Is Hollywood legend Rita Moreno New York Metropolis’s final cougar at age 91?
We hear the “West Aspect Story” icon attended Tuesday night’s efficiency of the brand new Broadway sensation “The Sign up Sidney Brustein’s Window.” (She performed the feminine lead in its 1964 authentic run).
And we’re informed that after the present, she obtained cozy with the brand new manufacturing’s stars — “Star Wars” actor Oscar Isaac and the “Marvelous Mrs. Maisels” star Rachel Brosnahan — over champagne within the foyer of the James Earl Jones Theatre.
Stage spies say Moreno gushed concerning the pair’s onstage chemistry, calling it “pink scorching” and “carnal,” earlier than asking Isaac if he was “single and into older ladies.”
Then the nonagenarian EGOT-winner informed him, we’re informed, “I’ve a factor for brooding actors. I dated Marlon Brando, you understand.”
Isaac, who’s married with two kids, demurred, “Brando’s a really robust act to observe.”
There’s fairly a story there, too.
Moreno, who met Brando when she was 22 on the set of the 1954 Napoleon biopic “Désirée,” informed Selection final yr, “He was extraordinary in lots of, some ways, however he was a foul man. He was a foul man when it got here to ladies. I used to be such a unique individual then. I had all of the makings of a doormat.”
She added, “I might learn him like a e book and that’s why he beloved me, and that’s why he mistreated me in so some ways. I attempted to finish my life with capsules in his home. That’s how I attempted to do it.”
Maybe she ought to avoid brooding actors for her subsequent fling anyway.
The present opened at BAM earlier this yr, however obtained transferred as much as Broadway at record-breaking velocity.