Broadway was the hot topic with guests on LIVE with Kelly and Ryan this week. Given that the theatre world is abuzz with Tony fever, fans are getting a plethora of backstage stories.
2016 Tony nominee Danielle Brooks, currently starring in Shakespeare in the Park’s Much Ado About Nothing, had some pretty unusual guests join her on the stage recently. Under the Delacorte Theater in Central Park live raccoons who infamously love the show as much as fan of the Bard. Watch the clip above.
While the furry critters seem to love Brooks’ performance, a few teachers have been less than favorable toward Jeff Daniels as Atticus Finch in To Kill A Mockingbird. “You know, I’ve been teaching this book for 35 years,” they’ll say in a way that suggest displeasure with the actor and play’s structural choices. See the hilarious response the 2019 Tony nominee gives back below.
Taron Egerton hasn’t been on Broadway yet, but he hopes to do so soon, given that New York City feels like home to him. “I don’t know why I have that feeling; I just love it here,” the Rocketman star said. Watch him promote his own chances to appear on the Great White Way below.