Before Anna Chlumsky’s comic timing returns to television in the fourth season of Veep in April, it is making its debut on the Broadway stage in You Can’t Take It with You.
Chlumsky stepped into the James Earl Jones-starring production of George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart’s 1936 play Tuesday. She replaces Rose Byrne as Alice, the play’s romantic heroine, who is the most down-to-Earth member of the zany Sycamore family. Their wacky proclivities are drawn into even sharper focus when Alice brings home her beau from a tony family.
EW spoke to Chlumsky, who had just wrapped the her HBO show, last week about jumping into the cast, coming to Broadway, and President Selina Meyer. You Can’t Take It with You runs through Feb. 22.
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