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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
Irish Company SJ Set for Beckett's ACT WITHOUT WORDS 11 at River to River Festival 6/26-29Irish Company SJ Set for Beckett's ACT WITHOUT WORDS 11 at River to River Festival 6/26-29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2012

Company SJ from Ireland have announced their production of ACT WITHOUT WORDS 11 by Samuel Beckett will run at Theatre Alley as part of River to River Festival, New York from Tuesday 26 - Friday 29 June 2012 nightly 9pm. The show is directed by Sarah Jane Scaife, designed by Aedin Cosgrove and features Raymond Keane as A and Bryan Burroughs as B. (more...)

Actors Theatre of Louisville to Present the World Premiere of Will Eno's GNIT in MarchActors Theatre of Louisville to Present the World Premiere of Will Eno's GNIT in March
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2012

Artistic Director Les Waters and Managing Director Jennifer Bielstein are have announced that Actors Theatre will present the world premiere of Will Eno's Gnit, directed by Waters, as part of the 37th annual Humana Festival of New American Plays. Performed in the Pamela Brown Auditorium,Gnit begins previews March 15 & 16, opens March 17, 2013 and runs through April 7, 2013. This announcement completes the lineup for the 2012-2013 Brown-Forman Series. (more...)

Michelle Gomez & Brian F. O'Bryne to Join Jake Gyllenhaal in IF THERE IS I HAVEN'T FOUND IT YETMichelle Gomez & Brian F. O'Bryne to Join Jake Gyllenhaal in IF THERE IS I HAVEN'T FOUND IT YET
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2012

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced additional casting for the American Premiere of Nick Payne's If There Is I Haven't Found It Yet, directed by Michael Longhurst. If There Is I Haven't Found It Yet will feature Michelle Gomez as "Fiona," Jake Gyllenhaal as "Terry" and Brian F. O'Byrne as "George." (more...)

Cutting Ball Theater Announces 2012-13 SeasonCutting Ball Theater Announces 2012-13 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2012

San Francisco's cutting-edge Cutting Ball Theater today announced the lineup for its 13th season. The season opens in October with Strindberg Cycle: The Chamber Plays in Rep, August Strindberg's Chamber Plays in new translations by Paul Walsh, directed by Cutting Ball Artistic Director Rob Melrose; this will be the first time all five of Strindberg's Chamber Plays will be performed together in repertory in any language. (more...)

ELEPHANT ROOM, THE ROYALE, et al. Set for CTG's Kirk Douglas Theatre in 2012-13ELEPHANT ROOM, THE ROYALE, et al. Set for CTG's Kirk Douglas Theatre in 2012-13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2012

Center Theatre Group Artistic Director Michael Ritchie has set the 2012-2013 season at the CTG/Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City. In a season of contrasts - of surprising comedy and startling drama, the 2012-2013 season at the Kirk Douglas Theatre will include the magical and mystical hi-jinks of the CTG-commissioned "Elephant Room" by Trey Lyford, Geoff Sobelle and Steve Cuiffo; the acclaimed Gate Theatre Dublin production of the Beckett classic "Krapp's Last Tape" with one of Britain's greatest actors, John Hurt; the comic genius of The Second City with their unique, satirical twist on a Dickens's favorite - "A Christmas Carol: Twist Your Dickens!" written by Peter Gwinn and Bobby Mort; the world premiere of the otherworldly drama "The Nether" by the 2012 Susan Blackburn Smith prize-winning playwright Jennifer Haley; and the world premiere of the powerful boxing drama "The Royale" by Los Angeles playwright Marco Ramirez. (more...)

Sara Crowe to Lead ST. JOHN'S NIGHT at Jermyn Street TheatreSara Crowe to Lead ST. JOHN'S NIGHT at Jermyn Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2012

The cast of Jermyn Street Theatre's eagerly awaited UK premiere of Henrik Ibsen's St John's Night is to be headed by Olivier Award winning actress Sara Crowe and also includes Louise Calf, Isla Carter, Roddy Maude-Roxby, David Osmond, Danny Lee Wynter, Ed Birch, Harry Napier and Luke Bateman. (more...)

