The Birthday Party
Main House, Comedy, Drama

The Birthday Party

Thu 2nd - Sat 11th Apr

Harold Pinter's comedy of menace gets a dramatic new re-imagining from the team behind Waiting for Godot. Opening at the Everyman Theatre prior to a national tour.

Following a 2 year celebration of the works of Harold Pinter in the West End the Everyman Theatre is presenting his most popular and widely performed play, The Birthday Party.

Set in a dilapidated seaside boarding house the mysterious Stanley Webber receives a visit from two sinister strangers, Goldberg and McCann. They arrive on Stanley's birthday - or is it? What do they want and why do they want to turn Stanley's quite world upside down?

The Everyman Theatre's Creative Director, Paul Milton, brings together a fine cast to present Pinter's classic darkly comic masterpiece. 

Star casting to be announced.

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Reviews

“Harold Pinter is the most original writer to have emerged from the 'new wave' of dramatists who gave fresh life to the British theatre in the fifties and sixties.”

The Times

“60 years on, The Birthday Party has lost none of its capacity to intrigue”

The Guardian

“Mr Pinter's terrifying blend of pathos and hatred fuses unforgettably into the stuff of art”

Sunday Times

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