Samuel Beckett News

Date Of Death:
December 22, 1989
Birth Place:
Foxrock, County Dublin, IRELAND
Gender:
Male
The Lantern Theater Company Kicks Of The Samuel Beckett Festival On 10/9
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2009

Four days celebrating Beckett: groundbreaking playwright, poet, and inspiration to nearly a century of writers. Join them for a long weekend packed with staged readings of Beckett's short plays and novels, a panel discussion, and special performances. (more...)

The Barrow Group Launches 23rd Season With THE THICKNESS OF SKIN, Opens 10/10
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2009

The Barrow Group Theatre Company, the birthplace of this season's Broadway hit A Steady Rain, and last season's Off-Broadway hit The Tempermentals, opens their 23rd Anniversary Season with the American Premiere of Clare McIntyre's The Thickness of Skin, directed by Jacob White in the TBG Studio Theatre. (more...)

WCT Presents BAREFOOT IN THE PARK 9/25-10/11
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2009

Westport Community Theatre announces the first show of the 2009 / 2010 season Neil Simon's Barefoot in the Park. Directed by Scott R. Brill and Produced by Kevin Moore (more...)

Photo Flash: ANIMAL CRACKERS at the Goodman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2009

Animal Crackers runs September 18 - October 25, 2009 in the Goodman's Albert Theatre. Tickets are currently available by season subscription - www.ExploreTheGoodman.org or call 312.443.3800. Individual tickets ($25 - $83) are on sale now (more...)

Nica Burns And Max Weitzenhoffer Present The World Premiere Of TIMING By Alistair McGowan September 30-November 8
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2009

Nica Burns and Max Weitzenhoffer present the world premiere of TIMING by Alistair McGowan, directed by Tamara Harvey (more...)

'Holly Goes Naked' For West End 'TIFFANY'S'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2009

Sean Mathias is to direct Anna Friel as Holly Golightly and Joseph Cross as William 'Fred' Parsons in Samuel Adamson's new stage adaptation of Truman Capote's classic novella Breakfast at Tiffany's, currently in its 50th anniversary year. (more...)

Mark Rylance and Mackenzie Crook Lead Cast in West End Transfer of JERUSALEM in January 2010
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2009

Mark Rylance and Mackenzie Crook will lead the cast in the West End transfer of the Royal Court Theatre?s sell-out production of Jez Butterworth's Jerusalem, directed by Ian Rickson. (more...)

AFTER MISS JULIE Starring Sienna Miller Begins Previews 9/18 at American Airlines Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2009

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) in association with Sonia Friedman Productions and Ostar Productions announces the dates and theatre for the American premiere of playwright Patrick Marber's drama After Miss Julie, directed by Mark Brokaw. Making her Broadway debut, Sienna Miller will star as 'Miss Julie.' (more...)

Joey Slotnick Completes Cast Of ANIMAL CRACKERS, Begins 9/18 At Goodman Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2009

'Hooray for Joey Slotnick!' Director Henry Wishcamper has tapped Chicago native Joey Slotnick for the lead role of the African explorer 'Captain Jeffrey T. Spaulding'-the heightened vaudevillian persona created by Groucho Marx for the 1929 stage and screen original-in Goodman Theatre's season opening musical Animal Crackers, written by George S. Kaufman and Morrie Ryskind, with music and lyrics by Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby. (more...)

Slotnick, Yazbeck, Davi & More Star In Goodman Theatre's ANIMAL CRACKERS, Plays 9/18-10/25
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2009

Goodman Theatre launches its new 2009/2010 Season with tap dancing, acrobatics, tumbling, guitar- and ukulele-playing in an original take on the rarely-produced Marx Brothers classic musical Animal Crackers, written by George S. Kaufman and Morrie Ryskind, with music and lyrics by Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby (more...)

Photo Flash: Goodman Theatre's STOOP STORIES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2009

Goodman Theatre will present the Chicago premiere of Dael Orlandersmith's Stoop Stories, September 12 - October 11, 2009 the Goodman's 400-seat flexible Owen Bruner Theatre. Tickets are $10 - $40 and go on sale Friday, August 7 at GoodmanTheatre.org. (more...)

