Jim Belushi returns to Great White Way

For Jim Belushi, coming back to Broadway as Harry Brock in the revival of “Born Yesterday” Sunday night was personal.

“I played Harry in college and it was such a big deal for me,” Belushi said at the Edison Ballroom afterparty. “I did 40 plays and got all my roles from that. When I heard they were doing this, I called my agent.”

Committed to “Born” until the end of July, “I have two weeks before I hear about ‘The Defenders,’ ” he said of a second season pickup. “If that goes, we start filming Aug. 1.”

Co-star Robert Sean Leonard is in similar straits. “I don’t have a contract with ‘House,’ ” he said noting the wrangling between NBCUniversal and Fox. Until those get settled, the new season that was to begin filming June 3 is in limbo — and so is Leonard. “Since I’m here until the end of July, yes, the math doesn’t work.”

— Stephen Schaefer

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