Catch two legends onstage
Two legends onstage
Jonathan Pryce stars in a Pinter revival at BAM
John Osborne's British classic faces an American audience again
La MaMa and the Public host the return of the now famous troupe
The Eastern European Company Makes It Bravely to Under the Radar
The Atlantic Theater stages its latest at CSC
A January 12, 1967 review from the Voice's vaults
In this week's Village Voice Music Section, Rob Harvilla talks to Rolling Stone vet Steve Knopper about his new book, Appetite for Self-Destruction, and the bitter decline of the music industry. Ben Westhoff breaks bread with Kurtis Blow in Harlem's only hip-hop church. Ross Simonini plumbs the ex ... More >>
The theater loses two icons
Celebrities usually die in threes, so after the beloved triology of Yma Sumac, Nina Foch, and Betty Page passed on, I was horrified to find that Harold Pinter and Eartha Kitt had joined them on the great red carpet in the sky. Are celebs dying in fives now? And I'm not even counting Van Johnson!
With cosmic irony, death came to Harold Pinter, playwright, screenwriter, and winner of the 2005 Nobel Prize for Literature, on Christmas Eve. The timing, with its overtones of symbolic grandeur, would never have occurred in one of Pinter's works. A master of understatement who revolutionized dramat ... More >>
Harold Pinter died yesterday. He was born in 1930 to a family of Jewish garment workers and passed his early life in East London, where he experienced the Blitz and, as the Forward put it, an "antisemitism [that] hung in the air like smoke and smog." Pinter was attacked a few times by thugs apparent ... More >>
Musto zings tenor and Lance sings bass. Plus gossip hot enough to roast a Friar.
Devout banter about a very different Bible class, plus sleuthing about Sleuth and ragging on Rita
18th-century farce with a cross-dressing heroine and a radical message
Nobel laureate Harold Pinter: The silences demarcate the warring lines on the battlefield of words.
The Expanding Role of Theater Sound Design
New York Theater Folks Gaze Back at the Off-Broadway Year
Drinking and Thinking Through the Dublin Theater Scene
Chewing Through London With Pinter and Proust