SHORT CUTS: Howard's On a "Hot Tin Roof"

Published November 21, 2007

Posted Nov. 21, 2007 -- Terrence Howard will make his Broadway debut in February as Brick in "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof."

"It's confirmed. We're there," the show's producer, Stephen Byrd, told the NY Daily News. "Terrence and I were together last week; he's on board."

Other cast members included for the African-American production of Tennessee Williams' classic play are Phylicia Rashad, Giancarlo Esposito and James Earl Jones as Big Daddy.

Sources says the role of Maggie the Cat - immortalized by Elizabeth Taylor in the 1958 film version opposite Paul Newman - will be snagged by either Anika Noni Rose or Kerry Washington. The play will open at the Broadhurst Theatre, after three weeks of previews, on March 6.

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