The actor/writer/director/artist/teacher/Instagrammer/philanthropist/magician/ghost will make his stage directorial debut for New York’s Rattlestick Playwrights Theater this summer. The play, Robert Boswell’s “The Short Shrift,” is about “convict just released from jail who was accused of rape as a teenager,” according to The New York Times.
The show will run from July 7 to August 23 at the West Village theater. Concurrently, Franco will continue teaching his online screenwriting class for Skillshare.com, write his column for Vice, work on his big screen adaptation of a book about the making of the cult classic film experience “The Room,” and post to Instagram 10 times a day.
This fall, he will co-star with Seth Rogen in “The Interview,” a film about trying to kill North Korean dictator Kim Jung-Un.