Daniel Radcliffe - Daniel Radcliffe Applauded By Critics For Broadway Return

Daniel Radcliffe's return to Broadway has been hailed a resounding success following the opening of his play The Cripple Of Inishmaan.

The Harry Potter star has embarked on his third stint on the Great White Way following successful turns in Equus and How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.

The Cripple Of Inishmaan opened in New York City on Sunday night (20Apr14) following a successful run in London last year (13), and Radcliffe won a round of glowing reviews for his performance as a disabled Irish teenager.

Ben Brantley of the New York Times calls the play Radcliffe's "most satisfying stage work to date", adding, "Daniel Radcliffe, isn't here just to flex his charisma for fans... The boy wizard in the immensely successful Harry Potter movie franchise is entirely convincing as the boy who is regarded as least likely to succeed at pretty much anything in his God-forsaken rural Irish town."

Variety's Marilyn Stasio praises Radcliffe for his "warm, sympathetic performance" while David Rooney of The Hollywood Reporter adds, "The Harry Potter star has never been better, more than measuring up in this flawless ensemble."

Chris Jones of the Chicago Tribune adds, "Of the three Radcliffe performances I've seen on Broadway (the others were in Equus and How to Succeed), this is by far is the best. It really breathes as it hobbles along, and yet it's never showy nor overly optimistic. Radcliffe, who reveals chops here I've never seen on stage nor screen, is surrounded by superb character work throughout."

Newsday's Linda Winer concludes, "Never let it be said that Daniel Radcliffe panders - not to expectations of Hollywood glitz nor, especially, to his Harry Potter fan base. Here he is, back on Broadway... and Daniel Radcliffe is again wonderful."


Tags: Daniel Radcliffe


More Daniel Radcliffe

Horns Trailer

Following the mysterious death of his girlfriend, Merrin Williams (Juno Temple), Ig Perrish (Daniel Redcliffe) wakes up from with a hangover and no recollection of...

'What If' Stretches Daniel Radcliffe's Range

After growing up on-screen in the Harry Potter movies from 2001 to 2011, Daniel Radcliffe became one of the richest actors in the world. But...

'What If' Reviews: Smart, Silly and Sweet, If Not Predictable

In ‘What If’, Daniel Radcliffe plays a downtrodden medical school dropout, and one with a dizzyingly poor record with love at that. In attempt to...

What If Movie Review

With his first romantic-comedy, Daniel Radcliffe proves adept at delivering snappy dialogue and generating strong chemistry with his costars, so it's frustrating that the film...


Daniel Radcliffe Speaks About His Feelings Towards Harry Potter

Daniel Radcliffe has spoken about his relationship with Harry Potter, the character that propelled him to stardom. The 25 year old spoke at a Q&A...

Daniel Radcliffe Reveals Why He Doesn't Google Himself

Google's auto complete feature has been well documented for it's hilarious suggestions. Whether you're trying to find out 'how to raise your self-esteem' but are...

What If... Daniel Radcliffe Was The Most Honest Actor Out There?

Whenever Daniel Radcliffe promotes a new film, a slew of new headlines are born; the 24-year-old actor, still learning his trade on stage, on camera...

Could Daniel Radcliffe Successfully Play Iggy Pop?

Following Daniel Radcliffe's recent announcement that he wouldn't mind playing the unpredictable and irrational Iggy Pop in a film, it's interesting to wonder whether Radcliffe...



Daniel Radcliffe Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Daniel Radcliffe

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All