Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today.
Tony Winner Jane Krakowski has an Unbreakable Bond With Tina Fey
Jane Krakowski has once again teamed up with her 30 Rock boss and co-star Tina Fey. The Tony winner has joined Fey's new series for NBC, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. According to Deadline, the Broadway favorite will play a rich New York mom on the show. It’s good news for Krakowski, as her previously reported pilot, Dead Boss, was not picked up by Fox this season.
Big Fish Assemble for Celebration of Andrew Lippa
The creative team has been assembled for the previously reported The Life of the Party: A Celebration of the Songs of Andrew Lippa at London’s Menier Chocolate Factory, starring Caroline O’Connor, Damian Humbley and Summer Strallen. David Babani, artistic director of the Chocolate Factory, will helm the production of the Big Fish creator's work, with choreography by Lynne Page, sound design by Gareth Owen, lighting design by Tim Lutkin and set and costume design by Morgan Large. The show will run May 27 through June 14.
Fresh Prince Alum to Appear at Shakespeare's Globe
’Tis Pity She’s a Whore, The Broken Heart and The Changeling will all feature in the second season of theater in the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse at Shakespeare’s Globe. Prior to the season's start, the new London indoor theater will play host to a number of events, including a production of Derek Walcott’s stage adaptation of his 1990 epic poem Omeros, starring Joseph Marcell. You might just remember Marcell as Geoffrey in the TV series The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air—as well as putting Will Smith in his place, he's also an RSC vet.
London's Billy Elliot Welcoms Some New Ballet Boys and Girls!
Matteo Zecca and Kyria Cooper will play their first performances in London's Billy Elliot, as Billy and Debbie respectively, on May 12. Later this month Tomi Fry will join the cast to alternate the role of Billy’s best friend Michael. The cast of the show currently includes Ruthie Henshall, Deka Walmsley, Chris Grahamson, Ann Emery, Howard Crossley, Barnaby Meredith, Claudia Bradley and David Muscat.
Get a Sneak Peek of Cristin Milioti's New Show
Exciting times for Once alum and How I Met Your Mother star Cristin Milioti, Check out below the trailer for her upcoming rom-com series, A to Z.