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Randy Rainbow

 
Bio:
Randy Rainbow (yes, real name) is a comedian, actor, writer, host and internet celebrity best known for his series of satirical videos, including "Randy Rainbow is Dating Mel Gibson," "Randy Rainbow Works at Chi-fil-A," and "The Kim Davis Cell Block Tango." His political spoofs (including "Randy ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Randy Rainbow (yes, real name) is a comedian, actor, writer, host and internet celebrity best known for his series of satirical videos, including "Randy Rainbow is Dating Mel Gibson," "Randy Rainbow Works at Chi-fil-A," and "The Kim Davis Cell Block Tango." His political spoofs (including "Randy ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert Revival, 2019
Sebastian Sebastian
  [Off-Broadway]
New York Staged Reading, 2018
Performer

Randy Rainbow Biography

Randy Rainbow (yes, real name) is a comedian, actor, writer, host and internet celebrity best known for his series of satirical videos, including "Randy Rainbow is Dating Mel Gibson," "Randy Rainbow Works at Chi-fil-A," and "The Kim Davis Cell Block Tango." His political spoofs (including "Randy Rainbow Interviews Donald Trump") have garnered international acclaim and millions of views. His song parody "GOP Dropout" series was called "the best thing about the GOP race" by Dan Savage.

His videos have appeared regularly on popular blogs Towleroad, Queerty, Perez Hilton and VH1's Best Week Ever. Randy was a columnist for HX Magazine, one of New York's most prominent gay publications, and has also written for Kathy Griffin.

Randy has hosted and performed in a number of theatrical concerts and benefits for the Broadway, cabaret and gay communities, as well as hosted events for the TONY AWARDS and for some of New York City's most popular nightspots, including 54 Below, XL Nightclub and Therapy NYC, where his own weekly show ran successfully for 2 years. He's been seen as a talking head on numerous VH1 SPECIALS including "The 100 Greatest Songs of the 2000's" and has been heard regularly as both a guest and guest co-host on Sirius XM.




Randy Rainbow News

Wake Up With BWW 11/16: PRIMA FACIE Coming to Broadway, Grammy Nominations, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 11/16: PRIMA FACIE Coming to Broadway, Grammy Nominations, and More!
by - Nov 16, 2022

Top stories include Prima Facie, starring Jodie Comer, which is headed to Broadway in April 2023. Plus, check out this year's Grammy nominations, including the Best Musical Theatre Album!

Randy Rainbow, ENCANTO & More Nominated For GRAMMY Awards - See the Full List of Nomi Photo Randy Rainbow, ENCANTO & More Nominated For GRAMMY Awards - See the Full List of Nominations!
by Michael Major - Nov 15, 2022

Randy Rainbow, ABBA, Encanto, West Side Story, ABBA, Lady Gaga, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Mel Brooks, and more have been nominated for GRAMMY Awards! Check out the complete list of winners now, which also includes Beyoncé, Adele, Taylor Swift, Harry Styles, and more.

SIX, INTO THE WOODS & More Nominated For GRAMMY For Best Musical Theatre Album Photo SIX, INTO THE WOODS & More Nominated For GRAMMY For Best Musical Theatre Album
by Michael Major - Nov 15, 2022

The nominations for the 2023 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theatre Album are out! Nominees this year include Into the Woods, A Strange Loop, SIX, and more. Check out who has been nominated this year.

KNOXVILLE Original Cast Recording Available Now on CD Photo KNOXVILLE Original Cast Recording Available Now on CD
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 11, 2022

The original cast recording of Knoxville is NOW AVAILABLE ON CD. Based on the novel by James Agee, Knoxville recently had its world premiere run at Asolo Repertory Theatre in Sarasota, Florida.

Robert Bannon & Alyssa Wray to Join LIVE WITH RYE & FRIENDS ON BROADWAY at the Triad  Photo Robert Bannon & Alyssa Wray to Join LIVE WITH RYE & FRIENDS ON BROADWAY at the Triad Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 8, 2022

Live with Rye & Friends on Broadway will continue its one-year celebration on Sunday, December 11, 2022, at the Triad Theatre at 8:00 pm. Joining the continuing anniversary show as special guests are musical theater singing sensation Robert Bannon and American Idol Season 19 Top 10 finalist Alyssa Wray.

