Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today.
Tony Winner Laura Benanti Will Guest Star on Nashville
Broadway favorite Laura Benanti will appear on multiple episodes of the upcoming third season of Nashville. According to Deadline, the Tony winner will play Sadie Stone, a country artist whose star is on the rise in the ABC drama. From a glamorous Austrian Baroness to a Tennessee crooner, is there nothing that our top tweeter can’t do?
Saved by the Bell's Dustin Diamond is Starring in Bayside! The Musical!
Dustin Diamond, who played Screech in the classic kids TV series Saved by the Bell, has joined forces with National Lampoon for Bayside! The Musical!. Of course he has. The unauthorized parody will have an expanded off-Broadway schedule from August 27 and is currently set to play through December 2014 at Theatre 80. We're fishing out our stone-washed jeans in celebration.
David Mixner's Oh Hell No! to Play at New World Stages
Political activist and author David Mixner will premiere his theatrical tell-all, Oh Hell No!, in a special one-night-only event on October 27 at New World Stages. Directed by Stephen Brackett, the evening of story and song will feature the voices of Chris Bolan, Megan Osterhaus and Tim Jerome, and will benefit the Point Foundation.