Photo Coverage: EQUUS Star Daniel Radcliffe's Portrait Unveiled at Tony's DiNapoli
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by Linda Lenzi
On Friday February 7th, 2009, Daniel Radcliffe, the young star of Peter Shaffer's play EQUUS on Broadway had his very own Broadway Wall of Fame portrait unveiled at the popular theater district Italian eatery, Tony DiNapoli's. Tony DiNapoli's is located at 147 43rd Street. The hosts for the evening were radio personality Valerie Smaldone and Tony DiNapoli's General Manager, Bruce Dimpflmaier. We had our BroadwayWorld cameras there to make sure you caught all the unveiling celebration!
Poster copies signed by Daniel Radcliffe will be auctioned off at a future event to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS
EQUUS will conclude its 22-week engagement as scheduled on Broadway on February 8th, 2009. The play opened in September 2008 at the Broadhurst Theatre, marking the Broadway debut of Daniel Radcliffe. Mr. Radcliffe stars in the revival of Peter Shaffer's play opposite Tony Award winner Richard Griffiths ("The History Boys"). Thea Sharrock directs this production, which marks EQUUS first time on Broadway since its debuted and won the Tony Award for Best Play 35 years ago.
Daniel Radcliffe is the internationally-renowned star of the "Harry Potter" films and will begin shooting the final "Harry Potter" movie shortly after concluding his Broadway run in EQUUS, in which he made his much-heralded Broadway debut, followed by considerable acclaim.
EQUUS is Peter Shaffer's play about a mild-mannered young stable boy (Radcliffe) who blinds six horses in his care, and what happens when a court-appointed psychiatrist (Griffiths) attempts to unravel the mystery behind the boys demonic act.
EQUUS performs Tuesdays at 7 pm, Wednesdays at 2 and 8 p.m., Thursdays and Fridays at 8 pm, Saturdays at 2 pm and 8 pm and Sundays at 3 p.m.
For performance and ticket information call Tele-Charge at 212 239 6200 or log on to www.telecharge.com.
Photos by Linda Lenzi