Reading of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying with Dan Radcliffe Takes Place in NYCRadcliffe
BroadwayWorld.com has a report online from a private reading of "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying," featuring actor Dan Radclliffe (Harry Potter) in New York yesterday. As readers will recall, rumors first surfaced of Mr. Radcliffe's involvement in this reading via a report in Variety Magazine last October. Today, the report, available to read here, goes through the audience members first impressions of the reading, which notes that Mr. Radlciffe was "amazing." The article goes on to say, "[Radcliffe] interpreted the role in a charming, adorable and fresh way. He sang great. I think everyone was there to see if he could do it. And boy, he really did it. He was great. He came off as a full-fledged musical star." Mention is made of Mr. Radcliffe's fellow actors, which included Rose Sezniak, David Hyde Pierce, Michael Urie, Mary Faber, Lewis Stadlen, Nancy Opel, Don Stephenson, and Renee Goldsberry. Of the overall performance of the musical, the report says, "The show seemed not out of date or old fashioned because of the state of the economy and what the world of big business has been going through recently. And there is renewed interest in this period because of Mad Men."
Please note, no official word has been given regarding a place on Broadway for this show. Stay tuned to Leaky for updates.
Thanks to Lauren and DanRadcliffe.com!