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Larry David’s Next Act: Broadway

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Jason LaVeris—FilmMagic / Getty Images Larry David attends the premiere of "Fed Up" at Pacfiic Design Center on May 8, 2014 in West Hollywood, California.

Forgive us: we're having difficulty curbing our enthusiasm about this

Your favorite curmudgeon Larry David is writing a Broadway play — and also plans to star in it, a person familiar with David’s plans confirmed to TIME.

Go on, allow yourself a moment to let this sink in: The comedic goldmine who brought us Seinfeld and Curb Your Enthusiasm is going to write and star in a production on Broadway.

According to Showbiz411.com, the play is titled Shiva, referring to the period of mourning following a Jewish funeral. Scott Rudin — known for producing plays like The Book of Mormon — is on board as producer, Showbiz411 reports.

Otherwise, details are pretty slim. We’ll update when we learn more.

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