Samuel Beckett

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Slate
Don DeLillo Is Turning Into Late-Period Beckettevent have become more pronounced with every new work. In this sense, the write
Don DeLillo Is Turning Into Late-Period Beckett
Slate / Posted 21 hours ago
event have become more pronounced with every new work. In this sense, the writer he seems more and more to resemble is Samuel Beckett. Zero K exhibits unmistakable traces of Beckett’s late style––in DeLillo’s increasingly terse humor, in... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Irish naval ship leaves for Mediterranean search and rescue opsto the Mediterranean under Operation Pontus in 2016. The Defence Forces person
Irish naval ship leaves for Mediterranean search and rescue ops
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
to the Mediterranean under Operation Pontus in 2016. The Defence Forces personnel that crewed LE Eithne, LE Niamh and LE Samuel Beckett last year rescued 8,592 people during deployments to southern Europe. People smugglers continue almost... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Naval ship leaves for search and rescue ops in Mediterraneanto the Mediterranean under Operation Pontus in 2016. The Defence Forces person
Naval ship leaves for search and rescue ops in Mediterranean
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
to the Mediterranean under Operation Pontus in 2016. The Defence Forces personnel that crewed LE Eithne, LE Niamh and LE Samuel Beckett last year rescued 8,592 people during deployments to southern Europe. People smugglers continue almost... Read more
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RTE News
LÉ Róisin departing for Mediterranean missionIrish Navy ship to assist in the rescue effort in the Mediterranean. The Defen
LÉ Róisin departing for Mediterranean mission
RTE News / Posted 2 days ago
Irish Navy ship to assist in the rescue effort in the Mediterranean. The Defence Forces personnel that crewed LÉ Eithne, LÉ Niamh and LÉ Samuel Beckett in 2015 rescued over of 8,000 people during the course of their deployments to the Mediterran... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Portora pupil Fr John Sullivan put on path to sainthood by Popesons to his alma mater. The school has a notable alumni, including Fr Sullivan,
Portora pupil Fr John Sullivan put on path to sainthood by Pope
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
sons to his alma mater. The school has a notable alumni, including Fr Sullivan, playwright Oscar Wilde and Nobel laureate Samuel Beckett. Mr Morton said this inspired present-day pupils who come from a broad range of socio-economic backgrounds.... Read more
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Irish Examiner
LE Róisín to start new humanitarian mission in Mediterraneanshore en route to Italy, Sicily, and Malta. Last year, the navy deployed its f
LE Róisín to start new humanitarian mission in Mediterranean
Irish Examiner / Posted 4 days ago
shore en route to Italy, Sicily, and Malta. Last year, the navy deployed its flagship LÉ Eithne along with LÉ Niamh and LÉ Samuel Beckett on the mission which unfortunately also involved recovering bodies of those who had drowned or suffocated in... Read more
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Salon.com
Depravity, class war and the 1 percent: Tom Hiddleston shines in brilliant dystopian fable “High-Rise”Freudian notion that civilization contains a not-so-secret longing for its own
Depravity, class war and the 1 percent: Tom Hiddleston shines in brilliant dystopian fable “High-Rise”
Salon.com / Posted 5 days ago
Freudian notion that civilization contains a not-so-secret longing for its own destruction, an idea out of Hiroshima and Samuel Beckett that the consumerist paradise of the 21st century seeks to repress or deny. Dr. Laing, the severely... Read more
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Boston Globe
Circuses, operas, and a Melinda Lopez premiere in store at ArtsEmersonthat will enable them to locate other survivors. While we’re on the subject of
Circuses, operas, and a Melinda Lopez premiere in store at ArtsEmerson
Boston Globe / Posted 7 days ago
that will enable them to locate other survivors. While we’re on the subject of the end of the world: Several works by Samuel Beckett will be blended into “Here All Night,’’ at the Paramount Center Mainstage Oct. 5-9. It’s by Gare St. Lazare... Read more
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The Irish Times
20th-century classics designed for lifeLot 77, Super Blue – Milan 2005, by Richard Gorman, 150cm x 150cm oil (€5,000-€
20th-century classics designed for life
The Irish Times / Posted 10 days ago
Lot 77, Super Blue – Milan 2005, by Richard Gorman, 150cm x 150cm oil (€5,000-€7,000). Two John Minihan photographs, one of Samuel Beckett and the other of Francis Bacon, both signed and dated, carry an estimate of €1,500-€2,000. DeVeres Design... Read more
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The Irish Times
Going out: the best of what’s on this weekendCascandoSamuel Beckett Theatre, TCD. Ends Apr 23 6pm, 7.30pm, 9pm panpantheatr
Going out: the best of what’s on this weekend
The Irish Times / Posted 11 days ago
CascandoSamuel Beckett Theatre, TCD. Ends Apr 23 6pm, 7.30pm, 9pm panpantheatre.com “It is an unimportant work, but the best I have to offer.” So said Samuel Beckett of his 1963 radio play Cascando. People might have already formed that opinion... Read more
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The Irish Times
