Samuel Beckett

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San Antonio Express-News
Author interview: Author Celeste Ng draws inspiration from her high-school yearsrealized that I really didn’t have what it took to be a poet”), particularly An
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 16 hours ago
realized that I really didn’t have what it took to be a poet”), particularly Anne Sexton and Sylvia Plath, and the plays of Samuel Beckett. She remains a tireless reader of fiction, citing Arundhati Roy’s “The God of Small Things” (”I read part of... Read more
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Missoulian
Author Celeste Ng draws inspiration from her high-school years for 'Little Fires Everywhere'realized that I really didn't have what it took to be a poet"), particularly An
Missoulian / Posted 23 hours ago
realized that I really didn't have what it took to be a poet"), particularly Anne Sexton and Sylvia Plath, and the plays of Samuel Beckett. She remains a tireless reader of fiction, citing Arundhati Roy's "The God of Small Things" ("I read part of... Read more
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The Irish Times
Tom Vaughan-Lawlor: ‘I fought my way up from the mean streets of Rathgar’for an artist who imagined his career would be entirely theatrical. He graduat
The Irish Times / Posted 2 days ago
for an artist who imagined his career would be entirely theatrical. He graduated with a degree in Drama Studies at the Samuel Beckett Centre, Trinity College Dublin and continued his training at Rada: “I remember going to Rada and thinking I’ll... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Fun timespresident's border wall betrayal on congressional Republicans. The Fox News hos
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
president's border wall betrayal on congressional Republicans. The Fox News host seems to be drawing moral inspiration from Samuel Beckett, who is said to have mused: "When you're in the [expletive] to your neck, there's nothing left to do but... Read more
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The Irish Times
What JP Donleavy did best was the desperate melancholy of men in their primethe late ’80s he had a show of his paintings at a gallery off the Kings Road in
The Irish Times / Posted 11 days ago
the late ’80s he had a show of his paintings at a gallery off the Kings Road in Chelsea. One of the paintings was a head of Samuel Beckett and he told me that he had worked from my photographs of Beckett. Well, I was delighted. RIP. John Minihan’s... Read more
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The Irish Times
JP Donleavy tributes: ‘A strange and neccessary occult light has been extinguished’the late ’80s he had a show of his paintings at a gallery off the Kings Road in
The Irish Times / Posted 11 days ago
the late ’80s he had a show of his paintings at a gallery off the Kings Road in Chelsea. One of the paintings was a head of Samuel Beckett and he told me that he had worked from my photographs of Beckett. Well, I was delighted. RIP. John Minihan’s... Read more
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The Seattle Times
‘Blues for Mister Charlie’: James Baldwin’s theatrical ode to civil-rights martyr Medgar Eversthis is your church and you want to watch it like church. That’s fine. Do you.”
The Seattle Times / Posted 11 days ago
this is your church and you want to watch it like church. That’s fine. Do you.” And they did. Unlike, say, watching a Samuel Beckett production with a crowd of silent people in the dark, the audience at James Baldwin’s “Blues for Mister... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Remembering theater director and Royal Shakespeare founder Peter Hall, who turned language into lifeartistic universe. When he founded the Royal Shakespeare Company as a 29-year-o
Los Angeles Times / Posted 12 days ago
artistic universe. When he founded the Royal Shakespeare Company as a 29-year-old iconoclast, he had already introduced Samuel Beckett to the English-speaking world. Nothing would be the same after his 1955 London production of “Waiting for... Read more
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Irish Examiner
The presence of the LE Samuel Beckett at the the world's biggest arms fair has sparked outrage | Irish Examiner Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 04:37...
