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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Posted: Aug. 26, 2014


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Posted: May. 5, 2014


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Posted: Jun. 29, 2014


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BWW TV Exclusive: CHEWING THE SCENERY- Randy Talks NEVERLAND, HEDWIG and More with Liza!BWW TV Exclusive: CHEWING THE SCENERY- Randy Talks NEVERLAND, HEDWIG and More with Liza!
August 26, 2014

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 pal Liza Minnelli about all the latest news from the Great White Way, including Emma Stone joining CABARET, Andrew Rannells taking over in HEDWIG, FINDING NEVERLAND coming to Broadway and more!
BWW TV: Christine Ebersole, Shapiro Sisters & More Preview Shows at 54 Below!BWW TV: Christine Ebersole, Shapiro Sisters & More Preview Shows at 54 Below!
August 26, 2014

Earlier this month, 54 Below previewed some upcoming performances, including two-time Tony Award winner Christine Ebersole (September 8-20); Tony Honoree and Grammy nominee Milly Shapiro and sister Abigail Shapiro (August 28); pop-chart-topper and Broadway and television actor Rex Smith (August 26); Grammy Award-winning musician, singer, composer, arranger, author and conductor Louis St. Louis (September 9-10); and celebrated triple-threat performer Tony Yazbeck. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the special event below!
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August 20, 2014

MCC THEATER will next feature Elizabeth Reaser, Gia Crovatin, Golden Globe nominee Callie Thorne, and Frederick Weller for the world premiere of MCC Playwright-in-Residence Neil LaBute's new play, The Money Shot, directed by Terry Kinney. Performances for The Money Shot begin at the Lucille LortelTheatre (121 Christopher Street, NYC) on September 4, 2014. An official opening is set for September 22, 2014 and it is currently scheduled through October 12, 2014. The cast just met the press and BroadwayWorld was on hand for the special event!
BWW TV: Constantine Maroulis Returns Home to ROCK OF AGES- Watch His First Curtain Call Back!BWW TV: Constantine Maroulis Returns Home to ROCK OF AGES- Watch His First Curtain Call Back!
August 16, 2014

Tony Award nominee and 'American Idol' finalist Constantine Maroulis returned to Rock of Ages as Drew last week and BroadwayWorld.com was there to capture his epic return. Maroulis will appear for a limited 12-week engagement through October 26, 2014. The five-time Tony Award nominated musical Rock of Ages - which recently celebrated its fifth anniversary on Broadway, and its spot in the Top 30 Longest-Running Broadway Shows in History - continues to party eight times a week at the Helen Hayes Theatre, 240 West 44th Street. Go inside his first curtain call back at the Helen Hayes below!
BWW TV: There's a New HEDWIG in Town! Andrew Rannells Meets the Press!BWW TV: There's a New HEDWIG in Town! Andrew Rannells Meets the Press!
August 13, 2014

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Tony nominee Andrew Rannells will soon succeed Neil Patrick Harris in Hedwig and the Angry Inch on Broadway. Rannells, who will begin performances on August 20, after Harris departs on August 17, just met the press alongside Tony winner Lena Hall, John Cameron Mitchell, and Stephen Trask this morning. Check out what the full gang had to say about the casting shake-up below!
BWW TV: Inside Opening Night of SEX WITH STRANGERS with Anna Gunn, Billy Magnussen & More!BWW TV: Inside Opening Night of SEX WITH STRANGERS with Anna Gunn, Billy Magnussen & More!
August 12, 2014

Second Stage Theatre's critically acclaimed production of Laura Eason's play, SEX WITH STRANGERS, which opened last week, will now play through Sunday, August 31st. The production stars Emmy Award Winner Anna Gunnand Tony Award Nominee Billy Magnussen and is directed by David Schwimmer. BroadwayWorld's Randy Rainbow was on the scene for opening night, where he got to chat with the whole company after the curtain went down. Check out what they had to say about the new play below!
BWW TV Exclusive: CHEWING THE SCENERY- Randy Defends Babs as GYPSY Movie's 'Mama Rose'!BWW TV Exclusive: CHEWING THE SCENERY- Randy Defends Babs as GYPSY Movie's 'Mama Rose'!
August 11, 2014