Dublin does Shakespeare'There's a difference between a great star and a great actor' 9Pan Pan co-foun
Dublin does Shakespeare
The Irish Times / Posted 11 days ago
'There's a difference between a great star and a great actor' 9Pan Pan co-founder Aedín Cosgrove gets into the mind of Samuel Beckett 10Jane Got a Gun review: solidly entertaining despite the production shenanigans For the best site... Read more
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The Irish Times
Pan Pan co-founder Aedín Cosgrove gets into the mind of Samuel BeckettIn a luxuriantly black construction in the Samuel Beckett Theatre the other wee
Pan Pan co-founder Aedín Cosgrove gets into the mind of Samuel Beckett
The Irish Times / Posted 11 days ago
In a luxuriantly black construction in the Samuel Beckett Theatre the other week, Aedín Cosgrove seemed to get lost in her own design. Pan Pan, the internationally celebrated experimental theatre company she co-founded with director Gavin Quinn in... Read more
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Gazette News
Claire and Sara looking forward to their Happy DaysIF you're looking for a theatrical challenge then you couldn't do much better t
Claire and Sara looking forward to their Happy Days
Gazette News / Posted 12 days ago
IF you're looking for a theatrical challenge then you couldn't do much better than Samuel Beckett's Happy Days. That's exactly the task Colchester actor Claire Worland has set herself when she appears in the play next week at the Headgate Theatre in... Read more
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Irish Central
International conference explores Irish America’s impact on the 1916 Risingprogram by the Glee Club of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. Irish actress Lis
International conference explores Irish America’s impact on the 1916 Rising
Irish Central / Posted 12 days ago
program by the Glee Club of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. Irish actress Lisa Dwan, known for her performances of Samuel Beckett’s work, will read the Proclamation in English; she can currently be seen in Samuel Beckett Trilogy: Not I,... Read more
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The Irish Times
Going out: the best of what’s on this weekBrian Eno, Nine Inch Nails, David Sylvian, Michael Nyman and Peter Gabriel, amo
Going out: the best of what’s on this week
The Irish Times / Posted 15 days ago
Brian Eno, Nine Inch Nails, David Sylvian, Michael Nyman and Peter Gabriel, among many others, book jackets for works by Samuel Beckett, Milan Kundera, Ian McEwan and Jayne Anne Phillips, plus numerous stage and lighting schemes for myriad... Read more
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Herald.ie
'Excellent' CCTV from murder scene shows bike gunman fleeingthe bike at the lower end of Sheriff Street Lower before exiting on to Seville
'Excellent' CCTV from murder scene shows bike gunman fleeing
Herald.ie / Posted 17 days ago
the bike at the lower end of Sheriff Street Lower before exiting on to Seville Place, which runs from the Five Lamps to the Samuel Beckett Bridge. Gardai have appealed for any witnesses to the incident - the shooting took place in a busy area of... Read more
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The Irish Times
Bodily autonomy and inequality: women dance around the Proclamationsymbolism of female dancing bodies occupying the space where the Republic was p
Bodily autonomy and inequality: women dance around the Proclamation
The Irish Times / Posted 19 days ago
symbolism of female dancing bodies occupying the space where the Republic was proclaimed – “holy ground”, according to Samuel Beckett – is not lost on the choreographers. “We are six women, six highly skilled, trained physical bodies that have... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
DART 4F56 presents: The Flu SeasonArts, 15 Artists’ Common, St. Catharines This unexpected comedy comes from the
DART 4F56 presents: The Flu Season
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 19 days ago
Arts, 15 Artists’ Common, St. Catharines This unexpected comedy comes from the playwright the New York Times hails as “a Samuel Beckett for the Jon Stewart generation.” Romance is hacked and hijacked when a man and woman meet in a “retreat... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Today in HistoryNellie McKay is 34. Actress Allison Williams is 28. Actress Hannah Marks is 23.
Today in History
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 19 days ago
Nellie McKay is 34. Actress Allison Williams is 28. Actress Hannah Marks is 23. Thought for Today: "In the landscape of extinction, precision is next to godliness." -- Samuel Beckett, Irish poet and playwright (born this date in 1906, died... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
This day in history, April 13, 2016Ty Dolla $ign is 34. Actress Allison Williams is 28. Actress Hannah Marks is 23
This day in history, April 13, 2016
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 20 days ago
Ty Dolla $ign is 34. Actress Allison Williams is 28. Actress Hannah Marks is 23. Thought for Today: "In the landscape of extinction, precision is next to godliness." — Samuel Beckett, Irish poet and playwright (born this date in 1906, died... Read more
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Gazette News
Curtain Call: David Elliott on juggling guitars, Macbeth and arriving late to the theatrical party.David has performed with in lots of previous productions. This time the pair w
Curtain Call: David Elliott on juggling guitars, Macbeth and arriving late to the theatrical party.
