Anne Hathaway to take up mans role in Shakespeares playFebruary 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)