Monday, November 10, 2008

Amy Adams and James Marsden sing "Let's' Misbehave"

Amy Adams and "Enchanted" co-star James Marsden attended the fourth annual "A Fine Romance" on November 9th -- the marriage between movies and Broadway, benefiting the Motion Picture and Television Fund.

The program launched with Jonathan Groff, then Kristin Chenoweth and Hugh Jackman duetted "Anything You Can Do" from "Annie Get Your Gun" from the stage into the audience -- preceded by the film's version. Neil Patrick Harris followed, as footage of Frank Sinatra's weddings to Ava Gardner, Mia Farrow, then Alan Cummings and a clip of the Rock Hudson wedding. Amy Adams and James Dearden convinced us on on "Let's' Misbehave." The incomparable Donna Murphy and Zachary Levi followed the footage of Jimmy Cagney carboning, "I"m a Yankee Doodle Dandy" and "Give My Regards to B'way."

The screens lit up with footage of "West Side Story," and Audra McDonald and John Lloyd Young convinced us we were in a B'way palace. Everyone delivered like it was opening night on the Great White Way. Catherine Zeta-Jones returned in a slinky silver gown to deliver "Can't Help Lovin' That Man of Mine" from "Showboat" as footage showed the showboat -- as I saw it filmed -- steaming through Lot 3 of MGM (now a retirement community). Victor Garber and Donna Murphy gave us a lotta "Little Night Music" to recall fondly. James Marsden a la Frank Sinatra was backed by a gorgeous chorus line and "I Could Write A Book." And we could write a rave. Kristin Chenoweth took us memorably to "The Little Shop Around The Corner." And "Carousel" made an auspicious turn with Audra McDonald and Hugh Jackman as "If I Loved You" was again loved by this 2008 audience.

A timely (Proposition 8) theme was noted by Mauceri as he introduced the "Hairspray" reprise with the energetic Elijah Kelly and a dancing chorus of 12. Katherine proved terrific tap terping as well and at 9:45 the entire cast finale'd to "That's Entertainment." It certainly was. The show was produced by Dan Jinks and Lauremce Mark. Adam Shankman directed and choreo'd...Wolfgang Puck's platoons served the pre- and post-party but Wolfie was not on hand, as he was helping his son Byron celebrate his Bar Mitzvah with his friends at the Pacific Design Center. The adults helped him launch the day at Spago after the religious service. Mazel tov.

Source: Variety

15 comments:

Unholy Crusade said...

I would love to see a video of Amy and James singing "Let's Misbehave"

Anonymous said...

me too

Anonymous said...

I think it says she sang with James Dearden, not Marsden.

Anonymous said...

did you see her role on doubt was first turned down by Natalie Portman?

Daniel said...

The reason Natalie gave for not taking the role is hilarious

Jazzy said...

what was it?

Daniel said...

Natalie said didn’t understand celibacy LMAO!!

Jazzy said...

Wow...I consider Natalie to be one of the smartest people, but that answer is one of the dumbest I've ever heard!

jz said...

Hey, y'all
I have something i need u guy's opinions on

Now i know ppl say that amy adams looks like isla fisher and maybe kristen wing

My friend insists that she looks like a young Jane Fonda ( young.. like in the 1960 and 70's lol)
If you guy donno what she looks like, youtube 'barbarella'

what do you guys think?

Ana said...

Amy is so cute !

Daniel said...

I can see some resemblance to Jane Fonda. More so than most of the modern actresses she is compared to

Anonymous said...

Is it James Dearden or James Marsden?

AmyAdamsFanEAA said...

Stephany, Where hast thou been?

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