Odds & Ends: See Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Rap Ode to Helen Mirren & More

first_img View Comments Betty Buckley to Lead Grey Gardens RevivalA show set in the Hamptons is set to play the Hamptons this summer! Tony winner Betty Buckley will star opposite Rachel York in a revival of Grey Gardens. Directed by Michael Wilson, the pair will play Big Edie and Little Edie Bouvier Beale, respectively, in the tuner about two of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis’ unconventional relatives. Grey Gardens is scheduled for a limited engagement August 4 to August 30 at Sag Harbor’s Bay Street Theater. The cast will also include Matt Doyle (back from Seattle), James Harkness, Sarah Hunt, Simon Jones, Gracie Beardsley and Dakota Quackenbush.Sneak Peek of Cumming & Chenoweth’s ChemistryBroadway’s biggest night will soon be upon us, co-hosted by Tony winners Alan Cumming and Kristin Chenoweth. Cheno is of course doing double duty, as she’s also Tony nominated this year for her current starring role in On the Twentieth Century. Check out the fun promo below as Cumming asks: does this make her a “Tony hostinee” or a “Tony nominost?” The 2015 Tony Awards airs on June 7. Idina Menzel on Her ‘Weird Dancing’And last but by no means least today, Broadway supernova Idina Menzel is about to kick off her world tour. Check out the video below as she reveals that if you’re going to catch one of her shows, you can expect “high notes” and “weird dancing.” We always knew she was great at defying gravity! [email protected] wants to tell you 3 things you can expect from her upcoming World Tour. WATCH here: pic.twitter.com/htEhgUKPb7— Live Nation NYC (@LiveNationNYC) May 28, 2015 Star Filescenter_img Idina Menzel Here’s a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. See Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Rap Ode to Helen MirrenFor those lucky enough to attend the recent Drama League Awards, the talk of the event was Lin-Manuel Miranda’s tribute rap to The Audience’s Helen Mirren. Video of the Hamilton headliner in full flow along with 2015 Tony nominee Mirren’s adorable reaction has finally surfaced online—check it out below! The Audience is playing on Broadway through June 28; the Great White Way transfer of Hamilton begins previews on July 13. Lin-Manuel Mirandalast_img read more