Diana DeGarmo, a Season 3 finalist on “American Idol, ” will join the cast of Off-Broadway’s The Toxic Avenger in August.
DeGarmo will step into the role of Sarah, “the sexy, blind librarian, ” beginning Aug. 14 at New World Stages. She will succeed Celina Carvajal, who currently plays the role.
DeGarmo, who has been seen on Broadway in Hairspray and in the national tour of Brooklyn, said in a statement, “I am so excited to be coming back to New York to join the cast of The Toxic Avenger. When I saw the show, I laughed my head off. I can’t wait to start rehearsal ‘ and to be blonde again!”
The campy rock musical is based on Lloyd Kaufman’s 1985 cult film of the same name.
But first, Diana will begin a run as the narrator in Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat with the Lyric Theater of Oklahoma on July 21. Season 4 Idol, Anthony Federov plays Joseph in the production.