Samuel Beckett News

 
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
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

As part of the 2016 edition of Crossing the Line, the French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF)'s celebrated contemporary arts festival, FIAF and Abrons Arts Center are thrilled to present award-winning, UK-based drag fabulist, Dickie Beau in the US Premiere of his solo show Blackouts, Thursday through Saturday, October 6-8and 13-15 at Abrons Arts Center. (more...)

The Secret Theatre Presents THE UNDERPANTS GODOTThe Secret Theatre Presents THE UNDERPANTS GODOT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

The Secret Theatre is pleased to announce full production of Duncan Pflaster's Award Winning play THE UNDERPANTS GODOT. The limited two week engagement will take place at the Secret Theatre (44-02 23rd St Long Island City, NYC, NY 11101-5000). Performances are Thursday th at 7pm, Wednesday August 19th at 7pm, Friday August 28th at 9pm, and Saturday August 29th at 9pm. Tickets are on sale at (more...)

Natalia Ginzburg Pens THE LITTLE VIRTUESNatalia Ginzburg Pens THE LITTLE VIRTUES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire-iReach/ Thanks to an article published in The New Yorker on September 7, 2016, a little known book The Little Virtues, published in English in the late 1980s by literary powerhouse, Arcade Publishing (a division of Skyhorse Publishing Inc.), has rattled the Amazon bestsellers list, dropping below #100, seemingly out of nowhere. It now stands at #722 and is #3 in the category, Literature/ Fiction essays, and #7 in the category Biographies/ Memoirs. (more...)

American Conservatory Theater Announces @THESTRANDAmerican Conservatory Theater Announces @THESTRAND
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

American Conservatory Theater-currently celebrating its 50th-anniversary subscription season-announced today that The Strand, A.C.T.'s Central Market venue, will be home to @TheStrand, a new series of events showcasing world-class performances, original theatrical events, acclaimed touring shows, and groundbreaking new works from the Bay Area and beyond. Featuring exciting works from the worlds of theater, dance, music, and more, @TheStrand will further develop A.C.T.'s dynamic and intimate performance complex into a unique San Francisco venue where audiences can discover, engage, and explore arts of all mediums. (more...)

Darryl Maximilian Robinson Will Appear as a Guest on THE ACTOR'S CHOICEDarryl Maximilian Robinson Will Appear as a Guest on THE ACTOR'S CHOICE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

Veteran and award-winning stage actor, play director and theatre producer Darryl Maximilian Robinson, the Founder of the award-winning, multiracial, professional classical and contemporary chamber theatre, The Excaliber Shakespeare Company of Chicago, and who will be appearing Oct. 14th through the 16th as the great Broadway impresario extraordinaire Florenz Ziegfeld, Jr.. in new Conundrum Theatre Company revival production of FUNNY GIRL at The Historic Rialto Theatre, will discuss his life and times in his new home of L A and his 42-year-long non-Equity professional stage career and involvement in the live performing arts at 11:30 am Monday September 19th 2016 as a guest on "THE ACTOR'S CHOICE" an internet informational arts program hosted by noted entertainment and performing arts journalist Ron Brewington.   (more...)

Park Square Continues 42nd Season with THE REALISTIC JONESESPark Square Continues 42nd Season with THE REALISTIC JONESES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

Park Square continues its 42nd season on the Andy Boss Thrust Stage with the area premiere of Will Eno's captivating comic drama The Realistic Joneses. Upon his debut on the national scene with his Off-Broadway smash and Pulitzer Prize-finalist Thom Pain (based on nothing), The New York Times proclaimed Eno "a Samuel Beckett for the Jon Stewart generation." In the decade since, Eno has become one of America's most daring and influential playwrights. (more...)

MORA Theater to Present SEX AROUND THE CITY: THE WALKING TOUR OF SHAME This FallMORA Theater to Present SEX AROUND THE CITY: THE WALKING TOUR OF SHAME This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

Look out Manhattan! Here come the girls...no, not Carrie and her gang, but real women of NYC and they want to tell you their stories...their SEX stories. (more...)

Shen Wei's NEITHER to Make World Premiere at BAM This FallShen Wei's NEITHER to Make World Premiere at BAM This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

The multiple award-winning talents of Shen Wei, whose choreography has been seen in major venues and festivals throughout the world and whose paintings have been exhibited in museums and galleries internationally, converge on BAM's Howard Gilman Opera House stage in the world premiere of 'Neither,' October 5-8. (more...)

Author Terence Ward Speaks at the Vatican for World Day of PrayerAuthor Terence Ward Speaks at the Vatican for World Day of Prayer
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

NEW YORK, Sept. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire-iReach/ (more...)

Salzburg Festival Closes Nearly Sold-Out SeasonSalzburg Festival Closes Nearly Sold-Out Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

41 days ago Haydn's Die Schöpfung was performed at the Großes Festspielhaus, opening the Ouverture spirituelle and thus the 2016 Salzburg Festival. (more...)

