The TV host wows the audience with an unexpected cameo in the musical Promises, Promises

By People Staff
September 08, 2010 11:10 AM
Credit: Michael Rozman/Warner Bros.

Ellen DeGeneres is not a nurse, but she played one – briefly – Tuesday night on Broadway.

The talk-show host, 52, delighted the audience at New York’s Broadway Theater with a surprise cameo as a nurse in the musical revival of Promises, Promises, starring Sean Hayes and Kristin Chenoweth.

Her scene comes in Act I, right before the Hayes character meets Chenoweth’s. DeGeneres will air the footage from the Broadway show on The Ellen DeGeneres Show next Wednesday, following the series’ season-eight premiere on Monday.
Tim Nudd