Gazette News / Posted 20 days ago
David has performed with in lots of previous productions. This time the pair will be taking on the mighty Happy Days by Samuel Beckett, which runs from April 27 to 30 at 7.45pm each night. For tickets call the box office on 01206 366000. What... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Almanacof Chad, Francois Tombalbaye (tahm-bahl-BAH'-yeh), was killed in a military cou
Almanac
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 20 days ago
of Chad, Francois Tombalbaye (tahm-bahl-BAH'-yeh), was killed in a military coup. Thought for Today: "In the landscape of extinction, precision is next to godliness." - Samuel Beckett, Irish poet and playwright (born this date in 1906, died... Read more
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Denver Post
Arvada Center sets its 2016-17 theater season, mix of musicals, playsAndrew Lloyd Webber Directed by Rod A. Lansberry Main Stage Theatre March 24
Arvada Center sets its 2016-17 theater season, mix of musicals, plays
Denver Post / Posted 21 days ago
Andrew Lloyd Webber Directed by Rod A. Lansberry Main Stage Theatre March 24 - April 16, 2017 "Waiting for Godot" By Samuel Beckett Directed by Geoffrey Kent Black Box Theatre April 21 - May 20, 2017 Note: This production is performed in... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Suzan Hanson brings immediacy, authenticity to Long Beach Opera's 'La Voix Humaine'authenticity. How this "Voix Humaine" fits into the bigger arts picture is als
Suzan Hanson brings immediacy, authenticity to Long Beach Opera's 'La Voix Humaine'
Los Angeles Times / Posted 22 days ago
authenticity. How this "Voix Humaine" fits into the bigger arts picture is also fascinating. One could see the one-woman Samuel Beckett plays written in Paris not long after Poulenc's opera — and coincidentally being acted by Lisa Dwan at the... Read more
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The Morning Call
A chat with Irish novelist Colum McCann, who speaks at NCCthat all writers have to go through that sort of feeling to understand that in
A chat with Irish novelist Colum McCann, who speaks at NCC
The Morning Call / Posted 23 days ago
that all writers have to go through that sort of feeling to understand that in many ways you have to fail. I like the [Samuel] Beckett quote: "No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better." But I didn't find the transition from journalism to... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Country taken for a ride: Kamlacomment yesterday as she noted the mid-term budget review presented by Finance
Country taken for a ride: Kamla
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 24 days ago
comment yesterday as she noted the mid-term budget review presented by Finance Minister Colm Imbert was painted like the Samuel Beckett play, Waiting for Godot. In her 90-minute response to Imbert’s presentation, Persad-Bissessar criticised... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
If you're going to see Beckett's late short plays, Lisa Dwan is the actress you want to perform theminto complete darkness. A representative from the Broad Stage, where this bill
If you're going to see Beckett's late short plays, Lisa Dwan is the actress you want to perform them
Los Angeles Times / Posted 24 days ago
into complete darkness. A representative from the Broad Stage, where this bill of three short plays by Irish playwright Samuel Beckett opened Thursday, went to inordinate lengths to stave off a wave of night terrors in the audience. Should the... Read more
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Slate
Beckett and Keaton Made a Movie Together! Why Wasn’t It Any Good?When Beckett Met BusterThe genius of stage and the genius of screen made a movi
Beckett and Keaton Made a Movie Together! Why Wasn’t It Any Good?
