Andrea Martin News

Date Of Birth:
January 15, 1947 (67)
Birth Place:
Portland, ME, USA
BWW Interview: Andrea Martin On Her New Book 'LADY PARTS'
by Alan Henry - Sep 12, 2014

Fans of Andrea Martin should know that she's written a wonderful, moving, incredibly funny, and honest series of essays that have been published by Harper Collins into a book titled 'Lady Parts.' Ms. Martin immediately sets the tone of her book in the introduction, where she confesses the greatest deceit that she has done unto her fans. 'I need to set the record straight. I am not Canadian. I am American.' While Ms. Martin has lived in and spent much of her career in Toronto, she was in fact born in Maine and is of Armenian descent. If you decide to not return her book (which she suggests in the introduction) and can live with the fact this Ms. Martin is not Canadian, you're in for a real treat. (more...)

Scoop: TODAY on NBC - Week of September 22, 2014
by TV Scoop - Sep 12, 2014

Get all the scoop on TODAY, airing on NBC for the week of September 22, 2014! (more...)

BC/EFA Sets Celebrity Appearance, Auction Slate for 28th Annual Flea Market: BEAUTIFUL, LES MIZ, Idina Menzel, Hugh Jackman & More!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

The biggest day of the year for Broadway fans will include unique showbiz treasures, the opportunity to meet your favorite cast members and the chance to bid on exclusive backstage experiences as Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS presents the 28th Annual Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction (#bwayflea). (more...)

Seth Rudetsky to Release New 'BROADWAY DIARY' this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 09, 2014

Dress Circle Publishing has announced the release of famed Sirius XM radio host Seth Rudetsky's first book in a new series titled Seth's Broadway Diary featuring "hi-lairous" stories from such Broadway greats as Patti LuPone, Chita Rivera, Raul Esparza, Jonathan Groff and more. Seth's Broadway Diary, the first in a multivolume collection, can be pre-ordered by visiting Dress Circle Publishing and will officially release on October 22, 2014. (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: August 30 - September 5
by BWW Special Coverage - Sep 05, 2014

Whether you've been living under a rock for the past week or you're just in the mood for a recap, BroadwayWorld's 'this week in pictures' is here to satisfy your end-of-the-week fix! Take a look below to catch up on the latest happenings from the Great White Way to The West End (and everywhere in between) with coverage of press events, rehearsals, opening nights and more. Highlights this week include meet the press events for ON THE TOWN, Christine Ebersole at 54 Below, the new cast members of CINDERELLA, and more! (more...)

Photo Flash: SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE Winner Ricky Ubeda Visits PIPPIN on Broadway
by Louisa Brady - Sep 05, 2014

Ricky Udeba, winner of So You Think You Can Dance's eleventh season, who will appear in this fall's Broadway production of ON THE TOWN, visited Broadway's hit revival PIPPIN last night! Scroll down to see the photos from his visit! (more...)

Photo Flash: SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE Winner Ricky Ubeda Visits Broadway's PIPPIN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 05, 2014

Ricky Ubeda, winner of SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE Season 11 of 'So You Think You Can Dance' and will future cast member of Broadway's ON THE TOWN, attended Pippin on Broadway last night. Check out photos of his visit below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Andrea Martin Receives New PIPPIN Portrait on Tony di Napoli's Broadway Wall of Fame!
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Sep 03, 2014

Yesterday, Tony Award winning Best Revival of a Musical PIPPIN welcomed back Andrea Martin, who won 2013 Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards for creating the role of 'Berthe' in the production - in celebration, a new portrait of Martin was added to Tony di Napoli's prestigious Broadway Wall of Fame! Check out photo coverage of the event below, featuring appearances by Stephen Schwartz, and her fellow cast member Ciara Renee and Kyle Dean Massey! (more...)

Matthew James Thomas to Continue as Lead for PIPPIN's LA and San Francisco Premiere; Kyle Selig on Vocal Rest
by BWW News Desk - Sep 02, 2014

Matthew James Thomas, who originated the role of Pippin in the current 2013 Tony Award winning revival, will perform the title role when the show launches its tour in Denver, and he will also play the role in the entire run in San Francisco at the SHN Golden Gate Theatre (September 23 through October 19, 2014) and in Los Angeles at Hollywood Pantages (October 21 through November 9, 2014). Kyle Selig will be taking a medical leave of absence for vocal rest from the Pippin tour. It remains unknown whether Thomas will continue throughout the rest of the tour. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 9/2/14 - Andrea Martin Returns to PIPPIN, 'NICE WORK' on Tour and More!
by Jessica Showers - Sep 02, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Andrea Martin returns to PIPPIN, and 'NICE WORK' and DIRTY DANCING head out on tour! (more...)

