June 10, 2009

Rosie O’Donnell may head back to Broadway

A Broadway revival of the musical Babes in Arms, starring actress and former TV talk show host Rosie O'Donnell, is in the works.

Variety.com said Randy Skinner is attached to direct and choreograph the Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart show, which has a new book by Joe DiPietro.

O'Donnell has previously appeared on Broadway in Fiddler on the Roof, Seussical and Grease.

She took part in private readings of Babes last month, along with Young Frankenstein star Shuler Hensley,

Variety.com said, adding no time line has been set for the show's possible opening.

The revival would be the musical's first production on Broadway since its 1937 debut.