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Finian's Rainbow Star Cheyenne Jackson on 30 Rock, His New CD and Hanging Out in His Underwear

Finian's Rainbow Star Cheyenne Jackson on 30 Rock, His New CD and Hanging Out in His Underwear

Cheyenne Jackson sports the first name and square jaw of an MGM cowboy riding into the sunset. And though Jackson grew up out West, his quick wit, urbane sense of humor and charmingly flirty manner betray a very New York sensibility. The talented actor is currently starring as romantic lead Woody Mahoney in the acclaimed Broadway revival of Finian’s Rainbow ...

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Finian's Rainbow Revival to Close January 17 at St. James

Finian's Rainbow Revival to Close January 17 at St. James
The Broadway revival of Finian's Rainbow will close on January 17, 2010. The critically-acclaimed production will have played 22 preview and 92 regular performances at the St. James Theatre at the time of closing.

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Cheyenne Jackson Finian's Rainbow Video Blog #4: Up On the Float!

Cheyenne Jackson Finian's Rainbow Video Blog #4: Up On the Float!

Ever dreamt of riding down Manhattan on a big glorious float in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade? Now's your chance! Finian's Rainbow star Cheyenne Jackson brought along his Broadway.com video blogging camera as he stepped up for his chance to shine on T-Day. Click below and see all the action--and see what it feels like to ...

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Cheyenne Jackson Finian's Rainbow Video Blog #3: The Great Kate

Cheyenne Jackson Finian's Rainbow Video Blog #3: The Great Kate

Jump in a taxi with Finian's Rainbow backstage blogger Cheyenne Jackson and his glorious leading lady, Kate Baldwin, as they share audition stories while heading to a chic party in honor of Baldwin and her new solo CD, Let's See What Happens . Cheyenne graciously lets Kate grab the spotlight in this newest entry, which features lots of lovely ...

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Watch It: A Heavenly New Finian's Rainbow Commercial

Watch It: A Heavenly New Finian's Rainbow Commercial

We think the new TV commercial for Finian's Rainbow shows off all the things we love about the show: it's a little romantic, a little funny and it's got gorgeous songs! Click below to see pretty leads Cheyenne Jackson and Kate Baldwin singing lustfully on a heavenly digital version of the show's Missitucky along with the ...

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The Broadway Revival of Finian’s Rainbow Goes on the Record

The Broadway Revival of Finian’s Rainbow Goes on the Record
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The cast of the Broadway revival of Finian’s Rainbow hit Avatar Studios on December 7 to lay down tracks for their cast album. The show, which boasts a delightful score by E.Y. Harburg and Burton Lane, features such classic numbers as "Old Devil Moon," "How Are Things in Glocca Morra?," "When I'm Not Near the Girl I Love ...

Finian’s Rainbow Revival to Go on the Record with New Cast Album

Finian’s Rainbow Revival to Go on the Record with New Cast Album

The cast of the Broadway revival of Finian’s Rainbow is set to go into the studio on December 7 to record a new Broadway cast album. The album, which is being produced by Tommy Krasker for PS Classics, will likely be released in early February.

Finian’s Rainbow features a captivating score that includes such familiar songs as “Old Devil Moon ...

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What's New in Glocca Morra? Finian's Rainbow Pizza!

What's New in Glocca Morra? Finian's Rainbow Pizza!
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You are a devoted theater fan. You collect autographs, tchotchkes and t-shirts and faithfully click on Broadway.com every day. How can you further your theatergoing experience? Think pizza! Two Boots Pizza and MJS LIVE, Inc. are now presenting “A Slice of Broadway.” Each month the venerable NYC pizza joint will feature a specialty pizza dedicated and designed to ...

Cheyenne Jackson and Michael Feinstein Charm America on Today

Cheyenne Jackson and Michael Feinstein Charm America on Today

Both Cheyenne Jackson and Michael Feinstein have been pretty busy this week, what with Cheyenne’s hilarious debut on 30 Rock and the announcement of Feinstein’s upcoming Broadway show with Dame Edna, All About Me. Still, the Finian’s Rainbow star and the cabaret singer made time to stop by The Today Show to give audiences a sneak peek from their upcoming ...

