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,
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.