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Odds & Ends: Jane Krakowski Will Battle Aliens With Frozen's Josh Gad, Chita Rivera's WTF Team Revealed & More

Odds & Ends: Jane Krakowski Will Battle Aliens With Frozen's Josh Gad, Chita Rivera's WTF Team Revealed & More
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Jane Krakowski
Jane Krakowski is set to play the First Lady.

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today.

Jane Krakowski Will Battle Aliens With Josh Gad
Jane Krakowski as FLOTUS doing battle with aliens? This is one movie we can't wait to see. The Tony winner is set to join Frozen star Josh Gad in Chris Columbus' upcoming science fiction comedy Pixels. According to Deadlinethe cast also includes Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Michelle Monaghan, Peter Dinklage and Ashley Benson.

Chita Rivera's WTF Team Revealed
We now know who will be appearing with Chita Rivera, Roger Rees, Judy Kuhn, David Garrison and Matthew Deming in the previously reported revival of Kander and Ebb’s The Visit at Williamstown Theatre Festival. The cast will additionally feature John Bambery, Jason Danieley, Diana DiMarzio, Melanie Field, Rick Holmes, Jude McCormick, Tom Nelis, Chris Newcomer, Aaron Ramey, Timothy Shew and Michelle Veintimilla. Scenic design will be by Scott Pask, lighting design by Japhy Weideman and sound design by Dan Moses Schreier.

Chicago Hooks Big Fish
Big Fish is once again showing life after the Great White Way. The loved but short-lived musical, which starred Norbert Leo Butz, Kate Baldwin and Bobby Steggert, will receive a new production in Chicago. Directed by Dante J. Orfei, the Andrew Lippa tuner will run July 25 through August 9 at the Jedlicka Performing Arts Center. It's something of a return for the show—it played a pre-Broadway engagement in the Windy City.
 

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