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Rose Hemingway to co-star with Daniel Radcliffe in new Broadway

By Roger Friedman

It does look as though Daniel Radcliffe has found a co-star for his 2011 “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.”

I am told that newcomer Rose Hemingway (not a relative of Ernest) has been chosen to play Rosemary to Radcliffe’s Finch in the musical revival. The show will be directed by choreographer Rob Ashford, who made his directorial debut last night in “Promises, Promises.”

The shows are sort of flip sides of each other. One is how to succeed without really trying. “Promises, Promises” is about really, really trying. “How to Succeed” is from 1962. “Promises” is set in that year, but was really launched in 1968-69.

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About Roger Friedman

Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411.com column in April after 10 years with Fox News where he helped create Foxnews.com. Friedman’s prior experience on the Internet is with MSN’s Cinemania column. Friedman also wrote the Intelligencer column as a contributing editor at "New York Magazine," where he covered the O.J. Simpson criminal trial. In addition, Friedman has been involved in book publishing and filmmaking (Only the Strong Survive). For more about Roger go to Showbiz411.com

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