Wednesday, 15 April 2015

Jake Gyllenhaal to make musical theatre debut in Little Shop of Horrors

Following his performance in the Broadway production of Constellations, it has been announced that Jake Gyllenhaal will make his musical theatre debit as Seymour in Little Shop of Horrors in New York City Center's Encores!

Ellen Greene, who created the role of Audrey both on stage and screen, will reprise her performance. Dick Scanlan directs. The show runs three performances only between 1st and 2nd July 2015. Choreography is by Patricia Wilcox with musical direction by Chris Fenwick.

Gyllenhaal made his New York stage debut in If There Is I Haven’t Found It Yet and starred in the revival of Kenneth Lonergan's This is Our Youth in London's West End in 2002. He earned an Oscar nomination for his performance in Brokeback Mountain and his additional film credits include Prisoners, Enemy, Source Code, Love and Other Drugs, End of Watch, Donnie Darko, Nightcrawler and Everest.

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