Daniel Radcliffe will be Edward Snowden on Broadway productionby Lara Melicio
On the last Tuesday (13), it was revealed that the next role of Daniel Radcliffe, who played Harry Potter on all the movies of the series, will be Edward Snowden, the ex-employee of the National Security Agency of the United States, who got famous after releasing U.S. government secret metods of espionage and became one of the world’s most wanted men.
The play “Privacy” will explore the conturbated relationship between human beings, their privacy and the new tecnologies in the digital era. It was created by James Graham and Josie Rourke on 2014 and had its première on London. Rourke, Donmar creative director, will direct the New York adaptation, with Daniel in the cast.
During the play, there will be great interaction between the story’s protagonist, Snowden or “The Writer”, and the audience, who to enter the plot will also have to keep their mobile phones on to “share data”.
“Privacy” is an Off-Broadway production – a sub-category of Broadway that involves not only musicals but also concerts and other genres of theatrical performances – and will have its première between July 5th and August 7th of 2016, at the Newman Theater, on New York.
The play marks Daniel Radcliffe’s comeback to the stage since the dark humor comedy “The Cripple of Inishmaan”, of 2014. Before Privacy’s première, Daniel will play a zombie on the movie Swiss Army Man, which will be on USA movie theathers as of July 1st 2016.
News translated to English by Marina Anderi