EDISON - News 12 New Jersey 's John Bathke sat down with actor Peter Scolari, who is currently in the Nutcracker and I, a musical spoof on the classic Christmas ballet. Click 'PLAY' to see an extended interview with Peter Scolari.

Scolari previously co-started in the long running hit 'Newhart.' Prior to that, Scolari appeared along with Tom Hanks in 'Bosom Buddies.'