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Lola Tung is Heading to Broadway!

Lola Tung has a new gig, and this time it’s on Broadway!

The Summer I Turner Pretty star will make her stage debut next month when she joins the cast of Hadestown, a production about mythic tales in the underworld. She’ll be taking over the role of Eurydice from current star Solea Pfeiffer who will give her final performance on February 4.

In a statement to Deadline, Lola says, “I saw Hadestown in February of 2020 and immediately fell in love with the show. I’d had dreams of being on Broadway since I performed in my middle school musicals, and after seeing Hadestown I instantly added it to the little list of dream shows in my mind.”

She will have a limited engagement with the production and will have her final performance on March 17.

 

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Meanwhile, fans of the The Summer I Turned Pretty are eagerly waiting to find out when the third season will be released. It was revealed in August last year that Belly, Conrad, Jeremiah and the crew from Cousins Beach would definitely be returning to our screens but production was delayed due to the SAG-AFTRA strikes.

The multi-generational drama, based on the books of the same name by Jenny Han, has captivated audiences around the world exploring first love, heartbreak, female friendships and mother-child bonds. According to Prime Video, Season 2 was one of the 10 most watched seasons of any series ever on the platform!

The first two seasons are currently streaming on Prime Video.

 

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Haven’t read the books yet?

Jenny Han is the New York Times best-selling author behind both The Summer I Turned Pretty series and To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before. Her books are hugely popular amongst teens and have been published in more than 30 languages!

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Nehal is an award-winning news presenter, author of "A Kids Book About Kindness Online" and founder of CelebrityKind. She has dedicated her career to creating connected and healthy spaces in the media. When she's not writing, you'll find Nehal hanging with family, dancing to Beyoncé, interpreting Taylor Swift lyrics or watching old eps of Oprah.