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Theater Review (NYC): ‘Embers’ by Samuel Beckett

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'Embers' succeeds a good deal more dramatically than one might have expected from a radio play transferred to the stage. Read More »

Theater Review (Seattle): ‘Waiting for Godot’ by Seattle Shakespeare Company

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Seattle’s ongoing Beckett Festival continues with Seattle Shakespeare’s production of Waiting for Godot, a cornerstone work in the Irish author’s oeuvre of tragicomic existentialist pondering. Director George Mount’s staging often opts for a more overtly comic tenor, and though one of the characterizations is a bit tiresome, this is an excellent showcase of Beckett’s structural and linguistic brilliance. Two of ... Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): ‘All That Fall,’ A Radio Play by Samuel Beckett

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Eileen Atkins and Michael Gambon are wonderful in Samuel Beckett's radio play directed by Trevor Nunn. Read More »

Theatre Review (Singapore): Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett

Waiting For Godot will leave you waiting for answers. Read More »

Theatre Review (Burbank): Blame it on Beckett by John Morogiello

A play about the hapless life of a dramaturge has its West Coast debut at the Colony Theatre in Burbank. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): ‘Krapp’s Last Tape’ by Samuel Beckett, with John Hurt

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Even after more than half a century, Samuel Beckett's extraordinary theatrical innovations retain the power to startle. Read More »

Theatre Review (NYC): Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead at the Gloria Maddox

Bring out your dead, Hamlet. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): Reflections and Geographical History of America

Despite contrasting age and prestige, these two plays are alike...except for the vast difference in quality. Read More »