`Birthday Party' stays absurdly inhospitable

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You are hereby invited to 'The Birthday Party.' But if you intend to RSVP for this bracing revival of Harold Pinter's classic play, be forewarned: There's no cake and ice cream to be had, only gulps of tea and ...

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Tandrima Guha

Nadia, India

#1 Apr 24, 2007
The discussion on Pinter's "Birthday Party"is quite satisfying and covers most of the relevent issues in a nutshell.But the roles played by the two out-siders, Goldberg and Mccann,are not clearly stated.The hostility of the world outside the warm, cosy residence of the inhabitants,is a issue that demands attention.Not only 'Birthday Party',but most of the plays of Pinter bring into focus this issue.

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