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RIALTO CHATTER: Is GLEE's Jane Lynch Headed to Broadway This Summer?

According to reports, actress Jane Lynch of GLEE may be heading to Broadway for a major musical this summer.

She told WENN, "I hope to be coming to New York to do a musical this summer. I have not inked the deal but I'm teasing it and you heard it here first.

"It's already in production and I'll be stepping in. I'm really thrilled. I think its gonna be fun and if it doesn't happen forget I said anything!"

Jane Lynch previously performed in Off-Broadway's The Real Live Brady Bunch and the Real Live Game Show and Love, Loss, and What I Wore.

Jane Lynch cut her theatrical teeth at The Second City, Steppenwolf Theatre and in many church basements all over the greater Chicago area. Lynch won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her work on GLEE.

Lynch's film credits include "Julie & Julia," "Shrek Forever After," "Post Grad" and "Paul and Brownie Masters." Her past film work includes Christopher Guest's "For Your Consideration," "A Mighty Wind" and "Best in Show," as well as "Role Models," "The Rocker," "Spring Breakdown," "Space Chimps," "Alvin and the Chipmunks," "Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story," "Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby," "The 40-Year-Old Virgin," Margaret Cho's "Celeste and Bam Bam," Alan Cumming's "Suffering Man's Charity," "Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events," "Sleepover" and "Surviving Eden." She recently starred in "The Three Stooges" film.

Last fall, Lynch hosted the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards. Her other television credits include "Party Down," "Lovespring International," "Desperate Housewives," "Weeds" and "The L Word." Lynch has had recurring roles on "Boston Legal," "Criminal Minds," "The New Adventures of Old Christine" and "Two and a Half Men," for which she received an Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series.

Lynch's play, "Oh Sister, My Sister!," had runs at the Tamarind Theatre and Bang Theater, garnering the LA Weekly Comedy Ensemble of the Year Award.


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