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Date Of Death:
December 22, 1989
Birth Place:
Foxrock, County Dublin, IRELAND
Gender: Male
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Samuel Beckett News

Date of Death: December 22, 1989
Birth Place: Foxrock, County Dublin, IRELAND
Gender: Male
BWW Interview: Christine Scarfuto in New HavenBWW Interview: Christine Scarfuto in New Haven
by Sherry Shameer Cohen - Jan 13, 2017

Christine Scarfuto is the Long Wharf Theatre's literary manager and resident dramaturg. Never heard of that position? 'It's a pretty fascinating job,' she says, one that she discovered after being in college for a while. Her job at the Long Wharf Theatre includes providing articles about the play and/or playwright for the already impressive programs that are designed by graphic artist Claire Zoghb, and for setting up the lobby displays. (more...)

BWW Review: Scena Theatre's SOMEONE IS GOING TO COME is Paranoid and ProvocativeBWW Review: Scena Theatre's SOMEONE IS GOING TO COME is Paranoid and Provocative
by Barbara Johnson - Jan 11, 2017

Robert McNamara directs three Scena Theatre veterans in the Washington-area premiere of SOMEONE IS GOING TO COME, Norwegian writer Jon Fosse's absurdist exploration of magnified paranoia. Thanks to excellent acting and attention to detail, the experience is tense, at times grating, and interesting to witness. (more...)

All-Latino WAITING FOR GODOT Opens Next Month at Tympanic Theatre CompanyAll-Latino WAITING FOR GODOT Opens Next Month at Tympanic Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

On February 13, Tympanic Theatre Company will open WAITING FOR GODOT by Samuel Beckett. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Joseph Fiennes Stars as Michael Jackson in New Comedy URBAN MYTHSVIDEO: First Look - Joseph Fiennes Stars as Michael Jackson in New Comedy URBAN MYTHS
by TV News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Sky Arts has debuted the first trailer for URBAN MYTHS, an upcoming comedy starring Joseph Fiennes as late singer Michael Jackson. Urban Myths is set to debut Jan. 19 on Sky Arts. (more...)

U.S. Premiere of Caryl Churchill's ESCAPED ALONE Headed to BAMU.S. Premiere of Caryl Churchill's ESCAPED ALONE Headed to BAM
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

BAM presents the acclaimed Royal Court Theatre production of Caryl Churchill's Escaped Alone in its US premiere, running February 15-26, 2017. (more...)

Casting Announced for LOW LEVEL PANICCasting Announced for LOW LEVEL PANIC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

The cast for the first major revival of Clare McIntyre's Low Level Panic, directed by Chelsea Walker, is Sophie Melville (nominated for the Evening Standard Theatre Award for Best Actress for Iphigenia in Splott), Katherine Pearce (Lyric's Secret Theatre) and Samantha Pearl (Belarus Free Theatre's Tomorrow I Was Always a Lion). (more...)

BWW Preview: Connecticut Theater - January's Top HitsBWW Preview: Connecticut Theater - January's Top Hits
by Lauren Yarger - Jan 3, 2017

What's Coming Up in Connecticut Theater? January's TOP PICKS by @LaurenYarger (more...)

Medical Student Dying of Stage IV Lung Cancer Pens Memoir, WHEN BREATH BECOMES AIR - Becomes #1 NY Times Bestseller!Medical Student Dying of Stage IV Lung Cancer Pens Memoir, WHEN BREATH BECOMES AIR - Becomes #1 NY Times Bestseller!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

Medical student, Paul Kalanithi, who was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer pens memoir, WHEN BREATH BECOMES AIR, which has turned into a #1 New York Times Bestseller. (more...)

McCarter to Present 'Lab Spotlight' Production of Heather Raffo's NOURAMcCarter to Present 'Lab Spotlight' Production of Heather Raffo's NOURA
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

Award-winning Iraqi-American playwright and performer Heather Raffo (9 Parts of Desire) teams up with director Joanna Settle to examine the issue of fractured American identity in this timely re-imagining of Ibsen's iconic A Doll's House. (more...)

Miami New Drama at Colony Theatre Presents the American Premiere of TERRORMiami New Drama at Colony Theatre Presents the American Premiere of TERROR
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

As part of its new permanent residency and management role at Colony Theatre on Lincoln Road in Miami Beach, Miami New Drama officially begins its 2017 season with the American premiere of Terror. The play will be directed by two-time Tony Award-winning Director Gregory Mosher, who is also the former Artistic Director of Lincoln Center in New York City. Under the Artistic Direction of Co-Founder Michel Hausmann, Miami New Drama brings the American adaptation and translation of this German play stateside. The original German version has been translated not only in script, but also to be consistent with American law. Previews for the American premiere of Terror begin January 26, 2017 and the show runs January 28 through February 19, 2017.   (more...)

