Wizard Hits Broadway in the Buff

Radcliffe: 'Broadway is a big, big thing'
By Sam Gale Rosen,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 5, 2007 7:44 PM CST
Wizard Hits Broadway in the Buff
Actor Daniel Radcliffe appears onstage during a taping of MTV's "Total Request Live" at the MTV Times Square Studios Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2007 in New York. The show aired Thursday afternoon Sept. 6, 2007. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)   (Associated Press)

(Newser) Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe will hit the Great White Way when Equus opens in New York next year. Radcliffe appeared in the 8-week London run of Peter Schaffer's play this year, garnering attention for showing his wand and quaffles in a nude scene. "I'm obviously nervous but I'm very very excited," said Radcliffe.

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"For a kid who grew up listening to showbiz tunes in the car, Broadway is a big, big thing," the 18-year-old told the BBC. Radcliffe was quick to praise his more experienced co-stars, including Richard Griffiths, saying, "If I screw up I'm going to be screwing up with better people around me." (Read more Daniel Radcliffe stories.)

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