Daniel Radcliffe will bare all on Broadway in 'Equus'
Well, at least Daniel Radcliffe won't be under the legal age of adulthood when he romps nude on a Manhattan stage in the first Broadway revival of "Equus." Last summer the wholesome "Harry Potter" star caused quite a ruckus when he flashed London audiences while blinding horses at age 17. The New York production begins previews Sept. 5 and will continue for a limited, 22-week run at the Broadhurst Theatre, directed by Thea Sharrock. That will inconveniently overlap with the release of "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" on Nov. 21, but maybe he can pull off some magic tricks with that wizard's wand of his.
"Equus" was nominated for five Tony Awards in 1975, winning two: best play and direction. Radcliffe won critical praise for his London perf, but no kudos except for two prizes from the WhatsOnStage Awards, which were sealed with a notorious gay kiss. (SEE HERE.)