Jamie-Lynn Sigler, who currently plays Belle in Broadway's Beauty and the Beast, will make a special guest appearance on ABC-TV's "All My Children." Sigler, who also stars as Meadow Soprano in the HBO hit "The Sopranos," will appear on the ABC soap opera Dec. 10. Sigler will play herself in the long-running serial, making an appearance on "The Wave," a fictitious talk show hosted by Hayley Vaughn Santros (Kelly Ripa). "All My Children" airs 1 -2 PM (ET). Check local listings.
Tony Soprano's pride and joy made her professional debut at the age of 12 in the national tour of a musical version of "It's a Wonderful Life." A native New Yorker, Sigler's other theatrical credits include productions of The Diary of Anne Frank, The Goodbye Girl, The Wizard of Oz and the recent tour of Cinderella. She also appeared in the films "Brooklyn State of Mind" and "Campfire Stories," and her autobiography — available from Pocket Books — is titled "Wise Girl." Sigler also recently completed filming the new feature, "eXtreme Dating."
Beauty and the Beast features the Academy Award-winning score by Alan Menken and the late Howard Ashman as well as tunes written especially for the stage version by Menken and Evita lyricist Tim Rice. The book was written by the author of the original screenplay, Linda Woolverton, and the musical was directed by Robert Jess Roth. Beauty and the Beast plays the Lunt-Fontanne (205 W. 46th Street), and tickets may be purchased at the theatre's box office or by calling (212) 307-4747.