Al Pacino to star in Oscar Wilde's Salome

BY Advocate.com Editors

March 08 2003 1:00 AM ET

Al Pacino, who appeared off-Broadway last fall, will appear on Broadway this spring. The actor will play King Herod in Oscar Wilde's Salome, opening April 30 at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre. Marisa Tomei will portray the title character, best known for her "Dance of the Seven Veils." Also in the cast are Dianne Wiest and David Strathairn. The director is Estelle Parsons. Preview performances begin April 12, and the production closes June 7. Pacino, 62, appeared off-Broadway last October, starring in The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, Bertolt Brecht's tale of a Chicago gangster.

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