Emmy Award winner Kathy Griffin, who appeared on Broadway in Kathy Griffin Wants a Tony, will headline this year’s Best in Drag Show, to be presented at the Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles on October 7.
Griffin will perform an opening monologue and then join the celebrity judges panel which also includes Oscar nominee and stage veteran Melanie Griffith, Olympic Gold medalist and actor Greg Louganis, and Tony Award winner and television star Sara Ramirez.
Previously announced judges include Lisa Rinna, Harry Hamlin, Melora Hardin, Kathy Kinney and Judge Alex Ferrer.
Patrick Rush will direct and choreograph the event, which is a fundraiser for Aid for AIDS.
I’ve added one new shoot to the Sara Ramirez Online Gallery we were missing.
Sara Ramirez Online Gallery > Photoshoots > Session #5
Question: What’s with the lockdown on Grey’s Anatomy spoilers pertaining to Arizona?Is Shonda Rhimes attempting to build suspense by staying mum? —Dorcas Ausiello: As Rhimes explained it to me, she would prefer the audience go on the character’s “really interesting journey” with fresh eyes “as opposed to already knowing what’s going to happen. It’s one of the journeys that I’m most proud of. The acting has been incredible. We just want to let it be what it is.”
Question: I’m very excited by the prospect of a Derek-Callie friendship this season on Grey’s Anatomy. What exactly brings them together? —Eric Ausiello: The “shared experience” of the crash, per Rhimes, who notes, “Even though Callie wasn’t in the crash herself, they both experienced some pretty traumatic things because of it. Also, Callie is going to be working in a pretty interesting way to fix Derek’s hand.”
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Going Going Gone” – The doctors of Seattle Grace are faced with the aftermath of last season’s plane crash. As they try to move on with their lives, they must learn to adapt to the changes, cope with their losses and move forward with their relationships and careers, on the ninth-season premiere of “Grey’s Anatomy,” THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 27 (9:00-10:02 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.
“Grey’s Anatomy” stars Ellen Pompeo as Meredith Grey, Patrick Dempsey as Derek Shepherd, Sandra Oh as Cristina Yang, Justin Chambers as Alex Karev, Chandra Wilson as Miranda Bailey, James Pickens, Jr. as Richard Webber, Sara Ramirez as Callie Torres, Eric Dane as Mark Sloan, Kevin McKidd as Owen Hunt, Jessica Capshaw as Arizona Robbins, Jesse Williams as Jackson Avery and Sarah Drew as April Kepner.
Guest cast for “Going Going Gone” includes William Daniels as Dr. Thomas, Jason George as Ben, Steven Culp as Dr. Parker, Gaius Charles as Shane, Philip Casnoff as Dr. Mel Barnett, Camilla Luddington as Josephine, Tina Majorina as Heather, Jerrika Hinton as Stephanie and Tessa Ferrer as Leah.
The episode was written by Stacy McKee and directed by Rob Corn.