“The Nanny” Musical in the Works!


The Nanny
from The Nanny Facebook page

The 90’s American sitcom The Nanny is being developed into a musical!

According to Deadline, series c0-creators Fran Drescher (who also played the titular role) and Peter Marc Jacobson will be writing the book, while Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’s co-creator and star Rachel Bloom will write the lyrics. Bloom will also be writing the music with Adam Schlesinger, who’s also part of the songwriting team of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend.

Marc Bruni (Beautiful: The Carole King Musical) is set to direct the production, with Scott Zeilinger and his son Brian Zeilinger producing. Casting as well as other information are yet to be announced.

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The Nanny was on air from November 3, 1993 to June 23, 1999. It starred Fran Drescher as Fran Fine, a Jewish fashion queen from Flushing, New York, who becomes the nanny of three children from the New York/British high society.

 

 

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