Elisabeth Waterston to Star in Inside Shakespeare! on Oct 1
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2009

The Insights & Revelations Performance Series, now in residence at The Emelin Theatre of Mamaroneck for the 2009/2010 season is pleased to announce updated casting and play information for the first presentation of the fall season. (more...)

Rep Stage Begins 17th Season With WITTENBERG 8/26-9/13
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2009

Rep Stage, the professional Equity theatre in residence at Howard Community College (HCC), begins its 17th season with David Davalos' comedy 'Wittenberg,' directed by Tony Tsendeas, opening August 26 and running through September 13, 2009 in the Smith Theatre of HCC's Horowitz Visual and Performing Arts Center (HVPA). (more...)

Berkeley Rep's School of Theatre Kicks off Fall Session With Sunday Sampler Starting 9/13
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2009

This autumn, while audiences flock to Berkeley Repertory Theatre for the world premiere of American Idiot, theatre enthusiasts can also enjoy dozens of ingenious classes at its School of Theatre. And they can get a taste of what's available at the new Sunday Sampler starting at 1:00 PM on September 13. (more...)

Goodman Theatre To Present Dael Orlandersmith's 'STOOP STORIES' 9/12 - 10/11
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2009

Goodman Theatre is proud to present the Chicago premiere of Dael Orlandersmith's Stoop Stories, September 12 - October 11, 2009 the Goodman's 400-seat flexible Owen Bruner Theatre. Tickets are $10 - $40 and go on sale Friday, August 7 at GoodmanTheatre.org. (more...)

Goodman Theatre Announces STOOP STORIES In Place Of JOAN D'ARC 9/11-10/11
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2009

Today Goodman Theatre announced a change in its upcoming 2009/2010 season lineup. Artistic Director Robert Falls has canceled the previously scheduled Joan D'Arc, directed by Aida Karic, and in its place selected Stoop Stories, an explosive solo piece by Dael Orlandersmith. A Chicago premiere, Stoop Stories will run September 11 - October 11 in the Goodman's 400-seat flexible Owen Bruner Theatre. (more...)

Roundabout Theatre Co. Announces Bank of America Sponsored $10 Tickets To First 'BIRDIE' Preview 9/10
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2009

Roundabout Theatre Company (Artistic Director, Todd Haimes) is pleased to announce Bank of America's support of the upcoming Broadway production of Bye Bye Birdie. As part of their generous support, Bank of America has made it possible for all tickets to the first performance on September 10 to be sold for $10.00. These tickets will only be available for purchase at the Henry Miller's Theatre box office, beginning at 12pm on Monday, August 10. The box office is located at 124 West 43rd Street. Limit two tickets per person. (more...)

Pittsburgh Irish & Classical Theatre Presents CRIME AND PUNISHMENT 9/10-10/3
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2009

A brilliant young student, an unorthodox detective, and a young woman forced into a life of prostitution are hurtled together by a brutal act of murder in Crime and Punishment. (more...)

R.R.R.E.D. A Secret Musical to Run at NYMF Starring Balser and Deitch Oct. 1 -3
by BWW News Desk - Sep 09, 2009

The New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) & Shea Sullivan will present R.R.R.E.D. A Secret Musical for FOUR PERFORMANCES ONLY, October 1-3 at the 45th Street Theater. Based on a true study, R.R.R.E.D., with music & lyrics by Katie Thompson & book by Adam Jackman, Patrick Livingston & Katie Thompson, is directed by Andy Sandberg (Tony Award winning Producer of Hair), with musical supervision by Charlie Alterman (Next to Normal). (more...)

The Caretaker to Run Oct. 1 - Nov. 1 at Central Square Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 09, 2009

When an elderly tramp is given lodging in the derelict home of two brothers, the ensuing relationships and shifting alliances intensify with hilarious and unsettling consequences in Harold Pinter?s great psychological drama, The Caretaker. Featuring John Kuntz as Aston, Michael Balcanoff as Davies, and Joe Lanza as Mick and directed by Daniel Gidron, The Nora Theatre Company presents The Caretaker from Thursday, October 1 through Sunday, November 1 at Central Square Theater. The Press Opening is set for Sunday, October 4 at 2 PM. (more...)

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