Earlier this evening, Broadway.com announced the winners of their 2015 Audience Choice Awards, and we are thrilled to congratulate Harry Potter’s own Rupert Grint on winning not one but two awards for his portrayal of Sir Frank Finger in It’s Only a Play! British actor Rupert Grint, best known as wizard Ron Weasley in the Harry Potter film franchise, makes his Broadway debut as a young, wunderkind director alongside a stellar ensemble cast in the show business comedy, It’s Only a Play. By continued use, you agree to our privacy policy and accept our use of such cookies. Even a cast including The Producers’ duo – alongside F Murray Abraham, Rupert Grint and Stockard Channing – can’t save this play about plays. NEW YORK (Reuters) - British actor Rupert Grint, best known as wizard Ron Weasley in the “Harry Potter” film franchise, makes his Broadway debut as … "I've been through this many times, and it's endlessly fascinating to be, I hope for the audience, to be a fly on the wall in the midst of the event of waiting for the New York Times review, which is the centerpiece of the play," added the Broadway veteran, who has been through his fair share of opening nights. The play, which previewed on August 28 and opens for a limited run on October 9, sports a notable cast headed by Tony winners Nathan Lane (The Producers), Matthew Broderick (How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying) and Stockard Channing (A Day in the Life of Joe Egg). Harry Potter fame actor Rupert Grint plays Dorothy’s brother Julian. Nobody does mean-nasty-vicious like Terrence McNally, bless his black heart. He’s been told it’s going to be a rave and then it’s not. "It's hard not to be overwhelmed when we're rehearsing," Grint, 25, said about his cast mates. Copyright © 2021 The Indian Express [P] Ltd. 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It also brings Abraham full circle with McNally, who cast him in a play decades ago early in his career. Five skincare trends set to take 2021 by storm, Interview: Signal COO on why 'privacy is not a passing trend', Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra review: The best gets better, Alphabet shuts Project Loon to beam internet from high-altitude balloons, Did Vijay Sethupathi overshadow Vijay in Master? Rupert Alexander Lloyd Grint (born 24 August 1988) is an English actor. He is the rational thinker in this situation. For the past few months, Rupert Grint's Broadway debut "It's Only a Play" has been breaking records and pulling in rave reviews. "This is the right group to do this play at this time," he said. Rupert Grint says that he only owns one pair of shoes at a time. Stellar ‘It’s Only a Play’ cast welcomes Rupert Grint to Broadway. The fly-on-the-wall comedy is set at an opening night party of a new play, "The Golden Egg," as its director Frank Finger (Grint) and the playwright, cast, producer and friends await reviews to see if it's a hit. The Harry Potter favorite will make his Broadway debut in It’s Only a Play, a revamped revival of Terrence McNally’s 1986 off-Broadway comedy. Some of Rupert’s favorite bands are Arctic Monkeys, Black Lips, and The Clash. Sensex @50,000: Why is it happening, and what next for investors? RUPERT GRINT (Frank Finger). The play, which previewed on August 28 and opens for a limited run on October 9, sports a notable cast headed by Tony winners Nathan Lane (The Producers), … "He's a very complicated, deeply troubled man. McNally said he has been working on "It's Only a Play" all of his life and it has had many manifestations. He rose to fame for his role as Ron Weasley, one of the three main characters in the Harry Potter film series.Grint was cast as Ron at age eleven, having previously acted only in school plays and at his local theatre group. "It’s Only a Play": From left, Rupert Grint, Megan Mullally, Matthew Broderick, Nathan Lane and Stockard Channing in Terrence McNally’s ribald play at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theater. Channing plays his erratic leading lady, Virginia Noyes, and newcomer Micah Stock portrays a coat check attendant newly arrived in New York. rupert-grint-broadway-debut.JPG "Harry Potter" star Rupert Grint will star in Broadway's "It's Only a Play" in the fall. For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App. Rupert Grint. Rupert Grint, best known for playing Ron Weasley in the blockbuster “Harry Potter” film franchise, will make his Broadway debut this fall in Terrence McNally’s starry comedy It’s Only a Play. NEW YORK, June 17 (UPI) --Rupert Grint is the next Harry Potter star to head to Broadway.The 25-year-old actor is set to make his Broadway debut in Terrance McNally's It's Only a Play.Grint … If you’re looking for Rupert Grint on social media, don’t waste your time! He got the idea for the comedy on the opening night of another play that starred Abraham. Broderick is writer Peter Austin, whose career hangs on the success of his play. “I’ve been through this many times, and it’s endlessly fascinating to be, I hope for the audience, to be a fly on the wall in the midst of the event of waiting for the New York Times review, which is the centerpiece of the play,” added the Broadway veteran, who has been through his fair share of opening nights. "It's Only a Play" reunites Lane and Broderick, who worked together on hit musical "The Producers" and other shows. Channing plays his erratic leading lady, Virginia Noyes, and newcomer Micah Stock portrays a coat check attendant newly arrived in New York. “It’s hard not to be overwhelmed when we’re rehearsing, Grint, said about his cast mates. Rupert Grint is a British actor best known for his portrayal of Ron Weasley in the adaptation of J.K. Rowling’s acclaimed Harry Potter (2001-2011) film series. Broderick