Samuel Beckett News

Date of Death: December 22, 1989
Birth Place: Foxrock, County Dublin, IRELAND
Gender: Male
Playwrights Foundation Announces the 11th  Annual Rough Readings SeriesPlaywrights Foundation Announces the 11th Annual Rough Readings Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Playwrights Foundation (PF) is pleased to announce the line-up of playwrights for the 2016-2017 Rough Readings Series in partnership with the National Center for New Plays at Stanford University, now in its 11th year. Beginning October 24th and 25th with workshop early draft  readings of ALL FALL DOWN by Lisa Ramirez (PF Resident Playwright), the series continues monthly December 2016 through May 2017 with seven exceptional new works that are pushing into new theatrical territory, challenging assumptions, and presenting deeply felt dilemmas within our culture and world society. (more...)

Cherry Lane Theatre Presents its 2nd annual Week-Long Education Program, CHERRY LANE SCHOOLCherry Lane Theatre Presents its 2nd annual Week-Long Education Program, CHERRY LANE SCHOOL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce St.) will present its second annual week-long education program, CHERRY LANE SCHOOL - featuring panel discussions and workshop sessions with leading figures in the professional theatre - from October 24 to 28 at Cherry Lane Theatre.  (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Madison - Week of 9/25/2016Now Playing Onstage in Madison - Week of 9/25/2016
by BWW - Sep 25, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/25/2016 for Madison (more...)

Park Square Continues 42nd Season with THE REALISTIC JONESESPark Square Continues 42nd Season with THE REALISTIC JONESES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Park Square continues its 42nd season on the Andy Boss Thrust Stage with the area premiere of Will Eno's captivating comic drama The Realistic Joneses. Upon his debut on the national scene with his Off-Broadway smash and Pulitzer Prize-finalist Thom Pain (based on nothing), The New York Times proclaimed Eno "a Samuel Beckett for the Jon Stewart generation." In the decade since, Eno has become one of America's most daring and influential playwrights. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

As part of the 2016 edition of Crossing the Line, the French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF)'s celebrated contemporary arts festival, FIAF and Abrons Arts Center are thrilled to present award-winning, UK-based drag fabulist, Dickie Beau in the US Premiere of his solo show Blackouts, Thursday through Saturday, October 6-8and 13-15 at Abrons Arts Center. (more...)

Henry Naylor's THE COLLECTOR Launches UK Tour TonightHenry Naylor's THE COLLECTOR Launches UK Tour Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Following acclaimed runs at the 2014 Edinburgh Festival and the Arcola Theatre, Kathryn Barker Productions today announces a UK tour of Henry Naylor's THE COLLECTOR. William Reay, who reprises his role from the Edinburgh and Arcola runs, is joined by Anna Riding and Olivia Beardsley. Michael Cabot directs the production which tours to 29 venues across the UK this autumn, starting at York Theatre Royal's Studio tonight 21 September. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Madison - Week of 9/18/2016Now Playing Onstage in Madison - Week of 9/18/2016
by BWW - Sep 18, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/18/2016 for Madison (more...)

George Bush Takes the Heat in THE TRIAL OF AN AMERICAN PRESIDENT Starting Tonight at The Lion TheatreGeorge Bush Takes the Heat in THE TRIAL OF AN AMERICAN PRESIDENT Starting Tonight at The Lion Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2016

For the first time in history,an American President is on trial for crimes against the world. (more...)

The Secret Theatre Presents THE UNDERPANTS GODOTThe Secret Theatre Presents THE UNDERPANTS GODOT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

The Secret Theatre is pleased to announce full production of Duncan Pflaster's Award Winning play THE UNDERPANTS GODOT. The limited two week engagement will take place at the Secret Theatre (44-02 23rd St Long Island City, NYC, NY 11101-5000). Performances are Thursday th at 7pm, Wednesday August 19th at 7pm, Friday August 28th at 9pm, and Saturday August 29th at 9pm. Tickets are on sale at (more...)

Natalia Ginzburg Pens THE LITTLE VIRTUESNatalia Ginzburg Pens THE LITTLE VIRTUES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire-iReach/ Thanks to an article published in The New Yorker on September 7, 2016, a little known book The Little Virtues, published in English in the late 1980s by literary powerhouse, Arcade Publishing (a division of Skyhorse Publishing Inc.), has rattled the Amazon bestsellers list, dropping below #100, seemingly out of nowhere. It now stands at #722 and is #3 in the category, Literature/ Fiction essays, and #7 in the category Biographies/ Memoirs. (more...)

