Dora and Frank Strang are pivotal to the plot of Equus, ..

In 2010 Equus will be performed for the first time in India at the Prithvi theatre in Mumbai on February 2 and February 3. The play is directed by Daniel D'souza and will star the director in the role of Allan Strang and Eamonn Ennis in the part of Martin Dysart.

With Richard Burton, Peter Firth, Colin Blakely, Joan Plowright

In March 2010 "Equus" will be performed at New Theatre in Coral Gables, Florida, featuring James Samuel Randolph as Martin Dysart and David Hemphill as Alan Strang; directed by Ricky J. Martinez, Set Design by Nicole Quintana, Costume Design by K. Blair Brown, Sound Design by Osvaldo Quintana, and Light Design by Jesus Casimiro


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Shaffer adapted the play for a 1977 film starring , , , as Frank Strang, , and , directed by . The film was heavily criticized by animal rights activists and by Shaffer himself, because of Lumet's bloody, realistic presentation of the abuse of the horses (although most of the horses were in fact puppets).[citation needed]

who else stripped it all off on screen

Equus was revived in 2007 in London's West End, with and in the leading roles. The production was directed by , and opened in February 2007 at the . The production attracted a lot of press attention, as both Radcliffe and Griffiths appear in the film franchise (as and respectively). In particular the casting of seventeen year-old Radcliffe caused some controversy, since the role of Alan Strang required him to appear naked on stage. This was despite the fact that many other young actors over the years had performed the play naked. Radcliffe insisted that the nude scene was not "gratuitous" and that he should portray the character and the scene as called for by the script. gave more than 1,000 performances as Alan Strang; however, Radcliffe has stated in interviews that he chose not to watch the 1977 film, as he did not want to be influenced by Firth's interpretation of the character.