New York, Dec 7 (PTI) Veteran actor Faye Dunaway is all set to portray screen legend Katharine Hepburn in Broadway play “Tea at Five”. Also Read - Not Just China, New York Too Has Over 80 'Wet Markets' That Sell & Slaughter Live Animals

The 77-year-old actor returns to Broadway after over 35 years. She last performed in play “The Curse of the Aching Heart” in 1982, reported Variety. Also Read - New York Shop Sells Doughnuts Featuring Face of Doctor Leading Coronavirus Fight

“Tea at Five” hails from playwright Matthew Lombardo, who has crafted a new version of the 2002 original. It will be directed by Tony-nominated John Tillinger. Also Read - 'Social Distancing' Amps up Internet Consumption: Worry Not, Network Operators Are Prepared For it

No theatre or opening date has been announced as of now.

Dunaway is best known for her work in the features like “Bonnie & Clyde” and “Chinatown”. She won an Oscar for best actress in 1977 for her performance in satirical drama Network”.

The film has been adapted into a Broadway play, starring Tatiana Maslany in the lead.

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