Photo Flash: The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey Presents NO MAN'S LAND
The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey presents Nobel Prize winner Harold Pinter's 1975 No Man's Land, directed by artistic director Bonnie J. Monte, now through August 29 at the F. M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre (36 Madison Avenue, Madison, NJ)
For tickets or more information, call the box office at 973-408-5600 or visit www.ShakespeareNJ.org.
Discount 4-play and 3-play ticket packages are also available. No Man's Land contains adult language and is not recommended for children. Considered one of the most influential British playwrights in modern times, Harold Pinter was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2005. In awarding the prize, the Academy referred to the playwright, screenwriter, actor and director as "a modern classic." He is the author of 29 stage plays and more than two dozen screenplays. Some of his best known plays include The Caretaker, The Homecoming, and Betrayal. His screenplay adaptations include The French Lieutenant's Woman, Sleuth and many of his plays.
This disturbing and controversial piece offers up Pinter's biting wit and brilliant use of language. Upon its opening in 1975, the Arts Guardian of London called No Man's Land "a masterly summation of all the themes that have long obsessed Pinter...a living theatrical experience full of rich comedy in which one speech constantly undercuts another."
Photo credit: Joe Geinert.
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