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 the CTS Newsdesk to chat about all of the latest news surrounding Babra Streisand joining Instagram and potentially starring in and directing the upcoming GYPSY movie. Hear what Randy has to say to the Babs haters below!
BWW TV Exclusive: CHEWING THE SCENERY- Randy Rainbow Lip Syncs Excerpts from Patti LuPone's Autobiography Again!BWW TV Exclusive: CHEWING THE SCENERY- Randy Rainbow Lip Syncs Excerpts from Patti LuPone's Autobiography Again!
July 29, 2014

It's time for the newest episode of BWW's exclusive TV series - CHEWING THE SCENERY WITH Randy Rainbow! This week, Randy lip syncs Patti LuPone's autobiography... again. Her reflections on this occasion feature the drama involved with her, Glenn Close, and the casting of Sunset Boulevard.
BWW TV Exclusive: Linda Eder Belts It Out on Fire Island; Watch Concert Highlights!BWW TV Exclusive: Linda Eder Belts It Out on Fire Island; Watch Concert Highlights!
July 26, 2014

Earlier this month, Broadway favorite Linda Eder travelled to FIre Island to perform at The Ice Palace.BroadwayWorld's Randy Rainbow was on the scene for the special event, and below you can catch an exclusive interview with Eder, as well as highlights from the concert!
BWW TV: Patti's Back! Watch Preview from Patti LuPone's THE LADY WITH THE TORCH at 54 BelowBWW TV: Patti's Back! Watch Preview from Patti LuPone's THE LADY WITH THE TORCH at 54 Below
July 23, 2014

In an evening, conceived and directed by Tony Award winner Scott Wittman, LuPone will perform an eclectic collection of torch songs by songwriters including Arthur Schwartz, Howard Dietz, Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn,Billy Barnes, Harold Arlen, George and Ira Gershwin, and Cole Porter. Don Heckman of The Los Angeles Times described the show as 'a beautifully paced, marvelously delivered torch-song exploration of the pleasures and pains of love; LuPone's remarkable, larger-than-life qualities and stunning musicality are distilled into the pure essence of her art.' BroadwayWorld was there for a special press preview with Patti and you can check out a sneak peek of the concert below!
BWW TV: Malcolm Gets, Lillias White & More Preview Summer Shows at 54 Below!BWW TV: Malcolm Gets, Lillias White & More Preview Summer Shows at 54 Below!
July 23, 2014

Featured this summer at 54 Below - Tony nominee Malcolm Gets, appearing in 'Come a Little Closer'; Broadway diva Lillias White, featured in 'The Birthday Show'; stage vet Mitchell Jarvis, bringing 'It Could Be Worse - Season 2 Launch Concert' to the club; and Nellie McKay, appearing in 'A Girl Named Bill: The Life and Times of Billy Tipton'. Go on the scene for previews from some of this summer's shows below!
BWW TV: Watch Broadway's Future Stars! Go Inside the 2014 National High School Musical Theatre AwardsBWW TV: Watch Broadway's Future Stars! Go Inside the 2014 National High School Musical Theatre Awards
July 13, 2014

Just last week, the 6th Annual National High School Musical Awards presented the coveted Jimmy Award for Best Performance by an Actress and Best Performance by an Actor at Broadway's Minskoff Theater, to Jai' Len Josey representing the Georgia High School Musical Theater Awards - Shuler Hensley Awards and Jonah Rawitz, representing the Illinois High School Musical Theater Awards. BroadwayWorld was on the scene for the big night and you can go inside the festivities with clips from the show and interviews with some of the guests below!
BWW TV: CHEWING THE SCENERY- Randy Gives Shia LaBeouf a Piece of His Mind in CABARET ParodyBWW TV: CHEWING THE SCENERY- Randy Gives Shia LaBeouf a Piece of His Mind in CABARET Parody
June 29, 2014

