Ebersole Cast in TV Land Pilot "Retired at 35"

News   Ebersole Cast in TV Land Pilot "Retired at 35" Two-time Tony Award winner Christine Ebersole has been cast in the new TV Land pilot "Retired at 35."
Christine Ebersole
Christine Ebersole

The cast, according to Hollywood Reporter, will also feature the previously announced George Segal as well as Johnathan McClain, Casey Wilson, Jessica Walter, Josh McDermott, Ryan Michelle Bathe, Matt Champagne, George Wyner, Jere Burns and Faye DeWitt.

"Retired," according to the industry paper, "follows David (McClain), a successful young businessman who decides to leave the New York rat race behind and move into his father Alan's (Segal) Florida retirement home." Ebersole will play a potential love interest for Segal's character.

For her work in the dual roles of Edith Bouvier Beale and "Little" Edie Beale in the Off-Broadway and Broadway productions of Grey Gardens, Christine Ebersole was honored with the Tony Award, the Drama Desk Award, an Outer Critics Circle Award, an Obie, a special citation from the New York Drama Critics Circle and the Drama League's 2006 Distinguished Performance of the Year Award. She also received a Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical for her work as Dorothy Brock in the hit revival of 42nd Street and a 2003 Tony nomination for her performance in Lincoln Center's production of Dinner at Eight. Ebersole's other Broadway credits include Blithe Spirit, The Best Man, Getting Away with Murder, Harrigan 'n Hart, Camelot, Oklahoma!, On the Twentieth Century, I Love My Wife, Angel Street and the City Center Encores! productions of A Connecticut Yankee, Ziegfeld Follies of 1936, Lady in the Dark and Allegro. Ebersole was also seen Off-Broadway in Talking Heads and in the recent City Center Encores! production of Applause.

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