Sutton Foster and Kelly Bishop on Bunheads’ Demanding Dialogue and Drinking Scenes

For her nutty, brilliant ballet dramedy Bunheads, Amy Sherman-Palladino brought back Gilmore Girls’Kelly Bishop to play a whip-smart, moron-intolerant woman (yes, another one) who inherits a daughter-in-law after her son’s sudden death. Together, they run a dance studio in a sleepy coastal town (Stars Hollow by way of Venice, California). It gives us warm fuzzies to watch them bicker and occasionally come together in the same way Lorelai and Emily used to, and tonight’s finale (airing at 10 on ABC Family) is the best of both worlds. Vulture caught up with Bishop and Broadway’s Sutton Foster to talk about how they managed in Sherman-Palladino’s crazy-wonderful world of words, and what they hope to do more of in season two. Read More...


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