KNOXVILLE Original Cast Recording Featuring Jason Danieley & More to be Released This Photo KNOXVILLE Original Cast Recording Featuring Jason Danieley & More to be Released This Week
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 19, 2022

Broadway Records will release the original cast recording of Knoxville. Based on the novel by James Agee, Knoxville recently played a critically acclaimed world premiere run at Asolo Repertory Theatre in Sarasota, Florida. The album will be available everywhere digitally on Friday, October 21, and on physical CD on November 11.

Lillias White to Perform With Seth Rudetsky at The Wallis This Month Photo Lillias White to Perform With Seth Rudetsky at The Wallis This Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 6, 2022

Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts¬†& Mark Cortale will present the return the Broadway @ The Wallis concert series with internationally acclaimed Tony¬ģ, Obie¬ģ, and Emmy¬ģ¬†Award-winner¬†Lillias White, hosted and music-directed by SiriusXM Radio star¬†Seth Rudetsky, on¬†Thursday, November 3, 2022, 7 PM, in The Wallis‚Äô Bram Goldsmith Theater.

Michael Cerveris Joins The Broadway Cruise Lineup Photo Michael Cerveris Joins The Broadway Cruise Lineup
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 6, 2022

The time to book your cabins is now!¬†There is limited availability and many cabin categories have already sold out.¬†The Broadway Cruise¬†is heading from New York City to Bermuda, March 31 ‚Äď April 5, 2023.¬†Two time Tony Award Winner¬†Michael Cerveris¬†and his band¬†Loose Cattle,¬†featuring Kimberly Kaye, joins the amazing roster of talent.

Comedian Randy Rainbow Brings THE PINK GLASSES TOUR To The Ridgefield Playhouse Photo Comedian Randy Rainbow Brings THE PINK GLASSES TOUR To The Ridgefield Playhouse
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 29, 2022

Grab your favorite boa - America's favorite musical satirist, Randy Rainbow, is taking his act on the road and returning to The Ridgefield Playhouse for two nights on Wednesday, October 26, 2022 and Thursday, October 27 at 7:30pm! 

Jessie Mueller to Perform With Seth Rudetsky at Steppenwolf Theatre in January 2023 Photo Jessie Mueller to Perform With Seth Rudetsky at Steppenwolf Theatre in January 2023
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 28, 2022

Tony Award-winner Jessie Mueller (Beautiful, Waitress, Carousel and The Minutes) will present a hometown concert, hosted and music directed by Sirius XM radio star Seth Rudetsky at Steppenwolf. The concert on Saturday, January 14, 2023 at 8 pm in Steppenwolf’s Downstairs Theater.

Randy Rainbow Videos

VIDEO: Randy Rainbow Wants to 'Lock Him Up Yesterday' in Latest Song Parody Videoplay
VIDEO: Randy Rainbow Wants to 'Lock Him Up Yesterday' in Latest Song Parody

by Stephi Wild - Aug 18, 2022

Randy Rainbow is back with his latest song parody, called 'Lock Him Up Yesterday', based on the song 'Yesterday' by The Beatles. Check out the video here!

VIDEO: Randy Rainbow Sends Thoughts and Prayers in His Latest Spoof Videoplay
VIDEO: Randy Rainbow Sends Thoughts and Prayers in His Latest Spoof

by Nicole Rosky - Aug 4, 2022

Randy Rainbow is back with his favorite response to gun violence. Watch as he gives A Chorus Line's 'Dance Ten, Looks Three' a clever re-do in his latest spoof- 'Thoughts and Prayers'.

VIDEO: Randy Rainbow Teams Up with Alan Menken for 'Pink Glasses' Videoplay
VIDEO: Randy Rainbow Teams Up with Alan Menken for 'Pink Glasses'

by Marissa Tomeo - May 29, 2022

Watch as Randy Rainbow has partnered with Alan Menken for his latest song, 'Pink Glasses.' Rainbow shared the video on Twitter this morning, May 29th, alongside the caption, 'Head into summer with Pink Glasses Energy!

