Ben Stiller, Falco to star in Broadway play

Last Updated: Sep 30, 2010, 19:53 PM IST

Los Angeles: Hollywood funnyman Ben Stiller is turning zookeeper in the Broadway revival of `The House of Blue Leaves`.

The play will be produced by Scott Rudin in the spring where Stiller will be the main role of a zookeeper while Edie Falco has been cast as his schizophrenic wife, the Variety reported online.

One more female lead remains to be ca st in the play, which will mark Stiller`s return. The actor appeared as the zookeeper`s son in an earlier revival.

David Cromer is said to be on board to direct the play. Cromer will also helm Rudin`s fall 2011 revival of `Sweet Bird of Youth` toplined by Nicole Kidman.

PTI