Sunday, Sep. 07, 2008


Harry Potter gets naked! Broadway is far too sophisticated to resort to such crass marketing, but that, frankly, was a big reason for the buzz swirling around the acclaimed 2007 London revival of Peter Schaffer's 1973 play, now coming to New York. Daniel Radcliffe, the fast-growing-up star of the Harry Potter movies, launches his post-Hogwarts career playing the stable boy who has committed a horrific crime of violence. Richard Griffiths (another Harry Potter alum and Tony winner for The History Boys) is the psychiatrist who tries to find out why.

— Richard Zoglin