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Evanna Lynch to star in "Houdini"

Posted by: Catherine
May 05, 2013, 10:56 AM

Evanna Lynch has been cast as the wife of famous stage magician, Harry Houdini, in the new stage production Houdini. The role of the protagonist has yet to be cast, but BAFTA award winner Stuart Brennan will be playing Harry's brother Theo. Houdini will tour to stages throughout the United Kingdom. Tickets go on sale starting May 6, and the production will hold its premiere at the Stoke-on-Trent Repertory Theatre September 9, 2013. The synopsis of the show can be read here, and below. Many thanks to SnitchSeeker for the tip!

To be the greatest, you have to be willing to sacrifice everything. The highly successful Brothers Houdini soon find this out, as their death-defying feats start to draw in ever bigger crowds and ultimately attract the attention of the major theatre promoters.
Join us for what promises to be an explosive theatrical spectacle, when the prestigious promoter Martin Beck offers only Harry an opportunity that will change his life forever.
This intricate look inside the lives of two of the greatest performers the world has ever seen, explores the impact of family, love and jealousy. Watch as two masters of the stage perform, entrance, delight and surprise, performing a number of famous illusions in this gripping life story that is certainly not for the faint-hearted.
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733 Points

I can’t wait to see Evanna live on stage :)

Posted by Melissa Anelli on May 06, 2013, 10:48 AM report to moderator
237 Points

Brilliant! Awesome to see more from Evanna.

Posted by whysosirius on May 06, 2013, 01:06 PM report to moderator
963 Points

If any of you Leaky UK people do attend this play, please let us know how fun it was to see Evanna on stage! I do hope the play is a success. She looks a bit like a vixen with her red hair in this photo.

Posted by PollyC on May 06, 2013, 11:20 PM report to moderator
80450 Points

I wish her well…

Posted by Won_Two on May 07, 2013, 12:44 AM report to moderator
889 Points

It sounds interesting. Finally a show that one of the potter actress/actor are in that I’d like to see and I can’t see it. I hope it’s made into a movie and we can see it w/her in it.

Posted by molly43 on June 08, 2013, 01:37 AM report to moderator
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