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Jake Gyllenhaal

Jacob Benjamin "Jake" Gyllenhaal is an American actor. The son of director Stephen Gyllenhaal and screenwriter Naomi Foner, Gyllenhaal began acting at the age of ten. Following his first lead role in 1999's October Sky, he starred in the indie cult hit Donnie Darko, in which he played a psychologically troubled teenager alongside his older sister, actress Maggie Gyllenhaal. In 2002, he starred in another indie film, The Good Girl, alongside actress Jennifer Aniston. In 2004, he appeared in the science-fiction film The Day After Tomorrow, portraying a student caught in a cataclysmic global cooling event.
Gyllenhaal then played against type as a frustrated Marine in Jarhead. The same year, his role as Jack Twist in Brokeback Mountain earned him critical acclaim. For his performance he won the BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actor and was nominated for the Academy Award in the same category. He has since played the lead roles in many notable films, including Zodiac, Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, Love and Other Drugs, Source Code, and End of Watch.

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Jake Gyllenhaal is preparing for

  • The Visit - Hoby

    17:30, Sat 31st July 2021 - Wed 4th August 2021 at Royal Opera House, London

    The Visit is a 1956 tragicomic play by Swiss dramatist Friedrich Dürrenmatt.

  • Next to Normal - Diana Goodman

    20:45, Fri 20th August 2021 - Wed 25th August 2021 at Crucible Theatre
    21:00, Fri 27th August 2021 - Wed 1st September 2021 at Crucible Theatre
    20:30, Fri 3rd September 2021 - Wed 8th September 2021 at Crucible Theatre

    Next to Normal is a rock musical with book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey and music by Tom Kitt. Its story concerns a mother who struggles with worsening bipolar disorder and the effect that her illness…

  • The Drowsy Chaperone - The Drowsy Chaperone

    23:30, Fri 10th September 2021 at Royal Court Theatre
    20:45, Mon 13th September 2021 at Haymarket Theatre
    20:15, Tue 14th September 2021 at Crucible Theatre
    21:00, Thu 16th September 2021 at Chichester Festival Theatre
    20:45, Sun 19th September 2021 at London Palladium
    18:45, Tue 21st September 2021 at Gielgud Theatre

    The Drowsy Chaperone is a musical with book by Bob Martin and Don McKellar and music and lyrics by Lisa Lambert and Greg Morrison. It is a parody of American musical comedy of the 1920s. The story conce…

  • Funny Girl - Fanny Brice

    20:45, Sat 2nd October 2021 at Liverpool Empire Theatre
    11:00, Sun 3rd October 2021 at Random Venue 81
    20:45, Wed 6th October 2021 at Crucible Theatre
    21:00, Fri 8th October 2021 at Crucible Theatre
    21:00, Sat 9th October 2021 at Almeida Theatre
    20:15, Mon 11th October 2021 at Sadler's Wells Theatre
    20:45, Thu 14th October 2021 at Gielgud Theatre
    20:30, Sun 17th October 2021 at Barbican Centre
    21:00, Wed 20th October 2021 at Royal Exchange, Manchester
    17:00, Fri 22nd October 2021 at Noël Coward Theatre

    Funny Girl is a musical with a book by Isobel Lennart, music by Jule Styne, and lyrics by Bob Merrill. The semi-biographical plot is based on the life and career of Broadway, film star and comedienne…

  • The Book of Mormon - Clarinet, Composer

    20:00, Sat 11th December 2021 - Thu 16th December 2021 at Royal Court Theatre
    17:45, Sat 18th December 2021 - Thu 23rd December 2021 at Royal Court Theatre
    11:00, Sat 25th December 2021 - Thu 30th December 2021 at Royal Court Theatre

    The Book of Mormon is a religious satire musical with book, lyrics, and music by Trey Parker, Robert Lopez, and Matt Stone. Best known for creating the animated comedy South Park, Parker and Stone co-cr…

  • Hamlet - Horatio

    19:15, Fri 28th January 2022 - Tue 1st February 2022 at Globe Theatre, London

    The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark is a tragedy by William Shakespeare. Set in the Kingdom of Denmark, the play dramatizes the revenge Prince Hamlet exacts on his uncle Claudius for murdering King…

  • Pippin - Director

    20:00, Sat 12th February 2022 at Chichester Festival Theatre

    Pippin is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and a book by Roger O. Hirson. Bob Fosse, who directed the original Broadway production, also contributed to the libretto. The musical uses…

  • The Crucible - Mary Warren

    20:00, Tue 22nd March 2022 at Savoy Theatre

    The Crucible is a 1953 play by the American playwright Arthur Miller. It was initially called "The Chronicles of Sarah Good". It is a dramatization of the Salem witch trials that took place in the Provi…

  • Death of a Salesman - Bernard

    20:45, Fri 13th May 2022 - Tue 17th May 2022 at Royal Court Theatre

    Death of a Salesman is a 1949 play written by American playwright Arthur Miller. It was the recipient of the 1949 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and Tony Award for Best Play. The play premiered on Broadway…

  • Pippin - Composer

    19:30, Sat 4th June 2022 - Tue 7th June 2022 at Sadler's Wells Theatre

    Pippin is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and a book by Roger O. Hirson. Bob Fosse, who directed the original Broadway production, also contributed to the libretto. The musical uses…

  • The Crucible - Judge Thomas Danforth

    21:00, Fri 9th September 2022 - Tue 13th September 2022 at Savoy Theatre

    The Crucible is a 1953 play by the American playwright Arthur Miller. It was initially called "The Chronicles of Sarah Good". It is a dramatization of the Salem witch trials that took place in the Provi…

  • Godspell - Oboe

    20:15, Fri 25th November 2022 - Thu 1st December 2022 at Adelphi Theatre
    19:15, Fri 2nd December 2022 - Thu 8th December 2022 at Adelphi Theatre
    19:45, Fri 9th December 2022 - Thu 15th December 2022 at Adelphi Theatre

    Godspell is a musical by Stephen Schwartz and a book by John-Michael Tebelak. It opened off Broadway on May 17, 1971, and has played in various touring companies and revivals many times since, including…

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