The Homecoming

By Harold Pinter

Directed by David Ellenstein

Often regarded as Nobel Laureate Harold Pinter’s most enduring play, this masterwork of family warfare is set in an all-male household that relies on fantasy and one-upmanship for its very existence. This toxic, but familiar pattern is disrupted when a long-absent son returns with his new wife. Her presence ignites an explosive situation, one that is vicious, funny, and unsettling. Although written more than 50 years ago, THE HOMECOMING explores issues about power, sexuality and self-identity that are still debated today. Tony Award winner for Best Play.
Suitable for mature audiences only.

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What The Critics Are Saying

  • With this stellar cast — pitch-perfect individually and superb together — under the meticulous direction of David Ellenstein, this production is both precise and provocative.

    - Pat Launer, Times of San Diego

  • Stellar cast shines in North Coast Rep’s well-directed THE HOMECOMING.

    - David Coddon, The San Diego Union~Tribune

  • North Coast Rep hit a homerun with this performance.

    - Tom Robertson, The Vista News

  • This play features a top-notch ensemble that makes the twists and turns the family drama takes to feel as if they were fated all along.

    - E.M. Reiter, Broadwayworld

  • “The Homecoming" takes "keeping it all in the family" to a whole new level! Audiences will love this clever, fast-paced show, stocked with superb acting.

    - Eva Trieger, The Jewish World

  • An unsettling, gripping, impressive affair

    - Matthew Lickona, San Diego Reader

  • North Coast Rep. with director David Ellenstein and his super cast in the mix, have definitely hit their stride.

    - Carol Davis, critic