Slate / Posted 25 days ago
When Beckett Met BusterThe genius of stage and the genius of screen made a movie together. Why was it bad? That Samuel Beckett and Buster Keaton once collaborated on a short avant-garde film is, in and of itself, a thrilling fact. You’d have to scan... Read more
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Pitchfork
Beyond the Wizard's Sleeve Announce Debut Album, Share "Diagram Girl" Videoto accompany ‘Diagram Girl’ draws on the influences of the French New Wave film
Beyond the Wizard's Sleeve Announce Debut Album, Share "Diagram Girl" Video
Pitchfork / Posted 25 days ago
to accompany ‘Diagram Girl’ draws on the influences of the French New Wave films, Surrealist cinema and the dream logic of Samuel Beckett." The video is the first in a series of films that will be accompanying tracks from the album. Watch the video... Read more
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The New Yorker
Performance Art that Doesn’t Boreguitar for six hours a day. A Bard trustee named Roland Augustine saw it and wa
Performance Art that Doesn’t Bore
The New Yorker / Posted 26 days ago
guitar for six hours a day. A Bard trustee named Roland Augustine saw it and was instantly captivated. “It was like Samuel Beckett, somehow,” he recalls. “There was this existential crisis in what he was doing, and it really hit me.”... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Irish actress Lisa Dwan to perform Beckett's dark, tortured 'Not I' for last time at the Broad Stagequestion: "How is the blackout coming along?" For five shows beginning Thursda
Irish actress Lisa Dwan to perform Beckett's dark, tortured 'Not I' for last time at the Broad Stage
Los Angeles Times / Posted 26 days ago
question: "How is the blackout coming along?" For five shows beginning Thursday, Dwan will perform three short plays by Samuel Beckett, including "Not I," an anguished monologue delivered "at the speed of thought" by a disembodied mouth floating... Read more
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The Irish Times
Samuel Beckett in Paris: a luminous emptinessto its “luminous emptiness”. Moving on to another Irish writer, you could argu
Samuel Beckett in Paris: a luminous emptiness
The Irish Times / Posted 28 days ago
to its “luminous emptiness”. Moving on to another Irish writer, you could argue that the analogy of the tree also fits Samuel Beckett’s relationship with Paris. Beckett first moved to Paris in 1928 where he taught at the Ecole Normale... Read more
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RTE News
Paul Brady and Paul Muldoon unveil three new songsMuldoon, after the programme aired the first track, Say You Don't Mean, a funky
Paul Brady and Paul Muldoon unveil three new songs
RTE News / Posted 29 days ago
Muldoon, after the programme aired the first track, Say You Don't Mean, a funky roll-call of greats from James Joyce to Samuel Beckett and Franks, Zappa and Sinatra. Brady and Muldoon may work together on more songs "I mean I was so happy to... Read more
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The Irish Times
‘You don’t just photograph a man like Samuel Beckett. You offer him something’of the 20th century, the work that secured John Minihan’s place in history. Lat
‘You don’t just photograph a man like Samuel Beckett. You offer him something’
The Irish Times / Posted a month ago
of the 20th century, the work that secured John Minihan’s place in history. Late one Sunday afternoon in December 1985, Samuel Beckett, seated at a café table, stares into space with what his publisher, John Calder, called “the introspective,... Read more
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Slate
Whose Foreign Policy Is Scarier: Ted Cruz’s or Donald Trump’s?(certainly the reporters treated him with respect), but read the transcript. It
Whose Foreign Policy Is Scarier: Ted Cruz’s or Donald Trump’s?
Slate / Posted a month ago
(certainly the reporters treated him with respect), but read the transcript. It’s an incoherent babble reminiscent of a Samuel Beckett monologue. Think Krapp’s Last Tape, without the humor. The late Daniel Patrick Moynihan once said during a... Read more
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Evening Standard
Eddie the Eagle, film review: maybe the most cheerfully simple-minded film ever madewell.” Completely untrue, of course. Just ask Anita Brookner. But then we can b
Eddie the Eagle, film review: maybe the most cheerfully simple-minded film ever made
Evening Standard / Posted 1 months ago
well.” Completely untrue, of course. Just ask Anita Brookner. But then we can be thankful the film-makers didn’t turn to Samuel Beckett, whose words from his late masterpiece, Worstward Ho, have become one of the great modern memes: “Ever tried.... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
'Notfilm' gifts us with a charming look at an unlikely Beckett-Keaton pairingthick on the land where moviemaking is concerned, but few have the resonance of
'Notfilm' gifts us with a charming look at an unlikely Beckett-Keaton pairing
Los Angeles Times / Posted 1 months ago
thick on the land where moviemaking is concerned, but few have the resonance of the once-in-a-lifetime connection between Samuel Beckett and Buster Keaton. Hard as it is to believe, the inscrutable Irish avant-garde playwright and novelist and... Read more
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MLive.com
"Eye In the Sky" Highlights Alan Rickman in Final Onscreen Performanceof the 20th century, she collected not only art, but artists. Her colorful pers
"Eye In the Sky" Highlights Alan Rickman in Final Onscreen Performance
MLive.com / Posted 1 months ago
of the 20th century, she collected not only art, but artists. Her colorful personal history included such figures as Samuel Beckett, Max Ernst, Jackson Pollock, Alexander Calder, Marcel Duchamp as well as countless others. While fighting... Read more
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Santa Monica Mirror
Irish actress Lisa Dwan to Performing Her Acclaimed “Beckett Trilogy” in Santa Monicafor five performances only, April 7 through 10. Dwan has become world famous i
Irish actress Lisa Dwan to Performing Her Acclaimed “Beckett Trilogy” in Santa Monica
Santa Monica Mirror / Posted 1 months ago
for five performances only, April 7 through 10. Dwan has become world famous in the recent past performing the works of Samuel Beckett. Her trilogy of one-woman Beckett plays has sold out all over the world from London’s West End to Hong Kong,... Read more

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