Connor Gallagher directs the second season of the series that traces the life of a young actor in New York City. The latest episode of "Battery's Down" includes two original songs: "Keep It Campy" by Adam Wachter, Jake Wilson and Connor Gallagher, and "All About Me," composed by Glory Days' Nick Blaemire.
Airing at 12:01 AM on May 1, the new episode, entitled "Bad Bad News," will feature Janney as well as guest stars Will Chase (Story of My Life, Rent), Deidre Goodwin (A Chorus Line), Brynn O'Malley (Wicked, Hairspray), Andy Karl (9 to 5, Legally Blonde), Carly Jibson (Cry-Baby, Hairspray), Dana Steingold (Spelling Bee), Andrew Arrington (The Lion King, Spelling Bee), Eric Roediger (Spelling Bee), Jay Russell (Our Town), Stephanie Gibson (Spamalot, A Chorus Line), Sas Goldberg (Stunning), Ariana Grande and cast members from 13 The Musical.
"Bad Bad News" also boasts appearances by Tony Award winner John Gallagher, Jr. (Spring Awakening, Rabbit Hole), Tyler Maynard (The Little Mermaid, Altar Boyz), Dani Spieler (Legally Blonde) and Nina Sturtz.
Created by and starring University of Michigan graduate Wilson, "The Battery's Down" made its online premiere Feb. 1, 2008, with a slew of Broadway talent.
New episodes of "The Battery's Down" will premiere at 12:01 AM on the first of each month. To view the series, visit TheBatterysDown.