Remember "The Nanny"? She's Coming to Broadway
You probably know Fran Drescher by her famous laugh. But how's her evil cackle? We're about to find out.
The sassy comedian, best known as the star of the TV show "The Nanny," is about to make her Broadway debut as the Stepmother in Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella. She'll be tackling the role from February 4 through April 13.
Why does that get us excited? Well, for one, it'll be interesting to find out if her singing voice is as entertaining as her speaking voice (please, please, let it be so). But the real reason? The real reason, my friends, is this:
I mean it LOOKS like she'll be a natural, right? Right?? (original photo by Carol Rosegg)
We've said it before and we'll say it again: New York City Ballet principal Sara Mearns is some SERIOUS #goals. Her strength and power onstage borders on superhuman. But what's extra magical about Mearns is that she really puts in the fitness and cross-training work outside of the rehearsal studio. And she's overcome her fair share of injuries. Which is why she was the perfect source for Vogue's latest ballet fitness story.
Well, this brings class videos to a whole new level! Choreographer Phil Wright and dancer Ashley Liai have been together eight-plus years, but she was still in total shock when he proposed to her mid-dance at Millennium Dance Complex earlier this week. Why? Well, the whole thing was unbelievably perfect.
In the dance industry, dancers don't always have a say in what they wear on their bodies. This can get tricky if you're asked to wear something that compromises your own personal values. So what should you do if you find yourself in this sticky situation? We sat down for a Q&A with "Dancing with the Stars" alumn Ashly Costa to answer that very question. Here's what she had to say about the options dancers have surrounding questionable costumes.