Photo Flash: First Look - Sutton Foster and Kelly Bishop in BUNHEADS
ABC Family has begun production on the new drama series, BUNHEADS, filming in Los Angeles. Set to premiere on Monday, June 11th at 9:00pm ET/PT, BUNHEADS is the tale of a Las Vegas showgirl who impulsively marries a man, moves to his sleepy coastal town, and takes an uneasy role at her new mother-in-law's dance school.
Executive-produced by Amy Sherman-Palladino ("Gilmore Girls") and headlined by Tony Award(R)-winning actor Sutton Foster, BUNHEADS also stars Broadway vet Kelly Bishop as Fanny Flowers. Additional cast members include Kaitlyn Jenkins, Julia Goldani Telles, Bailey Buntain and Emma Dumont.
Foster has received two Tony Awards, in 2002 for Thoroughly Modern Millie and in 2011 for Anything Goes. Her other Broadway credits include Little Women, The Drowsy Chaperone, Young Frankenstein and Shrek the Musical.
Kelly Bishop's breakout role was Sheila in Michael Bennett's 'A Chorus Line' for which she garnered Tony and Drama Desk awards. Her Broadway credits include Neil Simon's Proposals, The Last Night of Ballyhoo and Six Degrees of Separation at Lincoln Center. Her film work includes An Unmarried Woman, Dirty Dancing and Miami Rhapsody. On TV, Bishop starred for seven years as Emily Gilmore on "The Gilmore Girls."