MARQUEE VALUE: Equus at the Broadhurst Theatre

Marquee Value   MARQUEE VALUE: Equus at the Broadhurst Theatre
Production: Equus, by Peter Shaffer, directed by Thea Sharrock, starring Daniel Radcliffe, Richard Griffiths, Kate Mulgrew, Anna Camp, Carolyn McCormick, Lorenzo Pisoni and T. Ryder Smith.

Previews: September 5, 2008
Opening: September 25, 2008
Closing: February 9, 2009 Venue: Broadhurst Theatre, 235 West 44th Street, New York, NY 10036

Daniel Radcliffe and Richard Griffiths — who played to sold-out crowds in the 2007 London revival of Shaffer's 1973 drama — reprise their work for this Broadway transfer. Based upon a true account told to the playwright by a friend, Equus is the story of psychiatrist Martin Dysart who investigates the blinding of six horses, a savage act committed by an unassuming 17-year-old stable boy, Alan Strang, whose family life is rife with bigotry and religious fervor. As Dysart exposes the truths behind the boy's demons, he finds himself face-to-face with his own.

Photos by Matthew Blank

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