VIDEO: CINDERELLA's Fran Drescher Makes Cameo on Web Series BIG CITY
Television and film star Fran Drescher, who is currently gracing the stage in her Broadway debut as CINDERELLA's stepmother Madame, made a cameo on the web series BIG CITY this week. Check it out below!
Drescher will continue on Broadway for a 10-week run through April 13 at the Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway). Beloved by millions as "The Nanny" on the long-running CBS-TV comedy, Ms. Drescher received two Emmy Awards and two Golden Globe nominations for the series, which she also created, wrote, directed and executive produced. She most recently starred in TV Land's sitcom "Happily Divorced" as Fran, a Los Angeles florist whose 18-year marriage ends after her husband announces he's gay, yet they continue to live together under the same roof.
Ms. Drescher's numerous film credits include "This is Spinal Tap," (for which she won Esquire Magazine's 'Five Minute Oscar'); "The Beautician and the Beast," which she also executive produced; and countless films with the likes of Robin Williams and Tim Robbins ("The Cadillac Man"), Dan Aykroyd and Billy Crystal, and with such esteemed directors as Rob Reiner, Milos Forman("Ragtime") and Francis Ford Coppola.
A native of New York City, she is no stranger to the stage, having made her debut in The Pasadena Playhouse world premiere of Ronald Ribman's Rug Merchants of Chaos and Off-Broadway in Neil LaBute's Some Girl(s), The Exonerated and Nora Ephron's Love, Loss, and What I Wore. She also performed in a special production of Camelot at Lincoln Center.
The cast of RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA stars Carly Rae Jepsen as Cinderella and Joe Carroll as the Prince; Fran Drescher as Madame; Tony Award winnerVictoria Clark as Fairy Godmother Marie; Ann Harada as stepsister Charlotte; Stephanie Gibson as stepsister Gabrielle;Peter Bartlett as Sebastian, Prince Topher's mentor and Lord Chancellor; Todd Buonopaneas the rebel Jean-Michel; and Phumzile Sojola as Lord Pinkleton.
CINDERELLA has music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, a new book by Douglas Carter Beane and original book by Oscar Hammerstein II. The musical is directed by Mark Brokaw.Josh Rhodes is choreographer. Music adaptation, supervision, and arrangements are by David Chase. Orchestrations are by Danny Troob. Andy Einhorn is music director and conductor.