has earned her first Primetime Emmy nomination in 20 years thanks to her guest spot on “Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist
.” The Tony-winning actress reprised her role as Deb, the vivacious friend of Maggie (Mary Steenburgen
) who bonds with her over the loss of their husbands. Peters embraced the challenge of playing such an outgoing role. “I love playing different types of characters and this character is so not me,” says Peters in an exclusive new webchat with Gold Derby. “She’s gregarious, and an extrovert, which is totally the opposite of who I am.” Watch the video interview above.
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interview: ‘Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist’ choreographer
Peters was drawn to “Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist” before she was even offered the part in Season 1. She recalls seeing commercials for the NBC
series and wanting to watch it. “It’s musical, it looks fabulous,” she remembers thinking. “And then I