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Rosie O'Donnell, Jason Alexander & More Land New iHeartRadio Podcasts Photo Rosie O'Donnell, Jason Alexander & More Land New iHeartRadio Podcasts
by Michael Major - Nov 29, 2022

The new slate includes a roster of hosts including Rosie O’Donnell, Jason Alexander, Eric Andre, Amber Ruffin and more. The new shows include a “Curb Your Enthusiasm” rewatch series, several new podcasts from Will Ferrell’s Big Money Players Network and one series with Comedy Central, as well as a series with The Daily Show’s Jordan Klepper.

Lionsgate Sets Release Date for THE BLACKENING Photo Lionsgate Sets Release Date for THE BLACKENING
by Michael Major - Nov 29, 2022

Directed by Tim Story (Ride Along, Think Like A Man, Barbershop) and co-written by Tracy Oliver (Girls Trip, Harlem) and Dewayne Perkins (“The Amber Ruffin Show,” “Brooklyn Nine-Nine”), The Blackening skewers genre tropes and poses the sardonic question: if the entire cast of a horror movie is Black, who dies first?

SOME LIKE IT HOT Cancels Tonight's Performance Photo SOME LIKE IT HOT Cancels Tonight's Performance
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 28, 2022

Some Like It Hot on Broadway has canceled the 11/28 performance. 

Mariah Carey Joins the Producing Team of SOME LIKE IT HOT on Broadway Photo Mariah Carey Joins the Producing Team of SOME LIKE IT HOT on Broadway
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 28, 2022

Grammy-winning and best-selling female recording artist of all time Mariah Carey has signed on as a co-producer of the new musical comedy SOME LIKE IT HOT, now playing at the Shubert Theatre.

Video: Watch SOME LIKE IT HOT Cast Perform at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Photo Video: Watch SOME LIKE IT HOT Cast Perform at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 24, 2022

The cast of Some Like It Hot spent their morning on 34th Street as performers at The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade! Below, watch as they perform 'Some Like It Hot'

Photos: FUNNY GIRL, A BEAUTIFUL NOISE, and More Rehearse For the Macy's Thanksgiving  Photo Photos: FUNNY GIRL, A BEAUTIFUL NOISE, and More Rehearse For the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Nov 22, 2022

Rehearsals are underway for the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, taking place this Thursday morning on the streets of New York City. The 2022 lineup includes Lea Michele and the cast of Funny Girl, as well as the casts of A Beautiful Noise, Some Like It Hot, and The Lion King. Check out photos from day one of rehearsal, featuring Funny Girl, A Beautiful Noise, and more.

Photos: SOME LIKE IT HOT Hosts Star-Studded Special Preview Performance Photo Photos: SOME LIKE IT HOT Hosts Star-Studded Special Preview Performance
by Blair Ingenthron - Nov 19, 2022

On Friday, November 18th, Broadway’s SOME LIKE IT HOT hosted a special preview performance. Guests were treated to a pre-show cocktail, with Marc Shaiman indulged the crowd with an impromptu rendition of the title number at the piano before heading over to the Shubert Theatre for the evening performance. Check out the photos here.

Which of Your Favorite Celebs Can't Get Enough of A STRANGE LOOP? Photo Which of Your Favorite Celebs Can't Get Enough of A STRANGE LOOP?
by Team BWW - Nov 16, 2022

You have just two months left to catch the reigning Best Musical of 2022! A STRANGE LOOP, the most celebrated new musical of the year, is set to play its final Broadway performance on January 15. 2023.

Broadway Buying Guide: November 14, 2022 Photo Broadway Buying Guide: November 14, 2022
by Team BWW - Nov 14, 2022

Looking for the best deals on Broadway shows? Welcome to our new weekly guide to the most popular shows listed on BroadwayWorld. Check out which shows are selling this week, November 7, 2022.

Wanda Sykes to Appear on THE AMBER RUFFIN SHOW Photo Wanda Sykes to Appear on THE AMBER RUFFIN SHOW
by Michael Major - Nov 7, 2022

THE AMBER RUFFIN SHOW showcases Amber’s signature smart and silly take on the week's news. No matter what's happening in the world, Amber responds to it with a charming mix of honesty, nonsense, and bowties. THE AMBER RUFFIN SHOW is a topical late-night show with just the good parts – the comedy & the celebrities.

Amber Ruffin Videos

Video: Richard Ridge Chats With SOME LIKE IT HOT Book Writers Amber Ruffin and Matthe Videoplay
Video: Richard Ridge Chats With SOME LIKE IT HOT Book Writers Amber Ruffin and Matthew Lopez

by Sneak Peek - Nov 3, 2022

The new musical comedy SOME LIKE IT HOT is now in previews at the Shubert Theatre (225 West 44th Street). This brand-new Broadway musical comedy features a book by Matthew López (The Inheritance) & Amber Ruffin ('The Amber Ruffin Show'). Richard Ridge sat down with Lopez and Ruffin to discuss the show. Watch here!

