Washington: Al Pacino and ‘The Merchant of Venice’ are moving to Broadway.
The Public Theatre has announced that following an eight-week run at Central Park``s Delacorte Theatre, Pacino will relocate to Broadway as Shylock in the Shakespeare comedy this fall, reports CBS News.
Opening Oct. 19 at the Broadhurst Theatre, the production will run through Jan. 9.
The current production stars Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Lily Rabe and Byron Jennings.
Directed by Daniel Sullivan, it will be produced by the Public Theatre with Jeffrey Richards and Jerry Frankel.