VIDEO: Randy Rainbow Stops by CBS Sunday Morning to Talk Mixing Politics with Musical Videoplay
VIDEO: Randy Rainbow Stops by CBS Sunday Morning to Talk Mixing Politics with Musical Theatre and More

by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 10, 2022

Social media icon, actor, singer, author, and comedian stopped by CBS Sunday Morning today to talk about his career, book, and more with Rita Braver. Watch the full segment here.

VIDEO: Randy Rainbow Sings 'GAY!' to Ron DeSantis in New Parody of ONCE UPON A MATTRE Videoplay
VIDEO: Randy Rainbow Sings 'GAY!' to Ron DeSantis in New Parody of ONCE UPON A MATTRESS

by Stephi Wild - Apr 4, 2022

The song is Produced, Orchestrated, Mixed, Mastered By Michael J Moritz Jr, with Vocal Arrangement by Jesse Kissel. Piano is by Michael J Moritz Jr, with Guitar from Jakob Reinhardt, Adam DeAscentis on Bass, Tom Jorgensen on Drums, and Ryan Saranich on Sax. Jacob Reinhardt serves as Engineer.

VIDEO: STARS IN THE HOUSE FOR UKRAINE Raises Over $139,000 Videoplay
VIDEO: STARS IN THE HOUSE FOR UKRAINE Raises Over $139,000

by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 30, 2022

Stars in the House for Ukraine, an 11+ Hour telethon of the weekly streaming show, raised $139,000 for the International Rescue Committee's humanitarian efforts for those affected by the war in Ukraine. That total is inclusive of a generous matching donation by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, which matched the first $50,000 worth of donations.

VIDEO: Randy Rainbow Parodies LITTLE SHOP With New Song 'Gurl, You're A Karen' Videoplay
VIDEO: Randy Rainbow Parodies LITTLE SHOP With New Song 'Gurl, You're A Karen'

by Stephi Wild - Mar 14, 2022

Randy Rainbow is back with an all new song parody, this time taking on 'Dentist!' from Little Shop of Horrors, and putting his own spin on it for 'GURL, YOU'RE A KAREN'.

VIDEO: Watch Stars Hit the Red Carpet for Opening Night of THE MUSIC MAN on Broadway! Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Stars Hit the Red Carpet for Opening Night of THE MUSIC MAN on Broadway!

by Red Carpet - Feb 11, 2022

Last night, the hugely anticipated revival of Meredith Willson’s The Music Man, starring two-time Tony Award, Grammy Award, and Emmy Award-winning star Hugh Jackman as Professor Harold Hill and two-time Tony Award winner Sutton Foster as Marian Paroo opened triumphantly on Broadway.

VIDEO: Randy Rainbow Parodies RENT With 'The Tango: Vaccine' Videoplay
VIDEO: Randy Rainbow Parodies RENT With 'The Tango: Vaccine'

by Stephi Wild - Feb 8, 2022

'The Tango: Vaccine' is Produced, Orchestrated, Mixed, Mastered By Michael J Moritz Jr, with Vocal Arrangement by Jesse Kissel. Piano is by Michael J Moritz Jr, with Guitar from Jakob Reinhardt, Adam DeAscentis on Bass, and Ryan Saranich on Sax. Jacob Reinhardt serves as Engineer.

VIDEO: Randy Rainbow Sings an Ode to His 'Lord and Savior', Barbra Streisand Videoplay
VIDEO: Randy Rainbow Sings an Ode to His 'Lord and Savior', Barbra Streisand

by Stage Tube - Jun 25, 2021

Randy Rainbow is back with a tribute to a musical superstar. 'This Pride Month's video is a welcomed vacation from politics... Because when your Lord and Savior Barbra Joan Streisand sends you a care package with an advance copy of her new album, it's something to sing about,' he writes. Watch his tribute to Barbra- his  take on 'I'm the Greatest Star' from Funny Girl.