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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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THE WANDERER and HOWIE THE ROOKIE to Continue BAM's Next Wave Festival This DecemberTHE WANDERER and HOWIE THE ROOKIE to Continue BAM's Next Wave Festival This December
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

BAM Fisher performances as part of the 2014 Next Wave Festival culminate in December with an elaborate story ballet and a critically-acclaimed one-man show. Designed as an intimate and flexible performance space for both emerging and established artists, the BAM Fisher became part of the BAM campus in the fall of 2012. All tickets are $20. (more...)

Stoppard as StructuralistStoppard as Structuralist
by Roundabout Theatre Company - Oct 17, 2014

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WAKE UP with BWW 10/17/14 - GRAND CONCOURSE Off-Broadway, Joely in BELLE OF AMHERST and More!WAKE UP with BWW 10/17/14 - GRAND CONCOURSE Off-Broadway, Joely in BELLE OF AMHERST and More!
by Jessica Showers - Oct 17, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? This weekend's big news: GRAND CONCOURSE begins tonight, THE BELLE OF AMHERST with Joely Richardson opens on Sunday and more! (more...)

Brooke Adams and Tony Shalhoub to Star in Commonwealth Shakespeare's HAPPY DAYS Next MonthBrooke Adams and Tony Shalhoub to Star in Commonwealth Shakespeare's HAPPY DAYS Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2014

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company (CSC) will present its first indoor production as Theatre Company in Residence at Babson College, Samuel Beckett's classic Happy Days featuring Brooke Adams* (Lend Me A Tenor, CSC's The Last Will) and Tony Shalhoub* (Act One, Monk) November 18 - 23 at the Carling-Sorenson Theater at Babson College. (more...)

Sound Theatre to Bring 5 BY BECKETT to ACT Central Heating Lab, 10/30-11/9Sound Theatre to Bring 5 BY BECKETT to ACT Central Heating Lab, 10/30-11/9
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

Sound Theatre Company completes its eighth season with '5 By Beckett,' an evening of short plays by Samuel Beckett as part of the Seattle Beckett Festival and presented in conjunction with ACT Theatre's Central Heating Lab. (more...)

Tony Shalhoub & Brooke Adams to Star in CSC's HAPPY DAYS, 11/18-23Tony Shalhoub & Brooke Adams to Star in CSC's HAPPY DAYS, 11/18-23
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company (CSC) will present its first indoor production as ?Theatre Company in Residence at Babson College, Samuel Beckett's classic Happy Days featuring Brooke Adams* (Lend Me A Tenor, CSC's The Last Will) and Tony Shalhoub* (Act One, Monk) November 18 - 23 at the Carling-Sorenson Theater at Babson College. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Eastbound Theatre Presents BLAME IT ON BECKETTBWW Reviews: Eastbound Theatre Presents BLAME IT ON BECKETT
by Cindy Cardozo - Oct 10, 2014

This insider's look into what it takes to work behind the scenes in the theater skewers the business practices and often shady backstage politics of regional houses but has at its heart a genuine love for those who have answered the siren's call to create and present art. (more...)

FLASH FRIDAY: A Geoffrey Holder Celebration - THE WIZ, ANNIE, 7UP, James Bond & BeyondFLASH FRIDAY: A Geoffrey Holder Celebration - THE WIZ, ANNIE, 7UP, James Bond & Beyond
by Pat Cerasaro - Oct 10, 2014

Today we celebrate the life of Tony Award-winning director, choreographer and artist Geoffrey Holder in honor of his death this week at the age of 84. (more...)

Seattle Beckett Festival to Welcome Bill IrwinSeattle Beckett Festival to Welcome Bill Irwin
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2014

Cornish College of the Arts, in association with the Seattle Beckett Festival and Seattle University, presents master actor and clown Bill Irwin for an evening of performance and conversation about the works of dramatist Samuel Beckett. Irwin will perform selections from Beckett's canon and discuss his work on the major plays and adaptations with Marcie Sillman, KUOW senior host. (more...)

Bob Dylan, with Christopher Ricks, to Release a Book of His Lyrics, THE LYRICS: SINCE 1962Bob Dylan, with Christopher Ricks, to Release a Book of His Lyrics, THE LYRICS: SINCE 1962
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

Bob Dylan's songs have been compiled, annotated and illustrated in a collection that totals over 1,034 pages. (more...)

Video Flashback: Remembering Tony Winner Geoffrey HolderVideo Flashback: Remembering Tony Winner Geoffrey Holder
by Stage Tube - Oct 7, 2014

As BroadwayWorld reported yesterday, Tony Award-winning stage director and costume designer Geoffrey Holder passed away on Sunday, October 5th in Manhattan. According to family spokesman Charles M. Mirotznik, the cause of death was complications from pneumonia. Holder was 84 years old. Below, BroadwayWorld remembers the Broadway legend with a selection of videos highlighting his diverse career. (more...)

