Teenagers are flocking to see Jake Gyllenhaal in Broadway present


The weighty Broadway present “Sea Wall/A Life” is beginning to resemble “a Justin Bieber” live performance, we’re informed.

Due to a daring creative determination, Jake Gyllenhaal’s character sits at a standup ­piano onstage because the viewers enters the auditorium.

And apparently phrase has unfold, as teen followers of the Holly­wooden heartthrob have realized it means they’ll get stretch of dwell, uninterrupted ogling time earlier than the curtain.

“It’s so humorous,” mentioned a theatergoer, “all these youngsters are going proper as much as the stage and making an attempt to get his consideration. They’re pressed proper up on the entrance — it’s like a Justin Bieber present.”

We’re informed that the poor ushers on the Hudson Theatre have taken on a mixed position of live performance safety and long-suffering chaperone (corridor screens, if you’ll).

“I heard this one man hissing at them, like, ‘Cease it! You possibly can’t try this! Sit down!,’ ” the spy added.

“It seemed like [Gyllenhaal] was making an attempt to not snicker.”

A rep for the present shot again, “Jake is a consummate skilled. He’s not ‘making an attempt to not snicker’; his character is making an attempt to not snicker.”