Some of us associate actor Julian Sands with period films like A Room with a View, while others may think of his more recent horror film oeuvre. Here’s an association less likely but infinitely more fascinating: Sands was a friend of the late playwright Harold Pinter and has captured his spirit in a one-man show that comes to Emory in September.
Pinter, a Nobel laureate famous for marital dramas such as Betrayal, also wrote poetry and was well-known for his political activism. In another twist of celebrity friendship, the show is directed by John Malkovich, Sands’s The Killing Fields costar.
Julian Sands: A Celebration of Harold Pinter, Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts, September 22, theater.emory.edu
This article originally appeared in our September 2014 issue.