It's time for the newest episode of BWW's exclusive TV series - CHEWING THE SCENERY WITH Randy Rainbow! On June 26, Shia LaBeouf was escorted out of Rounabout Theatre's revival of Cabaret in handcuffs for smoking inside the theater and engaging in other disruptive behavior. In this edition, Randy created a hilarious Cabaret parody video of the events and gives him a piece of his mind. When LaBeouf was asked to leave, he refused and then threatened the officers and people on the sidewalk outside. If anyone can tell LaBeouf how it is, Randy Rainbow can.
BWW TV: HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL Company Previews Cast Album at Barnes & Noble!BWW TV: HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL Company Previews Cast Album at Barnes & Noble!
June 24, 2014

Heathers: The Musical, the new smash-hit musical stage adaptation of Daniel Waters' iconic 1989 dark comedy film, just celebrated the release of its World Premiere Cast Recording on Yellow Sound Label- available now for digital download on iTunes, and in stores . The cast just gave a special performance at Barnes & Noble and BroadwayWorld was there for the big event. Go inside the special event in the video below!
BWW TV Exclusive: CHEWING THE SCENERY- Randy Talks Sound Design, HEDWIG, the 'In Memoriam' Segment & More!BWW TV Exclusive: CHEWING THE SCENERY- Randy Talks Sound Design, HEDWIG, the 'In Memoriam' Segment & More!
June 17, 2014

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 the CTS Newsdesk to cover this week's hot topics- the Tony Awards Sound Design controversy, Andrew Rannells replacing Neil Patrick Harris in HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, and all things Tony Awards!
BWW TV Exclusive: CHEWING THE SCENERY- Randy Goes 3D!BWW TV Exclusive: CHEWING THE SCENERY- Randy Goes 3D!
June 2, 2014

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 the CTS Newsdesk to cover this week's hot topics- the Jesus Christ Superstar tour, the new Annie trailer and more!
BWW TV: You Can't Stop Their Beat! Tveit, Winokur, Morrison, Krakowski & More Celebrate Shaiman & Wittman with the New York Pops!BWW TV: You Can't Stop Their Beat! Tveit, Winokur, Morrison, Krakowski & More Celebrate Shaiman & Wittman with the New York Pops!
May 17, 2014

BroadwayWorld's own Randy Rainbow was there for the very special evening, where he chatted with many of the performers, as well as the guests of honor. Check out highlights from the big night below!
BWW TV Exclusive: CHEWING THE SCENERY- Randy Epically Sums Up the 2014 Tony Nominations!BWW TV Exclusive: CHEWING THE SCENERY- Randy Epically Sums Up the 2014 Tony Nominations!
May 5, 2014

It's time for the newest episode of BWW's exclusive TV series - CHEWING THE SCENERY WITH Randy Rainbow! In this edition, Randy summarizes the biggest surprises and snubs of the 2014 Tony nominations!
BWW TV Exclusive: CHEWING THE SCENERY- Randy Talks Daniel Radcliffe, Audra McDonald, James Franco & More!BWW TV Exclusive: CHEWING THE SCENERY- Randy Talks Daniel Radcliffe, Audra McDonald, James Franco & More!
April 15, 2014

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 the CTS Newsdesk to chat about all of the latest news surrounding THE CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN, A RAISIN IN THE SUN, Broadway Bares and more!
BWW TV: Melissa Errico, Ciara Renee, Elena Shaddow, Roslyn Kind & More Preview 54 Below Shows!BWW TV: Melissa Errico, Ciara Renee, Elena Shaddow, Roslyn Kind & More Preview 54 Below Shows!
April 15, 2014

A slew of Broadway stars are on their way to 54 Below this month, including Tony nominee Melissa Errico (April 22, 24-26); vocalist and recording star Roslyn Kind (April 20); 'The Wild Party Swings: Andrew Lippa Meets Charlie Rosen's Broadway Big Band', with Ciara Renee and Andrew Lippa (April 17); '54 Below Sings Time and Again', with Elena Shaddow and director Eric Michael Gillett (May 11) and more!


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