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Jodie Comer to make Broadway debut with ‘Prima Facie’

Jodie Comer to make Broadway debut with ‘Prima Facie’

77th Golden Globe Awards - Arrivals - Beverly Hills, California, U.S., January 5, 2020 - Jodie Comer.

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The Emmy-winning 'Killing Eve' star is making her Broadway debut next year as her hit London play moves to New York

LONDON, United Kingdom – British actress Jodie Comer, who rose to fame playing an assassin in hit series Killing Eve, will make her Broadway debut next year when her hit London play Prima Facie moves to New York.

The 29-year-old actress has won rave reviews for her performance in the one-woman play, also her West End debut, in which she portrays a barrister who defends men accused of sexual assault, before herself being assaulted.

Written by former lawyer Suzie Miller, the play, which wraps up in London on June 18, will begin performances on Broadway in New York next spring.

“I am so honored to play a part in the telling of this story and beyond thrilled that next week isn’t the end,” Comer wrote in a post on Instagram.

“It means so much to see and hear so many of your positive responses. Thank you to all of you who have supported the show and a special shout out to those who have travelled thousands of miles, now it’s our turn.”

Comer won a Primetime Emmy Award for her portrayal of Russian assassin Villanelle in Killing Eve and has since gone on to star in films like Free Guy and The Last Duel. – Rappler.com