Daniel Radcliffe is heading back to Broadway!
Di venerdì, producers Sonia Friedman Productions, David Babani, Patrick Catullo and Jeff Romley announced that the revival of Merrily We Roll Along starring Radcliffe, 33, will move to Broadway in Fall 2023.
The production — which will make for the first-ever Broadway revival of Stefano Sondheim'S 1981 musical — is currently “enjoying a critically acclaimed and completely sold-out run” at New York Theatre Workshop through Jan. 22, after previously running in London’s West End, secondo un comunicato stampa.
Actors joining Radcliffe, who plays Charley Kringas, to round out the cast of the upcoming revival include Jonathan Groff (Franklin Shepard), Linday Mendez (Mary Flynn), Krystal Joy Brown (Gussie Carnegie), Katie Rose Clarke (Beth Shepard) and Reg Rogers (Joe Josephson).
Information regarding dates, theater location, additional casting and the production’s creative team will be announced soon.
The New York Theatre Workshop originally announced that the Merrily We Roll Along rinascita would premiere off-Broadway a marzo. The Sondheim musical is directed by Olivier Award winner Maria Friedman and choreographed by Tim Jackson.
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Merrily We Roll Along depicts the turbulent relationship between composer Franklin Shepard and his two lifelong friends, writer Mary and lyricist/playwright Charley. The musical features some of Sondheim’s most celebrated and personal songs, Compreso “Not a Day Goes By,” “Good Thing Going” e “Old Friends.”
Radcliffe has previously starred in several Broadway and Off-Broadway productions. His Broadway debut was back in 2008 when he received rave reviews for his role in Equus.
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The star also hit the Broadway stage in 2011 in a 10-month run of the Broadway revival of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, a role that later went to Nick Jonas and Darren Criss.
di nuovo dentro 2008, Radcliffe said performing live “was amazing” come lui prepared for his Broadway debut in Equus a 19. “As long as it goes well, you can’t stop smiling,” disse all'epoca, during a talk held by Il New York Times.
Off the stage, Radcliffe most recently appeared in the films La città perduta e Strano: La storia di Al Yankovic, un biographical parody film about the life of musician “strano” Yankovic per tutto various stages of his career.