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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
Bouril, Crane, Reznikoff Lead OUT OF ASKJA At Planet Connections Bouril, Crane, Reznikoff Lead OUT OF ASKJA At Planet Connections
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2011

Small Pond Entertainment is pleased to present the world premiere of OUT OF ASKJA, a magical, comedic love story written by Drew Larimore, as part of the 3rd Annual Planet Connections Theatre Festivity. (more...)

VATICAN FALLS Makes World Premiere at Teatro Il Vascello May 10VATICAN FALLS Makes World Premiere at Teatro Il Vascello May 10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2011

The World Premiere of Frank J. Avella's new play "Vatican Falls" will take place at Teatro Il Vascello in Rome, Italy, on May 10, 2011. (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 21, 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...)

Red Tape Theatre Presents Will Eno's TRAGEDY: A TRAGEDYRed Tape Theatre Presents Will Eno's TRAGEDY: A TRAGEDY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2011

Red Tape Theatre presents the apocalyptic comedy Tragedy: a tragedy by Will Eno, author of the Pulitzer Prize-finalist play THOM PAIN (based on nothing). (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Robin Williams on his Broadway Debut!STAGE TUBE: Robin Williams on his Broadway Debut!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 19, 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 March 31, at the Richard Rogers Theatre. In the following video, Williams answers ten questions from Time Magazine. Click below to check it out! (more...)

The Kennedy Center Will Present FRAGMENTS Plays, 4/14-17The Kennedy Center Will Present FRAGMENTS Plays, 4/14-17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2011

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts presents C.I.C.T./Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord's production of Fragments running April 14 to 17 in the Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater. Co-directed by Peter Brook and Marie Hélène Estienne, Fragments brings together four short plays by Samuel Beckett including Rough for Theatre I, Rockaby, Act Without Words II, Come and Go, as well as the poem, Neither. Press night will take place on Thursday, April 14 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Guggenheim Museum Presents U.S. Premiere of REIGEN ad lib April 28-30Guggenheim Museum Presents U.S. Premiere of REIGEN ad lib April 28-30
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2011

U.S. Theater Premiere REIGEN ad lib- Performed by Dutch theater collective Dood Paard (more...)

TRIANGLE Comes To 59E59 Theaters, Previews 4/14TRIANGLE Comes To 59E59 Theaters, Previews 4/14
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 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...)

The Kennedy Center Will Present FRAGMENTS Plays, 4/14-17The Kennedy Center Will Present FRAGMENTS Plays, 4/14-17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2011

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts presents C.I.C.T./Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord's production of Fragments running April 14 to 17 in the Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater. Co-directed by Peter Brook and Marie Hélène Estienne, Fragments brings together four short plays by Samuel Beckett including Rough for Theatre I, Rockaby, Act Without Words II, Come and Go, as well as the poem, Neither. Press night will take place on Thursday, April 14 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

TRIANGLE Comes To 59E59 Theaters, Previews 4/14TRIANGLE Comes To 59E59 Theaters, Previews 4/14
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 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...)

Photo Coverage: Cherry Jones Visits BENGAL TIGERPhoto Coverage: Cherry Jones Visits BENGAL TIGER
by Peter James Zielinski - Apr 13, 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 March 31, at the Richard Rogers Theatre and was paid a special visit by Cherry Jones last night, April 12. BroadwayWorld was there for the photo op and brings you a look backstage below. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Ionesco's Absurdist THE CHAIRS @ A Noise WithinBWW Reviews: Ionesco's Absurdist THE CHAIRS @ A Noise Within
by Don Grigware - Apr 12, 2011

Eugene Ionesco's classic absurdist play The Chairs (1952) has had many interpretations through the years including political and religious, from soup to nuts. Now onstage at A Noise Within in a marvelously crafted production, The Chairs boasts a tremendous trio of actors under the expert direction of Julia Rodriguez-Elliott. (more...)

Open Fist Presents CURSE OF THE STARVING CLASSOpen Fist Presents CURSE OF THE STARVING CLASS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2011

The Open Fist Theatre Company is thrilled to announce the second production of its 2011 Season, the Los Angeles premiere of a newly revised version of Sam Shepard's CURSE OF THE STARVING CLASS, directed by Scott Paulin (who played Wesley in Magic Theatre's production where Mr. Shepard was playwright-in-residence). (more...)

DOG SEES GOD, URINETOWN, et al. Set for Encores at FringeDOG SEES GOD, URINETOWN, et al. Set for Encores at Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2011

FringeNYC will celebrate its 15th Anniversary with 15 hit shows over 15 weeks from May 5 - August 11 at The Laurie Beechman Theatre. (more...)

AND THEN YOU GO ON Plays the cell, Closes 4/10AND THEN YOU GO ON Plays the cell, Closes 4/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 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...)

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...)

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