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According to the New York Post, Broadway's Betrayal ran into technical issues over the holiday weekend when automated set changes failed to work properly on Saturday night. An audience member told Page Six: "A black screen came down. After 15 minutes, Craig and the rest of the cast came out, and said they were having problems with the stage, but they were going to 'give it a shot,' and continue with the performance. They started to applause, but between each scene, the curtain came down, and the set was manually changed, which took a lot of time. By 9:30 p.m., they had only got through a few more scenes, and - while the actors made a valiant attempt to continue - some in the audience became restless and left."
The play reportedly concluded 40 minutes later than usual.
Daniel Craig, Rachel Weisz, and Rafe Spall star on Broadway in Harold Pinter's Betrayal, directed by ten-time Tony Award-winner Mike Nichols. Betrayal is a strictly limited engagement, running 14 weeks only, through January 5, 2014.
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BETRAYAL originally premiered at London's National Theatre in 1978 and was immediately hailed as one of Pinter's masterworks, winning the 1979 Olivier Award for Best New Play and the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Play (Foreign). In the play, Emma (Rachel Weisz) is married to Robert (Daniel Craig), a publisher, but she has long had an affair with Jerry (Rafe Spall), a literary agent and Robert's best friend; as, in a brilliant device, time is regained, so the full complexity of their relationships comes to light.
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