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Video: Alan Cumming on His Tony Awards Co-Host: Kristin Chenoweth 'Can't Stop Talking'

Video: Alan Cumming on His Tony Awards Co-Host: Kristin Chenoweth 'Can't Stop Talking'
As Kristin Chenoweth prepares to host the Tony Awards on Sunday, she has put herself on vocal rest – dry erase whiteboard and all – to keep her vocal cords in tip-top shape.

Her awards night co-host revealed to Seth Meyers on Wednesday, however, that she "can't stop talking" and that her vocal rest lasted "for about 30 seconds."

Alan Cumming, 50, told the Late Night host that Chenoweth starts her meetings off with the dry erase board, segueing rapidly into whispers, her normal speaking voice and then straight-up "screaming."

The Real Kristin Chenoweth Revealed!

Chenoweth, 46, and Cumming are longtime friends – Cumming produced a
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Carol Channing (Carol Channing: Larger Than Life) | Interview

The life story of legendary performer and Carol Channing (“Hello Dolly”) is as colorful as the lipstick on her big, bright smile. Carol Channing: Larger Than Life captures the magic and vivacity of the 90-year-old icon—both onstage and off...past and present. The film is both an intimate love story and a rarefied journey inside Broadway’s most glamorous era. It is, above all, a look at an inspiring, incomparable and always entertaining American legend. Directed and co-written by Dori Berinstein (ShowBusiness: The Road to Broadway, Gotta Dance), a three-time Tony Award-winning Broadway producer. Starring Carol Channing, Harry Kullijian, Loni Anderson, Mary Jo Catlett, Marge Champion, Tyne Daly, Phyllis Diller, Betty Garrett, Tippi Hedren, Jerry Herman, Angela Lansbury, Rich Little, Bob Mackie, Jimmy Nederlander Sr., Debbie Reynolds, Chita Rivera, Harvey Sabinson, George Schlatter, Richard Skipper, Lily Tomlin, Tommy Tune, Bruce Vilanch, Barbara Walters and JoAnne Worley. Carol Channing is
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Film: Movie Review: Carol Channing: Larger Than Life

“I’ve never heard anybody say anything mean about Carol Channing,” Barbara Walters tells the camera in Carol Channing: Larger Than Life. If anyone wanted to, though, they wouldn’t find a place to say it in this documentary, the latest from Dori Berinstein (of ShowBusiness: The Road To Broadway and Gotta Dance). Larger Than Life is an adoring portrait of the now 90-year-old, still-ebullient musical star best known for originating the title role in Hello, Dolly! Given that the majority (if not the entirety) of viewers likely to seek this film out are devoted fans of the actor, singer ...
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Carol Channing: Larger Than Life Movie Review 2

Carol Channing: Larger Than Life Movie Review 2
Title: Carol Channing: Larger Than Life Director: Dori Berinstein (‘ShowBusiness: The Road To Broadway’) Starring: Carol Channing, Harry Kullijian and Debbie Reynolds Iconic stage performers are remembered for their vivacity and their undeniable glamor as they hit the stage. While many high-profile actresses garner extensive fame as they release their most acclaimed work, few have been able to easily maintain their charm and appeal nearly two decades after retiring. However, the eccentric 91-year-old former Broadway actress Carol Channing is one of the rare talented performers who has managed to do just that. In the new biographical documentary about her career and personal life, Channing isn’t afraid to share information with...
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IFP plans outdoor summer film series

IFP is set to program an outdoor film series at Rockefeller Center in midtown this summer, it was announced Thursday. The program, "Drive-In Movies at the Rock" will run from June 14-17 and screen Lions Gate's Rize and IFC Films' The Baxter prior to their theatrical release. It is the second year the series has run. The slate also includes films still seeking distribution: the Rosanna Arquette documentary All We Are Saying and the doc Show Business. The film Alchemy, which is also seeking distribution, will be screened on June 18 outside of the branded slate. Cast and filmmakers from each film (including Arquette and Baxter director Michael Showalter) are scheduled to introduce each screening. "Drive-In Movies at the Rock" is presented by Target and sponsored by Bank of America.

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