If you saw WE STEAL SECRETS, this year’s profile of Wiki Leaks chief savant Julian Assange, you may have come home with two main takeaways:
1 – Assange is a major league scuzz ball.
2 – Bradley Manning is utterly fascinating.
And the story of how the trajectories of these two wildly different personalities crossed, and what happened as a result, is about as exciting as it gets.
Leave it to the Brits (er – the Welsh), then, to make theatre from our most relevant American political currents.
National Theatre Wales brings their Manning piece to Edinburgh August 6.
Related: For pure artistic brilliance and information transfer effectiveness, the National Theatre Wales web site must be seen.