Baby on the Way for Matthew and Renee Morrison!
POSTED ON May 17, 2017 BY Valentina INNews

Matthew Morrison is going to be a dad – and a cool one at that, armed with some signature new gear.

The Glee alum is expecting his first child with his wife Renee, he confirms to PEOPLE exclusively while discussing his and pal Zach McDuffie‘s new brand, Sherpapa Supply Co.

“I’m so excited, and I just want to be the best father I possibly can be,” Morrison, 38, tells PEOPLE in this week’s issue, admitting that he’s “looking forward to everything” about fatherhood.

Says the actor of his new addition, due to arrive this fall, “The fact that it’s half me and half the person that I love most in this world … I’m so excited to meet our child and to see what he or she looks like, and to see what features of my beautiful wife that he or she has.”

The timing couldn’t be better. Though he and McDuffie have been working on bringing Sherpapa to life for a while, it’s May website launch allows Morrison to be a purveyor and customer.

“Zach and I were on this mission to build this company and now it means so much more to me,” he raves. “It’s so much more relevant.”

Sherpapa includes a range of high-quality products, including dad-branded tees and hats, as well as custom specialty items like painted baseball bats and canoe paddles. The business partners tell PEOPLE they hope Sherpapa encourages family adventure.

“In this generation, there’s a lot more dual-income families and shared responsibilities of raising a kid,” says McDuffie. “Dads are much more involved in raising their kids. There hasn’t been any lifestyle brand geared toward those kind of dads until now.”

McDuffie, a photographer, and Morrison first met through their wives, becoming fast friends. As the father of a 2-year-old little girl, McDuffie realized a lot of products for new parents were geared toward mothers.

“I was carrying my wife’s diaper bag and I started thinking. I was like, ‘There’s gotta be something cooler for guys,’ ” he says. “Yet there was nothing for dads – and it’s the best job in the world – as far as gear.”

Thus, Sherpapa was born. Explains McDuffie, “The name started out as a nickname my wife had for me, because when you’re a dad, you carry a lot of stuff for your family.”

“So it’s a combination of ‘sherpa’ – those local guides that carry all the gear for climbers at Mount Everest – and ‘papa,’ which is the most universal term for dad.”

“Our definition of Sherpapa is a modern family leader and protector of children’s futures,” McDuffie continues.

Both men are partial to the brand’s bags – the James and the Sierra – which, Morrison says, are Sherpapa’s “staple pieces.”

“It’s really a bag for all seasons of fatherhood,” he says. “From a go-bag for the delivery room in the hospital to the diaper bag, to putting tools in it. Zach uses it for carrying lunch around, and it’s a great car tote. I use it as a carry-on – it fits perfectly under an airplane seat.”

They’re also selling limited-edition products, like custom painted paddles from Sanborn Canoe Co. and wooden baseball bats from Pillbox Bat Company that are painted with the word “Papa.”

“There are a couple stereotypes about dads that we want to break,” says Morrison. “One, that dads are hard to shop for. And two, that men somehow lose their style when they become fathers. And that’s why we are creating these gifts and gear in a classic style that reflects the belief of quality over quantity, and durability over the disposable.”

 Sherpapa is partnering exclusively with Gilt.com for the launch. Gilt will offer an exclusive curated selection of Morrison and McDuffie’s favorite Sherpapa products to subscribers starting June 1.With the brand up and running, Morrison is set to focus on fatherhood. “I can’t wait to share experiences and watch life through my kid’s eyes,” he says.

People Magazine

This morning Paul Ross  of TalkRadio was joined by Glee star Matthew Morrison, who told us all about his amazing career and his very British interest.

As well as reflecting on his time in Glee, the American actor and dancer also revealed he’s a big fan of football.

Matthew also told us about the amazing experience of singing with Elton John, and revealed his thrill at starring in Grey’s Anatomy. He even found time to tell us about his show at the London Hippodrome and Casino this week.

Listen to the full interview above.

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Matthew on Loose Women
POSTED ON May 15, 2017 BY Valentina INInterview

FORMER GLEE STAR ADMITS FILMING GLEE TOOK ITS TOLL AFTER SIX YEARS ON THE SHOW

TV heartthrob Matthew Morrison has fond memories off filming hit musical TV show Glee – but reveals he’s glad it’s now come to an end.

The actor starred as Will Schuester from 2009 to 2015 but with success comes extra demands and consequently long hours.

He said: “We worked tirelessly. It was 16 hour days minimum. We did dance rehearsals, recorded the show, filmed it and did press alongside that so it was long, long hours.

“It was a great show. I really feel I was their teacher. A lot of the kids hadn’t done anything like that before and I’d done Broadway shows so in many ways I really was their teacher.”

ON DANCING AS A BOY GROWING UP

I found my passion at a young age. There were moments of insecurities but I was pretty athletic so I got away with it.

ON HIS WIFE

She is stunning, she is from Hawaii so we got married there. Eventually when we have kids they will have Hawaiian names. We want to follow that tradition. At our wedding she did a dance. It’s a tradition a woman ‘leis’ her man!

ON SEX SCENES

I have the most supportive wife. She tells me if I have a sex scene or kissing she she wants me to really go for it. She wants it to go right. They’re the weirdest things to film.

I had a sex scene with Cara Delevingne in a film recently. It’s always strange. Very choreographed, there’s a bunch of people watching and you’re naked.

