Kristin Chenoweth will star in a theatre-themed half-hour comedy heading to Disney+. The sequence, titled The Greatest Star in Appleton, is created and written by Paul Rudnick (at present at work on the musical adaptation of The Satan Wears Prada). He and Chenoweth produce with Dan Jinks, Deadline reviews.
The Tony and Emmy winner, who not too long ago took the Broadway stage in her For the Ladies live performance engagement, will play Carol Dannhauser, a mother and waitress who’s beloved in her Wisconsin regional theatre group. Enter Tara Hubley, a New York ensemblist who turns into a rival upon returning house.
Jinks beforehand produced one other Disney-adjacent sequence that includes Chenoweth: ABC’s Pushing Daisies. The Depraved favourite earned an Emmy for her efficiency.
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The present will be part of a catalog on the brand new streaming service that additionally consists of one other scripted sequence revolving round musical theatre: Excessive College Musical: The Musical: The Sequence.