‘Harry Potter’ star Dan Radcliffe looks for stage success without really trying

Oct. 09, 2009 | 11:21 p.m.

Daniel Radcliffe looking up

Our sister blog Culture Monster has an update on the Dan Radcliffe’s stage plans. Here’s an excerpt:

As fans of the “Harry Potter” films will surely attest, Daniel Radcliffe, who created the on-screen role of the young wizard, has those “cool, clear eyes of a seeker of wisdom and truth.”

That’s also a refrain from “I Believe in You,” the hit song from “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.” Citing unnamed sources, Variety reports that Radcliffe is going to kick the tires on the role in an upcoming reading for a possible revival of the satire on corporate striving that opened on Broadway in 1961. 

If a production comes to fruition and he takes the role of Finch, Radcliffe would be making his musical debut as a window-washer who rises to company top dog with the help of his trusty talking self-help book, whose title is the same as the play’s.

Big business as farce? Never say that theater producer-types don’t try to feed off the zeitgeist. Radcliffe earned critical huzzahs on stage in 2007 and 2008, starring as the stable boy in London and Broadway revivals of Peter Shaffer’s psychological drama, “Equus“…

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2 Responses to ‘Harry Potter’ star Dan Radcliffe looks for stage success without really trying

  1. Bella says:

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