Old Times begins previews at American Airlines tonight


The Roundabout Theatre Company's revival of Harold Pinter's Old Times begins previews at Broadway's American Airlines Theatre tonight. The production officially opens on 6 October, and plays a limited engagement through to 29 November 2015.

Synopsis: "Old Times is an unsettling drama of desire and blurred realities by Nobel Laureate Harold Pinter. Deeley (Owen) is a man quite looking forward to meeting Anna, his wife Kate's friend from long ago. But as the night goes on, Anna's visit quickly shifts from an ordinary sharing of memories to a quiet battle for power."

Directed by Tony winner Douglas Hodge, The cast of Old Times includes Golden Globe winner and Oscar nominee Clive Owen, who is making his Broadway debut in the role of Deeley, Olivier Award winner and Tony nominee Eve Best as Anna, and Olivier Award nominee Kelly Reilly as Kate.

The creative team features scenic design by Christine Jones, costume design by Constance Hoffman, lighting design by Japhy Weideman, sound design by Clive Goodwin and original music by three-time Grammy Award winner Thom Yorke of Radiohead.

The play is the opening production of the Roundabout Theatre Company's 50th Anniversary Season.

- by Tom Millward