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Finian’s Rainbow Star Cheyenne Jackson Reveals Dream Role

Finian’s Rainbow Star Cheyenne Jackson Reveals Dream Role

Finian’s Rainbow star Cheyenne Jackson has already shown he’s one of Broadway’s go-to romantic leading men with roles in All Shook Up, Xanadu and his current gig as Woody Mahoney in the enchanting musical revival at the St. James Theatre. Now Jackson reveals to The Los Angeles Times that he wants to play one of the silver screen’s most enduring ...

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There Are No Small Parts for Finian's Rainbow Star Christopher Fitzgerald

There Are No Small Parts for Finian's Rainbow Star Christopher Fitzgerald

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What a long, strange trip it’s been for Finian’s Rainbow star Christopher Fitzgerald. The actor garnered a Tony nomination for playing Igor in Young Frankenstein and acclaim for his performances in a wide variety of shows, including Wicked, Amour, Gutenberg! The Musical!, Babes in Arms, Observe the Sons of Ulster…, Fully Committed, Saturday Night, Wise Guys, Corpus ...

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That Old Devil Moon Shines on Finian's Rainbow Opening

That Old Devil Moon Shines on Finian's Rainbow Opening

The talented cast of Finian's Rainbow struck gold on opening night. We chatted with stars Cheyenne Jackson, Kate Baldwin, Jim Norton, Christopher Fitzgerald and more about what they love about this sunny show with a lot of heart that is winning audiences over with its timeless message and gorgeous score. See what they have to say about life in ...

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Finian's Rainbow Opening is Pure Broadway Gold

Finian's Rainbow Opening is Pure Broadway Gold
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The revival of Finian's Rainbow was filled with something sort of grandish on opening night. The 1947 show, which is filled with magic, romance and more than a few life lessons opened at the St. James Theatre on October 29 in a grand ole style. Stars Cheyenne Jackson, Kate Baldwin, Jim Norton, Christopher Fitzgerald, Chuck Cooper, Terri White, David ...

Did Word of Mouth Panelists Maggie, Tom and Ellen Find Magic in Finian's Rainbow?

Did Word of Mouth Panelists Maggie, Tom and Ellen Find Magic in Finian's Rainbow?

It has been nearly 50 years since Finian's Rainbow , the classic musical packed with jazz and American songbook standards, was last seen on a Broadway stage. On October 29 the tuner officially returned, bringing the story of Irishman Finian, his daughter Sharon, a stolen pot of gold and the topsy-turvy land of Missitucky back for audiences—including WOM panelists Maggie, Tom and ...

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Finian's Brings a Rainbow to The View

Finian's Brings a Rainbow to The View
Date
Nov 11, 2009
Show
Finian's Rainbow | Buy Tickets

The cast of Finian's Rainbow performs on ABC's The View. The show airs at 11am EST.

Featuring music by Burton Lane, lyrics by Yip Harburg and a book by Harburg and Fred Saidy, Finian’s Rainbow is the story of Irishman Finian McLonergan (played by Tony Award winner Jim Norton) and his daughter Sharon (Kate Baldwin), who travels to ...

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Finian's Rainbow Showstopper Terri White Reveals Homeless Past

Finian's Rainbow Showstopper Terri White Reveals Homeless Past

Finian's Rainbow star Terri White, who sings the showstopper "Necessity" as wise old Dottie in the Broadway revival which opens October 29, revealed to The New York Times today that just a year ago, she was homeless.

White, 61, a Broadway veteran who made a name for herself in the original cast of Barnum and as a popular performer ...

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Cheyenne Jackson Video Blog #2: Backstage Essentials? Miley, Zora and Glee

Cheyenne Jackson Video Blog #2: Backstage Essentials? Miley, Zora and Glee

In this, the second installment of his Finian's Rainbow video blog, leading man Cheyenne Jackson offers more of a glimpse of life backstage at the St. James Theatre as the musical finishes its second week of preview performances. Along the way, he learns why Miley Cyrus is no longer cool with the kids, lip-synchs to a Glee hit with ...

