Celebrity News

Mandy Patinkin in tears following Jake Gyllenhaal performance

Jake Gyllenhaal, left, reprises Mandy Patinkin's role in Broadway's 'Sunday in the Park With George.'

Jake Gyllenhaal, left, reprises Mandy Patinkin's role in Broadway's 'Sunday in the Park With George.'  (Reuters/ AP)

There were tears backstage at “Sunday in the Park With George” when Mandy Patinkin— who starred in the original production in 1984 — met Jake Gyllenhaal who is currently playing the role on Broadway.

Said a spy, “After the show, Patinkin encountered Jake . . . Patinkin grabbed him into a tight embrace and both actors burst into tears.”

Patinkin joked, “I managed to keep it together during the whole show, but I knew I wasn’t getting out of here without a good cry.”

This article originally appeared in the New York Post's Page Six.

AROUND THE WEB