Equus Box Office Opening August 4
According to this article in Theatre Mania, the Box Office for Equus, Starring Daniel Radcliffe and Richard Griffiths, will officially open on August 4 at 10 a.m. For those who live in or will be visiting New York, this is your chance to buy your tickets directly from the box office at the Broadhurst Theatre.
The article also features a lovely new photo of Dan in Equus taken by photographer Carol Rosegg.
And for those of you who were wondering about stage seating, there is a new article in Playbill stating there will be 52 onstage seats at each performance, and a second Playbill article featuring a gorgeous photo of Dan with Richard Griffiths, also taken by Carol Rosegg.
Many thanks to Sarah, who made it feel like Christmas came early, and to Samara, Star and Vicki for the information!
Box Office for Equus, Starring Daniel Radcliffe and Richard Griffiths, to Open August 4
Directed by Thea Sharrock, the production will play the Broadhurst Theatre, September 5-February 8, with an official opening on September 25. Both Radcliffe and Griffiths played their roles last year at London’s Gielgud Theatre. The Broadway production also features actress Kate Mulgrew. Additional casting will be announced at a later date.
Equus tells the story of a deeply disturbed 17-year-old boy, and the psychiatrist who attempts to treat him. The original Broadway production of Equusopened in 1974 and ran for 1,209 performances. Peter Firth and Anthony Hopkins created the roles of Strang and Dysart, respectively; Hopkins was succeeded in his role by such actors as Richard Burton, Alec McCowen, Anthony Perkins, and Leonard Nimoy.
The revival features sets and costumes by Jon Napier, lighting by David Hersey, and sound design by Gregory Clarke.
Radcliffe is best known for playing Harry Potter in the series of films based on J.K. Rowling’s novels; Griffiths, who appears in those films as Harry’s uncle Vernon Dursley, won the Tony and Olivier Awards for his portrayal of Hector in The History Boys. Mulgrew’s recent stage credits include Tea at Five, Our Leading Lady, and Iphigenia 2.0. She is well known for her work in such television series as Star Trek: Voyager and Ryan’s Hope.