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Newly informed that she will receive the 2020 Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award, Julie Halston has been announced as part of the cast for And just like that … the Sex and the city series of suites. An Instagram post from the August 3 show’s account revealed that she would reprise the role of Bitsy Von Muffling. Fans of the hit series will recall that Halston’s character married Nathan Lane’s character Bobby Fine in season five. It is not yet known whether Lane, Tony’s three-time winner, will reprise his role.
Most recently seen on Broadway in Tootsie, Halston is a quadruple Drama Desk nominee who appeared on Broadway in 20th century, gypsy, lacquer, you can’t take it with you, anything goes and more.
In addition to Plaza Suite-Related star Sarah Jessica Parker, who stars as Carrie Bradshaw, And just like that … features Tony’s double winner Cynthia Nixon as Miranda and Kristin Davis as Charlotte. Kim Cattrall will not be joining the reboot to resume her turn as Samantha. The new series follows the trio as they navigate love and friendship in their fifties. It consists of 10 half-hour episodes. As previously announced, Isaac Powell and Tony winner Sara Ramírez will recur in the next series as well.