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On the Scene: New Years and the 2017 Broadway Season with Randy Rainbow!
by Randy Rainbow - December 31, 2016

2016 is nearly behind us, and as our dear friend Glinda would say: THANK. GOODNESS. With less than 12 hours on the clock for the this disaster of a year, Randy Rainbow is asking us all to look forward, for the 2017 Broadway season will soon be here! Come March, we'll be drowning in the onslaught of opening after opening and biting our nails while pressing refresh on a Google search for New York Times reviews, but right now, everything seems possible and full of hope. Well, maybe not for the guy Randy met who left Hamilton before the opening number was finished. Yeah, he exists. For that story and more from the Broadway experts milling about Times Square, check out the video below!
On the Scene: How Well Do You Know Christmas Movie Musicals?
by Randy Rainbow - December 26, 2016

Christmas may be behind us for this year, but based on Randy Rainbow's recent interactions with supposed musical and Christmas fans, you may need to spend all 364 days left until next Christmas to brush up on your Christmas movie musicals. Check out the video of Randy's recent trip to the theatre district to quiz everyday Americans on their holiday musical knowledge, and let us know if you do better than this bunch!
On the Scene: Are You Ready for HAIRSPRAY LIVE? Test Your Knowledge!
by Randy Rainbow - December 6, 2016

HAIRSPRAY LIVE! is coming, and it can't be stopped! Before the broadcast airs, test your knowledge as Randy Rainbow arrives in the theatre district to check in with ordinary fans like you!
On the Scene: What Are You Most Thankful For? Theatre Fans Weigh In!
by Randy Rainbow - November 24, 2016

Thanksgiving has arrived and theatre lovers are counting their blessings. Below, Randy Rainbow is on the scene in the theatre district to check in with ordinary fans like you!
ON THE SCENE with Randy Rainbow: How Well Do you Know Kristin Chenoweth & Idina Menzel?
by Randy Rainbow - September 29, 2016

September 23 was a great day to be a Wicked fan, as the show's two original stars dropped new albums. Kristin Chenoweth released the Art of Elegance and Idina Menzel her self-titled Idina. Randy Rainbow is on the scene at the home of their beloved Gershwin Theatre to find out how much regular New Yorkers know about the two belting beauties!
ON THE SCENE with Randy Rainbow: At the End of the Day, How Well Do You Know LES MISERABLES?
by Randy Rainbow - September 4, 2016

Cameron Mackintosh's production of Claude-Michel Schonberg & Alain Boublil's legendary musical LES MISERABLES will end its acclaimed two-and-a-half-year return to Broadway today, September 4, 2016 at the Imperial Theater (239 West 45th Street) after 1,024 performances. In total, since the 1987 opening of the original production, LES MISERABLES will have played 8,200 performances on Broadway.  How well to ordinary New Yorkers know Broadway's most cherished musical? Randy Rainbow is on the scene to find out!
ON THE SCENE with Randy Rainbow: New Yorkers Help Randy Measure 20 Years of RENT
by Randy Rainbow - September 2, 2016

Two decades after it took New York by storm, RENT is preparing to inspire a new generation of audiences as it launches its 20th Anniversary Tour later this month. How much do you remember about the landmark musical? Randy Rainbow is on the scene to find out if ordinary New Yorkers are still living like there's no day but today.
ON THE SCENE with Randy Rainbow: Catching Up with MATILDA's Little Leading Ladies!
by Randy Rainbow - June 4, 2016

As they explain to Randy Rainbow, 'bigger isn't better.' The three leading ladies of Broadway's MATILDA (the adorable Ava Briglia, Willow McCarthy, and Aviva Winick) may be small, but they've got enough spunk to carry the show night after night at the Shubert Theatre. So what does it take to be Broadway's tiniest leading lady? Find out below! 
BWW TV Exclusive: Can You Name That Nun? Randy Rainbow is ON THE SCENE with DISASTER!'s Seth Rudetsky & Jennifer Simard
by Randy Rainbow - April 4, 2016

How well do you know your pop-culture nuns and 70's disaster movies? BroadwayWolrd's Randy Rainbow is on the scene with DISASTER! cast members Seth Rudetsky and Jennifer Simard to find out! Watch below as they chat about the show, do some impressions, and of course, brush up on their disaster trivia!