Odds & Ends: Jake Gyllenhaal Fights for Oona Laurence in Southpaw & More

first_imgWait! What show are we doing?? #ilovethesekids pic.twitter.com/SxBl3Pgiew— Kelli O’Hara (@kelliohara) March 27, 2015 Sophie Okonedo Will Return to New York TheaterSophie Okonedo has been tapped to star in Arthur Miller’s The Crucible in New York in 2016. According to the Daily Mail, the production will be helmed by Ivo van Hove; no word yet on theater or specific dates. Okonedo won the Tony last year for her Broadway debut in the revival of A Raisin in the Sun.What Show is Kelli O’Hara Doing Again?It’s Friday, so we like to leave you on a high note, or even better one of Kelli O’Hara’s high notes. Check out the adorable video below of the five-time Tony nominee singing with the kids of The King and I a number from…The Sound of Music. We presume they’ll have their Rodgers and Hammerstein tuners straight before they officially open at Lincoln Center’s Vivian Beaumont Theatre on April 16. View Commentscenter_img Here’s a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today.Jake Gyllenhaal Fights for Oona Laurence in Southpaw TrailerBroadway alum Jake Gyllenhaal’s movie Southpaw, co-starring former Matilda lead Oona Laurence, will hit theaters on July 31 and the first trailer certainly packs a punch. A pumped-up Gyllenhaal plays a boxer in danger of losing his daughter (Laurence) in the family drama. Check it out below—it’s crystal clear why Gyllenhaal is generating so much buzz on stage and screen this year, and how the Tony-winning magical maggot has lined up a string of screen projects.last_img

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