Daniel Radcliffe Will Lead Privacy Off-Broadway

first_img Related Shows Five-time Broadway.com Audience Choice Award winner Daniel Radcliffe is heading back to the New York stage! The Harry Potter star is set to lead Privacy, a new play co-created and written by James Graham, and co-created and directed by the Donmar Warehouse’s Josie Rourke. The off-Broadway production will play a limited engagement July 5 through August 7 in the Public’s Newman Theater. Opening night is scheduled for July 18.Radcliffe will take on the role of The Writer. He made his Broadway debut in Peter Shaffer’s Equus; he has also been seen on the Main Stem in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying and The Cripple of Inishmaan. Since completing the final installment in the series of eight Harry Potter films, Radcliffe has continued to prove himself a diverse performer by starring on screen in Kill Your Darlings, The Woman in Black, Imperium, Victor Frankenstein, The Gamechangers, Horns and What If. He will next appear in Now You See Me Two: The Second Act and Swiss Army Man Jungle.The cast will also include De’Adre Aziza (A Night With Janis Joplin), Raffi Barsoumian (King Lear), Michael Countryman (Wit), Rachel Dratch (Saturday Night Live) and Reg Rogers (You Can’t Take it With You), playing an ensemble of real-life high profile politicians, journalists and technologists who have all contributed exclusively to the show.Inspired by the revelations of Edward Snowden, Privacy explores our complicated relationship with technology and data through the funny and heart-breaking travails of a lonely guy (Radcliffe), who arrives in the city to figure out how to like, tag, and share his life without giving it all away. The play uncovers what our technological choices reveal about who we are, what we want and who’s keeping track of it all. This provocative theatrical event will ask audiences to charge their phones, leave them ON during the performance and to embark on a fascinating dive online and into a new reality where we’re all connected…for better or worse.Privacy made its world premiere at London’s Donmar Warehouse in 2014, led by Jonathan Coy. Show Closed This production ended its run on Aug. 7, 2016 Star Files Daniel Radcliffe(Photo: Bruce Glikas)center_img Daniel Radcliffe Privacy View Commentslast_img

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