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March 2019

THE BIRTHDAY PARTY

March 11 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm GMT
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An event every day that begins at 7:30pm, repeating until March 16, 2019

Sherborne Studio Theatre, The Old Chapel
Sherborne, DT9 4BL United Kingdom
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£8 – £10

The Birthday Party, described by Irving Wardle as a ‘comedy of menace’ is one of Harold Pinter’s best known plays. When two new and mysterious guests, Goldberg and McCann, arrive at a rundown seaside boarding house, the ensuing 24 hours become an increasing nightmare for resident Stanley Webber. Pinter creates menacing atmosphere with elements typical of the author, such as ambiguity, contradiction, confusion and, some say, dark political symbolism. Goldberg and McCann throw a party for Stanley as it’s ‘his…

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