Tag Archives: Harold Pinter

Various Voices

“There is no playwright his equal. He is the natural descendant of James Joyce, by way of Samuel Beckett. Pinter works the language as…

The Proust Screenplay

A unique collaboration between two extraordinary writers united across more than half a century and two different cultures by a special concern for time…

One for the Road

Named as 1984’s Play of the Year by Drama magazine, Harold Pinter’s One for the Road is a chilling study of power and powerlessness.

Old Times

Like Pinter’s earlier plays, Old Times deals with bare essentials. There are only three characters—a man named Deeley, his wife, Kate, and Anna, a…

No Man’s Land

“No Man’s Land remains palpably the work of our best living playwright in its command of language and its power to erect a coherent…

Mountain Language

“[Mountain Language] effortlessly encapsulates the world. . . . If to want, to have, to use or abuse power over others is the essence…

Moonlight

“There is no playwright his equal. He is the natural descendant of James Joyce, by way of Samuel Beckett. Pinter works the language as…

The Hothouse

“The playwright has an unfailing ear for institutionalized doublespeak, and The Hothouse is full of rapid-fire bits that sound like old vaudeville routines as…