Christine Renee Miller's SUCH NICE SHOES Set for TheaterLab This FallChristine Renee Miller's SUCH NICE SHOES Set for TheaterLab This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

Written and performed by Christine Renee Miller, Such Nice Shoes follows a private yoga teacher and hopeful actress-to-be on a typical day from hell. Filled to the brim with characters who are as vibrant as they are believable Such Nice Shoes starts off like any New York City day: with a commute. (more...)

Top 5 Performing Arts Schools in TurkeyTop 5 Performing Arts Schools in Turkey
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 23, 2016

The theatre scene in Turkey is growing substantially and it all begins in the schools! Below, BroadwayWorld rounds up the top 10 performing arts schools in Turkey. Check out the list below! (more...)

Off Broadway Alliance to Offer '20at20' Deals This SeptemberOff Broadway Alliance to Offer '20at20' Deals This September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

The Off Broadway Alliance has announced that its hugely popular semi-annual ticket promotion 20at20, will return from September 5th to September 25, 2016. 20at20 makes $20 tickets available to participating Off Broadway shows 20 minutes before curtain time. (more...)

Guest Blog: Playwright Dave Hanson On WAITING FOR WAITING FOR GODOTGuest Blog: Playwright Dave Hanson On WAITING FOR WAITING FOR GODOT
by Guest Blogger: Dave Hanson - Aug 22, 2016

Playwright Dave Hanson on Beckett parody Waiting For Waiting For Godot at St James Theatre (more...)

Greenwich Theatre Announces Autumn 2016 SeasonGreenwich Theatre Announces Autumn 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2016

The Greenwich Theatre announces its Autumn 2016 season! Beginning with the How Small How Far Production of Garden, the company will present and produce two dozen productions in the coming autumn months. Details for each production are below. For more information, visit http://www.greenwichtheatre.org.uk. (more...)

Brian Dennehy, Kate Baldwin & More Will Be Featured in Sheen Center's 2016-17 SeasonBrian Dennehy, Kate Baldwin & More Will Be Featured in Sheen Center's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2016

? The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture (18 Bleecker Street) announces the fall and winter programming of their 2016-2017 season. Featuring thought-provoking theater, film, music, poetry, art, and discourse, The Sheen Center will continue several successful series launched in their inaugural season, as well as maintain a focus on fostering new talent. Building on its first season that featured David Mamet and a re-envisioning of his play The Anarchist; Comedian Jim Gaffigan; speaker Michael Bloomberg; a panel discussion on Netflix's Daredevil with Marvel TV; red carpet screenings and an extended run of the hit play Universal Robots by Mac Rogers, the Sheen Center continues its excellence in diverse programming. (more...)

The Dragon Theatre Presents the Existential Classic Waiting For GodotThe Dragon Theatre Presents the Existential Classic Waiting For Godot
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2016

Voted 'the most significant English language play of the 20th century" in a survey of playwrights, Waiting for Godot is considered a masterpiece of surrealist existentialism. Two wandering vagabonds, Vladimir and Estragon, wait by a lonely tree, to meet up with Mr. Godot, an enigmatic figure in a world where time, place and memory are blurred and meaning is where you find it. The men hope that Godot will change their lives for the better. Instead, two eccentric travelers arrive, one man on the end of the other's rope. The results are both surprisingly funny and somehow touching, and the trip will bend your brain in this vigorous conception of Samuel Beckett's classic. (more...)

Conor McPherson's THE BIRDS to Make NYC Debut as Part of 1st IrishConor McPherson's THE BIRDS to Make NYC Debut as Part of 1st Irish
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

59E59 Theaters will host BirdLand Theatre with the NYC premiere of THE BIRDS, written by Conor McPherson and directed by Stefan Dzeparoski. (more...)

BWW Review: Incredible APT ENDGAME Proposes 'We are  Obliged to Each Other'BWW Review: Incredible APT ENDGAME Proposes 'We are Obliged to Each Other'
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Aug 15, 2016

In a stellar setting at the Touchstone Theatre in Spring Green, a superb American Players Theatre (APT) cast plays out Samuel Beckett's Endgame. An uncomfortable production to watch on stage, Director Aaron Posner breathes humor and touching life into Beckett's classic one act tragicomedy, a treatise on the end of personal and possibly global life. The desolate, tiny room, which was noted by Beckett himself in the original stage directions to be completely empty, was designed void of any beauty except for a lone terrarium filled with sand and a few artifacts from the lost, viable earth along with loose pages and stacks of books, where Beckett's characters barely survive. (more...)

Tympanic Theatre Company Announces 10th Tenth Season, New Leadership & BrandingTympanic Theatre Company Announces 10th Tenth Season, New Leadership & Branding
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2016

Tympanic Theatre Company announces its tenth season of programming, along with a new executive team, and new branding designed by Tympanic Artistic Associate, Joshua Mikel. (more...)

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