Two-time Tony winner Patti LuPone, who was re-generating her Olivier-successful function of Joanne in the gender-switched revival of Organization at the time of the Broadway shutdown, will co-star with Erinn Hayes (Childrens Healthcare facility, Medical Police) in the comedy pilot Alright Boomer for HBO Max, Deadline studies.
The multi-digicam comedy is from creator Todd Linden, who penned the pilot, the late Jamie Tarses’ Fanfare, and Sony Shots Tv. Victor Gonzalez will direct.
LuPone will play a boomer, who arrives at her estranged daughter’s (Hayes) house, expecting to live off the family’s income and kinds a bond with her progressive granddaughter, who problems her grandmother on her numerous viewpoints.
The project’s govt producers features Vanessa McCarthy, who will be the showrunner, alongside with the late Tarses. Co-govt producers are Linden and Fanfare’s McCrae Dunlap.
LuPone received her 1st Tony Award in 1980 in the title function of the first Broadway creation of Evita. Because that time, she has picked up two Olivier Awards—her initial for her work in The Cradle Will Rock and Les Misérables and her 2nd for the 2019 London revival of Enterprise—as perfectly as a next Tony for her effectiveness as Rose in the 2008 Broadway revival of Gypsy. She was found in the Netflix collection Hollywood, and her other current screen credits contain Penny Dreadful, Women, American Horror Tale, and Pose.