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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
Dickie Beau: BLACKOUTS Premieres at FIAF's Crossing the Line FestivalDickie Beau: BLACKOUTS Premieres at FIAF's Crossing the Line Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

As part of the 2017 edition of the French Institute Alliance Fran aise (FIAF)'s celebrated Crossing the Line Festival, FIAF and Abrons Arts Center are thrilled to present award-winning, UK-based drag fabulist and virtuosic lip-syncher Dickie Beau in the US Premiere of his solo show Blackouts, Thursday, October 5 through Sunday, October 8, at Abrons Arts Center. (more...)

READINGS Returns with a Season of Samuel BeckettREADINGS Returns with a Season of Samuel Beckett
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Each month, Peter Marinker and friends present incisive, subversive writing from every era in READINGS. (more...)

Matilda Ridgway Stars in Australian Premiere at KXT in October and NovemberMatilda Ridgway Stars in Australian Premiere at KXT in October and November
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Kings Cross Theatre continues their run of astounding productions in 2017 with the Australian premiere of Amelia Roper's biting comedy, SHE RODE HORSES LIKE THE STOCK EXCHANGE which will gallop into KXT from October 20th. (more...)

BWW Review: Nothing is Everything in Soulpepper's WAITING FOR GODOTBWW Review: Nothing is Everything in Soulpepper's WAITING FOR GODOT
by Taylor Long - Sep 15, 2017

Beckett's masterpiece, WAITING FOR GODOT proves its relevance in Soulpepper's riveting revival, opening their 2017-18 season. GODOT's structure, atmosphere and design plays like a contemplation on mindfulness - a search for meaning, in the seemingly meaningless. (more...)

UC Berkeley to Bring Ovid's Myths to Magical Life in METAMORPHOSESUC Berkeley to Bring Ovid's Myths to Magical Life in METAMORPHOSES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

UC Berkeley's Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies (TDPS) opens its 2017-18 season with Mary Zimmerman's Metamorphoses, a visually stunning rendering of Ovid's mythical tales. (more...)

BWW TV: New Trailer for WAITING FOR GODOT's West End Homecoming Has Arrived!BWW TV: New Trailer for WAITING FOR GODOT's West End Homecoming Has Arrived!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 14, 2017

ABA International Touring UK and The Arts Theatre present the definitive homecoming of Samuel Beckett's existential masterpiece Waiting For Godot, presented by AC Productions, as it returns to the home of the original production after more than 60 years when it shocked, and delighted audiences alike (now through 23 September 2017). Check out a brand-new trailer for the show below! (more...)

WAITING FOR GODOT to Kick Off Counter-Productions Theatre Company's 2017-18 SeasonWAITING FOR GODOT to Kick Off Counter-Productions Theatre Company's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Counter-Productions Theatre Company begins its 2017/2018 season with Samuel Beckett's absurdist comedic masterpiece, Waiting for Godot. (more...)

JULIUS CAESAR, WAITING FOR GODOT and More Set for Tennessee Shakespeare Company's 10th Anniversary SeasonJULIUS CAESAR, WAITING FOR GODOT and More Set for Tennessee Shakespeare Company's 10th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Tennessee Shakespeare Company, the Mid-South's professional, classical theatre and education organization, today announced its Tenth Anniversary Performance and Education Season. (more...)

Former National Theatre Director Sir Peter Hall Passes Away at 86Former National Theatre Director Sir Peter Hall Passes Away at 86
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

The National Theatre is deeply saddened to announce the death of its former Director, Sir Peter Hall, one of the great names in British theatre. (more...)

Toby Jones, Zoe Wanamaker and Stephen Mangan Star In Revival of Pinter's THE BIRTHDAY PARTYToby Jones, Zoe Wanamaker and Stephen Mangan Star In Revival of Pinter's THE BIRTHDAY PARTY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Sonia Friedman Productions is thrilled to announce a new production of Harold Pinter's The Birthday Party which will run at the Harold Pinter Theatre, 60 years since the play's debut, from 9 January to 14 April 2018 with an Opening Night on Thursday 18 January 2018. Tickets go on sale today at midday, with priority booking from 9am. (more...)