Irish Examiner / Posted 13 days ago
| Irish Examiner Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 04:37... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Ireland's military chiefs defend sending flagship navy vessel to arms fair The LE Samuel Beckett is moored at the ExCel centre in Docklands, east London
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 13 days ago
The LE Samuel Beckett is moored at the ExCel centre in Docklands, east London September 12 2017 Ireland's military chiefs defend sending flagship navy vessel to arms... Read more
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EuroNews
British theatre giant Sir Peter Hall dies aged 86Brook notably shook up the classics like Shakespeare, and introduced daring new
EuroNews / Posted 13 days ago
Brook notably shook up the classics like Shakespeare, and introduced daring new authors to the public; for example, giving Samuel Beckett his premiere in London with “Waiting for Godot” in 1955. Howard Brenton and Tom Littler would like to... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Author Celeste Ng draws inspiration from her high-school years for ‘Little Fires Everywhere’realized that I really didn’t have what it took to be a poet”), particularly An
The Seattle Times / Posted 13 days ago
realized that I really didn’t have what it took to be a poet”), particularly Anne Sexton and Sylvia Plath, and the plays of Samuel Beckett. She remains a tireless reader of fiction, citing Arundhati Roy’s “The God of Small Things” (“I read part of... Read more
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SKY News
What's on show at controversial arms fair?HMS Argyll. The two foreign vessels are the Belgian navy ops vessel, BNS Pollu
SKY News / Posted 14 days ago
HMS Argyll. The two foreign vessels are the Belgian navy ops vessel, BNS Pollux, and the Irish Naval Service vessel, LE Samuel Beckett, which was accompanied up the Thames yesterday by the Met police. :: Other tech on display Companies are... Read more
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The Irish Times
Dublin Fringe Festival: hits and misses from the opening weekendfor a stirring production, but that potential remains to be harnessed. - Chris
The Irish Times / Posted 14 days ago
for a stirring production, but that potential remains to be harnessed. - Chris McCormack Runs util Sept 11 Neon Western Samuel Beckett Theatre, Dublin The den of iniquity in this Wild Western rave, The Soiled Dove, has a steep price of... Read more
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The Irish Times
Dublin Fringe Festival: the opening weekend’s actionfor a stirring production, but that potential remains to be harnessed. Runs ut
The Irish Times / Posted 14 days ago
for a stirring production, but that potential remains to be harnessed. Runs util Sept 11 Chris McCormack Neon Western Samuel Beckett Theatre, Dublin The den of iniquity in this Wild Western rave, The Soiled Dove, has a steep price of... Read more
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Limerick Post
Siamsa Tíre's Anam in danceand three musicians/ singers come together to hammer out the percussive, spirit
Limerick Post / Posted 15 days ago
and three musicians/ singers come together to hammer out the percussive, spirited show ‘Anam’ that sold out Dublin’s Samuel Beckett Theatre and Siamsa Tíre in Tralee, where it premiered. Limerick gets a chance to gawp and gasp on Friday... Read more
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The Irish Times
What’s wrong with selling scallops in their shell?but then give food the short change. Our writers have won international acclaim
The Irish Times / Posted 16 days ago
but then give food the short change. Our writers have won international acclaim throughout the 20th and 21st century, from Samuel Beckett to Mike McCormack. When will we give food the same time? When will we stop treating food as just another... Read more
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The Irish Times
Dublin Fringe: 15 shows you need to see at this year’s festivalare free, but ticketed, and at night the tents themselves are transformed into
The Irish Times / Posted 18 days ago
are free, but ticketed, and at night the tents themselves are transformed into a dynamic visual installation. Neon Western Samuel Beckett Theatre September 8th-16th, 8pm (Sat matinee 4pm) The Soiled Dove Saloon, in which Conflicted Theatre and... Read more
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The Irish Times
Dublin Fringe: our picks for this year’s festivalare free, but ticketed, and at night the tents themselves are transformed into
The Irish Times / Posted 18 days ago
are free, but ticketed, and at night the tents themselves are transformed into a dynamic visual installation. Neon Western Samuel Beckett Theatre September 8th-16th, 8pm (Sat matinee 4pm) The Soiled Dove Saloon, in which Conflicted Theatre and... Read more
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The Irish Times
The New York theatre that’s kept Teresa Deevy’s flame aliveplays. Essentially it says, we spend 20 years looking forward to marriage and t
The Irish Times / Posted 19 days ago
plays. Essentially it says, we spend 20 years looking forward to marriage and the next 30 years wondering why we did. The Suitcase Under The Bed runs until September 30 at the Samuel Beckett Theatre, Theatre Row, 410 West 42nd Street. Minttheater.... Read more
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The Irish Times
‘It surprised me how much I fell in love with the Irish way’first year coincided with a new title sponsorship (since ended), which enabled
The Irish Times / Posted 20 days ago
first year coincided with a new title sponsorship (since ended), which enabled large-scale public pieces, such as the Samuel Beckett Bridge musical performance, HARP, as well as the return of the Spiegeltent and its good-night-out, beery... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Top funny men are class acts in theatre's new seasonLast Act, Isosceles Theatre Company's stage adaptation of Mora Grey's novel of
