Tag: Pinter, Harold

Zawe Ashton: On Broadway and Off Broadway, All at Once

For the last five weeks, the British actress and playwright Zawe Ashton has been zipping back and forth between West 45th Street and Lower Manhattan. She has gone from speaking the words of her character Emma in an acclaimed Broadway revival of Harold Pinter’s “Betrayal” to watching her own words brought to life by a […]

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Review: Tom Hiddleston in a Love Triangle Undone by ‘Betrayal’

How can a naked space seem so full? Feelings furnish the stage in the resplendently spare new production of Harold Pinter’s “Betrayal,” which opened on Thursday night at the Bernard Jacobs Theater, and they shimmer, bend and change color like light streaming through a prism. Directed by Jamie Lloyd — and acted with surgical precision […]

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Tom Hiddleston on ‘Betrayal’ and the Art of Self-Protection

Tom Hiddleston was posing for a portrait, and the face he showed the camera wasn’t entirely his own. That had been his idea, to slip for a few moments into the character he’s playing on Broadway, in Harold Pinter’s “Betrayal”: Robert, the cheated-on husband and backstabbed best friend whose coolly proper facade is the carapace […]

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