Odds & Ends: ABC Taps Will Chase for New Drama & More

first_imgWill Chase(Photo: Bruce Glikas) Here’s a quick roundup of stories you may have missed from today. ABC Taps Will Chase for New DramaSomething Rotten!’s Will Chase is in demand! Broadway’s Shakespeare has been enlisted as a series regular for ABC’s new drama Time After Time, which is aiming for a midseason bow. According to EW, Chase is set to take on the role of war vet Griffin, who is aiming to become New York’s new state senator. As previously reported, Chase is also slated to appear in a multi-episode arc on HBO’s The Deuce.Tony Winner Rondi Reed Set for SexBroadway vet Rondi Reed has landed a recurring role on the fourth season of Masters of Sex, Deadline reports. The August: Osage County Tony winner and Wicked alum is set to play Helen’s (Sarah Silverman) mom, who is shocked when she discovers her daughter’s sexual orientation. Showtime’s drama series is scheduled to return on September 11, featuring Tony winner Kelli O’Hara and more!American Theatre Wing to Honor Cicely TysonTony winner Cicely Tyson will be honored at the American Theatre Wing’s annual gala on September 26 at New York’s swanky Plaza Hotel. “Cicely Tyson exemplifies what the American Theatre Wing is all about, from her career-defining performances, to her passionate commitment to arts education via her namesake performing and fine arts school,” said Heather Hitchens, President and CEO of the Wing, in a statement. Funds raised from the event will provide vital support for the Wing’s programs.Sneak Peek of Steven Pasquale in DoubtWe have our first look at Broadway favorite Steven Pasquale in CBS’ Doubt, which will premiere in the upcoming TV season. The cast also includes Katherine Heigl, Laverne Cox, Dulé Hill and Donna Murphy, with the show following a hotshot defense lawyer who falls for her charming client, who could be responsible for a brutal crime. Looks like it will be compulsive viewing! Star Files View Comments Will Chaselast_img

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