Odds & Ends: Frozen’s Latest Frenzy, Anna Wintour on Tony Fashion & More
View Comments Anna Wintour Labels Tony Fashion ‘A Disaster’ Anna Wintour, the English editor-in-chief of American Vogue, has passed her verdict on the fashion at Broadway’s biggest night and it’s not pretty. “I was just recently at the Tony Awards in New York, and, God, they need your help. Let me tell you, it was a disaster…” nymag.com reports Wintour saying. “How many mermaid fishtail strapless sequin [gowns] can we see?” Interesting point, Ms. Wintour. By the way, we at Broadway.com are loving the sequin number you’re sporting as you walk (duck) the event’s red carpet in Caitlin McNaney’s pic below, and also think that Of Mice and Men’s Leighton Meester looks fabulous in her bridal white Antonio Berardi dress. But then, what would we know? Lea Michele Leighton Meester Bryan Cranston Reveals His Memoir’s Name Speaking of literary endeavors, All the Way’s Bryan Cranston has a working title for his upcoming autobiography: Say My Name, after the notorious Walter White line. The Tony winner also revealed to Vulture that the previously reported Steven Spielberg TV version of the Tony-winning All the Way will likely take the form of an HBO movie. Star Files Here’s a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Bryan Cranston Frozen Frenzy Update: Calling Your Baby Elsa is Now a Thing After previously noting that Frozen had caused a divorce, we’re pleased to bring you a rather more positive report about the megahit Disney movie’s impact. The lead characters’ names have seen a surge of popularity on the baby name charts. That’s right. According to babycenter.com 34% more babies are being called Elsa this year compared to last, while Kristoff, Hans and Sven all saw more than a 40% rise. Anna and Olaf also saw an uptick. No sign yet of anyone letting this obsession go. Lea Michele’s Planning Brunette Ambition Sequel It would appear that Glee’s Lea Michele has been bitten by the literary bug. The former Broadway baby tweeted that she’s penning another book: “I had so much fun writing #BrunetteAmbition that I can’t wait to continue the series & write another!” Perhaps Idina Menzel will make the cut this time.