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Samuel Beckett News

Date of Death: December 22, 1989
Birth Place: Foxrock, County Dublin, IRELAND
Gender: Male
Mendocino Theatre Company presents Will Eno's Comedy THE OPEN HOUSEMendocino Theatre Company presents Will Eno's Comedy THE OPEN HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

The Mendocino Theatre Company continues its 40th Anniversary season with The Open House, Will Eno's delightfully anarchic 'comedy of discomfort', opening July 27th. (more...)

FIAF Announces Global Lineup for 2017 Crossing the Line FestivalFIAF Announces Global Lineup for 2017 Crossing the Line Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

The French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF), New York's premiere French cultural center, has announced the Crossing the Line Festival 2017, the eleventh annual edition of its path-breaking fall arts festival. (more...)

PTP/NYC's Production of Howard Barker's PITY IN HISTORY Opens Tonight Off-BroadwayPTP/NYC's Production of Howard Barker's PITY IN HISTORY Opens Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

PTP/NYC (Potomac Theatre Project), in association with Middlebury College, proudly presents its 31st repertory season, its 11th consecutive in New York City, running now through August 6, 2017 in a limited Off-Broadway engagement at The Atlantic Stage 2, located at 330 West 16th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Blank TilesEDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Blank Tiles
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 14, 2017

BWW speaks to Dylan Cole about 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe show Blank Tiles. (more...)

HOW (NOT) TO LIVE IN SUBURBIA Returns to the Soho After Sell Out RunHOW (NOT) TO LIVE IN SUBURBIA Returns to the Soho After Sell Out Run
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

Annie Siddons takes a look at the time in her life when she found herself - performance maker, part Greek, part Egyptian, full Londoner - as a single mum living in the nuclear family haven of curtain-twitching Twickenham, the most married place in London. (more...)

Cast Set for Royal Court's MANWATCHING at Edinburgh FringeCast Set for Royal Court's MANWATCHING at Edinburgh Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

Comedians Edward Aczel, Eshaan Akbar, Dan Antopolski, Mitch Benn, Markus Birdman, Jason Byrne, Keith Farnan, Stuart Goldsmith, Darren Hariott, Pete Johansson, Tony Law, Andrew Maxwell, Simon Munnery, Andrew O'Neill and Mark Watson will be performing MANWATCHING at Paines Plough's ROUNDABOUT @ SUMMERHALL at Edinburgh Festival Fringe this August. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

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Tom Stoppard's ARCADIA Begins Previews Tonight at PTP/NYCTom Stoppard's ARCADIA Begins Previews Tonight at PTP/NYC
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

PTP/NYC (Potomac Theatre Project), in association with Middlebury College, presents its 31st repertory season, its 11th consecutive in New York City, running today, July 11, through August 6, 2017 in a limited Off-Broadway engagement at The Atlantic Stage 2, located at 330 West 16th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues. (more...)

Branden Jacobs-Jenkins to Co-Direct EVERYBODY as Part of Juilliard Drama's 2017-18 Season; Lineup Announced!Branden Jacobs-Jenkins to Co-Direct EVERYBODY as Part of Juilliard Drama's 2017-18 Season; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

Juilliard Drama, celebrating its 50th anniversary, announces its 2017-18 season of fully staged productions featuring Juilliard's Group 47 acting students in their fourth and final year in the drama program. (more...)

Edward Albee's AT HOME AT THE ZOO Coming to BTG's Unicorn Theatre This MonthEdward Albee's AT HOME AT THE ZOO Coming to BTG's Unicorn Theatre This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

Berkshire Theatre Group (BTG) presents Pulitzer Prize-winning American playwright, Edward Albee's (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? and The Goat, or Who is Sylvia?), At Home at the Zoo (Zoo story), directed by Eric Hill (BTG: The Homecoming, Thoreau or, Return to Walden; Poe), and featuring David Adkins (BTG: Thoreau or, Return to Walden; Poe), Joey Collins (The Glass Menagerie; BTG: The Homecoming) and Tara Franklin (BTG: The Homecoming, Lion in Winter, Equus). At Home at the Zoo (Zoo story) runs from July 19 through August 26 at The Unicorn Theatre in Stockbridge, MA. Opening night is set for Saturday, July 22. (more...)

