Actress Maggie Gyllenhaal is set to make her Broadway debut in the revival of The Real Thing.

The Dark Knight star will appear alongside Ewan MCGregor in the Tony Award-winning Tom Stoppard play, which tells the story of a playwright who leaves his wife for another woman.

Gyllenhaal's other theatre credits include Closer, Anthony and Cleopatra and Three Sisters.

The stage production will premiere at the Roundabout Theatre Company in New York in October (14).