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QA: Fran Drescher makes Broadway debut, may run for office

Fran Drescher's latest role, the evil stepmother in "Cinderella" on Broadway, is also her Broadway debut. The 56 year-old New York native who starred in the hugely popular sitcom 'The Nanny,' spoke to FOX411 about her career, charitable works and who she's dating these days. FOX411: So first time on Broadway! Were you nervous?Fran Drescher: I was nervous in the beginning but now it's been a little over two weeks and I feel really great about it. I'm really relishing each and every moment and still experimenting with different things and having fun playing with the character. The audience seem to be eating it up with a spoon and are very warm and very receptive and encouraging. I love the cast and crew. The whole culture of being in the theater, on Broadway, it's a very unique experience. I'm very grateful to have the opportunity.FOX411: Off camera you're a very thoughtful, articulate person. Do you ever feel boxed in by your comedic roles?Drescher: I've explored my personality in other...

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  1. FOX411 QA: Fran Drescher Talks Mid-Life Crises, Relationship With Gay Ex

    ‘Being Wendy’ is a delightful children’s book all about a little girl named Wendy who doesn’t fit in with everyone else in her hometown. It’s written by Fran Dresche...

  2. Hannity Goes One-on-One With Fran Drescher

    This is a rush transcript from "Hannity," April 8, 2009. This copy may not be in its final form and may be updated .SEAN HANNITY, HOST: Now the president's been maki...

  3. Fran Drescher Robs Cradle in New Show

    Fran Drescher ( search ) draws liberally from real-life experience in her upcoming comedy series "Living With Fran." ( search )She portrays an older woman who dates ...

  4. Fran Drescher says she was abducted by aliens. And her...

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  5. Fran Drescher Throws Reunion for 'The Nanny' Cast

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  6. Fran Drescher Disses President Obama, Plans to Run For Congress

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  7. Fran Drescher Claims She Was Abducted By Aliens

    Fran Drescher believes she was abducted by aliens. No, really.In an interview with The Huffington Post , the "Nanny " and "Happily Divorced " star said she and her e...

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