Manitoba·★★★★★ Review

Old Times

FIVE STARS For Fringe-goers who love Nobel Prize-winning playwright Harold Pinter, this is the show for you.

FIVE STARS | 'For me this is perfection — at once intractably complicated and inescapably essential'

(Who Knows Prod.)

Rating: ★★★★★

Company: Who Knows Prod., Winnipeg

Genre: Play — Drama

Venue: 6 — Tom Hendry Theatre

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It is such a lovely thing to sit in the dark and let the work of Nobel Prize-winning playwright Harold Pinter wash over you.

Given the opportunity to see extraordinary local performers Sarah Constible, Bill Kerr, and Tracey Nepinak, directed with simplicity and clarity of vision by Ross McMillan, I can ask for no more.- Michelle Palansky

For me this is perfection — at once intractably complicated and inescapably essential. Life, death, sex, and the solitude of human existence. The jockeying for power positions. The inconstancy and mutability of memory. Players weep and shout, flirt and fume, everything changes from moment to moment, and all remains the same.

I get carried away when I see Pinter done well and this is Pinter done very well indeed. Given the opportunity to see extraordinary local performers Sarah Constible, Bill Kerr, and Tracey Nepinak directed with simplicity and clarity of vision by Ross McMillan, I can ask for no more.

Though this may not be a show for all Fringers, for those who love Pinter this is the show for you.

Mic drop.

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