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 20 days ago
Last Act, Isosceles Theatre Company's stage adaptation of Mora Grey's novel of the same name. Mora worked alongside Samuel Beckett at the Royal Court Theatre in the 1970s. The play sees Beckett in a theatre setting, deeply troubled by the... Read more
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The Irish Times
‘What surprised me was how much I fell in love with the Irish way of doing things’first year coincided with a new title sponsorship (since ended), which enabled
The Irish Times / Posted 20 days ago
first year coincided with a new title sponsorship (since ended), which enabled large-scale public pieces, such as the Samuel Beckett Bridge musical performance, HARP, as well as the return of the Spiegeltent and its good-night-out, beery... Read more
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Herald.ie
'I think I'll get a bike' - cyclists happier with changes to quayswere concerns that traffic might be extra heavy on the quays. However, apart f
Herald.ie / Posted 20 days ago
were concerns that traffic might be extra heavy on the quays. However, apart from a backlog when a truck broke down at the Samuel Beckett Bridge - which saw traffic tailbacks to Wolfe Tone Quay for a time - traffic kept moving. Motorists who... Read more
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Boston Globe
A look at GlobeDocs and moreranging from two months to 18 years. They roam aimlessly around a ward that loo
Boston Globe / Posted 24 days ago
ranging from two months to 18 years. They roam aimlessly around a ward that looks like Dante’s Inferno as envisioned by Samuel Beckett, a series of dank rooms lined with beds along a caged-in corridor that overlooks a courtyard three stories... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Kamala Harris, flash and style, can’t measure up to Dianne FeinsteinSamuel Beckett waited in vain for Godot. Californians await a decision from Sen
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 25 days ago
Samuel Beckett waited in vain for Godot. Californians await a decision from Sen. Dianne Feinstein. Will she seek reelection next November, or is this her final act? Those at a San Francisco fundraiser last week say Feinstein sounded every bit the... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Game of Thrones star Aidan Gillen to play Irish novelist James JoyceWake while his daughter Lucia's mental health deteriorates. In the 1930s, foll
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 26 days ago
Wake while his daughter Lucia's mental health deteriorates. In the 1930s, following a failed romance with playwright Samuel Beckett, dancer Lucia was diagnosed with schizophrenia. The role of Lucia has yet to be cast and filming on the... Read more
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The Irish Times
Samuel Beckett’s miscellaneous rubbishWhat do the following 14 objects have in common? They make up the creative pro
The Irish Times / Posted 26 days ago
What do the following 14 objects have in common? They make up the creative prop-box and wardrobe on which Samuel Beckett drew throughout his writing life: the material imagination of my book’s title. These 14 objects furnish the imaginary worlds of... Read more
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Daily Mail
Musk shares LA tunnel progress as he shows off 200mph Hyperloop testwith a levitating chassis, for 'suspension, lift, guidance and propulsion' Mus
Daily Mail / Posted 28 days ago
with a levitating chassis, for 'suspension, lift, guidance and propulsion' Musk's mention of 'Godot' appears to reference Samuel Beckett's 1949 play, Waiting for Godot, where two melancholy men old men sit on mounds of Earth waiting for 'Godot' to... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
The Big Tree has endured a lotold. One could assign the tree some quality of noble endurance, but its life se
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 28 days ago
old. One could assign the tree some quality of noble endurance, but its life seems more about durability than grace. As Samuel Beckett wrote in The Unnameable "I can't go on, I'll go on." I found myself thinking if this tree had legs rather... Read more
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The Irish Times
First editions and lasting treasures: how to be a book collectorby notable Irish authors, especially James Joyce and the country’s four Nobel p
The Irish Times / Posted 30 days ago
by notable Irish authors, especially James Joyce and the country’s four Nobel prize winners – WBYeats, George Bernard Shaw, Samuel Beckett and Seamus Heaney – can be good investment. The highest price ever paid at auction worldwide for a book by an... Read more
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Daily Mail
Elon Musk's Boring Company to dig a two-mile test tunnel in Californiasame time making bizarre declarations about his love of floors and tunnels. Mu
Daily Mail / Posted a month ago
same time making bizarre declarations about his love of floors and tunnels. Musk's mention of 'Godot' appears to reference Samuel Beckett's 1949 play, Waiting for Godot, where two melancholy men old men sit on mounds of Earth waiting for 'Godot' to... Read more
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Herald.ie
Plumber's chance to become an Artist in Las Vegasboundaries of state. McGregor's journey from Dublin to the world is not dissim
Herald.ie / Posted a month ago
boundaries of state. McGregor's journey from Dublin to the world is not dissimilar to that of James Joyce, Oscar Wilde or Samuel Beckett. McGregor exiled himself from convention and constructed a character that can take on the world. And... Read more

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