Guest Blog: Jeremy Goldstein On TRUTH TO POWER CAFEGuest Blog: Jeremy Goldstein On TRUTH TO POWER CAFE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2019

Truth to Power Cafe is a new international performance event combining memoir, poetry, music, image, and live and spontaneous testimony from local participants (or heroes, as I prefer to call them), in response to the question: 'Who has power over you and what do you want to say to them?'. (more...)

TRUTH TO POWER CAFE Will Embark on UK TourTRUTH TO POWER CAFE Will Embark on UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2019

This year, Goldstein will embark on a national tour posing this question across the land, in his acclaimed theatre show Truth to Power Cafe. (more...)

THE LOVER and THE COLLECTION Double Bill Set for Shakespeare Theatre CompanyTHE LOVER and THE COLLECTION Double Bill Set for Shakespeare Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017

Building on the critical success of his 2011 production of Harold Pinter's Old Times, STC Artistic Director Michael Kahn will return to the British playwright's gripping realm of doubt and disquiet to direct a double bill of short plays. The Lover and The Collection will run from September 26-October 29 at the Lansburgh Theatre (450 7th Street NW). (more...)

THE LOVER and THE COLLECTION Double Bill Set for Shakespeare Theatre CompanyTHE LOVER and THE COLLECTION Double Bill Set for Shakespeare Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Building on the critical success of his 2011 production of Harold Pinter's Old Times, STC Artistic Director Michael Kahn will return to the British playwright's gripping realm of doubt and disquiet to direct a double bill of short plays. The Lover and The Collection will run from September 26-October 29 at the Lansburgh Theatre (450 7th Street NW). (more...)

About the Playwright: Harold Pinter
by Roundabout Theatre Company - Sep 29, 2015

Harold Pinter was born in Hackney, in London's East End, in October of 1930. An only child, he was born to Jewish parents of very moderate means; his father, a tailor, and his mother, a homemaker, were first-generation descendants of Eastern European immigrants. Like many of his contemporaries, Pinter's childhood was shaped by the onslaught of World War II; at the age of nine, he was evacuated from London through Operation Pied Piper and resettled in a town in Cornwall. The sense of isolation he felt in Cornwall would come to influence his work, as would the changed London to which he returned during the Blitz, where he was witness to, as his 2008 Guardianobituary put it, 'the dramatic nature of wartime life - the palpable fear, the sexual desperation, the genuine sense that everything could end tomorrow.' (more...)

BWW Interview: Director Frank Corrado Betrays His Passion for Pinter
by Erica Miner - Jun 2, 2015

Frank Corrado has sported just about every hat available in the theatre world (more...)

THE DUMB WAITER, CELEBRATION et al. Set for ACT's Pinter Festival, 7/20-8/26
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2012

ACT - A Contemporary Theatre announces a full-scale theatrical celebration of the works of modern master and Nobel Prize Laureate Harold Pinter. Famous for his biting humor and a favorite of professionals, scholars, and people who like their humor on the darker side, ACT looks to introduce the city of Seattle to many of Pinter's lesser known and rarely produced works in its Pinter Festival, running July 20 - August 26, 2012. (more...)

THE DUMB WAITER, CELEBRATION et al. Set for ACT's Pinter Festival, Now thru 8/26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2012

ACT - A Contemporary Theatre presents a full-scale theatrical celebration of the works of modern master and Nobel Prize Laureate Harold Pinter. Famous for his biting humor and a favorite of professionals, scholars, and people who like their humor on the darker side, ACT looks to introduce the city of Seattle to many of Pinter's lesser known and rarely produced works in its Pinter Festival, running today, July 20 - August 26, 2012. (more...)

THE DUMB WAITER, CELEBRATION et al. Set for ACT's Pinter Festival, 7/20-8/26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2012

ACT - A Contemporary Theatre announces a full-scale theatrical celebration of the works of modern master and Nobel Prize Laureate Harold Pinter. Famous for his biting humor and a favorite of professionals, scholars, and people who like their humor on the darker side, ACT looks to introduce the city of Seattle to many of Pinter's lesser known and rarely produced works in its Pinter Festival, running July 20 - August 26, 2012. (more...)

PEN World Voices Festival Presents A Tribute To Harold Pinter 5/2
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2009

This Saturday, May 2nd PEN World Voices Festival A Tribute to Harold Pinter Join us for a day-long tribute to Harold Pinter. The event, curated by British actor-director Harry Burton, a close friend and longtime collaborator of Pinter-s, will feature film screenings; panel discussions; rare audio and video recordings of Pinter in his own plays; the U.S. premiere of Burton-s documentary portrait Working With Pinter; and a screening of Pinter-s Nobel acceptance speech, -Art, Truth and Politics. (more...)

Rushdie, Schrader, Guare Set For Pinter Tribute At Graduate Center 5/2
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2009

Pinter Tribute at Graduate Center to Celebrate Nobel Laureate's Life and Achievements; Participants Include Salman Rushdie, Paul Schrader, John Guare, Emily Mann, Brian O'Byrne A day-long 'Tribute to Harold Pinter' on May 2 at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York (365 Fifth Ave., between 34th and 35th Streets) will celebrate the life and achievements of the Nobel Prize-winning dramatist, screenwriter, political activist, and actor (more...)