Samuel Beckett News

Date Of Death:
December 22, 1989
Birth Place:
Foxrock, County Dublin, IRELAND
Gender:
Male
Beth Fowler, Noah Racey Set For Irish Rep's EARNEST IN LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2009

Broadway's Beth Fowler (THE BOY FROM OZ, SWEENEY TODD, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST) and Noah Racey (CURTAINS, NEVER GONNA DANCE) set for The Irish Repertory Theatre's upcoming revival of 'Ernest in Love,' a musical adaptation of Oscar Wilde's 'The Importance of Being Ernest' (more...)

Irish Rep continues 22nd Season With ERNEST IN LOVE, Tickets On Sale 11/15, Opens 12/20
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2009

The Irish Repertory Theatre continues its 22nd Season with 'Ernest in Love,' a musical adaptation of Oscar Wilde's 'The Importance of Being Ernest' (more...)

Cleveland Playhouse Welcomes Fresh In A CHRISTMAS STORY 11/27-12/20
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2009

New actors in the roles of young Ralphie and adult Ralph lead the cast in the fifth and final production of A Christmas Story at The Cleveland Play House. (more...)

Nilo Cruz, Regina Taylor and More Featured In Goodman Theatre's New Stage Series, 12/11 - 12/20
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2009

Brand-new plays from six contemporary, diverse voices of the American theater come together for two weekends in Goodman Theatre's 2009 New Stages Series, December 11 - 20, 2009. The series of script-in-hand staged readings takes place in the Goodman's Owen Theatre and is open to the public. (more...)

Goodman Theatre presents Brian Dennehy in KRAPPS LAST TAPE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2009

Two-time Tony Award-winner Brian Dennehy has thrilled Chicago audiences in unforgettable productions over the past two decades—Desire Under the Elms, Long Day's Journey into Night, The Iceman Cometh and Death of a Salesman; now, his portrayal of contrasting roles in the double-bill of Hughie by Eugene O'Neill and Krapp's Last Tape by Samuel Beckett is 'sheer theatrical dynamite' (Toronto Star). (more...)

Theater For The New City Presents THE FAKE HISTORY OF GEORGE THE LAST 1/21/2010
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2009

Misha Shulman has received high critical praise for his layered and eloquent plays appealing for understanding between Israelis and Palestinians. (more...)

Culture Ireland to Bring Over 90 Presenters And Performers Fom Ireland to New York As Part of APAP 2010
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2009

Over 90 leading Irish performers and promoters will touch down in New York from Ireland to present a range of work this January as part of the annual Culture Ireland Showcase. (more...)

Irish Rep Continues 22nd Season With ERNEST IN LOVE, Previews 12/12
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2009

The Irish Repertory Theatre continues its 22nd Season with 'Ernest in Love,' a musical adaptation of Oscar Wilde's 'The Importance of Being Ernest' (more...)

Irish Rep continues 22nd Season With ERNEST IN LOVE, Tickets On Sale 11/15, Opens 12/20
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2009

The Irish Repertory Theatre continues its 22nd Season with 'Ernest in Love,' a musical adaptation of Oscar Wilde's 'The Importance of Being Ernest' (more...)

Irish Rep Continues 22nd Season With ERNEST IN LOVE, Opens 12/20
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2009

The Irish Repertory Theatre continues its 22nd Season with 'Ernest in Love,' a musical adaptation of Oscar Wilde's 'The Importance of Being Ernest' (more...)

Nilo Cruz, Regina Taylor and More Featured In Goodman Theatre's New Stage Series, 12/11 - 12/20
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2009

Brand-new plays from six contemporary, diverse voices of the American theater come together for two weekends in Goodman Theatre's 2009 New Stages Series, December 11 - 20, 2009. The series of script-in-hand staged readings takes place in the Goodman's Owen Theatre and is open to the public. (more...)

Goodman Theatre's Fame, Fantasy, Food Adventure Auction Returns 2/1/2010
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2009

The bidding is now open! Goodman Theatre's Women's Board proudly announces the return of Fame Fantasy Food Adventure Auction on February 1, 2010, at The Peninsula Chicago (108 E Superior) beginning at 5:30pm. (more...)

Here Arts Center Presents AUNT LEAF 1/7-1/24/2010
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2009

HERE Arts Center continues its exciting 2009-2010 season with Aunt Leaf, the first residentartist production in StartHERE: Innovative Theater for Young People, a series dedicated tohighly imaginative multi-disciplinary performances aimed at children and families. (more...)

Beth Fowler, Noah Racey Set For Irish Rep's EARNEST IN LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2009

Broadway's Beth Fowler (THE BOY FROM OZ, SWEENEY TODD, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST) and Noah Racey (CURTAINS, NEVER GONNA DANCE) set for The Irish Repertory Theatre's upcoming revival of 'Ernest in Love,' a musical adaptation of Oscar Wilde's 'The Importance of Being Ernest' (more...)

Irish Rep Continues 22nd Season With ERNEST IN LOVE, Previews 12/12
by BWW News Desk - Dec 08, 2009

The Irish Repertory Theatre continues its 22nd Season with 'Ernest in Love,' a musical adaptation of Oscar Wilde's 'The Importance of Being Ernest' (more...)

The Theatre School at DePaul University HOLES, Runs 10/27-12/5
by BWW News Desk - Dec 05, 2009

Chicago Playworks for Families and Young Audiences Presents HOLES Based on the Award-winning Children's Book by Louis Sachar (more...)

Lincoln Centers 'New Visions' Presentations To Include Dillane, Mitchell, and More
by BWW News Desk - Dec 03, 2009

Lincoln Center will present three new productions, all receiving their US premieres. The shows, FOUR QUARTETS, ONE EVENING, and STIFTERS DINGE, will be presented as a part of the 'New Visions' series. The series will feature Tony winner Stephen Dillane and director Katie Mitchell. (more...)

Stephen Dillane-Led FOUR QUARTETS Opens Tonight at Lincoln Center, 12/2
by BWW News Desk - Dec 03, 2009

This December, Lincoln Center's Great Performers series will present Tony Award-winning actor Stephen Dillane in two unique performances directed by Katie Mitchell that are based on the relationship between music and literature. Just added to the series, Mr. Dillane performs T.S. Eliot's Four Quartets, followed by the Miró Quartet's interpretation of Beethoven's late String Quartet in A minor, Op.132, which originally inspired the poet's timeless texts. Four Quartets, which originated at the Donmar Warehouse in London in January 2009, will be performed December 2 and 3 only at Baryshnikov Arts Center. (more...)

THICKNESS OF SKIN Playwright Clare McIntyre Dies of MS at 57
by BWW News Desk - Dec 02, 2009

Acclaimed British playwright Clare McIntyre, whose Thickness of Skin recently made its American premiere in New York City this fall, passed away last Friday, November 27th of multiple sclerosis. She was 57. (more...)

GableStage To Converge and Expand at Coconut Grove Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Dec 02, 2009

In 2006, Miami's Coconut Grove Playhouse dimmed it's lights for the seemingly last time as they shut down due to the more than $4 million in debt they had accured. Now, however, GableStage has stepped in to once again give this historic playhouse life, according to a report in the Miami Herald. (more...)

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