Tag: jane lynch

Jane Lynch: “I was 40 by the time I started making money at this”

"I love to act; it's my calling if there's such a thing." - Jane Lynch

Jane Lynch on Her New York Cabaret Performances and How ‘Glee’ Was Her “Game Changer”

One year ago Jane Lynch was in the middle of her eight week run of playing Miss Hannigan in Broadway’s Annie. It was Lynch’s long-awaited Broadway debut in a career that stretches back to the early 1980s. However, audiences didn’t have to wait that long to see Lynch back on a New York stage. On June 18, Lynch began a four night stand of cabaret performances at 54 Below, a New York City venue that is housed in the basement of the former Studio 54. Lynch spoke to the Associated Press about why she decided to do the performances and ... Read more

Jane Lynch Talks Broadway, the “Mistake” of Moving to New York When She Was a Young Actress and the Advice Harrison Ford Gave Her

Five years ago Jane Lynch was best known for her hilarious appearances in Christopher Guest's ensemble mockumentaries and doing abbreviated runs on soon-to-be-canceled television series. Though she was a familiar face, she never seemed to reach her potential. Then came Glee and her career-changing starring role as Sue Sylvester... and Lynch's world has never been the same since

Jane Lynch Gives Broadway’s ‘Annie’ Box Office a Boost

The producers of Broadway's Annie are enjoying a solid boost from Jane Lynch's limited engagement (and Broadway debut!) as Miss Hannigan.

Jane Lynch on Her Broadway Debut: “I used to have a list of things I wanted to do and Miss Hannigan was one of them”

Though Jane Lynch has already admitted that she is scared about making her Broadway musical debut as Miss Hannigan in Annie this Wednesday, she confessed

Jane Lynch on Her Broadway Debut in ‘Annie’: “I’m scared. It’s like jumping off a cliff and I’m also exhilarated”

The current production of Annie on Broadway made a surprise announcement late last month that will surely lead to sellout audiences -- Glee star Jane Lynch will star as Miss Hannigan in an eight-week run from Thursday, May 16 through Sunday, July 14.

Jane Lynch to Make Her Broadway Debut in ‘Annie’

Jane Lynch will make her Broadway debut as Miss Hannigan in Annie.

Jane Lynch on Her Animated Roles: “Instead of coming up with a funny voice, I let my work on the character inform how I sound, so its grounded”

Even up until a few years ago Jane Lynch was mainly known as one of the most talented improvises in Christopher Guest's mockumentaries. More recently Lynch's career has really taken off with her starring role on television's Glee. Now Lynch finds herself in demand, especially as a voice actor in animated films.

Jane Lynch: “No one’s just going to hand you a career. I waited for years for someone to hand me one and it never happened”

With all the success Jane Lynch has been having, it’s a little shocking to hear her describe how she once thought of hanging it up.

TV Comedy Actresses Roundtable with Zooey Deschanel, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Christina Applegate, Laura Dern, Jane Lynch, Martha Plimpton and Julie Bowen

In this interview, TV comedy actresses Zooey Deschanel, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Christina Applegate, Laura Dern, Jane Lynch, Martha Plimpton and Julie Bowen talk about their careers, acting and more.

Q & A: Jane Lynch on Hosting the Emmy Awards, ‘Glee’ and What Would Happen If All the “Hoopla” Went Away

"If and when all this hoopla goes away, I will still be acting. Whether I have to do a little play like in Pondale or something, I’ll still be doing it."

D23: Pixar and Disney Animation Panel featuring Brave, Planes and Monsters University

This past weekend I went to D23, the fan expo that Disney held at Disneyland. While I’d like to say it was awesome, it was just… ok. I’m a big fan of Disney and their movies but I think for this, you had to be a Super-Fan. There wasn’t a lot to do beyond the panels and the expo floor was really small, with neither Marvel or Pixar being represented.  The one great thing about the weekend was the Disney/Pixar and Disney/Marvel movie presentations. It was a long panel, clocking in at almost 3 hours but the time flew by. ... Read more

Jane Lynch: “I go through a line reading a trillion times over and over to find the right rhythm”

Jane Lynch talked about finding inspiration for the many parts she’s played over the course of her 30-year acting career and how she delivers her lines so flawlessly.

Interview: Jane Lynch on ‘Glee’, Playing Sue Sylvester and Her Career!

Jane Lynch on acting: "Do it for free, do it for money, do it when no one shows up, do it when everybody shows up. Just keep doing it"