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Laura Benanti and Katie Finneran Set to Present 2011 Creative Arts Tony Awards

Laura Benanti and Katie Finneran Set to Present 2011 Creative Arts Tony Awards

Tony winners Laura Benanti and Katie Finneran will host the Creative Arts portion of the Tony Awards on June 12, according to Variety. The segment will begin 30 minutes prior to the ceremony's live telecast from the Beacon Theatre on CBS.

In past years awards for categories such as directing, choreography, score and book of a musical, as well as ...

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Mama Drama! Watch Tony Winner Katie Finneran in I Hate My Teenage Daughter Trailer

Mama Drama! Watch Tony Winner Katie Finneran in I Hate My Teenage Daughter Trailer

Add two-time Tony winner Katie Finneran to the list of familiar Broadway faces headed to TV this season. The Promises, Promises actress will co-star with Emmy winner Jaime Pressly and Broadway vet Chad Coleman (Joe Turner's Come and Gone) in the new Fox comedy I Hate My Teenage Daughter. Finneran will play Nikki, who is disappointed to see that her ...

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Fox Picks Up Katie Finneran Comedy I Hate My Teenage Daughter For Fall Schedule

Fox Picks Up Katie Finneran Comedy I Hate My Teenage Daughter For Fall Schedule

Fox has picked up the previously announced pilot I Hate My Teenage Daughter starring two-time Tony winner Katie Finneran for its fall season, according to EW.com. No air date has been announced for the series.

I Hate My Teenage Daughter stars Finneran and Jaime Pressly as two women unhappy to see that their daughters are shaping up to be ...

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Fans Hope to See Katie Finneran Lead The Real Housewives of Broadway

Fans Hope to See Katie Finneran Lead The Real Housewives of Broadway

Broadway.com recently chatted with Bravo's Andy Cohen about the possibility of the Real Housewives franchise extending its reach to Broadway. So we asked our readers which talented ladies of the Great White Way they'd like to see star on The Real Housewives of Broadway. (Cohen's top choice, Kristin Chenoweth, was not included in our poll.) The votes are in ...

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Christina Hendricks, Jon Cryer, Katie Finneran & More Join Company at New York Philharmonic

Christina Hendricks, Jon Cryer, Katie Finneran & More Join Company at New York Philharmonic

The starry cast of Company at the New York Philharmonic just got starrier: Mad Men leading lady Christina Hendricks, Two and a Half Men star Jon Cryer and two-time Tony winner Katie Finneran have joined the forthcoming semi-staged production, according to The New York Times. With Neil Patrick Harris in the central role of bachelor Bobby, Company will play April ...

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Broadway Vets Katie Finneran, Julie White, Dan Fogler and Christian Borle Land TV Roles

Broadway Vets Katie Finneran, Julie White, Dan Fogler and Christian Borle Land TV Roles

A slew of familiar Broadway faces may be popping up on television later this year. Tony winners Katie Finneran, Julie White and Dan Fogler and Tony nominee Christian Borle have all landed roles on upcoming TV projects, according to Deadline.com.

Finneran, who picked up her second Tony Award last season for Promises, Promises, will play Nikki, one of the ...

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Are Tony Winner Katie Finneran and Bloody Bloody's Darren Goldstein Expecting a Boy or a Girl?

Are Tony Winner Katie Finneran and Bloody Bloody's Darren Goldstein Expecting a Boy or a Girl?

Pregnant Tony winner Katie Finneran and husband Darren Goldstein are expecting a baby boy, the actors revealed to Broadway.com. "We're six months pregnant as of [October 13] and it's a boy!" Finneran said.

While it was a heartfelt goodbye for Finneran as she departed the cast of Promises, Promises on October 10, the actress enjoyed her first week ...

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Is Brooks Ashmanskas Katie Finneran's Baby Daddy? The Promises Funnyman Tells All

Is Brooks Ashmanskas Katie Finneran's Baby Daddy? The Promises Funnyman Tells All

Promises, Promises star Brooks Ashmanskas will be sad to see his Tony winning co-star, five months pregnant Katie Finneran, depart the show on October 10…mainly because (in the vein of his philandering character Mr. Dobitch) Ashmanskas jokingly claims he’s the child’s true dad! “I know I’m the father,” Ashmanskas recently quipped to Broadway.com. “Just wait until the baby ...

