Film & TV NewsWatch Leslie Rodriguez Kritzer Play Carol Burnett on Series Finale of The Marvelous Mrs.Maisel
Kritzer got the chance to belt out "Shy" from Once Upon a Mattress.
May 26, 2023
Leslie Rodriguez Kritzer, who recently starred in the Kennedy Center staging of Spamalot, can be seen as stage and screen icon Carol Burnett in the series finale of the Amazon Prime series The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.
Kritzer, who originated the role of Delia in the Tony-nominated musical Beetlejuice, gets the chance to re-create one of Burnett's most famous roles, Princess Winnifred in Once Upon a Mattress. Listen to her belt out "Shy," Burnett's showstopper from the Mary Rodgers-Marshall Barer musical, above.
Kritzer also posted her TV appearance on Instagram, writing, "Sometimes the stars align and you get to play your idol [Carol Burnett] on the series finale of [The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel]. What a gift." Watch Kritzer perform the number in her full Carol drag on Instagram.
Kritzer, a Drama Desk Award nomination for her work in Beetlejuice, has also been seen on Broadway in Something Rotten!, Elf, Sondheim on Sondheim, Legally Blonde (Clarence Derwent Award), A Catered Affair (Drama Desk nomination), and Hairspray, while her Off-Broadway credits include The Robber Bridegroom (Lucille Lortel Award, Drama League, and Astaire Award nominations), Gigantic (Lucille Lortel nomination), ROOMS: A Rock Romance (Outer Critics Circle nomination), The Memory Show, Nobody Loves You, and The Great American Trailer Park Musical (Drama Desk nomination). Her screen credits include First Lady, Bridge & Tunnel, New Amsterdam, Slugfest, Difficult People, Kevin Can Wait, Younger, Vinyl, and Law & Order: SVU.