BWW Review: WAITING FOR GODOT, Arts TheatreBWW Review: WAITING FOR GODOT, Arts Theatre
by Cindy Marcolina - Sep 8, 2017

Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot returns to the Arts Theatre, 62 years after making its English-language debut at the same venue. This production focuses on the play's essence, with director Peter Reid stripping off all frills. (more...)

Henry Christensen III Retires as Chairman of TFANA's BoardHenry Christensen III Retires as Chairman of TFANA's Board
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

Theatre for a New Audience has announced the retirement of Henry Christensen III as Chairman of the Theatre's Board, a position he has held since 2012, due to health reasons. Theodore C. Rogers and Robert Buckholz will succeed Mr. Christensen as TFANA's Chairman and Vice Chairman, respectively. Mr. Christensen will continue as a member of the Board of Directors. (more...)

LAST SONG AND DANCE, by Christopher Woods, is a Darkly Comic SatireLAST SONG AND DANCE, by Christopher Woods, is a Darkly Comic Satire
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2017

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FOLLIES Leads September's Top 10 New London ShowsFOLLIES Leads September's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - Aug 31, 2017

London is never short of theatre temptations, whether West End epics or bold fringe offerings. From starry Sondheim to political plays and a new Florian Zeller, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld's reviews... (more...)

Corrib Theatre's 2017-18 Season to Feature Three Contemporary Irish PlaysCorrib Theatre's 2017-18 Season to Feature Three Contemporary Irish Plays
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

For its fifth year of offering Portland plays by contemporary Irish playwrights, Corrib Theatre brings these three gripping, politically relevant works: Belfast Girls by Jaki McCarrick, Lifeboat by Nicola McCartney and Quietly by Owen McCafferty. (more...)

Angelina Fiordellisi Steps Down As Artistic Director of Cherry Lane Theatre; New Co-Artistic Directors AnnouncedAngelina Fiordellisi Steps Down As Artistic Director of Cherry Lane Theatre; New Co-Artistic Directors Announced
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

Cherry Lane Theatre's Founding Artistic Director Angelina Fiordellisi will step down as Artistic Director of Cherry Lane, where she has been developing, producing and creating new programs for playwrights, and has been a driving force since she acquired the legendary Off-Broadway theatre 21 years ago. (more...)

Gypsy-Infused MACBETH Will Be Performed in a Shipping Container in BushwickGypsy-Infused MACBETH Will Be Performed in a Shipping Container in Bushwick
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

To celebrate their 20th anniversary, Dzieci Theatre will present a 5-week run of their most adventurous work, MAKBET, a Gypsy-infused take on Shakespeare's Macbeth. (more...)

BWW Review: RHINOCEROS Challenges the Audience to Place a Spotlight on the Absurdity of Life Today at Con-ConBWW Review: RHINOCEROS Challenges the Audience to Place a Spotlight on the Absurdity of Life Today at Con-Con
by Roy Berko - Aug 27, 2017

Eugene Ionesco, Samuel Beckett, Harold Pinter and Edward Albee are Theatre of the Absurd playwrights. Unlike modern-movement writers like Arthur Miller, Tennessee Williams and William Inge, who wrote realistic plays which included solutions to problems or resolved situations, the Absurdists based their plays on Existentialism, asking, 'Why do we exist?' but giving no answers. Their writings are full of questions to ponder and probe. (more...)

Site-Specific 'BECKETT IN THE CITY' to Explore Artist's Work, Life and Themes at IACSite-Specific 'BECKETT IN THE CITY' to Explore Artist's Work, Life and Themes at IAC
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2017

Irish Arts Center (IAC), the organization dedicated to projecting a dynamic vision of Ireland and Irish America for the 21st century, will present New Yorkers with an equally dynamic vision of the work, life, and themes of Samuel Beckett. (more...)

THE LOVER and THE COLLECTION Double Bill Set for Shakespeare Theatre CompanyTHE LOVER and THE COLLECTION Double Bill Set for Shakespeare Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Building on the critical success of his 2011 production of Harold Pinter's Old Times, STC Artistic Director Michael Kahn will return to the British playwright's gripping realm of doubt and disquiet to direct a double bill of short plays. The Lover and The Collection will run from September 26-October 29 at the Lansburgh Theatre (450 7th Street NW). (more...)

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