is writer Peter Austin, whose career hangs on the success of his play. ... It’s Only a Play debuted in 1985. Read what the critics have to say about Terrence McNally's comedy It's Only A Play, starring Nathan Lane, Matthew Broderick, Megan Mullally, Stockard Channing and Rupert Grint, which opened at Broadway's Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre on 9 October 2014. Click here to join our channel (@indianexpress) and stay updated with the latest headlines. So it's something I've always wanted to try," said Grint, who admitted it was scary leaving the bumbling Ron Weasley character he portrayed in the "Harry Potter" films for so long. Rupert Grint wears crocodile skin jacket and barbed wire tie after Broadway debut in It's Only A Play By Hanna Flint for MailOnline Published: 10:54 EST, 10 October 2014 | … “I’m thrilled to be making my Broadway debut alongside this amazing cast and creative team.” (Rupert Grint on IT’S ONLY A PLAY) Directed by Jack O’Brian, Rupert Grint made his Broadway debut as Frank Finger in It’s Only A Play at the Schoenfeld Theatre in New York, with previews starting 29 August 2014 and running until 4 January 2014. “He thinks, of course, it is going to be a rave. British actor Rupert Grint, best known as wizard Ron Weasley in the Harry Potter film franchise, makes his Broadway debut as a young, wunderkind director alongside a stellar ensemble cast in the show business comedy, It’s Only a Play. So it’s something I’ve always wanted to try,” said Grint, who admitted it was scary leaving the bumbling Ron Weasley character he portrayed in the Harry Potter films for so long. The star-studded Broadway production of Terrence McNally's backstage comedy It's Only a Play will welcome Tony and Emmy Award winner Martin Short when the production extends in 2015. "It's very true to life," said Lane, who plays a television star and Broderick's best friend James Wicker. He won’t get new ones until the ones he has are worn out. F. Murray Abraham, who picked up a best actor Oscar for Amadeus, plays an infamous drama critic named Ira Drew and Emmy winner Megan Mullally (Will & Grace) is Broadway producer Julia Budder. 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It’s the most devastating and hilariously funny review you could ever get.”, The Indian Express is now on Telegram. Originally called Broadway, Broadway, this play closed in Philadelphia before getting its 1978 Times Square debut. Megan Mullally and Rupert Grint will depart It’s Only a Play on January 4, 2015, the date the show had initially been set to end its limited engagement. by Imogen Lloyd Webber • Nov 24, 2014. GMANETWORK.COM USES COOKIES TO ENSURE YOU GET THE BEST EXPERIENCE WHILE BROWSING THE SITE. The play, which begins previews on Aug. 28 and opens for a limited run on Oct. 9, sports a notable cast headed by Tony winners Nathan Lane ("The Producers"), Matthew Broderick ("How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying") and Stockard Channing ("A Day in the Life of Joe Egg"). Opening-Night Selfies From Sarah Jessica Parker, Rupert Grint, and More at It's Only a Play If you ever wondered what Nathan Lane and Megan Mullally looked like in selfie form, you're in luck. F. Murray Abraham, who picked up a best actor Oscar for "Amadeus," plays an infamous drama critic named Ira Drew and Emmy winner Megan Mullally ("Will & Grace") is Broadway producer Julia Budder. “It’s quite exhausting trying to keep up with them.” The fly-on-the-wall comedy is set at an opening night party of a new play, The Golden Egg as its director Frank Finger (Grint) and the playwright, cast, producer and friends await reviews to see if it’s a hit. Rupert Grint wasn’t too put out when, in March, the pandemic halted production on “Servant,” the M. Night Shyamalan psychological thriller about a couple who replace their dead baby with a … Since the play's opening night, Grint's turn as neurotic director Frank Finger has delighted fans, and now the show's run has been extended! NEW YORK - British actor Rupert Grint, best known as wizard Ron Weasley in the "Harry Potter" film franchise, makes his Broadway debut as a young, wunderkind director alongside a stellar ensemble cast in the show business comedy, "It's Only a Play.". It's the most devastating and hilariously funny review you could ever get.". "It's quite exhausting trying to keep up with them.". For further information, click FIND OUT MORE. “It’s very true to life,” said Lane, who plays a television star and Broderick’s best friend James Wicker. Actor Rupert Grint arrives for a news conference to promote the Broadway play "It's Only a Play" in the Manhattan borough of New York August 19, 2014. While Dorothy and her husband Sean live in a spooky house in Philadelphia, Julian is the only one from the family who has a life outside of this house. Rupert Grint’s Rave Reviews for It’s Only A Play “The rest of the cast — including a really remarkable Broadway debut by Stock in a company of powerful stars — is superb, all hysterical at first and then revealing deeper desires as the play continues.” NEW YORK - British actor Rupert Grint, best known as wizard Ron Weasley in the "Harry Potter" film franchise, makes his Broadway debut as a young, wunderkind director alongside a stellar ensemble … “He’s a very complicated, deeply troubled man. Rupert Grint, best known as Ron Weasley in the Harry Potter films, is making his Broadway stage debut this fall in Terrence McNally’s farce, It’s Only a Play. Multiple Tony-winning playwright Terrence McNally ("Ragtime," "Master Class") did a substantial rewrite of the 1986 play, inserting contemporary references to update it. He's been told it's going to be a rave and then it's not. 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