Attention, world: Jake Gyllenhaal is making his Broadway musical debut this month. How do we know? Well, weve known. But also, Gyllenhaal just posted a video teasing his singing chops on Facebook, and damn. The kids got talent.
This is what happens when Riva Marker (the badass president of NineStories) and I invite #CaryJojiFukunaga to rehearsals for our new Broadway musical, he wrote in a status accompanying the video. Cary Joji Fukunaga, of True Detective fame, did indeed shoot the single-shot video, Variety reports. And you can tell.
In the nearly four-minute video above, Gyllenhaal sings a song Finishing the Hat, to be exact from an upcoming revival of Stephen Sondheims musical, Sunday in the Park With George. The actor, best known for his role in Donny Darko (its true!), will begin preview performances of the show at New York Citys Hudson Theatre this Saturday, Feb. 11.The musicals official opening night is set for Thursday, Feb. 23.
Until then, youve got this: