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Samuel Beckett News

Date of Death: December 22, 1989
Birth Place: Foxrock, County Dublin, IRELAND
Gender: Male
Cutting Ball Theater Presents SF Premiere Of LADY GREY, Closes 4/10Cutting Ball Theater Presents SF Premiere Of LADY GREY, Closes 4/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2011

Cutting Ball Theater welcomes the spring with the Bay Area Premiere of LADY GREY (in ever lower light) and other plays, three short plays by acclaimed contemporary playwright Will Eno. Hailed by The New York Times as 'a Samuel Beckett for the Jon Stewart generation,' Eno is the inaugural recipient of the Horton Foote Prize for Promising New American Play. (more...)

20th-Century Opera Takes Center Stage in New York City Opera's 2010-2011 Season20th-Century Opera Takes Center Stage in New York City Opera's 2010-2011 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2011

New York City Opera General Manager and Artistic Director George Steel today announced the company's 2010-2011 season, which spotlights American composers and 20th-century works within a mix of world premieres, New York premieres and new productions. Offering audiences the opportunity to experience new and rarely performed operas as well as modern interpretations of traditional repertoire, the 2010-2011 season will also feature the launch of a concert series showcasing the non-operatic works of several of the composers of this season's operas. Taking advantage of the possibilities offered by the recent renovation of the company's home, the David H. Koch Theater, the concert series expands the repertoire and programming of City Opera and casts new light on the season's productions. (more...)

20th-Century Opera Takes Center Stage in New York City Opera's 2010-2011 Season20th-Century Opera Takes Center Stage in New York City Opera's 2010-2011 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2011

New York City Opera General Manager and Artistic Director George Steel today announced the company's 2010-2011 season, which spotlights American composers and 20th-century works within a mix of world premieres, New York premieres and new productions. Offering audiences the opportunity to experience new and rarely performed operas as well as modern interpretations of traditional repertoire, the 2010-2011 season will also feature the launch of a concert series showcasing the non-operatic works of several of the composers of this season's operas. Taking advantage of the possibilities offered by the recent renovation of the company's home, the David H. Koch Theater, the concert series expands the repertoire and programming of City Opera and casts new light on the season's productions. (more...)

Danny Aiello To Lead THE SHOEMAKER At The Acorn TheatreDanny Aiello To Lead THE SHOEMAKER At The Acorn Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2011

Cause Celebre is proud to announce Academy Award® Nominee Danny Aiello will star in what he calls "a role of a lifetime," in the World Premiere of Susan Charlotte's The Shoemaker, directed by Antony Marsellis. (more...)

Kristin Scott Thomas, Douglas Henshall & Ben Miles Lead BETRAYALKristin Scott Thomas, Douglas Henshall & Ben Miles Lead BETRAYAL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2011

Tickets go on sale today (5 April 2011) for Ian Rickson's new production of Harold Pinter's Betrayal starring Kristin Scott Thomas, Douglas Henshall and Ben Miles. (more...)

Kristin Scott Thomas, Douglas Henshall & Ben Miles to Star in Pinter's BetrayalKristin Scott Thomas, Douglas Henshall & Ben Miles to Star in Pinter's Betrayal
by BWW - Apr 5, 2011

Tickets go on sale today (5 April 2011) for Ian Rickson's new production of Harold Pinter's Betrayal starring Kristin Scott Thomas, Douglas Henshall and Ben Miles. Betrayal, produced by Sonia Friedman Productions, will have its first preview at the Comedy Theatre on 27 May 2011 with press night on 16 June and is booking until 20 August 2011. (more...)

Photo Coverage: BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO Starry Theatre ArrivalsPhoto Coverage: BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO Starry Theatre Arrivals
by Walter McBride - Apr 1, 2011

BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO is a new American play by Rajiv Joseph Starring Robin Williams in his Broadway acting debut and directed by two-time Tony Award nominee Moisés Kaufman. The production opened last night, March 31, at the Richard Rogers Theatre and BroadwayWorld was on hand for the theater arrivals. (more...)

BWW TV: Broadway Beat Goes Inside BENGAL TIGER After Party!BWW TV: Broadway Beat Goes Inside BENGAL TIGER After Party!
by Broadway Beat - Apr 1, 2011

BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO is a new American play by Rajiv Joseph Starring Robin Williams in his Broadway acting debut and directed by two-time Tony Award nominee Moisés Kaufman. The production opened last night, March 31, at the Richard Rogers Theatre and Broadway Beat was on hand for the celebration. (more...)