Kris Nelson Announced as New Artistic Director and Joint CEO of LiftKris Nelson Announced as New Artistic Director and Joint CEO of Lift
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

Following an extensive international recruitment process, LIFT has today announced Kris Nelson as their new Artistic Director. Currently leading Dublin Fringe Festival, Ireland's largest multi-disciplinary arts festival, Kris will take up the role in earnest in April next year. (more...)

Gare St Lazare awarded Artistic Residency at The Everyman Theatre for Third Year RunningGare St Lazare awarded Artistic Residency at The Everyman Theatre for Third Year Running
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2017

The Everyman Theatre, in partnership with Cork City Council and the Arts Council, is delighted to announce that Gare St Lazare Ireland will continue as Artists in Residence for 2017/2018. This is the company's third year in residency. (more...)

LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT, MY FAIR LADY, JULIUS CAESAR and More Set for Quintessence Theatre Group's Season VIIILONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT, MY FAIR LADY, JULIUS CAESAR and More Set for Quintessence Theatre Group's Season VIII
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

Quintessence Theatre Group, Philadelphia's classic repertory theatre, announces its eighth season of progressive classic productions. (more...)

WAITING FOR WAITING FOR GODOT Opens Next Month at Hub Theatre CompanyWAITING FOR WAITING FOR GODOT Opens Next Month at Hub Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Fresh off its recent IRNE wins, Hub Theatre Company of Boston will continue its fifth season with the hilarious theatrical romp Waiting for Waiting for Godot by Dave Hanson Friday, July 14 through Saturday, July 29 at Club Cafe, 209 Columbus Avenue in Boston's Back Bay. (more...)

FIAF Announces 2017 Crossing the Line Festival LineupFIAF Announces 2017 Crossing the Line Festival Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

The French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF), New York's premiere French cultural center, has announced the Crossing the Line Festival 2017, the eleventh annual edition of its path-breaking fall arts festival. (more...)

Annette O'Toole Joins THE TRAVELING LADY, Extending at Cherry LaneAnnette O'Toole Joins THE TRAVELING LADY, Extending at Cherry Lane
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

???????Horton Foote's The Traveling Lady, directed by Austin Pendleton, opened on June 22 and was originally set to run through July 16, 2017, has been extended and will now run through July 30, 2017 at Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce St.). (more...)

Cast Announced for Revival of COMING CLEAN at King's HeadCast Announced for Revival of COMING CLEAN at King's Head
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

King's Head Theatre, London has announced casting for the 35th anniversary production of Coming Clean, Kevin Elyot's first play, directed by Artistic Director of King's Head Theatre, Adam Spreadbury-Maher.  The production, which will run at the King's Head Theatre from 25 July to 26 August 2017, with a press night on Friday 28 July, will star Lee Knight as Tony, Elliot Hadley as William/Jurgen, Tom Lambert as Robert and Jason Nwoga as Greg.  (more...)

Announcing Lincoln Center's White Light Festival 2017Announcing Lincoln Center's White Light Festival 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Ehrenkranz Artistic Director Jane Moss today announced Lincoln Center's 2017 White Light Festival, which runs from October 18 through November 15. With more than 35 events presented in 13 venues throughout the city, including U.S. and New York premieres and nine commissions, the eighth annual international festival will explore transcendence, interior illumination, and faith in the human spirit, as exhibited through artistic expression across continents and centuries. The multidisciplinary festival takes its name from a quotation by Estonian composer Arvo Part: "Icouldcomparemymusic to white light, which contains all colors. Only a prism can divide the colors and make them appear; this prism could be the spirit of the listener." (more...)

Photo Coverage: Barrington Stage Company Celebrates Opening Night of THE BIRDSPhoto Coverage: Barrington Stage Company Celebrates Opening Night of THE BIRDS
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jun 19, 2017

'The Birds' by Irish playwright Conor McPherson and directed by Barrington Stage Companies founder and artistic director Julianne Boyd landed on BSC's Second Stage yesterday and BroadwayWorld was nestled in with the rest of the opening night Pittsfield audience.  (more...)

Just Two More Shots to Catch WELCOME TO HERETOFOREJust Two More Shots to Catch WELCOME TO HERETOFORE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

There are just two more shots to catch the world premiere of Steve Nevil's well-received comedy, WELCOME TO HERETOFORE, directed by Elayne Heilveil, which takes place in an abandoned Wild West town well after the Gold Rush, where an old man is cared for by his faithful younger companion. (more...)

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