Alan Cumming to Star on Broadway in Playboy of Western World

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Alan Cumming will star in the title role in a new Broadway production of Synge's Irish classic The Playboy of the Western World.

Alan Cumming will star in the title role in a new Broadway production of Synge's Irish classic The Playboy of the Western World. Cumming told Playbill On-Line backstage at the Tony Awards that the production would reach Broadway sometime next year, with Garry Hynes directing. Hines is known for her work on The Beauty Queen of Leenane and The Lonesome West, both by Martin McDonagh.

Cumming, who was a presenter at the 1999 Tony Award, won a Tony for his performance in the Roundabout Theatre Company revival of Cabaret. He gave his last performance in the role on June. 6.

--By Robert Simonson

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