Photo Flash: Company SJ from Ireland Performs Beckett in River to River Festival, 6/26-29Photo Flash: Company SJ from Ireland Performs Beckett in River to River Festival, 6/26-29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2012

Company SJ from Ireland present ACT WITHOUT WORDS II by Samuel Beckett at Theatre Alley as part of River to River Festival, New York, Tuesday 26 - Friday 29 June 2012, nightly 9pm. Directed by Sarah Jane Scaife with designs by Aedin Cosgrove, the show features A - Raymond Keane and B - Bryan Burroughs. Check out photos of Keane and Burroughs performing below! (more...)

Arden Theatre Company Announces 25th Anniversary Season: NEXT TO NORMAL, A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC and MoreArden Theatre Company Announces 25th Anniversary Season: NEXT TO NORMAL, A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC and More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2012

Arden Theatre Company today announced these seven productions for its 2012/13 Season, which marks the company's 25th Anniversary Season. (more...)

WAITING FOR GODOT, Intelligent Theatre Festival and More Set for New Hampshire Theatre Project's 2012-13 SeasonWAITING FOR GODOT, Intelligent Theatre Festival and More Set for New Hampshire Theatre Project's 2012-13 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2012

New Hampshire Theatre Project has announced its 2012-2013 performance season. See full details below. (more...)

Oracle Changes Opening of THE SANDMAN, 6/1; Announces Opening of THE RORSKY PLAYS, 6/6Oracle Changes Opening of THE SANDMAN, 6/1; Announces Opening of THE RORSKY PLAYS, 6/6
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2012

Due to unforeseen circumstances, Oracle Productions announces changes to the schedule for their main stage adaptation of THE SANDMAN by E.T.A. Hoffman. All pertinent information is below. Oracle's staff greatly appreciates the efforts of media outlets to provide accurate information to the public. Please take a moment to update any calendars or web pages to reflect the changes below. In addition, Oracle's Board of Directors apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause to editors, reviewers, and staff schedules. (more...)

Irish Company SJ Set for Beckett's ACT WITHOUT WORDS 11 at River to River Festival 6/26-29Irish Company SJ Set for Beckett's ACT WITHOUT WORDS 11 at River to River Festival 6/26-29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2012

Company SJ from Ireland have announced their production of ACT WITHOUT WORDS 11 by Samuel Beckett will run at Theatre Alley as part of River to River Festival, New York from Tuesday 26 - Friday 29 June 2012 nightly 9pm. The show is directed by Sarah Jane Scaife, designed by Aedin Cosgrove and features Raymond Keane as A and Bryan Burroughs as B. (more...)

Oracle Presents Opening of THE SANDMAN Tonight, 6/1Oracle Presents Opening of THE SANDMAN Tonight, 6/1
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2012

Due to unforeseen circumstances, Oracle Productions announces changes to the schedule for their main stage adaptation of THE SANDMAN by E.T.A. Hoffman. All pertinent information is below. Oracle's staff greatly appreciates the efforts of media outlets to provide accurate information to the public. Please take a moment to update any calendars or web pages to reflect the changes below. In addition, Oracle's Board of Directors apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause to editors, reviewers, and staff schedules. (more...)

Trevor Nunn to Direct ALL THAT FALL, Starring Eileen Atkins & Michael Gambon at Jermyn Street, Oct 9-Nov 3Trevor Nunn to Direct ALL THAT FALL, Starring Eileen Atkins & Michael Gambon at Jermyn Street, Oct 9-Nov 3
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2012

On the back of Jermyn Street Theatre's recent announcement of the UK premiere of Henrik Ibsen's comic fantasy St John's Night, to be staged this July, the smallest theatre in the heart of the West End announces another major production for this autumn. Three giants of the British stage come together as Trevor Nunn directs Eileen Atkins and Michael Gambon in All That Fall, a radio play by Samuel Beckett. The work, which has never been seen in London before, continues and extends this small and intimate theatre's burgeoning reputation for attracting the very best talent in British theatre in order to rediscover and stage lesser-known works by major writers. Jermyn Street's production of ALL THAT FALL will play 9th October - 3rd November, with press night set for 11th October at 7.30pm. (more...)

