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Critical Review by Sean Abbott

SOURCE: Abbott, Sean. “Echoes in the Moonlight.” American Theatre 13, no. 1 (January 1996): 8-9.

In the following review, Abbott offers high praise for Pinter's Moonlight, and discusses its central themes of living versus dead and past versus present.

Let's get one question out of the way right away. Is Bridget dead? Many have wondered about the corporeality of the spectral 16-year-old whose eerie soliloquies open and close Moonlight, Harold Pinter's first full-length play since 1978, which was given its U.S. premiere by New York's Roundabout Theatre Company in October. The playwright who famously declared in 1962 that “there are at least 24 possible aspects of any single statement, depending on where you're standing at the time or what the weather's like,” has for some reason chosen to...

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