The 26 performances of Salome by Oscar Wilde: The Reading will be held at St. Ann's Warehouse in Brooklyn; Estelle Parsons directs. The readings will also feature a musical accompaniment composed and performed by Yukio Tsuji.
Pacino, who starred in the 1992 production of the Wilde play at Circle in the Square Theatre, is currently appearing in the National Actors Theatre's mounting of The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, which ends its twice extended run on Nov. 10.
Al Pacino made his Broadway debut in the 1969 production of Does a Tiger Wear Necktie?, earning a Tony Award for his performance. He scored another Tony for his role in the 1977 revival of The Basic Training of Pavlo Hummel. The stage and film actor was last on Broadway in 1996 in a revival of Hughie, which he also directed. Pacino's other Broadway credits include Camino Real, King Richard III, American Buffalo, Chinese Coffee and Salome. He received the Academy Award for his work in the film "Scent of a Woman" and stars in the New Line motion picture "Simone."
St. Ann's Warehouse is located at 38 Water Street, corner of Dock and Water Streets in Brooklyn. Tickets — priced at $50 — are now available by calling (866) 468-7619 or by going on-line to www.ticketweb.com.