Denzel Washington, Jake Gyllenhaal to star in Broadway revival of ‘Othello’ – UPI.com

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1 of 3 | Denzel Washington will star in an upcoming production of the William Shakespeare play, “Othello.” File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI | License Photo

Deadline and The Hollywood Reporter confirmed the plans.

The Othello revival will be directed by Kenny Leon and produced by Brian Moreland. The play will open at a yet-to-be-announced Shubert Theatre location in spring 2025.

Leon is a Tony Award winner who previously directed Washington in Fences and A Raisin in the Sun.

Washington’s other theater credits include Julius Caesar, Checkmates and Iceman Cometh, while Gyllenhaal has appeared in Constellation, Sunday in the Park with George and Sea Wall/A Life.

On the big screen, Washington will next appear in Gladiator 2, while Gyllenhaal will star in a remake of Road House.

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