below!
BWW Exclusive: FIVE MINUTE CALL with Randy Rainbow & ON THE TOWN's... Tony Yazbeck?BWW Exclusive: FIVE MINUTE CALL with Randy Rainbow & ON THE TOWN's... Tony Yazbeck?
July 31, 2015

'Five Minute Call with Randy Rainbow', the newest web series from the creator and star of BroadwayWorld's long-running 'Chewing the Scenery with Randy Rainbow, puts the YouTube star behind the scenes of some of Broadway and Off-Broadway's biggest shows for an on-the-fly 'mini talk show' (complete with games and celebrity interviews) that races to beat the clock, just 5 minutes before showtime! In the newest episode below, watch as Randy spends five minutes with Tony Yazbeckbefore the curtain goes up at the Lyric Theatre!
BWW TV: How is HAMILTON Shaping Up? Lin-Manuel Miranda & Cast Dish on Broadway Previews!BWW TV: How is HAMILTON Shaping Up? Lin-Manuel Miranda & Cast Dish on Broadway Previews!
July 27, 2015

The Broadway community was a-buzz last week with chatter about President Obama attending Saturday's matinee of HAMILTON. While the attendance of POTUS gave the cast enough reason to celebrate, they also marked the end of their first week of performances with the help of Hennessy. BroadwayWorld was there for the special night and you can check out photos from inside the party below!
BWW TV Exclusive: CHEWING THE SCENERY- Randy Takes on Theatre Etiquette with Patti LuPoneBWW TV Exclusive: CHEWING THE SCENERY- Randy Takes on Theatre Etiquette with Patti LuPone
July 20, 2015

It's time for the newest episode of BWW's exclusive TV series - CHEWING THE SCENERY WITHRandy Rainbow! In this edition, Randy chats about what else, but theatre etiquettewith his best pal Patti LuPone. Check out the latest episode below!
BWW TV: Tony Yazbeck, Micky Dolenz, Charles Busch & More Preview Upcoming Shows at 54 Below!BWW TV: Tony Yazbeck, Micky Dolenz, Charles Busch & More Preview Upcoming Shows at 54 Below!
July 4, 2015

Just last week, Tony nominee Charles Busch (July 14-17 & 23); Micky Dolenz (July 7, 10 & 11); Michael McCormick and Lucia Spina for 54 Sings 1776 (July 4-5); Tony Award nominee Tony Yazbeck for 54 Sings Irving Berlin (July 8) gathered to preview their upcoming appearances at 54 Below. Below, go inside the special event!
BWW TV Exclusive: CHEWING THE SCENERY- Randy Talks Marriage Equality & More with Liza!BWW TV Exclusive: CHEWING THE SCENERY- Randy Talks Marriage Equality & More with Liza!
July 5, 2015

It's time for the newest episode of BWW's exclusive TV series - CHEWING THE SCENERY WITH Randy Rainbow! In this edition, Randy chats with his best pal Liza Minnelli about all of the latest gossip. Check out the latest episode below!
Exclusive: Moments in the Woods- Inside the INTO THE WOODS Original Cast Reunion at BAMExclusive: Moments in the Woods- Inside the INTO THE WOODS Original Cast Reunion at BAM
June 29, 2015

Can you believe it's been almost 28 years since the original production of Into the Woods opened on Broadway? Seems like only yesterday my mother was dragging a 6-year-old me, literally kicking and screaming, from below the marquee of the Martin Beck Theatre (now the Al Hirschfeld) to the Winter Garden Theatre where Cats was playing. (I wanted desperately to see Into the Woods, but a family 'friend' told my parents that Cats would be more appropriate for my age group. Thanks for ruining my life, lady.) In the right light, you can still to this day see my claw marks scraped along 45th Street.
BWW TV: Cast of Hit Webseries THE RESIDUALS Kicks Off Season 2!BWW TV: Cast of Hit Webseries THE RESIDUALS Kicks Off Season 2!
June 25, 2015

