Will Frank Langella Return to Broadway in Revival of Man and Boy?

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Three-time Tony Award winner Frank Langella, who was most recently on Broadway in the revival of A Man for All Seasons, will likely return to Broadway next season in Man and Boy, according to the New York Post.

Langella, who recently took part in a reading of the Terrence Rattigan play for the Roundabout Theatre Company, will play the role of financier Gregor Antonescu. Roundabout will likely present the play at the American Airlines Theatre in the fall, according to the New York daily.

Maria Aitken, who helmed the London and Broadway hit The 39 Steps, directed the play in the West End in 2005. David Suchet starred.

Man and Boy depicts a financier fighting for his reputation and more, as the FBI are reported to be after him. The crisis tests his relationships with family and friends.

No official announcement about a Broadway production has been made.

The Post says another Rattigan play, After the Dance, which was seen at London's National Theatre starring Benedict Cumberbatch, is also headed to Broadway later this year with Cumberbatch set to repeat his work for New York audiences. Frank Langella made his Broadway debut in Seascape and has also appeared on Broadway in Match, Passion, Amadeus, The Father, Hurlyburly, Present Laughter and Design for Living. Most recently on Broadway in A Man for All Seasons, Langella is the recipient of three Tony Awards, for Frost/Nixon, Fortune's Fool and Seascape. Also a star of feature film, his movie credits boast "Dracula," "Lolita," "The Ninth Gate," "Small Soldiers," "Dave," "Diary of a Mad Housewife" and "The Twelve Chairs."

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