After having seen him in his white suit and bell bottom pants as Tony Manero in the iconic dance scene in “Saturday Night Fever”, or in the role of Vincent Vega, the ruthless (but not always) criminal in the cult movie “Pulp Fiction” it might seem a little odd to imagine that John Travolta actedRead More
The Lover: a bourgeois escape or a brilliant choice?
Richard. Is your lover coming today? Sarah: Mmnn. Richard: What time? Sarah: Three. So begins “The Lover”, a one-act play written by Harold Pinter in 1962 and staged the following year at the Arts Theatre in London, directed by Michael Codron and David Hall, after its first performance on television starring Vivien Merchant, the playwright’sRead More
The Birthday Party at Harold Pinter Theatre
Sixty years from the first time it was performed at the London Lyric Opera House, Harold Pinter’s “The Birthday Party” is once again on stage in England’s capital at the Harold Pinter Theatre from January 9th to April 14th. Following acclaimed performances of “Betrayal” and “Old Times” – superbly played by Kristin Scott Thomas – renownedRead More
Betrayal by Harold Pinter
“Pub. 1977. Spring. Noon. Emma is sitting at a corner table. Jerry approaches with drinks, a pint of bitter for him, a glass of wine for her. He sits. They smile, toast each other silently, drink. He sits back and looks at her. “ So begins “Betrayal“, one of the most celebrated works by theRead More