Andrea Martin Returns to Tony Award-Winning Role in Broadway's PIPPIN Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 02, 2014

The Tony Award winning Best Revival of a Musical PIPPIN welcomes back Andrea Martin, who won 2013 Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards for creating the role of 'Berthe' in the production, for 24 performances only, today, September 2nd, through Sunday September 21st. (more...)

Photo Flash: HEDWIG's Lena Hall Surprises Broadway Artists Alliance Summer Intensive Students
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2014

Lena Hall, 2014 Tony Award winner for Best Featured Actress in a Musical (Hedwig and the Angry Inch), recently surprised students of Broadway Artists Alliance'a Summer Intensive. Hall spoke of the start of her career, auditioning for her award winning role, and making time for her rock band, The Deafening. Hall also participated in a Q&A with students, answering questions and offering advice for young performers. Get a look at her appearance below! (more...)

Interview with Moss Hart's son, Chris Hart
by Roundabout Theatre Company - Aug 22, 2014

NBC's AMERICA'S GOT TALENT Wins Slot in Every Key Measure
by TV News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

NBC Cancels Andrea Martin Comedy WORKING THE ENGELS
by TV News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

NBC has cancelled the freshman comedy WORKING THE ENGELS, starring Andrea Martin and Kacey Rohl. (more...)

Andrea Martin to Discuss New Memoir Alongside Nathan Lane at 92Y
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

Join award winning actress Andrea Martin as she discusses her new memoir, Andrea Martin's Lady Parts with good friend Nathan Lane - a not-to-be missed conversation on the triumphs and challenges, both professional and personal of a lifetime in show business, including lots of laugher along the way. (more...)

Seth Rudetsky Heading to Feinstein's at the Nikko, 9/13-14
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

Sirius/XM radio's Broadway host, Seth Rudetsky, is bringing his hilarious one-man show - Seth's Big Fat Broadway - to Feinstein's at the Nikko for two performances only - Saturday, September 13 (7 p.m.) and Sunday, September 14 (7 p.m.). Seth's Big Fat Broadway is described as a combination of 'America's Funniest Home Videos' and 'The Daily Show.' The 90-minute tour-de-force features his trademark 'deconstructions,' in which Rudetsky uses his audio/video collection to break down brilliant performances from beloved Broadway divas (Patti LuPone, Betty Buckley) as well as showcase mind-boggling videos like The Osmonds singing a medley from Fiddler On The Roof or Cher performing all of West Side Story. Seriously. This award-winning show recently played to a sold-out crowd in London where it received 5-star reviews and was called 'blindingly brilliant' 'unmissably fantastic' 'hysterical', a 'must-see'! Tickets for Seth Rudetsky range in price from $35 - $50 and are on-sale now and available by calling 866.663.1063 or visiting (more...)

PIPPIN National Tour Coming to Segerstrom Center, 11/11-23
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

Experience the thrilling 2013 Tony Award-winning musical PIPPIN, described as 'an eye-popping, jaw-dropping, visually stunning extravaganza. The thrill of the season!' by NY1. Tickets to PIPPIN at Segerstrom Center for the Arts are available now by subscribing to the 2014 - 2015 Broadway Series. Single tickets start at $29 and will go on sale Monday, August 18 at 10 a.m. PST. Tickets will be available online at, the Box Office at 600 Town Center Drive in Costa Mesa or by calling (714) 556-2787. For inquiries about group ticket savings for 10 or more, call the Group Services office at (714) 755-0236. The TTY number is (714) 556-2746. The 2 p.m. performance on Saturday, November 22 will include audio description, open captioning and sign-language interpretation. (more...)

Scoop: WORKING THE ENGELS on NBC - Thursday, August 28, 2014
by TV Scoop - Aug 09, 2014

Get all the scoop on WORKING THE ENGELS, airing on NBC on Thursday, August 28, 2014! (more...)

Scoop: WORKING THE ENGELS on NBC - Thursday, August 21, 2014
by TV Scoop - Aug 01, 2014

Get all the scoop on WORKING THE ENGELS, airing on NBC on Thursday, August 21, 2014! (more...)

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