Antonio Banderas Says He’s Coming Back to Broadway | Playbill

Broadway News Antonio Banderas Says He’s Coming Back to Broadway The star of Nine has a new theatre project in the works.

Three-time Golden Globe nominee Antonio Banderas visited Live With Kelly & Ryan April 18 and revealed that he has a new theatrical project in the works.

Banderas made his Broadway debut as Guido Contini in the 2003 revival of Nine, a time he calls “my happiest time in America as a professional.”

The actor won the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Musical and was nominated for a Tony Award. He also earned a 1997 Golden Globe nomination for his performance as Ché in the movie musical adaptation of Evita. When asked if he would return to Broadway, Banderas replied: “I think I am going to, actually. In a very strange way. I bought a theatre in my hometown in Málaga.”

Banderas says the theatre has two spaces, including a 260-seat theatre for children’s theatre and new voices. But he plans to put the space to personal use, too. “I am in the middle of a deal with a very strong producer here on Broadway to do the previews in Málaga and then to bring the play here,” he said.

No other details have been announced.

Nine (2003) Production Photos

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