Samuel Beckett

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Al-Ahram Weekly
THEATREas well as numerous other aspects of the play, have led to many interpretations
THEATRE
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 12 hours ago
as well as numerous other aspects of the play, have led to many interpretations since the play’s premiere. Written by Samuel Beckett, it was voted the most important English language play of the 20th century. The play is directed by Mustafa... Read more
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New York Post
How the Mets are using data to bail out their lousy infieldand attended a Mets doubleheader sweep of the Astros. Your answers: 1. Dave S
How the Mets are using data to bail out their lousy infield
New York Post / Posted 12 hours ago
and attended a Mets doubleheader sweep of the Astros. Your answers: 1. Dave Stewart 2. Rick Wright 3. Bob Welch 4. Samuel Beckett (As Howard Gold pointed out, Stewart, Wright and Welch — as well as troubled reliever Steve Howe, who shared... Read more
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The Irish Times
Anthony Cronin: Poetry, politics and this all too short lifeintellectualising prevalent at the time and gave voice to the literary aspirant
Anthony Cronin: Poetry, politics and this all too short life
The Irish Times / Posted yesterday
intellectualising prevalent at the time and gave voice to the literary aspirants of 1950s Ireland. In biographies of Samuel Beckett ( The Last Modernist, 1996) and Flann O’Brien ( No Laughing Matter, 1989), he corralled his eloquent prose... Read more
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Santa Fe Reporter
3 Questions with James Karena thing as the golden age of cinema. Currently, he is in the spotlight for NOTF
3 Questions with James Karen
Santa Fe Reporter / Posted 2 days ago
a thing as the golden age of cinema. Currently, he is in the spotlight for NOTFILM, a documentary about Buster Keaton and Samuel Beckett’s bizarre collaborative stab at avant-garde cinema, a project with which Karen was intimately involved. Though... Read more
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Santa Fe Reporter
3 Question with James Karena thing as the golden age of cinema. Currently, he is in the spotlight for NOTF
3 Question with James Karen
Santa Fe Reporter / Posted 2 days ago
a thing as the golden age of cinema. Currently, he is in the spotlight for NOTFILM, a documentary about Buster Keaton and Samuel Beckett’s bizarre collaborative stab at avant-garde cinema, a project with which Karen was intimately involved. Though... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
FNB Donates to the Committed Artists of Namibiaof Namibia (CAN) for two plays which will be staged in Windhoek. Die Laaste Gra
FNB Donates to the Committed Artists of Namibia
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
of Namibia (CAN) for two plays which will be staged in Windhoek. Die Laaste Graf Karretjie by Athol Fugard and Endgame by Samuel Beckett will be brought to life on stage by CAN on May 27 and 28 May and August 26 and 27 respectively as part of its... Read more
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Slate
The Prepster Look Is Back! But This Time, There’s a Freaky Twist.He is sporting an edgy do—brutally short on the sides and floppy on top—which g
The Prepster Look Is Back! But This Time, There’s a Freaky Twist.
Slate / Posted 4 days ago
He is sporting an edgy do—brutally short on the sides and floppy on top—which gives him more than a passing resemblance to Samuel Beckett. And maybe, just maybe, those suit-pants finish halfway up the shin, revealing a writhing rattlesnake leg... Read more
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The Seattle Times
‘A Country Road, a Tree’: the World War II battles of Samuel Beckettsafely ignored. Not this time. It is in Baker’s note that the reader discovers
‘A Country Road, a Tree’: the World War II battles of Samuel Beckett
The Seattle Times / Posted 5 days ago
safely ignored. Not this time. It is in Baker’s note that the reader discovers that the unnamed protagonist of the novel is Samuel Beckett, the famous Irish-born author of “Waiting for Godot.” Baker’s title is taken from “Godot”; the novel... Read more
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The Irish Times
Dublin Dance Festival review: the body politic comes to the forepersonal and public concerns. In Patricia Apergi’s work Planites, performer by
Dublin Dance Festival review: the body politic comes to the fore
The Irish Times / Posted 7 days ago
personal and public concerns. In Patricia Apergi’s work Planites, performer by her Greek Aerites Dance Company at the Samuel Beckett Theatre, the enduring image is of five men in retreat, slowly receding to the back of the stage and then... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ultimate Theatre Brings Fugard and Beckett to WindhoekPhilander is bringing two well-known plays to the local stage. Die Laaste Graf
Ultimate Theatre Brings Fugard and Beckett to Windhoek
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Philander is bringing two well-known plays to the local stage. Die Laaste Graf Karretjie by Athol Fugard and Endgame by Samuel Beckett will be brought to life on stage by the Committed Artist of Namibia on 27 and 28 May and 26 and 27 August 2016... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
THEATREsince the play’s premiere. It was voted the most significant English language p
THEATRE
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 7 days ago
since the play’s premiere. It was voted the most significant English language play of the 20th century. Written by Samuel Beckett, the play is directed by Mustafa Khalil, stage managed by Habiba Makhlouf, lighting designed by Omar Madkour,... Read more
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Boston Globe
‘Notfilm’ digs into Beckett’s ‘Film’Ross Lipman’s “Notfilm” is a “kino essay” about “Film” (1965), by Samuel Becket
‘Notfilm’ digs into Beckett’s ‘Film’
Boston Globe / Posted 7 days ago
Ross Lipman’s “Notfilm” is a “kino essay” about “Film” (1965), by Samuel Beckett, the Nobel Prize-winning, bleak genius’s sole venture into cinema. No less than “an investigation of the cinematic medium and the human experience of consciousness,” as... Read more
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Cincinnati CityBeat
Your Weekend To Do ListFRIDAYONSTAGE: HAPPY DAYSIf you’re looking for uplifting plays, Samuel Beckett
Your Weekend To Do List
Cincinnati CityBeat / Posted 8 days ago
