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Arts & Entertainment - July 15, 2011

A twisting memory lane

Playwright Pinter is at his most challenging, confusing in 'Old Times'

by Chad Jones

When old friends get together, memories tend to flow as if fond remembrance might actually turn back the hands of time. But when Harold Pinter gathers old friends for a trip down memory lane, there's nothing fond about it. If you're looking for warm and fuzzy reunions, go rent "The Big Chill" and steer clear of Pinter's play "Old Times," part of the Stanford Summer Theater Memory Play Festival.

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