Jamie Lloyd’s generation of Harold Pinter’s sentimental triangle is moving this fall after a sold-out London run.
Tom Hiddleston is going from the Avengers to infidelity.
The British on-screen character, best known as the despicable Loki in a huge number of Marvel superhuman movies, is coming to Broadway to star in a recovery of Harold Pinter’s great “Betrayal.”
The show, coordinated by Jamie Lloyd, had a fruitful run not long ago in the West End. Writing in The New York Times, the pundit Matt Wolf said the creation “speaks to a benchmark accomplishment for everybody included, and demonstrates Pinter’s 1978 play in a noteworthy, even radical, new light.”
Mr. Lloyd, who has developed as a dedicated contemporary translator of the dramatist’s work, called it Pinter’s “incredible magnum opus,” and said that it seemed well and good to return to it now, 10 years after his passing.
“It completely praises his words, however it disposes of any conditional detail — it’s an exceptionally unmistakable, stripped-down creation,” he said.
The play will likewise star Zawe Ashton (“Velvet Buzzsaw”) and Charlie Cox (“Daredevil”). Every one of the three are making their Broadway debuts, however Mr. Cox had a generally welcomed Off Broadway keep running “In secret.”
This will be the fourth Broadway creation of “Betrayal,” which initially featured Roy Scheider, Raul Julia and Blythe Danner. The latest restoration opened in 2013 and featured a couple who are hitched, in actuality: Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz.
Mr. Lloyd’s creation varies from others in the age of its entertainers — marginally more youthful, with regards to the characters — and in his choice to keep the three fundamental on-screen characters in front of an audience all through the show.
“The play is about the overly complex nature of betrayal — this endless cycle of misleading and the quest for power and control — and there’s something energizing about observing the other individual in front of an audience and monitoring that nearness,” he said.
The 17-week run is to start exhibitions Aug. 14 and to open Sept. 5 at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theater. The lead maker is Mr. Lloyd’s eponymous organization, which is supported by the Ambassador Theater Group.