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A 21st Century Shakespeare?

I saw Man and Superman at the National Theatre this week. A beautiful and highly entertaining production and I’d recommend it. But that’s not what this entry’s about. 348 more words

Beckett and Pinter

At London’s Royal Court Theatre in October 2006, Harold Pinter performed the only role in Samuel Beckett’s play Krapp’s Last Tape. In the play, an old man observes his birthday the same way he has for years. 135 more words

Film

The Caretaker

Gate regulars Marty Rea and Garrett Lombard are joined by Michael Feast for a rendition of Harold Pinter’s breakthrough play.

An unnamed figure enters a ramshackle room and sits, looking around him with disfavour before leaving. 461 more words

Talking Theatre

Colgan is Pinter's Caretaker at The Gate

“Truth in drama is forever elusive. You never quite find it but the search for it is compulsive . . . More often than not you stumble upon the truth in the dark, colliding with it or just glimpsing an image or a shape which seems to correspond to the truth, often without realising that you have done so. 1,094 more words

Theatre

The Edwardian turn of language

If George’s translations are ‘quirky’ and Constance’s ‘bland’, what is it they have in common that qualifies them both as ‘Edwardian’?

A certain kind of logorrhoea combined with loose sentence structure and genteelism. 1,060 more words

George Calderon

Harold Pinter explained

Did you ever find the plays of Harold Pinter puzzling? If not, you are a rare person. When asked to explain them his response was either dismissive or on occasion downright rude. 907 more words

Theatre

EL RETORNO A CASA O LA MUJER QUE NO SE CONFORMA

En 1965 se estrenó simultáneamente en N.Y. y Londres The Homecoming, obra maestra del Premio Nobel de literatura 2005, Harold Pinter. Se trata de un guión de teatro, con el tema central de un hermano que regresa con su esposa a la casa paterna en Inglaterra, un hogar ocupado por cuatro hombres adultos (su padre, sus hermanos y sobrinos). 665 more words

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