Jerry Seinfeld and Larry David may be going to Broadway
Showbiz411 reports that David had written a play and hoping Seinfeld would star in it.
The Internet was ablaze with news last week that Jerry Seinfeld and Larry David are collaborating on a new "big, huge, gigantic" project together, and now fans may have the answer to what it is.
Showbiz411, an entertainment industry news website created and edited by Roger Friedman, reported Saturday that the project is a Broadway play.
Friedman says he and acerbic funnyman Larry David were talking at a party at Soho House in Los Angeles when the "Curb Your Enthusiasm" star sort of spilled the beans.
“I’ve written a play,” Friedman says David told him. When he asked if it was for Broadway, David replied, "Yes." Friedman then asked if Seinfeld would star in it, and David responded, “Maybe. We’re talking about it.”
There was no mention of subject matter, but Friedman says the project appeared to him to be No. 1 on David's list of things he is working on.
"I got the impression that the play – a comedy, of course – is the number 1 project on his plate," Friedman wrote. "So there it is. Just a guess: Larry and Jerry could wind up debuting their play off Broadway, at something like the Atlantic Theater Company. It’s where a lot of others – like Woody Allen and Ethan Coen – try out shows."
Seinfeld is no stranger to theater: He directed and produced Colin Quinn's one-man show on Broadway in 2010 and starred in his own piece "Live on Broadway," on the Great White Way in 1998.
Seinfeld told fans during an Ask Me Anything Q&A on Reddit last Monday that he and David had a "huge" plan in the works – but wouldn't reveal any details.
"We wrote this script for this thing that you will eventually see but I can't reveal what it is at this time. All I can do is tell you is that it's big, huge, gigantic," he said, according to reports.