VIDEO: Amber Ruffin Stops By THE JENNIFER HUDSON SHOW Videoplay
VIDEO: Amber Ruffin Stops By THE JENNIFER HUDSON SHOW

by Michael Major - Oct 28, 2022

Then, comedian Amber Ruffin recalls the moment she realized she was funny when she made her sister’s friends laugh at the age of 5.  Plus, “The Amber Ruffin Show” host responds to all the buzz about her possibly being the next host of the “The Daily Show.” Watch new videos from the interview now!

Video: SOME LIKE IT HOT Company Gets Ready to Heat Up Broadway Videoplay
Video: SOME LIKE IT HOT Company Gets Ready to Heat Up Broadway

by Sneak Peek - Oct 19, 2022

Rehearsals are underway for Broadway's highly anticipated new musical comedy, Some Like It Hot! Some Like It Hot will begin performances on Broadway this fall on Tuesday, November 1 and officially open Sunday, December 11 at the Shubert Theatre (225 West 44th Street). Meet the company in this video!

Interview: Emmy Raver-Lampman & Josh Gad Tease Musical Moments in CENTRAL PARK Season Videoplay
Interview: Emmy Raver-Lampman & Josh Gad Tease Musical Moments in CENTRAL PARK Season Three

by Michael Major - Sep 9, 2022

The hit animated musical series Central Park is back with its third season! BroadwayWorld caught up with stars Emmy Raver-Lampman and Josh Gad, who teased what to expect from the new season and what musical numbers they are most excited for audiences to see. Watch the new video interview now!

VIDEO: Apple TV+ Debuts CENTRAL PARK Season Three Trailer Videoplay
VIDEO: Apple TV+ Debuts CENTRAL PARK Season Three Trailer

by Michael Major - Aug 24, 2022

“Central Park” stars a renowned voice cast that includes Gad, Tituss Burgess, Daveed Diggs, Kathryn Hahn, Leslie Odom Jr., Emmy Raver-Lampman, Stanley Tucci, Kristen Bell, Sam Richardson, Ben Schwartz, Jack McBrayer, Amber Ruffin, Yvette Nicole Brown, Craig Robinson, Tim Meadows, David Alan Grier and more. Watch the new video trailer now!

VIDEO: Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Debut Trailer for New Apple TV+ Eight-Part Docu-Seri Videoplay
VIDEO: Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Debut Trailer for New Apple TV+ Eight-Part Docu-Series

by Michael Major - Aug 23, 2022

The series will include Glennon Doyle, Dr. Jane Goodall, Mariska Hargitay, Goldie Hawn, Kate Hudson, Kim Kardashian, Megan Thee Stallion, Amber Ruffin, Amy Schumer, Gloria Steinem, Wanda Sykes, Symone (aka Reggie Gavin), Abby Wambach, Natalie Wynn (aka ContraPoints), and many more. Watch the new video trailer now!

VIDEO: Watch NaTasha Yvette Williams, Christian Borle & More in SOME LIKE IT HOT Musi Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch NaTasha Yvette Williams, Christian Borle & More in SOME LIKE IT HOT Music Video

by Stephi Wild - Jul 13, 2022

Some Like It Hot has released a new music video featuring Christian Borle, J. Harrison Ghee, Adrianna Hicks, Kevin del Aguila, and NaTasha Yvette Williams performing the show’s title song.

VIDEO: Peacock Debuts GIRLS5EVA Season Two Trailer Videoplay
VIDEO: Peacock Debuts GIRLS5EVA Season Two Trailer

by Michael Major - Apr 12, 2022

Peacock has released the trailer for the highly-anticipated second season of Girls5Eva, starring Sara Bareilles, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Paula Pell, and Busy Philipps. The new season will also feature James Monroe Iglehart, Grey Henson, Judy Gold, Mario Cantone, Andrew Rannells, Ashley Park, Daniel Breaker, Erika Henningsen, and more.

LISTEN: Hear the Audio Trailer for HIT JOB, Premiering April 22 on Audible Videoplay
LISTEN: Hear the Audio Trailer for HIT JOB, Premiering April 22 on Audible

by Stage Tube - Apr 20, 2021

Hit Job premieres with 12 half-hour episodes on Thursday, April 22 exclusively on Audible. 

VIDEO: Amber Ruffin Performs a Brutally Honest Christmas Song on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH Videoplay
VIDEO: Amber Ruffin Performs a Brutally Honest Christmas Song on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS

by Stage Tube - Dec 17, 2020

Late Night writer Amber Ruffin performs a special Christmas song in an attempt to cheer up those who won't be able to make it home for the holidays.


Amber Ruffin Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Amber Ruffin written?
Amber Ruffin has written 1 shows including Some Like It Hot (Bookwriter).