Tag: sutton foster

Sutton Foster on the Importance of Being Prepared

"A lot of people say, ‘What’s more important: acting, singing or dancing?’ And I say, always acting." - Sutton Foster

Sutton Foster: “Sometimes I won’t even find a character until I put on the costume”

"I never had grand aspirations to be a movie star, to be famous or to be on TV. The theater was what I wanted." - Sutton Foster

Sutton Foster on Playing With Her Age in ‘Younger’: “I’m actually excited to be a 40-year-old on TV”

"I wasn’t pursuing television. I wanted to be onstage. And I was very lucky there. But my career’s unfolding . . . exactly as it’s supposed to." - Sutton Foster

Sutton Foster Talks Ageism and Her Need To Be Creative

"Even when I’m not working, I’m still working on something because I just want to create something." - Sutton Foster

Watch the Tony Nominated Actresses Roundtable Featuring Sutton Foster, Idina Menzel , Kelli O’Hara, Tyne Daly & LaTanya Richardson Jackson

The Hollywood Reporter got Tony Award nominees Sutton Foster (Violet), Idina Menzel (If/Then), Jessie Mueller (Beautiful: The Carole King Story) and Kelli O’Hara (The Bridges of Madison County) and best actress in a play nominees Tyne Daly (Mothers and Sons) and LaTanya Richardson Jackson (A Raisin in the Sun) to talk about all things theatre. Check it out!

Sutton Foster on Deciding to Star in ‘Violet’: “I think challenging myself as an actor, and even doing the unexpected—is so much more exciting”

Though she made a short move away from Broadway to star in the ABC Family series Bunheads (which, frankly, always sounded to me like an insult that came out of Biff Tannen’s mouth rather than the name of a show about dancers), Sutton Foster is a Broadway star. She has appeared on Broadway regularly ever since debuting as an understudy in Grease in 1996, winning two Tony Awards for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical for her roles in Thoroughly Modern Millie and Anything Goes. She has been nominated again — her six nomination overall — for ... Read more

What Would Tony Nominees Be Doing if They Weren’t Making Their Living in Theatre? (video)

The New York Times talked with recent Tony nominees and asked them one question: What they would be doing for a living if they didn’t work in the theater? Nominees Nick Cordero (Bullets Over Broadway), Jefferson Mays (A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder), Jessie Mueller (Beautiful: The Carole King Musical), Sutton Foster (Violet), Lena Hall (Hedwig and the Angry Inch) and more give their answers!

‘Violet’ Star Sutton Foster Talks about her Latest Broadway Role: “I’m as naked and bare as I’ve ever been as a character”

Sutton Foster is a true Broadway baby. With two Tony Awards for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical under her belt, the 39-year-old star is currently tackling a different type of role in the new musical, Violet. Violet follows the journey of a young woman who was scarred by an axe as a teen. Her disfigured face is the impetus to take a bus journey from North Carolina to Oklahoma in 1964 to seek the healing powers of a TV preacher. Her life changes once she meets two young soldiers along the way. Foster talked to W ... Read more

Watch Sutton Foster and Jesse Tyler Ferguson Announce the 2013 Tony Award Nominations

Early this morning, Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Sutton Foster announced the nominations for the 2013 Tony Awards and if you missed them (like I did - way too early for me!), you can watch them right here.

Sutton Foster and Jesse Tyler Ferguson to Announce the 2013 Tony Award Nominations

The Tony nominations will be announced by the wonderful-fantastic-awesome 2-time Tony Award winner Sutton Foster and Modern Family's Jesse Tyler Ferguson on Tuesday, April 30th.

Sutton Foster on the ‘Bunheads’ Shooting Schedule: “I’ve never been more addicted to coffee and Diet Coke”

Sutton Foster’s foray into television has been a successful one. The two-time Tony winner’s series, Bunheads, has already been picked up for a second season.

Sutton Foster on ‘Bunheads’ and Fame: ”When I decided to be an actor, I never thought about celebrity”

Despite winning two Tonys, Sutton Foster was ready for something different. She said that starring in the hit production of Anything Goes was wearing her out. “I did 300 performances,” she said. “Doing the same thing every night. I had to overcome a lot personally and professionally. I needed something new. I was thinking maybe I should take a year off and move to San Diego and work in a taco shack.”

Watch the First Episode of ‘Bunheads’ Starring Sutton Foster

Want to watch Sutton Foster in Bunheads? Sure you do! And thanks to Broadway.com, you can! The show is the tale of a Las Vegas showgirl (Foster), who impulsively marries a man, moves to his sleepy coastal town, and takes an uneasy role at her new mother-in-law’s dance school. It premieres June 11 on ABC Family.  And if you watch the show, check out the piano player. I swear it’s the same guy who is the piano player on Glee. Go to abcfamily.com/bunheadssneakpeek and type in the code BroadwayBunheads Check it out now because only a limited amount of people ... Read more

Sutton Foster on Her Move to TV and ‘Bunheads’: “I just wanted a new challenge”

Having earned her fame in her Tony Award winning roles in Thoroughly Modern Millie and Anything Goes, Foster talks about why she is making the transition to television for the series written by Rosanne and Gilmore Girls writer Amy Sherman-Palladino.

Watch Sutton Foster’s Commencement Speech to Ball State Graduates: “Say ‘Yes’ To Opportunity”

Sutton Foster is many things: talented actress, fantastic singer, 2-time Tony Award Winner. But now, she can add something else to her growing list. Doctor.

Sutton Foster and the Cast of ‘Anything Goes’ Perform on ‘Late Night with Jimmy Fallon’

Sutton Foster and the cast of Anything Goes tapped their way onto the Late Night with Jimmy Fallon stage last week to perform the title song of the show, 'Anything Goes.'

Broadway Week on ‘Late Night with Jimmy Fallon’ Starts Tonight

Late Night With Jimmy Fallon kicks off its annual Broadway week tonight with Nick Jonas and the cast of How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.

Sutton Foster on Her New Show ‘Bunheads’: “It just seemed like such a perfect fit for me”

Sutton Foster is best known for her Tony award-winning roles on Broadway’s Thoroughly Modern Millie and Anything Goes but she’ll soon take to the small screen in Gilmore Girls producer Amy Sherman-Palladino’s new ABC Family show Bunheads.

Watch: Sutton Foster, Joel Grey and Collin Donnell Perform Songs from Broadway’s ‘Anything Goes’

Sutton Foster, Joel Grey and Colin Donnell appeared on The Rosie Show performing songs from the hit Broadway revival, Anything Goes.

Tony Awards Bits ‘n Pieces – Acceptance Speeches, Back Stage Moments and more!

These are some of my favorite moments from the show; including musical numbers, acceptance speeches and backstage interviews. And be sure to watch what the Best Actor in a Musical, Norbert Leo Butz, did at last night's performance of Catch Me If You Can!