Fallen actress Jenna Elfman's career has taken another turn for the worse -
she has been replaced in Broadway, New York, hit NINE by an understudy.
The former DHARMA AND GREG star was supposed to start a lengthy stint as
Jane Krakowski's successor in the TONY-winning musical on 7 October (03), but
now the role of movie star CARLA has gone to ALLY McBEAL star Krakowki's
A spokesman for the project claims scheduling conflicts meant Elfman would
not have had "a proper preview period" before the stageshow reopened fully on
28 October (03).
Elfman says, "The musical has a very beautiful, complex and challenging
score and I want to make sure that I have enough time to prepare so that I can
deliver the quality of performance as a professional that I demand of
"Being on Broadway is a dream of mine and if I'm going to do it, I'm going
to do it when it's right and I'm ready."
The show's director DAVID LEVEAUX isn't ruling out having Elfman join the
cast for a future run.