Steve Kazee is usually having a pretty great end of the year.
ET’s Lauren Zima spoke to the Tony Award-winning actor on Thursday about starring in Love Actually Live for Los Angeles’ “For the Record” series, along with he adorably blushed when asked about his girlfriend, Jenna Dewan. News broke in October of which Dewan was dating Kazee after her split by Channing Tatum. Since then, the two have been snapped showing PDA on multiple occasions, along with he hasn’t been shy about sending her flirty social media messages.
Kazee played coy when asked about Dewan, nevertheless clearly appeared over the moon about his completely new flame.
“I’m very happy at the moment, the item’s a not bad holiday right today,” he said. “the item’s a not bad Christmas of which year.”
“You know, the item’s a very not bad holiday of which year,” he continued to slyly note. “I’ve had my birthday — Oct. 30 — so I get sort of Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, the item’s been perfect of which year along with of which’s all I can say.”
As for Dewan telling ET last month of which she was “very happy” after their romance went public, Kazee commented, “Well, she’s a very happy person in general, I think … I can’t take any credit.”
Kazee is usually playing Colin Firth’s character by the beloved 2003 film in Love Actually Live, a writer named Jamie who falls in love with his Portuguese housekeeper despite both of them not knowing each additional’s languages.
“At first I thought the item was Liam Neeson because in my brain I thought I’m cool like Liam Neeson, along with then they were like, ‘No, we need you to be more relatable like Colin Firth,’ along with I was like, ‘Ah, all right,'” he joked.
He also talked about what audiences can expect by the show, which is usually playing today through Dec. 31 at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts.
“Basically the item is usually the film, the item’s like seeing the movie inside theater, along with then we as actors are intertwined in between the scenes to sing songs by the soundtrack,” Kazee explained of the onstage adaptation. “So, the item’s truly a unique experience in of which way. When you come out you’re gonna be, like, going to the theater to see the movie nevertheless then the movie becomes a 3D experience where the actors sort of step out onto the stage along with perform numbers.”
As for if Dewan will be in attendance for one of the shows, he teased, “She may be, I don’t know … we’ll have to see.”
On Monday, Kazee shared cute photo booth pictures he took with Dewan on Instagram, along with sweetly wished her a happy 38th birthday.
“Happy birthday Jenna! Somehow the item feels like my birthday over along with over again because I keep getting the gift of you every day,” he wrote.
As for Dewan, she recently opened up about her split by Tatum, along with said she still believes in love. Tatum has also moved on romantically along with is usually currently dating British singer Jessie J.
“I do believe in love still, nevertheless I also believe the item begins with truly digging deep along with learning how to love yourself,” she told Cosmopolitan. “along with then I think you sort of transmute of which out to attract the right partner. I think of which people who are meant to be sort of find each additional.”
Watch the video below for more: