Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today.
Drink Pinooooot by Tituss
Emmy nominee and Broadway favorite Tituss Burgess had us singing our wine order for months after Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt premiered on Netflix last year, and now you can purchase your very own (altogether now) Pinoooooot noir. Check out PinotbyTituss.com, say “YASSSS” to the age gate (if you are indeed over 21) and order a case or two! Season two will premiere on April 15.
On Your Feet! to Have a Live Recording?
Those who caught On Your Feet! on March 2 may be able to relive their exact experience in the not-too-distant future. The Gloria and Emilio Estefan bio-musical recording both the matinee and evening performances for a potential live cast recording. Additional information, including a record label and release dates, have yet to be announced. Start practicing your conga now!
Rob McClure & Geneva Carr Land CBS Pilots
In case you’ve forgotten, it’s pilot season! Tony nominee Rob McClure, who can currently be seen on Broadway in Noies Off, has joined the cast of Drew, according to Deadline. As previously reported, the CBS pilot will also feature Tony winner Steve Kazee and Sarah Shahi. McClure will play Dan Bennett, who is being investigated for murder by Drew (as in Nancy Drew). Additionally, Hand to God Tony nominee Geneva Carr has been tapped for CBS’ Bull, a pilot following the early days of Dr. Phil’s career as a trial consultant. Carr will play Marissa, a psychologist/sex therapist. As one does.
Tom Stoppard Gets the Christmas Spirit
Tony-winning playwright Tom Stoppard has been tapped to pen the script for an upcoming big screen adaptation of A Christmas Carol. The film, according to The Hollywood Reporter, will be directed by Bennett Miller. In addition to his numerous plays, including Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, Travesties, The Real Thing, Arcadia and The Coast of Utopia, Stoppard wrote the Oscar-winning screenplay of Shakespeare in Love.