It's here at last! Season 2 of the hit web-comedy THE RESIDUALS will air exclusively here, on BroadwayWorld throughout the summer. Check back every Tuesday for a new episode, plus tune in on Thursdays for exciting episode extras! Earlier this month, the whole gang kicked off the new season with a celebration and BroadwayWorld takes you inside the special night. Get to know the cast and find out what to expect from Season 2 below!
BWW TV Exclusive: CHEWING THE SCENERY- Randy Talks Summer Season Gossip with Liza & Carol!BWW TV Exclusive: CHEWING THE SCENERY- Randy Talks Summer Season Gossip with Liza & Carol!
June 20, 2015

It's time for the newest episode of BWW's exclusive TV series - CHEWING THE SCENERY WITH Randy Rainbow! In this edition, Randy chats with his best pals Liza Minnelli and Carol Channing about all of the summer season gossip. Check out the latest episode below!
BWW TV: They're Back! The Midtown Men Preview Their NYC Homecoming Concert at the Beacon Theatre!BWW TV: They're Back! The Midtown Men Preview Their NYC Homecoming Concert at the Beacon Theatre!
June 18, 2015

The Midtown Men, the vocal group comprised of four stars from the Original Broadway Cast of Jersey Boys, will soon make their long awaited New York City homecoming on June 20th, 2015 at New York's famed Beacon Theatre (2124 Broadway, NYC). Music iconsShirley Alston Reeves (The Shirelles) and Gene Cornish (The Rascals) will be special guest stars for the one night only concert, performing hits from the 1960s that made them legends. The duo joins the group, led by Tony Award-winner Christian Hoff, Michael Longoria, Daniel Reichard, and Tony Award-nominee J. Robert Spencer, who after performing nearly 400 concerts across North America, will sing their celebrated arrangements of the greatest hits of the 1960s at the Beacon, their final show of this year's tour. The quartet recently sat down with BroadwayWorld to chat about the upcoming concert and to give us a special a cappella preview Check it out below!
BWW TV: Randy Rainbow Chats with Broadway's Best on the Tonys Red Carpet!BWW TV: Randy Rainbow Chats with Broadway's Best on the Tonys Red Carpet!
June 9, 2015

THE 69TH ANNUAL TONY AWARDS, aired live from Radio City Music Hall, last night Sunday, June 7 (8:00-11:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network. BroadwayWorld was on hand to capture the entire night - including the red carpet with Randy Rainbow. Check out his interviews with some of Broadway's biggest stars below!
BWW TV: Garden of Dreams Foundation Kids Get a Helping Hand for the Annual Talent Show!BWW TV: Garden of Dreams Foundation Kids Get a Helping Hand for the Annual Talent Show!
June 8, 2015

Earlier this month, celebrity guests, including Hoda Kotb, the Rockettes, Jared Grimes and more,gathered tomentor more than 100 children from the Garden of Dreams Foundation, to prepare them for their upcoming performance in the annual Garden of Dreams Talent Show at Radio City Music Hall on June 18.
BWW TV Exclusive: CHEWING THE SCENERY- Patti LuPone's SUNSET BOULEVARD Airplane Saga Continues!BWW TV Exclusive: CHEWING THE SCENERY- Patti LuPone's SUNSET BOULEVARD Airplane Saga Continues!
May 29, 2015

It's time for the newest episode of BWW's exclusive TV series - CHEWING THE SCENERY WITH Randy Rainbow! In this edition, Randy returns to Patti LuPone's memoir- this time recounting when she got stuck on a plane before a performance of SUNSET BOULEVARD in the West End. Will she make it in time for curtain? The saga continues!
The Top Ten Tony Moments of All Time... According to Randy RainbowThe Top Ten Tony Moments of All Time... According to Randy Rainbow
May 24, 2015

