Al Pacino In 'Merchant Of Venice' Headed To Broadway This Fall

Al Pacino of 'You Don't Know Jack' speaks during the HBO portion of the 2010 Television Critics Association Press Tour at the Langham Hotel, Pasadena, January 14, 2010 Al Pacino of 'You Don't Know Jack' speaks during the HBO portion of the 2010 Television Critics Association Press Tour at the Langham Hotel, Pasadena, January 14, 2010

Al Pacino and “The Merchant of Venice” will soon be on the move.

The Public Theater announced Monday that following an eight-week run at Central Park’s Delacorte Theater, Pacino will relocate to Broadway as Shylock in the Shakespeare comedy this fall.

Opening Oct. 19 at the Broadhurst Theatre, the production will run through Jan. 9. No further casting announcements were made.

Directed by Daniel Sullivan, it will be produced by the Public Theater with Jeffrey Richards and Jerry Frankel.

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