Photo Coverage: BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO - After Party!Photo Coverage: BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO - After Party!
by Walter McBride - Apr 1, 2011

BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO is a new American play by Rajiv Joseph Starring Robin Williams in his Broadway acting debut and directed by two-time Tony Award nominee Moisés Kaufman. The production opened last night, March 31, at the Richard Rogers Theatre and BroadwayWorld was on hand for the after-party! (more...)

Photos: BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO Opens on BroadwayPhotos: BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO Opens on Broadway
by Walter McBride - Apr 1, 2011

BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO is a new American play by Rajiv Joseph Starring Robin Williams in his Broadway acting debut and directed by two-time Tony Award nominee Moisés Kaufman. The production opened last night, March 31, at the Richard Rogers Theatre and BroadwayWorld was on hand for the emtional curtain call. (more...)

Broadway Review Roundup: BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOOBroadway Review Roundup: BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2011

BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO - a finalist for the 2010 Pulitzer Prize in Drama - a tiger haunts the streets of present day Baghdad seeking the meaning of life. As he witnesses the puzzling absurdities of war, the tiger encounters Americans and Iraqis who are searching for friendship, redemption and a toilet seat made of gold. So does BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO have a golden touch? Let's find out. (more...)

BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO Opens on Broadway Tonight, 3/31!BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO Opens on Broadway Tonight, 3/31!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2011

BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO is a new American play by Rajiv Joseph Starring Robin Williams in his Broadway acting debut and directed by two-time Tony Award nominee Moisés Kaufman. The production opens tonight, March 31, at the Richard Rogers Theatre! (more...)

BWW TV: Robin Williams in BENGAL TIGER - Performance PreviewBWW TV: Robin Williams in BENGAL TIGER - Performance Preview
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 29, 2011

BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO performs Tuesdays through Saturdays at 8 p.m., with matinees on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 2 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m at the Richard Rodgers Theatre (226 West 46th Street) on Broadway. Here's a first look at the production on stage! (more...)

Photo Flash: Jeremy Lawrence in LONELY MAN'S HABITPhoto Flash: Jeremy Lawrence in LONELY MAN'S HABIT
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2011

Tennessee Williams is the subject of A LONELY MAN'S HABIT, a new play performed and written by Jeremy Lawrence, inspired by the words and work of the legendary author who would have celebrated his 100th birthday last Sunday. Performances begin Wednesday, March 30 at the cell (338 West 23rd St), running through April 16. (more...)

PICT 2011 Season Showcases Local, National and International StarsPICT 2011 Season Showcases Local, National and International Stars
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2011

Pittsburgh Irish & Classical Theatre has assembled a stellar team of world-renowned artists for the 2011 Dynamic Duos season! (more...)

AND THEN YOU GO ON Plays the cell 3/27-4/10AND THEN YOU GO ON Plays the cell 3/27-4/10
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2011

Adapted and performed by Bob Jaffe, …AND THEN YOU GO ON, AN ANTHOLOGY OF THE WORKS OF SAMUEL BECKETT draws from 13 of Samuel Beckett's works, spanning 44 years (1936 - 1980). (more...)

SAVAGE IN LIMBO Extends Thru 3/27 At Drilling Co TheatreSAVAGE IN LIMBO Extends Thru 3/27 At Drilling Co Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2011

Following its initial sold-out run of John Patrick Shanley's Savage in Limbo at the Drilling Company Theatre, at 236 West 78th Street, Rosalind Productions, Inc. & The Platform Group are proud to announce a three-week extension of this edgy comedy about three Bronx women desperately trying to escape from their dead-end lives. (more...)

Upcoming Events at 4CP, Annie Opens 3/27Upcoming Events at 4CP, Annie Opens 3/27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2011

ANNIE opens March 4, and runs weekends through March 27, 2011. Tickets are on sale now! Some shows have already sold out or are very close to selling out. (more...)

TRIANGLE Comes To 59E59 Theaters, Previews 4/14TRIANGLE Comes To 59E59 Theaters, Previews 4/14
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2011

59E59 Theaters (Elysabeth Kleinhans, Artistic Director; Peter Tear, Executive Producer) is proud to host the New York City premiere of TRIANGLE, written by Jack Gilhooley and Daniel Czitrom and directed by Stephan Morrow, which is part of Americas Off Broadway. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2011

The Abreact Performance Space, in cooperation with Aardvark Tim Productions ~ the creative team that brought you ~ "DudeMan; "The Devil's Game"; Harold Pinter's "The Dumb Waiter"; David Mamet's "American Buffalo"; and "Edward Albee's : At Home at the Zoo" , is proud to announce their spring 2011 production of Samuel Beckett's classic tour de force : "Waiting for Godot". (more...)

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