Rupert Grint Says Theatre 'Scares Me'; Makes Stage Debut on 26 October
Talking to the Huffington Post about his upcoming stage debut in Mojo, Harry Potter film star Rupert Grint explains "I don't know, really. This is my first theater experience, and it's very different. I wanted to just try it; it's something I've always wanted to do. Just the thought of it scares me. I've kind of put it off for a long time, and I just thought it was a good time to do it. And it's a great play and a really great cast with a great director, and it was just, yeah, I'm enjoying it."
Ian Rickson directs Brendan Coyle (Mickey), Rupert Grint (Sweets), Daniel Mays (Potts), Colin Morgan(Skinny), Ben Whishaw (Baby) and Tom Rhys Harries (Silver Johnny) in a major West End revival of Jez Butterworth's award-winning Mojo, reuniting director and writer who previously collaborated on the play's world premiere at the Royal Court in 1995. Mojo will preview at the Harold Pinter Theatre from 26 October 2013 with press night on 13 November and is booking to 25 January 2014. Designs are by Ultz with lighting by Charles Balfour, music by Stephen Warbeck and sound by Simon Baker. Check out the rehearsal photos below!
Set against the fledgling rock 'n' roll scene of 50s Soho, this savagely funny play delves into the sleazy underworld and power games of London's most infamous district.
Mojo is produced in the West End by Sonia Friedman Productions who also produced Butterworth and Rickson's internationally-acclaimed Jerusalem.
For more information, visit : www.mojotheplay.com