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Red-carpet crasher sneaks under America Ferrera's dress at Cannes Film Festival -- PHOTOS

For America Ferrera, training dragons is the least of her problems these days.

The Emmy-winning actress was the victim of a bizarre prank during the Friday premiere of the film How to Train Your Dragon 2 at the Cannes Film Festival. While posing with her co-stars, including Cate Blanchett and Jay Baruchel, Vitalii Sediuk snuck on to the carpet and headfirst into Ferrera’s Georges Hobeika Couture gown. Before Ferrera could realize what was going on, Sediuk, a Ukrainian TV host and notorious prankster, was quickly apprehended by security and arrested, not before grabbing onto the Ugly Betty star’s ankles. Blanchett was first to go to Ferrera’s defense, trying to push the prankster out of the way. Ferrera told The Hollywood Reporter that she was “fine” and “over it” after the incident.  READ FULL STORY

'Six by Sondheim': Darren Criss, Jeremy Jordan, and America Ferrera sing 'Merrily We Roll Along' -- EXCLUSIVE VIDEO

Theater fans, Gleeks and Ugly Betty mourners (I’m all three), get ready to lose your minds!

On Dec. 9, HBO premieres Six by Sondheim, a brand-new documentary that profiles arguably the greatest composer in contemporary musical theater, Stephen Sondheim. Directed by frequent Sondheim collaborator James Lapine and produced by former Times theater critic Frank Rich, the doc takes a deep look at six of Sondheim’s greatest songs, deconstructed and defined by Sondheim himself. READ FULL STORY

Jake Gyllenhaal, America Ferrera, Vanessa Redgrave among Lucille Lortel Award nominees

Theater enthusiasts still have to wait until the end of April for this year’s Tony Award nominations, but the ceremony honoring achievements Off-Broadway, the Lucille Lortel Awards, unveiled its list of 2013 nominees today.

Leading the pack with the most nominations is the Signature Theatre revival of August Wilson’s The Piano Lesson. Among the production’s six nominations is Outstanding Director for Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Outstanding Lead Actor for Brandon J. Dirden, and Outstanding Lead Actress for Roslyn Ruff. READ FULL STORY

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