Photo Flash: First Look - Kelly Bishop in 8/6 BUNHEADS
Fanny, (Broadway's Kelly Bishop) welcomes an old friend while Michelle makes a new one in "Blank Up, It's Time," an all-new episode of ABC Family's original series BUNHEADS, airing Monday, August 6th (9:00 - 10:00 PM ET/PT). Get a first look below!
Michelle is thrown for a loop when she discovers Fanny has a longtime, long-distance boyfriend (guest star Richard Gant, "Men of a Certain Age"). And Fanny surprises Michelle again by inviting her to see a play. Meanwhile, Sasha's rebellious behavior starts to affect Fanny's class. Fanny responds by giving Boo a coveted role in an upcoming performance.
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."
"Bunheads" is executive produced by Amy Sherman-Palladino. The series stars Sutton Foster, Kaitlyn Jenkins, Julia Goldani Telles, Bailey Buntain and Emma Dumont with guest star Kelly Bishop. Chris Eigeman ("Gilmore Girls") and Kent Boyd ("So You Think You Can Dance") also guest star.
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