Daniel Radcliffe to Headline Rosencrantz & Guildenstern

first_img View Comments Daniel Radcliffe(Photo: Emilio Madrid-Kuse) Harry Potter star and stage alum Daniel Radcliffe will lead the Old Vic’s 50th anniversary production of Tom Stoppard’s Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead. The five-time Broadway.com Audience Choice Award winner will play Rosencrantz opposite Joshua McGuire as Guildenstern. David Leveaux will direct the U.K. staging, which begins performances on February 25, 2017.The Old Vic also announced the world premiere of Girl from the North Country, a new musical by The Seafarer playwright Conor McPherson and featuring classic Bob Dylan songs. The tuner, set in Minnesota during the Great Depression, will begin on July 12.As previously reported, the theater’s season will also include John Boyega in Jack Thorne’s new adaptation of Woyzeck, as well as the return of Dr. Seuss’s The Lorax. Additional casting for each of these productions will be announced later. The Old Vic’s production of King Lear, featuring Oscar winner Glenda Jackson and Harry Melling, begins performances on October 25.last_img

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