With his eight-season residency at Fox's
"Pygmalion" will be directed by Nicholas Martin and is set to run through Feb. 17. The rest of the cast hasn't been announced.
Leonard previously appeared at the Globe nearly 20 years ago in a 1993 production of Shakespeare's "King Lear," starring
Former Times theater critic Sylvie Drake wrote in her review of the production that Leonard's performance as the young Edgar was "thrilling in its virtuosity."
The Old Globe's revival of "Pygmalion" will mark the 100th anniversary of the play, which had its premiere in 1913 in Vienna.
On Broadway, Leonard has appeared in Tom Stoppard's "The Invention of Love" and "Arcadia"; Richard Greenberg's "The Violet Hour"; and the acclaimed 2003 revival of
Leonard won the
The actor played Dr. James Wilson opposite