Larry David To Play Larry David In Broadway Play

If you’ve been wondering what Larry David‘s been doing to keep him too dang busy to write Season 9 of Curb Your Enthusiasm, looks like you might have your answer: he’s been writing a Broadway play. Which he’ll star in. As himself?
According to the New York Times, the play’s called Fish in the Dark and is about a death in the family, with a cast of around 15 characters, and that he’ll play “somebody very similar to Larry David – it might even be Larry David with a different name.”
In season five of Curb, the fictional Larry David was cast as the lead in The Producers, but it’s been a little longer since real Larry trod the boards: “I haven’t been in a play since the eighth grade, when I did ‘Charley’s Aunt.’ I seem to remember wearing a dress. That’s it. And I’m not even really an actor.”
He says he wasn’t planning on acting but was talked into it by the play’s producer Scott Rudin.
Fish in the Dark opens at the Shubert Theater on March 5, 2015.

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