Daniel Radcliffe heads for Broadway - naked
Daniel Radcliffe is gearing up to wow audiences on Broadway – and is set to reveal a little more than his excellent acting skills.
The Harry Potter star will bare all for his Broadway debut in the transfer of the London revival of Peter Shaffer’s psychological stage drama Equus, which took the West End by storm when it opened in February 2007 – thanks to, among other reasons, Radcliffe’s nearly 10-minute nude scene.
According to Reuters, the NY version will light up the stage this autumn for 22 weeks. Previews begin on 5 September at the Broadhurst Theatre, and producers say an official opening night will air on 25 September.
Daniel told Reuters he was excited about the move, but a little nervous all the same – and who can blame him? He said: It will be amazing, but I will be terrified because I was talking to [costar] Richard Griffiths about playing New York, and he said the most stupid thing you can do is underestimate New York audiences.