What's more exciting than the Tony Awards? Your wedding day, perhaps? The birth of your first child, you say? WRONG! The answer is, in fact, nothing. The Tonys are the most exciting thing ever to happen in life, and they are just weeks away! So, to celebrate Tonys season and to help get you pumped for the big day, I've comprised an official list of the Greatest Tony Awards Moments Ever, according to me (and therefore according to you, too.)
BWW TV: The New York Pops Tributes Rob & Kathleen Marshall- Watch Highlights with Cumming, Foster, Benanti, O'Hara & More!BWW TV: The New York Pops Tributes Rob & Kathleen Marshall- Watch Highlights with Cumming, Foster, Benanti, O'Hara & More!
May 17, 2015

Earlier this month, The New York Pops marked its 32nd birthday with a grand gala evening celebrating the work of Music Honorees Kathleen Marshall and Rob Marshall and Corporate Honoree Carrie and Ted Pryor, Greenwich Harbor Partners.The event began with a concert at Carnegie Hall, featuring a spectacular lineup of guest artists under the baton ofMusic Director Steven Reineke. The performance highlighted the Marshalls' work on stage and screen. Queen Latifahjoined Broadway stars Laura Benanti, Alan Cumming, Sutton Foster, Victor Garber, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Bebe Neuwirth, Kelli O'Hara, Margo Seibert, James Snyder, and Rachel York. Check out highlights of the big night below!
BWW TV: Get Enchanted- Meet the Company of EVER AFTER- Plus a Performance Sneak Peek!BWW TV: Get Enchanted- Meet the Company of EVER AFTER- Plus a Performance Sneak Peek!
May 15, 2015

Rehearsals for the world premiere of EVER AFTER at The Paper Mill Playhouse are officially underway! Ever After will star two-time Tony Award-winner Christine Ebersole (Grey Gardens, 42nd Street) as Baroness Rodmilla de Ghent, Tony Award nominee Tony Sheldon (Priscilla Queen of the Desert) as Leonardo da Vinci, Emmy Award winner Shaughnessy (Urinetown, 'The Nanny') as King Francis, James Synder (If/Then) as Prince Henry and Drama Desk Award nominee Margo Seibert (Rocky) as Danielle de Barbarac. The company just met the press and you can go inside the big day below!
BWW Interview: Deborah Cox and Justin Guarini Prep to Host the 2015 Tony Awards Simulcast!BWW Interview: Deborah Cox and Justin Guarini Prep to Host the 2015 Tony Awards Simulcast!
May 13, 2015

On June 7th, Broadway veterans Deborah Cox (Aida, Jekyll & Hyde) and Justin Guarini (Wicked, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown) will host the seventh annual simulcast of the Tony Awards (presented by Clear Channel Spectacolor), live from Times Square. The free event, which is open to the public, will feature special guest appearances and live performances. BroadwayWorld recently caught up with the stars on the famed red steps of Duffy Square to chat with them about the big night!
BWW TV Exclusive: CHEWING THE SCENERY- Randy's 2015 Tony Nominees Special!BWW TV Exclusive: CHEWING THE SCENERY- Randy's 2015 Tony Nominees Special!
May 7, 2015

It's time for the newest episode of BWW's exclusive TV series - CHEWING THE SCENERY WITH Randy Rainbow! In this edition, Randy brings us his annual (not-to-be-missed)Tony nominees special.Check out the latest episode below!
TV Exclusive: BroadwayWorld Launches New Series- FIVE MINUTE CALL with Randy Rainbow; Premieres in May!TV Exclusive: BroadwayWorld Launches New Series- FIVE MINUTE CALL with Randy Rainbow; Premieres in May!
April 22, 2015

BroadwayWorld is excited to announce an exclusive new web series coming to the site this May! 'Five Minute Call with Randy Rainbow', the latest series from the creator and star of BroadwayWorld's long-running 'Chewing the Scenery', puts the YouTube star behind the scenes of some of Broadway and Off-Broadway's biggest shows for an on-the-fly mini talk show, complete with games and celebrity interviews, that races to beat the clock... just 5 minutes before showtime! Check out the teaser trailer below and stay tuned for the premiere episode featuring the cast of Broadway's Mamma Mia!


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