BWW Preview: WAITING FOR GODOT at Universitas Pendidikan Ganesha (UNDIKSHA), Singaraja, BaliBWW Preview: WAITING FOR GODOT at Universitas Pendidikan Ganesha (UNDIKSHA), Singaraja, Bali
by Yuliani Supandji - Dec 19, 2016

English Education Department (EED) of Universitas Pendidikan Ganesha (UNDIKSHA) in Singaraja, Bali proudly present 'A Theatre of The Absurd' WAITING FOR GODOT. (more...)

Jack Garfein Legendary Director and Acting Teacher Opens New Studio in New YorkJack Garfein Legendary Director and Acting Teacher Opens New Studio in New York
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

Jack Garfein, one of the film and theater industry's leading acting teachers, has reopened his acting studio in NYC. Garfein played a key role at the Actors Studio and in the development of the Actors Studio, West and The Strasberg Theatre Institute. On Theater Row, he created the Harold Clurman and Samuel Beckett Theaters. Over the years Garfein produced and directed over 20 Broadway and Off-Broadway productions and directed the groundbreaking films, THE STRANGE ONE and SOMETHING WILD. (more...)

Playwrights Foundation and the National Center for New Plays at Stanford University Presents 11th Annual Rough Readings SeriesPlaywrights Foundation and the National Center for New Plays at Stanford University Presents 11th Annual Rough Readings Series
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

Playwrights Foundation (PF) and the National Center for New Plays at Stanford's 2016/17 Rough Reading Series present early draft  readings on January 23 & 24 of THIRD EYE MOONWALK  by Jon Bernson, a  PF Resident Playwright. The readings of THIRD EYE MOONWALK are on Monday, January 23 2017 - 7:30 pm at Stanford and Tuesday January 24 2017 - 2:00 pm at Custom Made Theatre in San Francisco. (more...)


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KOAN Unit Rings in 2017 at Odyssey with Quintet of Short Plays by Samuel BeckettKOAN Unit Rings in 2017 at Odyssey with Quintet of Short Plays by Samuel Beckett
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

The KOAN Unit kicks off the new year with Beckett5, a quintet of darkly humorous, seldom-seen short plays by Samuel Beckettopening January 21 at the Odyssey Theatre. (more...)

Cast & Crew Announced for Tympanic Theatre's All-Latino WAITING FOR GODOTCast & Crew Announced for Tympanic Theatre's All-Latino WAITING FOR GODOT
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

In February 2017, Tympanic Theatre Company will present WAITING FOR GODOT by Samuel Beckett. Our production, directed by Aaron Mays, will feature an all-Latino cast - exploring the similarities between the elusive 'Godot' and the Latinx experience in the pursuit of the 'American Dream.' (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Quintessence Theatre Group's WILDE TALESPhoto Flash: First Look at Quintessence Theatre Group's WILDE TALES
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2016

Quintessence Theatre Group continues its tradition of holiday classics for the whole family with Oscar Wilde's Wilde Tales. Celebrated up-and-coming experimental director Jeremy Bloom adapts and directs this amalgamation of short stories. Wilde Tales begins performances on Wednesday, December 7 at 7pm and opens on Saturday, December 10 at 7pm. All performances are at the Sedgwick Theater, 7137 Germantown Ave. in Mt Airy, Philadelphia, 19119. To purchase tickets visit www.QuintessenceTheatre.org or call 215.987.4450. (more...)

BWW Review: Mark Blum and Mare Winningham Encounter SoCal Suburbia in RANCHO VIEJOBWW Review: Mark Blum and Mare Winningham Encounter SoCal Suburbia in RANCHO VIEJO
by Michael Dale - Dec 10, 2016

Dan LeFranc's RANCHO VIEJO, now receiving its world premiere in a handsome Playwrights Horizons production featuring a terrific cast, is one of those three-hour long plays that may find you tempted to flip through your program at any time for a clue as to what the heck is going on. (more...)

Groundbreaking Lineup Set for FIRST LOOK 2017 at Moving ImageGroundbreaking Lineup Set for FIRST LOOK 2017 at Moving Image
by Movies News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Museum of the Moving Image is pleased to announce the lineup for the First Look Festival, its annual showcase for groundbreaking new moving-image art. (more...)

Original Director, Star to Reunite for Druid's 20th Anniversary Production of THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE at BAMOriginal Director, Star to Reunite for Druid's 20th Anniversary Production of THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE at BAM
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Druid Theatre will remount Martin McDonagh's sensational, award-winning dark comedy, The Beauty Queen of Leenane, at BAM's Harvey Theater (651 Fulton St.) this winter. (more...)

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