Hedda Gabler's Burton Cast in HBO Comedy Pilot

News   Hedda Gabler's Burton Cast in HBO Comedy Pilot Three-time Tony nominee Kate Burton has joined the cast of the HBO comedy pilot "Washingtonienne," according to the Hollywood Reporter.

Based on Jessica Cutler's book, the series, the industry paper states, "revolves around the professional and personal lives of three smart, sophisticated 28-year-old girls working on Capitol Hill." Burton will play the personal assistant to a U.S. Senator. The cast will also feature Jason Dohring and Rachel Taylor.

In 2002 Kate Burton received dual Tony nominations: Best Actress in a Play for Hedda Gabler and Best Featured Actress in a Play for The Elephant Man. Burton has also appeared on Broadway in Spring Awakening, The Constant Wife, The Beauty Queen of Leenane, An American Daughter, Company, Jake's Women, Some Americans Abroad, Wild Honey, Doonesbury, Alice in Wonderland and Present Laughter. Her screen credits include "Celebrity," "Ice Storm," "First Wives Club" and "August."