Donna Lynne Champlin and Rachel Bloom in a scene from The CW's "Crazy Ex Girlfriend."
CMU/CLO alum Donna Lynne Champlin, currently co-starring in The CW's "Crazy Ex Girlfriend," has been added to the cast of the all-female production of "The Taming of the Shrew" for The Public Theater's free Shakespeare in the Park line-up in Central Park, Playbill.com reported. Champlin will play Hortensio in the play, which will run May 24-June 26 in New York. Janet McTeer and Cush Jumbo were previously announced as Petruchio and Katherina.
The rest of the cast, according to Playbill: Candy Buckley (Vincentio), Champlin (Hortensio), Rosa Gilmore (Lucentio), Judy Gold (Gremio), LaTanya Richardson Jackson (Baptista), Teresa Avia Lim (Biondello), Adrienne C. Moore (Tranio), Anne L. Nathan (Pedant), Gayle Rankin (Bianca), Pearl Rhein (Ensemble), Leenya Rideout (Ensemble), Jackie Sanders (Ensemble) and Stacey Sargeant (Grumio).