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Last Updated: Friday April 16 2010 12:51 GMT

Daniel Radcliffe in musical role

Daniel Radcliffe as Harry Potter

Daniel Radcliffe has landed a starring role in a musical on Broadway.

It will be the first time the Harry Potter actor has sung and danced on the American stage.

He'll be appearing in a show called How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, which opens in 2011. It was first shown on Broadway in 1961.

Daniel will play J. Pierrepont Finch - a young man who works in the post room of a big company, who then becomes a successful businessman.

Broadway is the theatre district in New York where all the best shows are put on.

Daniel, who's 20, has been in a play in America before, but this role is different because it's a musical.

Deathly Hallows

This show has won lots of awards, so it's a great opportunity for him.

Daniel is currently filming the last of the wizarding films - part two of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.