Douglas Carter Beane
The two-time Tony winner will take on the role of the Fairy Godmother.
The View Emmy Winner Sherri Shepherd takes on the infamous role.
The Tony-winning baritone takes on the role played by Fred Astaire in the original 1953 film.
The Tony nominee's new play will open at the Scranton Shakespeare Festival.
Douglas Carter Beane and Lewis Flinn's Greek-comedy-inspired musical will open the theater's 16th season.
Before returning to the Great White Way this spring in Cabaret and Bullets Over Broadway, respectively, the pair take on roles in a new production of Johann Strauss' Die Fledermaus.