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Don’t Miss Mondays: Pinter Fortnightly

Seattle’s veteran thespians do dramatic readings of the late Nobel laureate’s work.

By Laura Dannen March 29, 2010

People loved (I mean, loved) Two by Pinter at ACT in January, and what’s not to love about free readings of Harold Pinter’s work by some of Seattle’s strongest actors? New theater company Shadow and Light has dedicated itself to running through the Nobel laureate’s canon, starting with one-acts A Kind of Alaska and Ashes to Ashes earlier this year. The shows were such a success, ACT’s Central Heating Lab asked series curator Frank Corrado to throw together four more performances. The series continues tonight, with The Room—Pinter’s sinister first play from 1957—and The Collection, a sexually charged drama about marital fidelity. The cast is TBA.

Admission to Pinter Fortnightly is free, but reservations are encouraged since seating at ACT’s Bullitt Theatre fills up quickly. RSVP by calling ACT’s box office: 206-292-7676.

Upcoming Pinter plays…
April 12 Celebration and Victoria Station (cast TBA)
April 26 Mountain Language and a reading of Pinter’s 2005 Nobel address “Art, Truth and Politics” featuring Kurt Beattie (additional cast TBA)

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