Idol Headlines for 3/21/15

Justin Guarini to Play Bobby in Bucks County Playhouse Production of Company – American Idol runner-up Justin Guarini will star in the upcoming production of Stephen Sondheim’s marital musical Company at Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope, Pennsylvania. Running from May 29-June 21, Guarini will take on the role of Bobby, the commitment-phobic 35-year-old whose friends want nothing more than to see him settle down. The show, which made its Broadway debut in 1970, features music and lyrics by Sondheim and a book by George Furth. – Read more at TheatreMania

Effective Immediately PR Is Proud To Announce “The Acoustic Buzz” Music Series For Women’s History Month – Effective Immediately PR is proud to announce “The Acoustic Buzz” music series for Women’s History Month! The next showcase is slated for March 26th, 2015 at NYC’s Astor Place Starbucks location (13-25 Astor Pl, New York), and will last from 4-7 p.m. New artist performances include traditional jazz group The Ladybugs, gritty blues-rock singer/songwriter Katie Buchanan, Australian singer/songwriter May, former American Idol finalist Elise Testone and NYC-based rockers Secret Someones, who Ingrid Michaelson praised, “They’re like Weezer, but with boobies.” – Read more at PR Newswire

Joey Cook’s OK with ‘being weird’ – Woodbridge’s Joey Cook is definitely in it to win it – American Idol, that is. After some trepidation, she now has the confidence to believe she should be among the top 11 contestants. “I strongly believe I am supposed to be here. I deserve to be here and I have the talent to be here,” she said during a recent telephone interview from Los Angeles. “Now it’s just me convincing the people who don’t believe that.” – Read more at

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McCreery knows ‘Idol’ won’t last forever – “Everything eventually comes to an end,” McCreery said. “I can see it down the road stopping. With this being the 14th season, it has had an amazing run. No shows these days last 14 seasons. They have accomplished a lot, so I still think they are doing great. “I know the headlines talk about how the ratings are dropping and this and that and they are trying to do different things, but I still enjoy tuning in and watching when I can. But all good things come to an end. I don’t know when that will be, but I’m sure down the road.” – Read more at Post Bulletin

Carrie Underwood’s personal trainer reveals how she plans to whip singer back into shape just weeks after she welcomed first child – In an exclusive interview with Carrie’s personal trainer Erin Oprea shared the first-time mom’s workout tips and plans to shed her baby weight – which included a rigorous workout regime DURING her pregnancy. Speaking on Carrie’s workouts while pregnant, she said: ‘She stayed pretty normal for a long time and then we kinda changed it. We cut out some of the jumping. [But] she’s pretty much still able to do most things and go towards the end.’ New moms are recommended to wait at least six weeks after giving birth to begin exercising, so Erin’s focus for this period is healthy eating while waiting to be cleared for exercise by the doctor. – Read more at Daily Mail

Why Casey James Took Himself Off the Road – Something’s gotta give, right? I mean, you can’t be everywhere all at once. When Casey James, had to make a decision, he chose the studio over the road when it came time to focus on his upcoming album. “It’s very difficult when you’re a touring artist and that’s really where your money comes from. In this time period of my career, it’s not like I’m rolling around in the dough,” James admitted to Billboard. “It is a lot of risk and a scary thing to do.” – Read more at

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