New Media Rep to Present OUT OF THEIR MINDS, 11/8-16New Media Rep to Present OUT OF THEIR MINDS, 11/8-16
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2014

From November 8 to 16, New Media Repertory Company, 512 East 80th Street, will present 'Out Of Their Minds' by David Willinger, a tale of thwarted love between Lucia Joyce (daughter of James Joyce) and the young Samuel Beckett. Miranda McDermott directs. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Actor RANDY HARRISON Talks AMADEUSBWW Interviews: Actor RANDY HARRISON Talks AMADEUS
by Don Grigware - Oct 2, 2014

Actor Randy Harrison, best known for playing Justin Taylor in Showtime's Queer as Folk (2000-2005) is rehearsing Amadeus Mozart for the play Amadeus to bow in Santa Barbara at the Ensemble Theatre on October 11. In our chat he talks about the play, his role, his tastes in music, as well as a bit about Queer as Folk. What was life like, briefly, during Queer As Folk? Did you know at first that this show was unique and groundbreaking? You guys had so many fans. I know because I interviewed Gale Harold when he did Orpheus Descending a few years ago, and the fan response to the interview was incredible. I had comments from all over the world. (more...)

Cape Town Fringe in Full Swing until Sunday at Alexander BarCape Town Fringe in Full Swing until Sunday at Alexander Bar
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

The Cape Town Fringe is in full swing and has passed the halfway mark, with audiences enjoying the vibe at the Cape Town City Hall and at satellite venues like the Alexander Bar, Cafe and Theatre over the past week. Many treats are still in store for Capetonian theatre lovers before the curtain falls on this year's Cape Town Fring on Sunday. The following shows will all be brightening up the stage Alexander Upstairs Theatre, which will celebrates its second anniversary very soon with a special show and party. (more...)

THE MCGOWAN TRILOGY and PORT AUTHORITY Win Big at 2014 Origin's 1st Irish FestivalTHE MCGOWAN TRILOGY and PORT AUTHORITY Win Big at 2014 Origin's 1st Irish Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

The 7th annual Origin's 1st Irish Festival handed out its jury-voted honors at an awards ceremony at Papillon Bistro and Bar, 22 East 54th Street, on Monday night. Edging out the competition were 'The McGowan Trilogy,' produced by the cell, which grabbed three awards (including best actress, best director and best design), and the Irish Repertory Theatre's 'Port Authority,' which garnered two top prizes -- for best actor and best production. (more...)

2015 London International Mime Festival to be Held in January2015 London International Mime Festival to be Held in January
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

The London International Mime Festival (LIMF), the longest-established annual theatre season of its kind, returns in 2015 with innovative visual theatre from around the world - this year's artists come from America, Belgium, France, Japan and New Zealand, joining some of Britain's fast emerging talents and established names. (more...)

BECKETT TRIPTYCH, BETRAYAL, MORTIDO and More Set for State Theatre Company's 2015 SeasonBECKETT TRIPTYCH, BETRAYAL, MORTIDO and More Set for State Theatre Company's 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2014

State Theatre Company today announced its 2015 season at a launch held in the Dunstan Playhouse. After a highly successful season to date in 2014, which included 7 Helpmann Award nominations and two wins for the Company's co-production with Windmill Theatre of Pinocchio; sell-out performances and two new box office records, 2015 is set to be another very strong season. (more...)

Samuel Beckett's HAPPY DAYS Extends Through 10/19 at Theatre @ Boston CourtSamuel Beckett's HAPPY DAYS Extends Through 10/19 at Theatre @ Boston Court
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2014

The Theatre @ Boston Court announces the extension of Happy Dyas by Samuel Beckett, directed by Andrei Belgrader, through October 19, 2014. During the extension, Marc Cardiff will replace Tony Shalhoub in the role of 'Willie.' Shalhoub's final performance is Sunday, October 12, 2014. (more...)

Chicago Shakespeare Theater's World's Stage to Present U.S. Debut from Paris Théātre de le Ville's Ionesco SuiteChicago Shakespeare Theater's World's Stage to Present U.S. Debut from Paris Théātre de le Ville's Ionesco Suite
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) continues the dynamic World's Stage Series with the U.S. debut of Theatre de la Ville's Ionesco Suite from Paris, France. Directed by Emmanuel Demarcy-Mota, this absurdist masterpiece celebrates the work of maverick avant-garde playwright Eugene Ionesco with a whirlwind montage encapsulating seven of his plays, brimming with wicked humor and hard-hitting themes. Ionesco Suite will be performed in the theater Upstairs at Chicago Shakespeare, October 15-October 19, 2014. (more...)

Joy Behar to Bring ME, MY MOUTH & I Reading to Cherry Lane's 'Tongues' Series, 9/23Joy Behar to Bring ME, MY MOUTH & I Reading to Cherry Lane's 'Tongues' Series, 9/23
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

Cherry Lane Theatre's TONGUES: a reading series presents 'Me, My Mouth & I', written and performed by Joy Behar on Tuesday, September 23 at 2pm at Cherry Lane Theatre, 38 Commerce Street, NYC (more...)

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