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Video! Find Out Why Jake Gyllenhaal Is Bonding with Bees & Ruth Wilson Is Learning Physics in Constellations

Video! Find Out Why Jake Gyllenhaal Is Bonding with Bees & Ruth Wilson Is Learning Physics in Constellations

Brush up on your beekeeping and physics with Constellations stars Jake Gyllenhaal and Ruth Wilson, then see them make their Broadway debuts December 16 at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre!

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Photos! Survey the Starry Skies of Broadway’s Constellations with Jake Gyllenhaal & Ruth Wilson

Photos! Survey the Starry Skies of Broadway’s Constellations with Jake Gyllenhaal & Ruth Wilson
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Screen stars Jake Gyllenhaal and Ruth Wilson are making their Broadway debuts in Nick Payne’s Constellations this winter. Click for photos of the cast with director Michael Longhurst, then see the new production December 16 at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre!

Odds & Ends: Zachary Quinto's on Girls, Matilda's Oona Laurence is Jake Gyllenhaal's Daughter & More

Odds & Ends: Zachary Quinto's on Girls, Matilda's Oona Laurence is Jake Gyllenhaal's Daughter & More

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today.

Zachary Quinto Will Guest Star on Girls
Zachary Quinto, the Broadway alum (The Glass Menagerie) and Hollywood hottie (Star Trek, American Horror Story), is set to guest star on season four of HBO’s Girls. No word yet on who he’s playing, but TVLine reports that it’ll be a one-off ...

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A Star for Constellations! Jake Gyllenhaal to Make Broadway Debut in December

A Star for Constellations! Jake Gyllenhaal to Make Broadway Debut in December

Oscar nominee Jake Gyllenhaal will headline the American premiere of Nick Payne’s Constellations. Under the direction of Michael Longhurst, the Manhattan Theatre Club and Royal Court Theatre production will begin performances on December 16 at MTC’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Opening night is set for January 13, 2015.

Gyllenhaal, Payne and Longhurst will reunite after working together on the American ...

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Kristin Chenoweth Says Yes, Hugh Jackman Will Appear and More Lessons of the Week

Kristin Chenoweth Says Yes, Hugh Jackman Will Appear and More Lessons of the Week

Another week has come and gone on Broadway! So what did we learn? Let's enlighten ourselves with these very important lessons from the past seven days on the Great White Way.


The Magic Mike Musical Is No Longer Just a Fantasy
It seems that Magic Mike, the Channing Tatum-tastic flick from last summer, will indeed be gyrating its way to ...

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Bernadette Peters Is the Boss, Jake Gyllenhaal Puts Us in Agony & More Lessons of the Week

Bernadette Peters Is the Boss, Jake Gyllenhaal Puts Us in Agony & More Lessons of the Week

The curtain is coming down on another week on Broadway. Before we all head for the beach, let's give some cheers to our most educational headlines: This week we got inside scoop about Bernadette Peters' hypnotic power, why Nathan Lane should be throne shopping and how Jake Gyllenhaal broke our hearts. Read on to find out why we're give this ...

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Jake Gyllenhaal Drops Into the Woods; Five Actors We’d Love to See Take Over as Prince Charming

Jake Gyllenhaal Drops Into the Woods; Five Actors We’d Love to See Take Over as Prince Charming

Oh, the agony! Off-Broadway vet and Oscar nominee Jake Gyllenhaal has dropped out of the forthcoming movie musical Into the Woods due to scheduling conflicts, according to TheWrap.com. Gyllenhaal was in talks to appear alongside Chris Pine as one of the film’s two princes (conflicting sources state whether he would play Cinderella’s Prince or Rapunzel’s Prince). Either way, Disney ...

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Oscar Nominee Jake Gyllenhaal Signs On to Present at the 2013 Tony Awards

Oscar Nominee Jake Gyllenhaal Signs On to Present at the 2013 Tony Awards

Jake Gyllenhaal, who made his off-Broadway debut last fall in If There Is I Haven’t Found It Yet, will be a presenter at the 2013 Tony Awards, according to Entertainment Weekly. Hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, the ceremony will be broadcast live June 9 on CBS from New York City’s Radio City Music Hall.

The Oscar-nominated star joins a roster ...

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Jake Gyllenhaal & Chris Pine in Talks to Play Princes in Film Adaptation of Into the Woods

Jake Gyllenhaal & Chris Pine in Talks to Play Princes in Film Adaptation of Into the Woods

Hollywood heartthrobs Jake Gyllenhaal and Chris Pine are currently in talks to play Cinderella’s Prince and Rapunzel’s Prince, respectively, in the previously announced Into the Woods film, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Directed by Rob Marshall, the movie adaptation of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s 1986 musical is slated to star Meryl Streep as the Witch. Johnny Depp is ...