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What’s Up, Katie Finneran? The Pregnant Promises, Promises Star Dishes on Wedding Bells and Babies

What’s Up, Katie Finneran? The Pregnant Promises, Promises Star Dishes on Wedding Bells and Babies

It’s been quite the summer for Promises, Promises star Katie Finneran. The actress picked up her second Tony Award in June (for playing tipsy barfly Marge Macdougall) and got married to actor Darren Goldstein (Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson) on August 22. That same week, the couple announced they’re expecting their first child. Broadway.com caught up with Finneran, who’s now ...

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Newly Married and Pregnant, Katie Finneran to Depart Promises, Promises

Newly Married and Pregnant, Katie Finneran to Depart Promises, Promises

Marge MacDougall is going to be a momma! Promises, Promises Tony winner Katie Finneran and her new husband, actor Dareen Goldstein, are expecting a child, a production spokesperson confirmed to Broadway.com. Due to her pregnancy, Finneran will depart the production on October 10. Finneran and Goldstein tied the knot on August 22, 2010.

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Kristin Chenoweth, Sean Hayes and the Cast of Promises, Promises Celebrate 100 Performances

Kristin Chenoweth, Sean Hayes and the Cast of Promises, Promises Celebrate 100 Performances
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Promises, Promises' wildly eye-popping “Turkey Lurkey Time” office Christmas party dance number proves the show's cast sure knows how to celebrate…and their antics off-stage are no different! On July 21, stars Kristin Chenoweth and Sean Hayes gathered with their cast and crew to commemorate the show’s 100th performance at the Broadway Theatre. The '60s were in full swing as ...

Promises, Promises Ladies Offer Up "A Love Song to LeBron James"

Promises, Promises Ladies Offer Up

With basketball great LeBron James currently debating which NBA team to call his new home, several of the beautiful ladies of Promises, Promises took to YouTube to help court James to move to the Big Apple and become a New York Knick. (Fitting for a show that  features a song called "She Likes Basketball" and a scene at Madison Square ...

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Promises, Promises Stars Toast the Release of Their Swinging CD

Promises, Promises Stars Toast the Release of Their Swinging CD
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They may not have danced the “Turkey Lurkey Time” twist, but cast members of the hit Broadway revival of Promises, Promises were all smiles on June 22 as they celebrated the release of the show’s cast recording on Masterworks Broadway. Led by stars Sean Hayes and Kristin Chenoweth, the actors, director Rob Ashford and legendary lyricist Hal David posed for ...

In Tony Poll, Fans Declare Katie Finneran's Speech Tony Worthy Itself

In Tony Poll, Fans Declare Katie Finneran's Speech Tony Worthy Itself

As the 2010 Tony Awards came to a close, we asked fans which Tony winner's acceptance speech ranked as the very best of the night. Funny lady Katie Finneran steals the show in Promises, Promises—and the two-time Tony winner ran away with the poll too! Scoring a whopping 48% of votes, fans were enthralled with Finneran's emotional acceptance speech ...

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Promises Tony Winner Katie Finneran Gives a Celebratory Owl Call

Promises Tony Winner Katie Finneran Gives a Celebratory Owl Call

Taking the stage in the Tony press room, Promises, Promises star Katie Finneran seemed amazed at the mass of reporters staring up at her. "I feel like I'm the Irish delegate from the U.N.," she exclaimed. Finneran, who appears onstage as barfly Marge Macdougal for only about ten minutes at the top of the second act, confessed that ...

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Katie Finneran's Winning White-Out

Katie Finneran's Winning White-Out

Newly minted Best Featured Actress in a Musical star Katie Finneran (yep, she won for her turn as that fantastically flamboyant floozy in Promises, Promises!) bowled us over in an understated white ensemble with modest three-quarter sleeves and plunging neckline when she arrived at Radio City Music Hall. And apparently, we’ll be seeing a lot more of this two-time winner ...

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Promises, Promises Barfly Katie Finneran Wins Second Tony Award

Promises, Promises Barfly Katie Finneran Wins Second Tony Award

Katie Finneran won her second Tony Award for her hilarious portrayal of a drunken barfly in the Broadway revival of Promises, Promises at the 2010 Tony Awards.

