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The Birthday Party is a popular second full-length play that has been written by Harold Pinter. It is considered to be among the best and also the most performed plays of Pinter’s. This theatrical masterpiece is a classic that is enjoyed by a wide range of audiences. You can now book The Birthday Party tickets and enjoy a stunning theatrical production that will leave you with some great memories.
When the play was first premiered in London, it received a rather hostile reception and nearly went onto ending the career of Pinter. However, it was revived and today it is known to be a classic. The world premiere of the production has been produced by David Hall and Michael Codron. The premiere took place at the acclaimed Arts Theatre that is located in Cambridge, England, on the 28th of April 1958. The audience and critics warmly received the production on the pre-London tour of the play in Oxford as well as in Wolverhampton.
On the 19th of May in 1958, The Birthday Party play was shifted to the Lyric Opera House that is now known as the Lyric Hammersmith in order to stage a debut performance in London. Unfortunately, the play did not receive great critical and commercial success there and closed after only eight performances. A week after the closing of the production, Harold Hobson wrote an amazing review on it which appeared in The Sunday Times. The review saved the reputation of the play and enabled it to turn into being one of the major classic of the modern theater. With a revival of the play, the Lyric celebrated the 50th anniversary of the play that had been directed by David Farr. The 50th anniversary festivities of the play comprised of some fabulous artistic events along with a gala performance and an exquisite reception that was hosted by Harold Pinter, these celebrations went on from the 8th of May till the 24th of May in 2008.
The story of the play is quite intriguing as is revolves around the main character of Stanley Webber who is in his 30s and was a piano player. The setting of the play is in the decade of 1950’s, a period of depression. He resides in a derelict boarding house that is managed by Petey and Meg Boles. The surrounding of the play is an English seaside town. The play does not insist in giving much detail about who Webber is or where he is from, however he has been living in this boarding house as the sole lodger for over a year. The character of Webber is seen to be immensely disturbed by his part about which the audience becomes certain of as the play progresses. His mental turmoil is evident and seems to be catching up with him. One day, two mysterious men come and take lodging in the boarding house. They plan a birthday party for Webber. This party ends up in some really odd happenings.
The Birthday Party is one of those classic theatrical shows which allow the audience to indulge in gaining a fantastic insight into the character’s minds. The silence that is witnessed in some scenes of the play can literally narrate various stories and just a single word can result into describing a whole new world. Harold Pinter, the playwright of the play is known for delving into such genres that focus of characteristics of human beings and how the society at large plays a vital role in shaping the minds and scenarios around his characters. The talented playwright has successfully won a total of two lifetime achievement awards and when you see this play, you will know exactly why. The play has been revived many times and enjoys a great fan following.
The Birthday Party tickets are surely your way of enjoying an exciting classic theatrical show that will be an unforgettable experience for you and your loved ones. This is really one of those plays that you will love to be a part of and have an incredible time watching it live.