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The Piano Lesson and Murder Ballad Lead Lucille Lortel Award Nominations

The Piano Lesson and Murder Ballad Lead Lucille Lortel Award Nominations

Nominations for the 28th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards have been announced, with Signature's revival of The Piano Lesson leading the group with six nominations. MTC's Murder Ballad scored the most nods of any musical with five nominations. Jake Gyllenhaal, Vanessa Redgrave and Danny Burstein are among the nominated actors. The Lortels honor outstanding achievements in off-Broadway theater. Hosted by Maura ...

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Norbert Leo Butz Lets Loose, John Lloyd Young Heads Back to Jersey & Broadway Has a Picnic in This Week’s Datebook

Norbert Leo Butz Lets Loose, John Lloyd Young Heads Back to Jersey & Broadway Has a Picnic in This Week’s Datebook

It's officially January, which means that there's a whole month of resolution making (and breaking) and, of course, exciting Broadway events ahead of us! Read on to see what we've picked as the cream of the crop from the week ahead, which includes opening nights for The Other Place and Picnic, a thrilling Jersey Boys return and a surfeit of ...

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Broadway Gets Scarlett Fever, Jake Gyllenhaal Says Goodbye & Jessica Chastain Hunts Terrorists in This Week’s Datebook

Broadway Gets Scarlett Fever, Jake Gyllenhaal Says Goodbye & Jessica Chastain Hunts Terrorists in This Week’s Datebook

The holiday season is in full force, and this week’s Broadway.com Datebook is packed with tons of fun things to see and do all around NYC. Take a break from Christmas shopping to experience a few of these exciting theater-centric events!


MONDAY, DECEMBER 17
LINDSAY MENDEZ & JULIA MURNEY GO BACKSTAGE FOR X-MAS
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If There Is I Haven’t Found It Yet, Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Returns For Two-Week Engagement

If There Is I Haven’t Found It Yet, Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Returns For Two-Week Engagement

Nick Payne’s comic drama If There Is I Haven’t Found It Yet returns to off-Broadway’s Laura Pels Theatre on December 8 after a brief hiatus. The production, starring Jake Gyllenhaal, will play an additional two-week engagement through December 23.

In addition to Gyllenhaal, the Roundabout Theatre Company production stars Annie Funke, Enid Graham and Brian F. O’Byrne. If There Is ...

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Assassins Re-Assemble, Cyndi Lauper Sings for Charity and Bare Bares All in This Week's Datebook

Assassins Re-Assemble, Cyndi Lauper Sings for Charity and Bare Bares All in This Week's Datebook

It's officially December, which means that there's a whole month of fun and exciting Broadway events ahead of us! Read on to see what we've picked as the cream of the crop from the week ahead, which includes opening nights for Golden Boy and Bare, a thrilling Assassins reunion and a slew of stars bringing their talents to 54 Below ...

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Scarlett Johansson, Jake Gyllenhaal, Lea Michele & More Nominated for People’s Choice Awards

Scarlett Johansson, Jake Gyllenhaal, Lea Michele & More Nominated for People’s Choice Awards

A slew of theater stars earned nominations for this year's People’s Choice Awards. The results, completely chosen by fans, will be announced at the January 9 awards ceremony on CBS.

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof headliner Scarlett Johansson and Les Miserables star Anne Hathaway were both nominated for Favorite Movie Actress and Favorite Face of Heroism. Johansson also picked ...

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If There Is I Haven’t Found It Yet, Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Extends Off-Broadway Run

If There Is I Haven’t Found It Yet, Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Extends Off-Broadway Run

It seems Jake Gyllenhaal is having a fantastic time on stage! If There Is I Haven’t Found It Yet has announced a two-week extension at off-Broadway's Laura Pels Theatre. The comic drama was originally scheduled to run through November 25, but will now take a 12-day break and resume performances from December 8 through December 23.

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Battle of the Hotties! If There Is Star Jake Gyllenhaal Going Head-to-Head With Hugh Jackman in Prisoners

Battle of the Hotties! If There Is Star Jake Gyllenhaal Going Head-to-Head With Hugh Jackman in Prisoners

Talk about a well-muscled fight! If There Is I Haven’t Found It Yet star Jake Gyllenhaal will face off against Broadway vet Hugh Jackman in the new thriller Prisoners, according to Deadline.com. The Academy Award nominee will play the audacious Detective Loki. Directed by Denis Villeneuve and written by Aaron Guzikowski, the Warner Brothers film is set for ...

