As much fun as it may be to see Pee-wee Herman and Colin Quinn in their own Broadway shows right now, just wait a few months.
Broadway's spring 2011 season will boast several big-name comedians, with Dane Cook being the most recent to throw his name into the mix, taking a role in Neil Labute's "Fat Pig." Here is the current rundown of productions both dramatic and comedic on the upcoming schedule, with the comedians who are attached and date when previews begin:
Feb. 24, 2011: "The Book of Mormon" — musical created/written by South Park's Matt Stone and Trey Parker, starring Josh Gad
March 11, 2011: "Bengal Tiger in the Baghdad Zoo" — Robin Williams
March 22, 2011: "The Motherfucker with the Hat" — Chris Rock, Bobby Cannavale
March 2011: "That Championship Season" — Jim Gaffigan
Date TBD: "The House of Blue Leaves" — Ben Stiller
Date TBD: "Fat Pig" — Dane Cook