Fran Drescher is bringing her model and aptitude to Broadway.
The actress is teaming up along with her ex-husband Peter Marc Jacobson once more to take her hit ’90s present “The Nanny” from the small display to the stage. The present a few Jewish girl from Queens who works for a Broadway producer as a toddler caretaker is at the moment syndicated on Cozi TV and nonetheless wildly beloved.
Emmy Award winners Rachel Bloom, who starred and co-wrote songs on her TV musical comedy “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,” and Adam Schlesinger will probably be writing the lyrics and music.
Recognized for her iconic, nasal voice and thick New York accent, Drescher says nobody has been forged but for her position.
“Of course I would do it myself,” she mentioned in an announcement, “but we’d have to change the title to The Granny.”
Bloom mentioned the present was a basic a part of her childhood as a result of it was the primary time she noticed an overtly Jewish feminine protagonist on tv.
“The story of Fran Fine, however, is a universal one that has touched the hearts of people of every race, religion and orientation,” Bloom mentioned.
Drescher was even referenced in an episode of “Crazy Ex” when Bloom’s character visited her mom in New York to have a good time her philanthropic work within the Jewish neighborhood.
The director of “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical,” Marc Bruni, is anticipated to direct “The Nanny.”
At present, Drescher engaged on a brand new sitcom “Indebted,” which premieres Feb. 6 on NBC.