While accepting the trophy for Best Featured Actor in a Musical, Finneran thanked her friends and family (“They’re all in the rafters!”), co-star Kristin Chenoweth (“Who loaned me her eyelashes tonight.” ...

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Tony Nominee Katie Finneran Wishes She'd Worn 'Looser Undergarments' for Her First Tony Win!

Tony Nominee Katie Finneran Wishes She'd Worn 'Looser Undergarments' for Her First Tony Win!

It only took ten minutes of hilarious, scene-stealing stage time as brassy boozer Marge MacDougall for Katie Finneran to score her second Tony nomination for this season's Promises, Promises revival. While her current role may be brief, Finneran has plenty of stage time under her belt, including the opening night cast of current off-Broadway hit Love, Loss and What I ...

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New Cast Recording for Promises, Promises to Be Released on June 22

New Cast Recording for Promises, Promises to Be Released on June 22

The Broadway cast recording of the revival of Promises, Promises, starring Sean Hayes and Kristin Chenoweth, will be released on June 22. The album, which was recorded on May 10, is being produced by Grammy winners David Caddick and David Lai for the Masterworks Broadway label, a division of Sony Masterworks. The production, directed and choreographed by Rob Ashford, plays ...

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Promises, Promises Nominee Katie Finneran Gives a Shout-Out to Her Heroines

Promises, Promises Nominee Katie Finneran Gives a Shout-Out to Her Heroines

The morning the Tony nominations are announced, phones start ringing off the hook for the happy few who get nods. As usual, Broadway.com is among the callers offering congratulations and getting responses. Here are the first reactions from 2010 Tony nominees. Congrats to all!

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Nominated for Best Featured Actress in a Musical, Promises, Promises

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What Does Promises, Promises Scene-Stealer Katie Finneran's Dressing Room Smell Like?

What Does Promises, Promises Scene-Stealer Katie Finneran's Dressing Room Smell Like?

Katie Finneran, who won a Tony Award in 2002 for her hilarious turn as a ditzy, myopic bombshell in Noises Off, is back on Broadway and stealing the show again. This time Finneran plays loopy  yet lovable lush Marge MacDougall in the musical comedy revival Promises, Promises. Finneran has only one (very memorable) scene in the show, so she has ...

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Funny Ladies Carol Burnett and Megan Mullally Pop into Promises, Promises

Funny Ladies Carol Burnett and Megan Mullally Pop into Promises, Promises
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It was a laughfest backstage at the Broadway Theatre on April 9. That’s when two of showbiz’s funniest ladies, Carol Burnett and Megan Mullally, took in the revival of Promises, Promises, starring Kristin Chenoweth and Sean Hayes. There’s nothing sweeter than a compliment from the legendary Burnett, and you can see the glee on Kristin Chenoweth’s face as she poses ...

First Look! Sneak a Peek at Kristin Chenoweth and Sean Hayes in Promises, Promises

First Look! Sneak a Peek at Kristin Chenoweth and Sean Hayes in Promises, Promises
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No need to “say a little prayer,” photos of the highly anticipated Promises, Promises are here! The musical comedy, starring the amazing pairing of Tony (and Emmy!) winner Kristin Chenoweth and Emmy winner Sean Hayes, looks picture perfect in these pics by Broadway shutterbug Joan Marcus. This production, which features a knockout score by Burt Bacharach and Hal David ...

Promises, Promises Celebrates Opening Night

Promises, Promises Celebrates Opening Night
Date
Apr 25, 2010
Where
Broadway Theatre
Show
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The revival of Promises, Promises, starring Kristin Chenoweth and Sean Hayes, celebrates opening night at the Broadway Theatre.

Featuring a score by Burt Bacharach (music) and Hal David (lyrics) and a book by Neil Simon, Promises, Promises tells the story of Chuck Baxter (Hayes), a charming young employee at the Consolidated Life Insurance Company. In an effort to advance at the ...

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Full Cast Set for Broadway Revival of Promises, Promises

Full Cast Set for Broadway Revival of Promises, Promises

The full cast of the upcoming Broadway revival of Promises, Promises is set. Previously announced stars Kristin Chenoweth, Sean Hayes, Tony Goldwyn, Katie Finneran and Brooks Ashmankas will lead a cast of 27 in the production, directed and choreographed by Rob Ashford, that will begin previews at the Broadway Theatre on March 27 and open on April 25, 2010.

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