FRIDAYONSTAGE: HAPPY DAYSIf you’re looking for uplifting plays, Samuel Beckett is not the guy you’d normally turn to. Nevertheless, the writer of Waiting for Godot had occasional lighter moments, and Happy Days was one of them — even though it’s an... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Navy gears up for further Med migrant rescue missions1 and adds to the total of 8,592 plucked from the sea in the region last year b
Navy gears up for further Med migrant rescue missions
Irish Examiner / Posted 11 days ago
1 and adds to the total of 8,592 plucked from the sea in the region last year by the crews of LÉ Eithne, LÉ Niamh, and LÉ Samuel Beckett. Meanwhile, the Immigrant Council of Ireland (ICI) said the need for search and rescue missions on the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Taking on the Gray Groundwriter’s block written by a man experiencing writer’s block — well in the manne
Taking on the Gray Ground
Pilipino Star / Posted 13 days ago
writer’s block written by a man experiencing writer’s block — well in the manner of saying. Sounds boring eh? My hero Samuel Beckett wrote about two men waiting for someone who doesn’t arrive, but it’s more mind-blowing than Batman v... Read more
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International Business Times
Eurovision 2016: How international song contest became unstoppable celebration of LGBT culture a middle-class light entertainment with an orchestra played on BBC radio," says
Eurovision 2016: How international song contest became unstoppable celebration of LGBT culture
International Business Times / Posted 14 days ago
a middle-class light entertainment with an orchestra played on BBC radio," says Professor Brian Singleton, who holds the Samuel Beckett Chair of Drama and Theatre at Trinity College Dublin. He has previously written on the sociology of Eurovision... Read more
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Northern Star
Peggy Gungenheim, diary of an art addictnot only art, but artists. Her colorful personal history included trysts, affa
Peggy Gungenheim, diary of an art addict
Northern Star / Posted 16 days ago
not only art, but artists. Her colorful personal history included trysts, affairs and marriages with such figures as Samuel Beckett, Max Ernst, Jackson Pollock, Marcel Duchamp as well as countless others. While fighting through personal... Read more
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The Age
Wild Cat Falling: Indigenous classic still relevant as class and race loom largeScreaming (1992). REFERENCES Wild Cat Falling. Mudrooroo. HarperCollins/A&R C
Wild Cat Falling: Indigenous classic still relevant as class and race loom large
The Age / Posted 17 days ago
Screaming (1992). REFERENCES Wild Cat Falling. Mudrooroo. HarperCollins/A&R Classics, 1965/1992 Waiting for Godot. Samuel Beckett. Faber & Faber, 1954/2006 Mudrooroo: a likely story, identity and belonging in post-colonial Australia.... Read more
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The Irish Times
Warehouse owned by U2 in Dublin’s docklands set to sell for up to €15mThe building, facing Samuel Beckett Bridge at 32-34 Sir John Rogerson’s Quay, o
Warehouse owned by U2 in Dublin’s docklands set to sell for up to €15m
The Irish Times / Posted 17 days ago
The building, facing Samuel Beckett Bridge at 32-34 Sir John Rogerson’s Quay, overlooks the river Liffey in an area that has undergone dramatic redevelopment in recent years. The listed building with 2,572sq m (27,684sq ft) on two levels, was... Read more
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Namibia Economist
What drew Philip Glass into “The Crucible”it worked very well.” Mr Glass has written fewer than 20 pieces of incidental
What drew Philip Glass into “The Crucible”
Namibia Economist / Posted 17 days ago
it worked very well.” Mr Glass has written fewer than 20 pieces of incidental music for theatre, many of them works by Samuel Beckett. Yet he knew immediately that he wanted to do “The Crucible”. Mr van Hove’s talent, an outstanding cast... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Cate Blanchett helps Sydney Theatre Company post profit but funding cuts cast shadowattracting 32,079 paying guests to 40 performances (up until December 31 last y
Cate Blanchett helps Sydney Theatre Company post profit but funding cuts cast shadow
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 17 days ago
attracting 32,079 paying guests to 40 performances (up until December 31 last year). The third most popular STC play was Samuel Beckett's Endgame, directed by Andrew Upton and starring Hugo Weaving, which drew 27,257 paying guests to 43... Read more
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The Irish Times
A Country Road, a Tree by Jo Baker: Beckett proves elusive in forced resurrectionSuzanne, writes Eoin McNamee Winter 1939. Paris has fallen to the Germans. The
A Country Road, a Tree by Jo Baker: Beckett proves elusive in forced resurrection
The Irish Times / Posted 21 days ago
Suzanne, writes Eoin McNamee Winter 1939. Paris has fallen to the Germans. The intelligentsia whisper in their salons. Samuel Beckett has returned from Ireland and occupies an apartment with his lover, Suzanne Dechevaux- Dumesnil. In the next... Read more
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express
National newspaper New Day CLOSES after just two monthsbe Britain’s shortest-ever national paper. Editor Ms Philips ended her grave s
National newspaper New Day CLOSES after just two months
express / Posted 22 days ago
be Britain’s shortest-ever national paper. Editor Ms Philips ended her grave statement on social media by saying: “To take Samuel Beckett: 'Ever tried. Ever Failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.’” “Thanks for everything.”Related... Read more
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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 25 days 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 26 days ago
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 26 days ago
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 26 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 28 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 28 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 30 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 1 months 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 1 months 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 1 months 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 1 months 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 1 months 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 1 months 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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