The October 8 episode, titled “Springfield Splendor,” will also guest star Tony winner Martin Short.
In the episode, Lisa and Marge turn a traumatizing experience into a graphic novel, which in turn is adapted into a Broadway show (not unlike Bechdel’s Fun Home). However, as the show moves forward, the two begin to squabble over creative differences.
The long-running animated comedy from Fox is no stranger to pulling Broadway talent and exploring theatre-related plots; past episodes have featured musical parodies of such titles as A Streetcar Named Desire (Oh, Streetcar!) and Planet of the Apes.