Daniel Radcliffe will take on Stephen Sondheim subsequent season in a brand new revival of the 1981 musical Merrily We Roll Alongside on the Off Broadway New York Theatre Workshop.
The revival, to be directed through Maria Friedman and choreographed through Tim Jackson, is deliberate for a overdue 2022 opening, with complete forged and particular manufacturing dates to be introduced later.
Radcliffe, who seemed on Broadway within the musical How you can Achieve Trade With out Actually Making an attempt in 2011, will play Merrily‘s Charley, one among 3 longtime display trade friends whose friendship is gifted in opposite chronological order, from its unhappy dissolution to its hopeful starting. Some of the loved Sondheim songs given to Charley are “Previous Buddies” and “Excellent Factor Going.”
The musical, that includes tune and lyrics through Sondheim, ebook through George Furth and according to the unique play through George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart, will whole NYTW’s 2022/23 season.
Friedman made her directorial debut with a extremely acclaimed London manufacturing of Merrily again in 2012, additionally choreographed through Jackson. She went directly to direct productions of Prime Society, A Little Night time Song and, in 2018, Dusty – The Dusty Springfield Musical.
Radcliffe stars this month in Paramount’s The Misplaced Town along Sandra Bullock and Channing Tatum and lately wrapped manufacturing at the Roku authentic movie Bizarre: The Al Yankovic Tale.