TITUSS BURGESS, ADAM LAMBERT STAR IN ‘RATATOUILLE’ MUSICAL
NEW YORK (AP) – TikTok’s crowdsourced “Ratatouille” musical has cooked up some serious talent for its one-night-only benefit concert, including roles for Tituss Burgess, Adam Lambert, Andre De Shields, Wayne Brady and Ashley Park. “Ratatouille: The TikTok Musical” – will begin streaming on Friday at 7 p.m. ET for 72 hours. Tickets are on sale for $5 exclusively on TodayTix.com. Proceeds will benefit The Actors Fund, which aids entertainment industry workers. It is the product of many minds – many musical theater fans and out-of-work performers – who collaborated on original songs, lyrics and ideas to turn an animated, non-musical film into a two-act Broadway-style show.
NETFLIX REWORKS LEFTOVERS WITH FOOD-BASED REALITY GAME SHOW
NEW YORK (AP) – Just in time for anyone facing a heaving post-holiday refrigerator comes a TV show about what to do with all those dubious dishes – leftovers. Each episode of the food game show “Best Leftovers Ever!” on Netflix sees three skilled cooks make new dishes out of already made dishes. They hope to walk away with $10,000. In the first episode, contestants are given healthy leftovers – veggie salad, cauliflower rice, pork tenderloin with beets, and avocado with cottage cheese. They’re asked to turn them into comfort food in 30 minutes. They have access to a pantry and kitchen staples.