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: Jul. 13, 2014


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Posted: Jun. 29, 2014


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BWW TV: Billy Porter, S. Epatha Merkerson, Lillias White & More Preview WHILE I YET LIVE at Primary StagesBWW TV: Billy Porter, S. Epatha Merkerson, Lillias White & More Preview WHILE I YET LIVE at Primary Stages
September 20, 2014

Primary Stages in association with Susan Dietz (Fela!, Mothers and Sons), present the world premiere of While I Yet Live by the Tony-winning star of Kinky Boots and Angels in America, Billy Porter, and directed by Tony Award nominee Sheryl Kaller (Mothers and Sons, Next Fall, Adrift in Macao). Poor Behavior plays a limited, six-week engagement September 23 - October 31 at Primary Stages at The Duke on 42nd Street - a NEW 42ND STREET project (229 West 42nd Street). Opening night is Sunday, October 12 at 7PM. The company recently met the press and BroadwayWorld's Randy Rainbow was there for the big event. Check out a behind the scenes look below!
BWW TV: Belle is Back! Inside Rehearsal for BEAUTY AND THE BEAST International TourBWW TV: Belle is Back! Inside Rehearsal for BEAUTY AND THE BEAST International Tour
September 20, 2014

In celebration of Disney's Beauty and the Beast's 20th anniversary on the stage, Disney Theatrical Productions, NETworks and Broadway Entertainment Group will present the first-ever international tour for the title. The English-language tour will open at Istanbul's Zorlu Center in October 2014 and will tour to diverse international markets including Kazakhstan, United Arab Emirates, Singapore, Philippines, Thailand and Indonesia marking the first time Disney's timeless musical will have been seen in these territories. The company just met the press and BroadwayWorld's Raindy Rainbow was there for the big event. Go inside rehearsal below!
BWW TV: Ewan McGregor, Maggie Gyllenhaal & More Talk THE REAL THING; Opens on Broadway This October!BWW TV: Ewan McGregor, Maggie Gyllenhaal & More Talk THE REAL THING; Opens on Broadway This October!
September 15, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company will soon present Tom Stoppard's Tony Award-winning play The Real Thing, directed by Sam Gold. The Real Thing, starring Ewan McGregor as 'Henry,'Maggie Gyllenhaal as 'Annie,' Cynthia Nixon as 'Charlotte' and Josh Hamilton as 'Max,' begins preview performances on Thursday, October 2, 2014 and opens officially on Thursday, October 30, 2014 at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42nd Street). This is a limited engagement. The company recently met the press and BroadwayWorld's Randy Rainbow was on hand to chat with the full gang. Check out what they had to say about the play below!
BWW TV Exclusive: CHEWING THE SCENERY- Randy Talks THE LAST FIVE YEARS, Idina Menzel & More with Carol Channing!BWW TV Exclusive: CHEWING THE SCENERY- Randy Talks THE LAST FIVE YEARS, Idina Menzel & More with Carol Channing!
September 8, 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 Carol Channing about all the latest news from the Great White Way, including the new THE LAST FIVE YEARS movie, Idina Menzel's new holiday album, the casting changes at CINDERELLA and more!
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!
BWW TV: Meet the Company of MCC's THE MONEY SHOTBWW TV: Meet the Company of MCC's THE MONEY SHOT
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!


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