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Actor Dan Radcliffe Nominated for Drama Desk Award for "Equus"

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Posted by: sue
April 27, 2009, 11:14 AM

Congratulations are in order today for actor Dan Radcliffe as  he was nominated for a prestigious Drama Desk award. Dan was recognized this morning in the category of  "Outstanding Actor in a Play" for his performance in the Broadway production of Equus.  The play was also nominated in the categories of "Lighting Design," and "Sound Design."

Congratulations Dan Radcliffe from all of us here at TLC!  The 54th Annual Drama Desk Awards, hosted by Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein, will be held May 17 at the F.H. LaGuardia Concert Hall at Lincoln Center in Manhattan. The ceremony will begin at 9 PM.

Thanks Taylor!

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congratulations!!! hope I could have seen equus!!

Posted by ele0206 -ROAR- on April 28, 2009, 07:17 AM report to moderator
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Brilliant and talented…wonderful to be nominated for this award.

Posted by DobbyWinkyKreacher on April 28, 2009, 09:04 AM report to moderator
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Daniel!!! Congratulations!!
On your work well done and hopefully honored even more.
Winning this would be SO deserved and
you’ve already won by virtue of your nomination in such GREAT company.
I’m so very happy for you.
Very BEST of wishes!!!!!

Posted by Jeannine on April 28, 2009, 09:25 AM report to moderator
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pensive_______right , critics are always harder to please ,and his being in the top seven performances already is an incredible fete. Says a lot about how impressive he was with his perfomance.

Posted by Jeannine on April 28, 2009, 09:31 AM report to moderator
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Congratulations, Dan!! :)

Posted by RavenclawDancer on April 28, 2009, 09:34 AM report to moderator
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Congratulations!

Posted by Ria on April 28, 2009, 09:43 AM report to moderator
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awesome! the other 2 awards it’s up for are perfect…the lighting especially was great! I hope they all win! GO DAN!

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Congratulations for Dan! He has such an amazing future in film and on stage ahead of him! I hope he wins

Posted by bmg057 on April 28, 2009, 12:18 PM report to moderator
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Congrats to Daniel Radcliffe!

Posted by Smitch on April 28, 2009, 12:39 PM report to moderator
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yay!!! go Dan!! its good that he isnt just seen as Harry Potter now because the movies are ending soon (sobs) and he’s not just seen as the boy wizard. i havent seen december boys but is it good? i saw david copperfield when he was little and the actor who played him when he got older looks nothing like Dan. hehe!!

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That’s a fantastic honor. This may sound silly, but I’m glad that Daniel is bringing good attention to theater – hopefully it will make more HP fans also theater fans down the road. :)

Posted by lumosshimmy {WBM!} on April 28, 2009, 12:56 PM report to moderator
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What a great role for a young actor!

Posted by Garden State Geek on April 28, 2009, 02:30 PM report to moderator
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Wow! Such a honor! Congrats Dan!! PARABÉNS( Portuguese)!!! I( do think he is a reallly good actor,but I just think Rupert is better. people dont give Rupes the deserved credit. It´s always Dan Dan Dan. Dan is awesome but Rupert is a bit more awesome. Go Rupes! Rupert has to win the Oscar campaign. hahahaha

Posted by Tamyris on April 28, 2009, 03:31 PM report to moderator
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Good or Dan

Posted by Hagrid 713 (ROAR) on April 28, 2009, 03:45 PM report to moderator
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Tamyris, this is about theater, he has never done theater, so how do you want people to talk about him if he has never done it? Doesn’t make sense. Like it doesn’t make sense to name other HP actors every time Dan does something great, everyone has their own career, and comments like that only show jealousy.
If someone wants recognition they have to take risks, work hard and don’t care about what people say. Daniel didn’t care, he worked very hard, he did a great job and now he gets the recognition he deserves. Meanwhile, Rupert laugh of him in an interview when he was asked about Equus, because of the naked scene, some time ago. But then he did a movie where he doen’t wear much clothes either, I guess he learned a good lesson, acting is not about what tabloids talk about, it’s about choosing good roles and give everyhing you have.

Posted by ethanHP on April 28, 2009, 04:47 PM report to moderator
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