Anne Hathaway to take up mans role in Shakespeares play

February 13th, 2009 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI  

Washington, Feb 13 (ANI): Anne Hathaway is turning into a man! Dont jump off your seats, for the actress is just doing an open-air production of Shakespeare’’s play Twelth Night, in which she cross-dresses as a male.

The Princess Diaries actress has taken up the role of Viola, who spends most of the play disguised as a man.

The actress will make her debut on June 9 in the month-long production at Central Park’’s Delacorte Theater in New York, reports Contactmusic.

The actress has earlier performed on the New York stage in 2002, when she starred in a concert production of the musical Carnival.

And surprisingly, William Shakespeare’’s own wife was also named Anne Hathaway. (ANI)

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