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Sing Out, Dragtastic Jake Gyllenhaal! Five Must-See Musical Moments Starring Katie Holmes, Al Pacino & More

Sing Out, Dragtastic Jake Gyllenhaal! Five Must-See Musical Moments Starring Katie Holmes, Al Pacino & More

Jake Gyllenhaal, Paul Rudd, Katie Holmes, Al Pacino and Henry Winkler are starring in straight plays this season, but they’re not about to let the musical headliners have all the fun! These actors aren’t singers, but they’ve taken impressive (and mostly hilarious) stabs at big, Broadway-style musical numbers over the years, and these performances must be revisited. From Rudd’s impromptu ...

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If There Is Star Jake Gyllenhaal Teaches Conan O'Brien How to Properly Pronounce His Name

If There Is Star Jake Gyllenhaal Teaches Conan O'Brien How to Properly Pronounce His Name

During his visit to Conan on September 27, If There Is I Haven't Found It Yet star Jake Gyllenhaal finally revealed the answer to a question that’s been plaguing moviegoers for years: How the heck do you pronounce his last name?! Forget the J sound, apparently the actual Swedish pronunciation is “YEE-len-hell-o!” Don’t worry if you’re not from ...

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If There Is Star Jake Gyllenhaal Talks Fake Beards, Chili & Partying With Gang Members on Jimmy Fallon

If There Is Star Jake Gyllenhaal Talks Fake Beards, Chili & Partying With Gang Members on Jimmy Fallon

Academy Award nominee Jake Gyllenhaal is doing double duty, headlining off-Broadway’s If There Is I Haven’t Found It Yet and starring in the new police action film End of Watch. On September 21, the busy actor stopped by Late Night With Jimmy Fallon to talk about the hassle of gluing on his “serious” fake beard every day, and how he ...

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Al Pacino Needs Therapy, Jonathan Groff Makes a Bride Blush and More Lessons of the Week

Al Pacino Needs Therapy, Jonathan Groff Makes a Bride Blush and More Lessons of the Week

The last few days of summer can be a sad occasion, but let's ease the transition to fall by looking at the 10 lessons learned this week on Broadway.


Jonathan Groff Is the Best Wedding Gift Ever
Jonathan Groff can steal the spotlight from almost anyone, but he happily shared it with one bride on her wedding day. Groff dropped ...

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It’s a Family Affair on Opening Night of If There Is I Haven’t Found It Yet, Starring Jake Gyllenhaal

It’s a Family Affair on Opening Night of If There Is I Haven’t Found It Yet, Starring Jake Gyllenhaal

Cheers! On September 20, Jake Gyllenhaal, Annie Funke and the cast of If There Is I Haven’t Found It Yet celebrated opening night of Nick Payne’s new dark comedy. Meet the off-Broadway family, then see the show at the Laura Pels Theatre.

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Jake Gyllenhaal & the Cast of If There Is I Haven’t Found It Yet Celebrate a Triumphant Opening Night

Jake Gyllenhaal & the Cast of If There Is I Haven’t Found It Yet Celebrate a Triumphant Opening Night
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Academy Award nominee Jake Gyllenhaal took the off-Broadway stage by storm on September 20, when he made his U.S. stage debut in If There Is I Haven’t Found It Yet. The screen fave celebrated opening night of Nick Payne’s new dark family comedy alongside Annie Funke, Brian F. O’Byrne and Michelle Gomez. Directed by Michael Longhurst, the Roundabout Theatre ...

Thumbs Up! Don’t Miss Jake Gyllenhaal’s Irresistible Off-Broadway Debut in If There Is I Haven’t Found It Yet

Thumbs Up! Don’t Miss Jake Gyllenhaal’s Irresistible Off-Broadway Debut in If There Is I Haven’t Found It Yet

Since his breakout role in the cult hit Donnie Darko, Academy Award nominee Jake Gyllenhaal has been known for his stellar screen work—but the chance to see him deliver a moving, top-notch performance in a small off-Broadway house is a spectacular treat. In If There Is I Haven’t Found It Yet, Gyllenhaal stars as Uncle Terry, a rolling stone who ...

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Squigs Pens a Portrait of If There Is Star Jake Gyllenhaal & His Dysfunctional Onstage Family

Squigs Pens a Portrait of If There Is Star Jake Gyllenhaal & His Dysfunctional Onstage Family

Academy Award nominee Jake Gyllenhaal is hitting the U.S. stage for the very first time in Nick Payne’s dark family comedy, If There Is I Haven’t Found It Yet. Set in rainy London, the new play tells the story of Anna (played by Annie Funke), an overweight 15-year-old who, after getting no support from her preoccupied parents (Brian F ...

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