Now that Rupert Grint’s theatrical debut “Mojo” has officially opened with previews at the Harold Pinter Theatre in London, some of the initial reactions are beginning to surface on the internet. And it seems like Rupert is proving his chops in more ways than one.
The stage play centers on rock ‘n roll, gangs, and drugs in 1950s London, and our favorite red head plays a man named Sweets, a troubled character caught up in this lifestyle.
We’ve gathered a few quick thoughts from around the internet on this highly anticipated black comedy and summarized them below for you. Despite some plot holes and issues with a script that is sometimes risqué and excessive, “Mojo” has frequently been cited as being quite funny, while the actors are all extremely impressive and engaging in their roles.
Rev Stan’s Theatre Blog
Summary: Rupert Grint looked "surprisingly assured" in a play that “didn’t disappoint”.
Summary: The play is referred to as “dark and humorous, with constant flares of genius”, while “Sweets [Rupert Grint] and Potts [Daniel Mays] are a wonderful comedy duo that play off each other well”.
The Other Bridge Project
Rupert Grint does “very well” and is quite “relatable” in this role.