WE WON'T ROCK YOU Set for Brighton Fringe, May 11WE WON'T ROCK YOU Set for Brighton Fringe, May 11
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2012

Eccentronic present their first 'mainstream musical' - featuring eccentric, electronic, enthralling songs about time-wasting, socks and visiting the Welsh town of Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch. (more...)

Tangent Theatre in Tivoli Company Presents THE GOOD FATHER, 5/3-26Tangent Theatre in Tivoli Company Presents THE GOOD FATHER, 5/3-26
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2012

Tangent Theatre Company has announced its exciting Spring show, the first American production of the award-winning Irish play The Good Father, by Christian O'Reilly. This poignant, comedic and touching play will see its first staging in the U.S. thanks to Tangent Theatre Company's keen interest in bringing this compelling story to an American stage. (more...)

Gil Morgenstern's Reflection Series Announces 2012-13 Line-UpGil Morgenstern's Reflection Series Announces 2012-13 Line-Up
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2012

Violinist and artistic director Gil Morgenstern's acclaimed Reflections Series celebrates five years of innovative programming in its intimate home at WMP Concert Hall (31 East 28th Street, NYC), described by New York Magazine as, "a miniature version of a European aristocrat's music room." Due to the success of the series, most programs will now have two performances. Season tickets are now available. Those who purchase by June 30 will be invited to a VIP Opening Night Party on September 12. (more...)

Columbia University's Miller Theatre Announces 2012-2013 SeasonColumbia University's Miller Theatre Announces 2012-2013 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2012

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts has announced its 2012-13, 24th Season. Including LE POÈME HARMONIQUE IN "VENEZIA," on opening night, eight intriguing composer portraits, featuring John Cage, Jonathan Harvey, Olga Neuwirth, Sofia Gubaidulina, Enno Poppe, Rebeecca Saunders, Oliver Knussen and Julio Estrada. Bach, Revisted, highlights innovators, baroque and modern alike, featuring Jennifer Koh teaming up with mentor Jaime Laredo, harpsichordist Kristian Bezuidenhout and Ensemble Signal playing Bach, Rebel and Michael Gordon, and pianist Christopher Taylor juxtaposing Bach and Rzewski. The theatre also highlights early music ensembles, its jazz series, community programming, and pop-up concerts. See below for full details. (more...)

Theatre de la Ville-Paris to Launch RHINOCEROS US Tour - LA, Berkeley, Ann Arbor - this FallTheatre de la Ville-Paris to Launch RHINOCEROS US Tour - LA, Berkeley, Ann Arbor - this Fall
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2012

David Eden Productions has announced initial details of a major US tour, presenting on September 21 and 22, 2012 the American premiere engagement of the Theatre de la Ville-Paris production of Rhinoceros, by Eugene Ionesco, directed by Emmanuel Demarcy-Mota, in Los Angeles at Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA (CAP UCLA), with subsequent presentations to follow in Berkeley at Cal Performances on September 27, 28, and 29 (matinee), and in Ann Arbor at University Musical Society (UMS) on October 11, 12, and 13. (more...)

Lineup Announced for 3rd Annual SURGE FestivalLineup Announced for 3rd Annual SURGE Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2012

The Arches' project Conflux presents the return of SURGE, Scotland's 3rd annual festival of street arts, physical theatre and circus, bringing to Glasgow a raft of new work from Scottish and international companies and artists. Highlights include an exclusive set of shows from transformational French performer and sculptor Olivier De Sagazan, open air intervention from Australia's notorious tactical street art group pvi collective and aquatic themed street theatre fun for all from Fish Out of Water. (more...)

BWW Reviews: A MODEST SUGGESTION on Theatre Row, Now thru May 27BWW Reviews: A MODEST SUGGESTION on Theatre Row, Now thru May 27
by Trish Vignola - May 19, 2012

APPLE CORE THEATER COMPANY (ACTC) is pleased to present the world premiere production of Israeli-American playwright, Ken Kaissar's new satire - A MODEST SUGGESTION. Directed by Walter J. Hoffman, A MODEST SUGGESTION is in the midst of a limited engagement at the Studio Theatre at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street, between 9th/10th). Performances continue through Sunday, May 27. (more...)

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