ON HIS UPCOMING NEW LONDON SHOW

It’s three shows. I tell stories of my life. I’m so used to playing characters but this is a chance for the audience to really see Matthew Morrison. I go through a career retrospective of some shows I’ve been in from Glee to Hairspray.

Watch the clip on the Loose Women website.


He also helped celebrate host Saira Khan’s birthday.

Clip courtesy of Metro UK

 

Premiere of 20th Century Fox’s “Snatched”
POSTED ON May 11, 2017 BY Valentina INGallery

Matthew and Renee attend the premiere of 20th Century Fox’s “Snatched” at the Regency Village Theatre in Westwood, CA.

All the pictures in the gallery.

Matthew Morrison to perform at Musikfest Cafe
POSTED ON May 11, 2017 BY Valentina INNews

Matthew Morrison, the Emmy, Tony and Golden Globe Award-nominated star from Fox TV’s hit television series “Glee,” will perform at Musikfest Cafe at ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks in Bethlehem, it was just announced.

Morrison will perform at 8 p.m. Sept. 7.

Tickets, at $44-$54 for Morrison, go on sale at 10 a.m. May 16 to ArtsQuest members and 10 a.m. May 19 to the public at www.steelstacks.org and 610-332-3378.

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TV and stage actor Matthew Morrison will headline the September 9 benefit gala for the Westport Country Playhouse in Connecticut.

The event will raise money for the classic summer stock theatre where Stephen Sondheim once worked as a summer volunteer, which is getting set to launch its 87th season.

Morrison, who earned a Tony Award nomination for his performance in The Light in the Piazza, has also appeared in the 2008 revival of South Pacific and as Peter Pan author J.M. Barrie in the musical Finding Neverland. But he is even more widely known for his performance as Mr. Schuester, director of a high school glee club, in the FOX musical comedy series Glee, which earned him an Emmy nomination and two Golden Globe nominations,

The gala’s theme, “Moonlight Over Venice,” is a nod to the Playhouse’s planned autumn production of Romeo and Juliet. The gala will begin with a 5:45 PM cocktail party cocktail party, followed by the 7 PM presentation of the Playhouse Leadership Award to longtime trustee Ann Sheffer, and the 7:15 PM performance by Morrison. Dinner will be served at 8:30 PM. A silent auction will be ongoing throughout the evening.

The Honorary Gala Committee includes Maureen Anderman, Frank Converse, Mia Dillon, Keir Dullea, Jill Eikenberry, Daniel Gerroll, Joanna Gleason, James Earl Jones, Patricia Kalember, James Naughton, Kelli O’Hara, Christopher and Elaine Plummer, Chris Sarandon, and Michael Tucker.

Tickets, at $1,000 and $2,500, can be ordered by calling the box office at (203) 571-1138, or by emailing aoconnor@westportplayhouse.org.

Playbill

Matthew to perform at 54 Below in September
POSTED ON May 10, 2017 BY Valentina INUncategorized

Matthew will perform a series of concerts at 54 Below, in NYC, in September. Tickets on sale from May 15 on the 54 Below website.

It’s official: Everyone is a fan of The Bachelor and Bachelorette. Matthew Morrison spoofs the hit ABC franchise in his latest film After the Reality, and Us Weekly has a sneak peek. Watch the video above!

In the film, Morrison plays a contestant named Scottie who is vying for the heart of the Bachelorette, played by Laura Bell Bundy. After Scottie’s dad dies, he quits the competition and is reunited with his sister, played by Sarah Chalke.

“When I was in Hairspray on Broadway, Trista and Ryan Sutter visited the production. It was right after their final episode aired, and they just seemed so down to earth, an incredible couple,” he recalled. “That was when, I assume, the show was fresh and truly about finding a connection with someone. But I think most people who go on these shows have to be a little lost and in search of some fulfillment. That’s the attitude and naïveté I brought into the character of Scottie.”

US Weekly

“Tulip Fever” new trailer
POSTED ON Apr 25, 2017 BY Valentina INNews,Video

New trailer for “Tulip Fever”, in theatres in August 2017.

A Glee-ful time was had on the set of the new drama, After the Reality, when Matthew Morrison reunited with his old McKinley High nemesis, Jane Lynch. Fortunately, this time around, the erstwhile Will Schuester and Sue Sylvester are friends, rather than foes. Lynch appears in a small cameo as a doctor who tends to an injury that Morrison’s character Scottie received during his time on a Bachelorette-esque reality series. He’s also recovering from wounds of an emotional sort: His father passed away while he was pursuing true televised love, necessitating his early exit from the show. (Watch an exclusive clip of this Glee reunion above.)

“It was a little odd doing a scene with Jane, and not trying to rip each other’s hair out,” Morrison tells Yahoo Movies via e-mail about his and Lynch’s onscreen dynamic in After the Reality, which will be released on iTunes and other VOD platforms on April 25. “But the chemistry with her always holds up.” According to Reality writer-director David Anderson, Lynch wasn’t his first choice to play the doctor. “It was originally written for a tottering woodsman of a Norman Rockwell painting,” Anderson writes via e-mail. Instead, his leading man, who doubles as the film’s executive producer, personally orchestrated the Glee reunion.

“Jane and Matthew have a chemistry that’s sweetly sibling,” the filmmaker adds. “I told them to not worry about the lines, they know what we need to communicate and we just let the camera roll.” And Lynch — no stranger to riffing thanks to her regular collaborations with Christopher Guest — took the director’s instructions to heart, improvising with Morrison like they used to do back in their Glee days. “What was left on the editing floor was such a shame,” Anderson writes.

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