Graeme Macrae Burnet's Scottish Crime Novel Named Finalist for Man Booker Prize:Graeme Macrae Burnet's Scottish Crime Novel Named Finalist for Man Booker Prize:
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

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American Conservatory Theater Announces @THESTRANDAmerican Conservatory Theater Announces @THESTRAND
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

American Conservatory Theater-currently celebrating its 50th-anniversary subscription season-announced today that The Strand, A.C.T.'s Central Market venue, will be home to @TheStrand, a new series of events showcasing world-class performances, original theatrical events, acclaimed touring shows, and groundbreaking new works from the Bay Area and beyond. Featuring exciting works from the worlds of theater, dance, music, and more, @TheStrand will further develop A.C.T.'s dynamic and intimate performance complex into a unique San Francisco venue where audiences can discover, engage, and explore arts of all mediums. (more...)

Darryl Maximilian Robinson Will Appear as a Guest on THE ACTOR'S CHOICEDarryl Maximilian Robinson Will Appear as a Guest on THE ACTOR'S CHOICE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

Veteran and award-winning stage actor, play director and theatre producer Darryl Maximilian Robinson, the Founder of the award-winning, multiracial, professional classical and contemporary chamber theatre, The Excaliber Shakespeare Company of Chicago, and who will be appearing Oct. 14th through the 16th as the great Broadway impresario extraordinaire Florenz Ziegfeld, Jr.. in new Conundrum Theatre Company revival production of FUNNY GIRL at The Historic Rialto Theatre, will discuss his life and times in his new home of L A and his 42-year-long non-Equity professional stage career and involvement in the live performing arts at 11:30 am Monday September 19th 2016 as a guest on "THE ACTOR'S CHOICE" an internet informational arts program hosted by noted entertainment and performing arts journalist Ron Brewington.   (more...)

Park Square Continues 42nd Season with THE REALISTIC JONESESPark Square Continues 42nd Season with THE REALISTIC JONESES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

Park Square continues its 42nd season on the Andy Boss Thrust Stage with the area premiere of Will Eno's captivating comic drama The Realistic Joneses. Upon his debut on the national scene with his Off-Broadway smash and Pulitzer Prize-finalist Thom Pain (based on nothing), The New York Times proclaimed Eno "a Samuel Beckett for the Jon Stewart generation." In the decade since, Eno has become one of America's most daring and influential playwrights. (more...)

MORA Theater to Present SEX AROUND THE CITY: THE WALKING TOUR OF SHAME This FallMORA Theater to Present SEX AROUND THE CITY: THE WALKING TOUR OF SHAME This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

Look out Manhattan! Here come the girls...no, not Carrie and her gang, but real women of NYC and they want to tell you their stories...their SEX stories. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Madison - Week of 9/11/2016Now Playing Onstage in Madison - Week of 9/11/2016
by BWW - Sep 11, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/11/2016 for Madison (more...)

Shen Wei's NEITHER to Make World Premiere at BAM This FallShen Wei's NEITHER to Make World Premiere at BAM This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

The multiple award-winning talents of Shen Wei, whose choreography has been seen in major venues and festivals throughout the world and whose paintings have been exhibited in museums and galleries internationally, converge on BAM's Howard Gilman Opera House stage in the world premiere of 'Neither,' October 5-8. (more...)

Conor McPherson's THE BIRDS Makes NYC Debut Tonight as Part of 1st IrishConor McPherson's THE BIRDS Makes NYC Debut Tonight as Part of 1st Irish
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

59E59 Theaters will host BirdLand Theatre with the NYC premiere of THE BIRDS, written by Conor McPherson and directed by Stefan Dzeparoski. (more...)

Author Terence Ward Speaks at the Vatican for World Day of PrayerAuthor Terence Ward Speaks at the Vatican for World Day of Prayer
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

NEW YORK, Sept. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire-iReach/ (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Madison - Week of 9/04/2016Now Playing Onstage in Madison - Week of 9/04/2016
by BWW - Sep 4, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/04/2016 for Madison (more...)

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