Harry Potter star Rupert Grint will make his Broadway debut this fall when Terrence McNally’s It’s Only a Play hits New York City. Grint will star alongside Matthew Broderick, Nathan Lane, Stockard Channing, Megan Mullally, F. Murrary Abraham and newcomer Micah Stock.

According to Entertainment Weekly, who broke the news, the British star will play Frank Finger, a director whose career is on the line as he awaits opening night reviews of his new play, written by an anxious writer played by Broderick. Nathan Lane will play Grint’s best friend, a TV star. Other leading characters will include his producer (Mullally), the show’s leading lady (Channing), an infamous critic (Abraham), and a fresh-faced coat check attendant (Stock).

Rupert is no stranger to the theater. Last year, he starred in the West End production of Jez Butterworth’s Mojo to great success. His performance won him a WhatsOnStage Award as London Newcomer of the Year.

It’s Only a Play first premiered in New York in 1986. The new production is a newly revised adaptation by McNally, a four-time Tony-winning scribe, and will run for a limited 17-week engagement at the Schoenfeld Theatre beginning October 9.

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