A postmodern discourse of humanistic
A postmodern discourse of humanistic attributesThe Daily StarThematically, it resembles what Samuel Beckett or Harold Pinter did in the last century -- Theatre of the Absurd or Theatre of Menace. Like the Theatre of the Absurd, the story of this play continues inside a four-wall enclosure. The motion pictures ...and more »
Posted on 16 October 2014 | 11:06 am
Warwickshire College's Spitfire Theatre
Coventry TelegraphWarwickshire College's Spitfire Theatre Company stage Harold Pinter playCoventry TelegraphRugby student Janeks Babidorics is taking to the stage with professional actor Chris Cusick in Harold Pinter's The Dumb Waiter. It is a production staged by Warwickshire College's Spitfire Theatre Company in Rugby – composed of students and actors.
Posted on 16 October 2014 | 6:49 am
Nobel writer Pinter celebrated by actor
Nobel writer Pinter celebrated by actor friend SandsCT PostWhat began as a memorial reading for the Nobel Prize-winning writer Harold Pinter has turned into a one-man show featuring the British actor Julian Sands. The star of "A Room with a View" and many other films worked on an evening of the writer's poetry ...
Posted on 14 October 2014 | 2:33 pm
Imago Theatre takes on Harold Pinter's 'The
Imago Theatre takes on Harold Pinter's 'The Homecoming' with humorous but ...The Oregonian - OregonLive.comEnigmatic, mysterious, nightmarish and yet surprisingly concrete — this is the world of Harold Pinter's early plays, a world which Portland's Imago Theatre has explored with great success in the past year. Having directed well-received productions of ...
Posted on 11 October 2014 | 4:04 pm
Salman Rushdie to share PEN Pinter prize
The GuardianSalman Rushdie to share PEN Pinter prize with Mazen DarwishThe GuardianThe prize was set up in 2009 in memory of the Nobel laureate Pinter, and is given to a writer who judges decide “exemplifies the spirit of Harold Pinter through his or her engagement with the times”, and who, as in Pinter's own Nobel speech, casts an ...Imprisoned Syrian activist wins PEN Pinter prizeInsideHalton.comall 66 news articles »
Posted on 10 October 2014 | 1:00 am
Islamic State and the killing of a culture
The great writer Harold Pinter became a clear-spoken, passionate opponent of bigotry, prejudice, censorship and the abuse of power by the powerful. But it was always language that Pinter scrutinised most closely.
Posted on 17 October 2014 | 2:45 pm
Harold Pinter never revealed what his plays were about. Indeed, the British dramatist would probably have chafed at the mere suggestion that his plays were “about” anything. For Pinter, the stage was a place for ambiguity—and for combat. His characters use words less to transmit meaning than to launch ammunition, which often renders them less-than-pleasant company. That’s the case in The ...
Posted on 14 October 2014 | 2:08 pm
Imago Theatre takes on Harold Pinter's
Enigmatic, mysterious, nightmarish and yet surprisingly concrete — this is the world of Harold Pinter's early plays, a world which Portland's Imago Theatre has explored with great success in the past year.
Posted on 11 October 2014 | 4:01 pm
Detained Syrian rights activist Darwish
LONDON (Reuters) - Novelist Salman Rushdie, winner of the PEN/Pinter award, shared the honor on Thursday with Syrian free-speech campaigner Mazen Darwish, who has been detained for two years, and called for his immediate release. It is a tradition of the PEN/Pinter Prize, named in memory the late playwright Harold Pinter, who was an ardent advocate of human rights, that the winner, announced in ...
Posted on 9 October 2014 | 12:02 pm
Previous winners of Nobel Prize for
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - French writer Patrick Modiano has won the 2014 Nobel Prize for Literature. Here is a list of previous winners going back to 1980. 2013 - Alice Munro (Canada) 2012 - Mo Yan (China 2011 - Tomas Transtromer (Sweden) 2010 - Mario Vargas Llosa (Peru) 2009 - Herta Mueller (Germany) 2008 - Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clezio (France) 2007 - Doris Lessing (Britain) 2006 - Orhan Pamuk ...
Posted on 9 October 2014 | 5:47 am
‘Pulp Fiction’ in a pub, Illuminations
‘The Damned’ isn’t quite so cutting in its observations (it doesn’t have the benefit of a Harold Pinter screenplay, after all), but it is perhaps the more unusual and intriguing film, blending every strand of popular post-war paranoia ...
Posted on 19 October 2014 | 7:28 pm
‘Jihadi-cool’, the mangled language that
Harold Pinter famously resisted explaining the meaning of his plays. If you dared to ask him what, for example, The Birthday Party was “about”, you might very well be told it was about a man sitting in a room, and then two other men come in.
Posted on 19 October 2014 | 5:54 pm
Fresh Look at “Old Times”
“Old Times,” a play by Harold Pinter, was performed at Washington College in Tawes Theatre from Oct. 2 to 5, opening up the fall semester’s Drama productions. Pinter, heavily influenced by his life during The Great Depression and World War ...
Posted on 17 October 2014 | 12:53 am
Warwickshire College’s Spitfire Theatre
Rugby student Janeks Babidorics is taking to the stage with professional actor Chris Cusick in Harold Pinter’s The Dumb Waiter. It is a production staged by Warwickshire College’s Spitfire Theatre Company in Rugby – composed of students and actors.
Posted on 15 October 2014 | 11:50 pm
Nobel writer Pinter celebrated by actor
What began as a memorial reading for the Nobel Prize-winning writer Harold Pinter has turned into a one-man show featuring the British actor Julian Sands. The star of "A Room with a View" and many other films worked on an evening of the writer's poetry ...
Posted on 14 October 2014 | 8:48 am
Craig, Weisz to star in 'Betrayal' on
Real-life husband and wife Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz are to play an adulterous stage couple in a Broadway production this fall of Harold Pinter's "Betrayal," the latest blast of high-beam celebrities to be lured to Times Square.
Posted on 4 April 2013 | 5:23 pm
Correction: Review of Pinter plays story
In a review of two Harold Pinter plays, "The Collection" and "A Kind of Alaska," sent Nov. 23, The Associated Press misspelled the last names of the director and an actor. The director is Karen Kohlhaas and the actor is Larry Bryggman.
Posted on 1 December 2010 | 8:26 am
Playwright Harold Pinter buried in London
Nobel Prize-winning playwright Harold Pinter was buried at a London cemetery Wednesday in a small private funeral attended by family and close friends.
Posted on 31 December 2008 | 6:44 am
Broadway lights to be dimmed for Harold
The marquees of Broadway theaters will be dimmed in honor of playwright Harold Pinter.
Posted on 30 December 2008 | 10:52 am
Harold Pinter: A master of the sound of
No one made the sound of silence more ominously theatrical than Harold Pinter.
Posted on 25 December 2008 | 1:14 pm