Odds & Ends: James Franco & SNL do Pan, Meryl Streep Sings & More

first_img Disaster! Musical Heads to LA This is not a drill! Tony winners Andrea Martin and Roger Bart, Tony nominees Adam Pascal, Kerry Butler and Kevin Chamberlin, along with Barrett Foa, Lacretta Nicole, Seth Rudetsky, Jennifer Simard and Rachel York, will star in a reading of Disaster!. Directed by Jack Plotnick, the one-night-only benefit concert will play the Los Angeles Theatre Center on January 25, 2015. Disaster!, which was co-written by Rudetsky and Jack Plotnick, is an homage of the disaster films of the 1970’s and features some of the decade’s most memorable hits such as “Hot Stuff,” “I Am Woman,” ” and “Signed, Sealed Delivered.” The show recently ran off-Broadway. More ABC US news | ABC World News View Comments Listen to Meryl Streep Sing ‘Stay With Me’ It may surprise you to learn (not) that here’s another big movie musical adaptation out this month: Into the Woods. Have a first listen to Meryl Streep singing “Stay With Me” from the classic Sondheim and Lapine tuner below, then head to a movie theater near you from December 25 to see Disney’s latest magical film. What more could you wish for this Christmas?! James Franco & SNL Do Pan James Franco hosted SNL this weekend and with the live broadcast of Peter Pan Live! fresh in everyone’s minds, a comedy sketch was clearly required. Check out below as the Broadway alum takes on the role of Captain Hook (with a tiny pink umbrella) and the entire crew speak with English accents that make Dick Van Dyke look like a genuine cockney.center_img Cameron Diaz on How She Can Sing In case you’ve been hiding under a rock (or not reading our site—sad face) the Annie musical hits the big screen on December 19. Watch below as Cameron Diaz discusses on GMA about how she made her Miss Hannigan her own and why, despite what My Best Friend’s Wedding may have indicated, she can actually sing! Hugh Jackman Talks a Bloodbath at The River Hugh Jackman recently stopped by The View to chat about his star turn in The River on Broadway—and how one performance resulted, as he put it, in a “bloodbath.” Check out the interview below and the Oscar nominee in person at Circle in the Square through February 8. Here’s a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today and over the weekend.last_img

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