added: 11 Dec 2012 // by: Film-News.co.uk Newsdesk
Shia LaBeouf will make his Broadway debut in Orphans.
The 26-year-old actor joins Alec Baldwin in the forthcoming re-working of Lyle Kesslerís 1983 play, Variety reports.
The Transformers star will play a character named Treat, the oldest of two orphans in the three-character stage work.
Alec will play a wealthy man kidnapped by Shiaís character.
Orphans, directed by Daniel Sullivan, will begin previews on March 19.
The play is scheduled to open on April 7 at New York Cityís Schoenfeld Theater.
It will mark Alecís second Broadway role in nine years.
The 30 Rock star previously enjoyed a role in On the Twentieth Century.
The third actor cast in Orphans has yet to be announced.
Shia and Alec meanwhile join a long list of Hollywood stars recently turning to Broadway.
As Variety reports, Jessica Chastain (The Heiress), Katie Holmes (Dead Accounts), Al Pacino (The Golden Boy), Scarlett Johansson (Cat on a Hot Tin Roof) and Tom Hanks (Lucky Guy) have also recently landed roles on the Great White Way.