Quote: "She came to see the show with Jay Z and she was so awesome. They both came backstage and were so generous with everyone and (had) very specific words to every person in the show... They were really watching. She said to me, 'You were the king... I'm gonna steal your walk!' And the floor opened up and I fell into my grave!" Former Glee star Jonathan Groff was gobsmacked when he recently met his pop idol Beyonce backstage at his Broadway hit Hamilton.
Fact: Glee star Jonathan Groff poked fun at John Travolta while introducing singer/actress Idina Menzel at the Tony Awards in New York on Sunday night (08Jun14) by calling her "the wickedly talented... Idina Menzel". Travolta used the same line when he messed up her name at the Oscars, calling her Adele Dazeem.
Quote: "He was my date and decided that the best thing to do before I went on to sing for the President was to make me laugh so hard that I peed my pants... We had to change the bed!" Lea Michele reveals pal Jonathan Groff tried to calm her nerves before performing for U.S. President Barack Obama at his 2013 inauguration by making the actress burst out into uncontrollable laughter.
Fact: Actor Hugh Jackman crashed the live U.S. broadcast of the Tony Award nominations on Tuesday (29Apr14) by interrupting guest presenters Lucy Liu and Jonathan Groff as they were about to read out the shortlist for the Broadway trophies at the Diamond Horseshoe club at New York's Paramount Hotel. The Les Miserables star walked onstage and said, "Hang on, hang on, sorry guys, sorry", before reminding viewers to tune in to the prizegiving on 8 June (14), when he will serve as the event's host for the fourth time. Musical comedy A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder and Neil Patrick Harris' glam rock production of Hedwig and the Angry Itch lead the nominations with 10 and eight nods, respectively.
Quote: "I hope that our sex scenes are sexy - and I think that they are - but I think even more than that, what we're trying to display is a reality of gay sex as opposed to the salaciousness of gay sex. We're trying just to keep it real... Some of our sex scenes are very emotional and very beautiful. Some of our sex scenes are awkward. We're trying to get as close to reality as we possibly can." Glee star Jonathan Groff on his new Tv show Looking, which features gay sex scenes.