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Kate Baldwin Celebrates Solo CD with a Rainbow of Stars

Kate Baldwin Celebrates Solo CD with a Rainbow of Stars
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Kate Baldwin launched her solo CD Let’s See What Happens with more than a few Broadway luminaries in the room. The statuesque star of Finian’s Rainbow sang a few numbers at Bobby Flay’s swanky Bar Americain and watched the compliments roll in from the likes of Hal Prince and Mandy Patinkin. The bubbly redhead then made the rounds to graciously ...

Kate Baldwin Strikes Gold with Finian's Rainbow

Kate Baldwin Strikes Gold with Finian's Rainbow

Kate Baldwin is the consummate working actress. From regional productions to concerts to the New York stage, the redhead with the clear-as-a-bell voice has been gainfully employed for the last decade. Her credits include small roles on Broadway in The Full Monty and Wonderful Town as well as an understudy part in Thoroughly Modern Millie, a handful of off-Broadway plays ...

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Whaaat? Finian's Rainbow Star Cheyenne Jackson Takes Broadway.com Backstage with Video Blog

Whaaat? Finian's Rainbow Star Cheyenne Jackson Takes Broadway.com Backstage with Video Blog

Broadway.com has a new star video blogger: Cheyenne Jackson of Finian’s Rainbow! That’s right, the ever-talented leading man that you loved in shows like All Shook Up and Xanadu has agreed to bring Broadway.com viewers backstage with him at the St. James Theatre to get to know the team behind the deliciously old-fashioned revival of the 1947 musical ...

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That Old Devil Moon Shines on Finian's Rainbow Video Sneak Peek

That Old Devil Moon Shines on Finian's Rainbow Video Sneak Peek

Fans of romance, dancing, the luck o' the Irish and classic Broadway musicals are definitely in for a treat this season. All of those elements and more are present in the charming musical Finian's Rainbow, which begins performances on October 8 at the St. James Theatre. Broadway.com caught up with the talented cast, led by Cheyenne Jackson, Kate ...

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Finian's Rainbow Celebrates Opening Night

Finian's Rainbow Celebrates Opening Night
Date
Oct 29, 2009
Where
St. James Theatre
Show
Finian's Rainbow | Buy Tickets

Finian's Rainbow plays its opening night performance at Broadway's St. James Theatre.

Featuring music by Burton Lane, lyrics by Yip Harburg and a book by Harburg and Fred Saidy, Finian’s Rainbow is the story of Irishman Finian McLonergan (played by Tony Award winner Jim Norton) and his daughter Sharon (Kate Baldwin), who travels to a small town in ...

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How Lucky! Finian's Rainbow Tickets are Now on Sale

How Lucky! Finian's Rainbow Tickets are Now on Sale

Tickets are now available for the Broadway revival of the classic musical comedy Finian’s Rainbow. Directed and choreographed by Warren Carlyle and starring Broadway favorite Cheyenne Jackson, the production begins performances at the St. James Theatre on October 8, with opening night set for October 29.

Featuring music by Burton Lane, lyrics by Yip Harburg and a book by Harburg ...

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Finian's Rainbow Announces Changes for Broadway Run

Finian's Rainbow Announces Changes for Broadway Run

Director/choreographer Warren Carlyle has announced changes, including “a total re-imagining of every design element,” for the upcoming Broadway transfer of his City Center Encores! production of Finian’s Rainbow. The musical revival will begin previews on October 8 and open on October 29 at the St. James Theatre.

“I am truly excited to revisit and build on my original ...

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Watch It: Cheyenne Jackson and Kate Baldwin Croon and Swoon

Watch It: Cheyenne Jackson and Kate Baldwin Croon and Swoon

Finian's Rainbow lovers Cheyenne Jackson and Kate Baldwin rolled out of bed (not together!) early this morning to visit Fox's Good Day New York and talk up Broadway on Broadway, the annual free Broadway concert happening next Sunday, September 13 in Times Square. But the charming duo didn't just talk a good talk--they also sang a great song from their ...

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