Julie White Signs on to NBC's 'Go On'


Deadline.com announced that Tony Award-winner Julie White has been cast in the new NBC pilot, 'Go On.' The comedy is written and executive produced by Scott Silveri (Friends). It is also executive produced by Karey Burke and directed by Todd Holland.

'Go On' "centers on an irreverent yet charming sportscaster who tries to move on from loss and finds solace among the members of his mandatory group therapy sessions."

White is set to play the role of Anne, "a feisty and recently widowed woman stuck in the anger stage of grief."

Julie White received the Tony Award for Best Actress for her performance in The Little Dog Laughed. She also received an Obie Award and nominations from the Drama Desk, Lucille LortelAwards, Outer Critics Circle and the Drama League for this performance. She recently starred on stage in From Up Here (Drama Desk, Drama League nominations) at Manhattan Theatre Club. Her other New York stage appearances include Fiction at The Roundabout, The Heidi Chronicles, Dinner With Friends, Barbra's Wedding and also Bad Dates, Spike Heels, and The Family of Man all by Theresa Rebeck. Television credits include "Cavemen," guest starring as Mitzi Dalton Huntley on HBO's "Six Feet Under," a series regular on "Grace Under Fire," "The Heidi Chronicles," "Law And Order," "Law And Order: SVU," "Whoopi," "Ally McBeal," "Strong Medicine," "Touched By An Angel" and "Arli$." Film credits include the upcoming Transformers 2, The Astronaut Farmer, Michael Clayton, The Nanny Diaries, Transformers, War Of The Worlds, Slap Her, She's French, Breaking Upwards and Sunday on the Rocks.

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