ArtsEmerson, 5-9 October 2016

The prose and music of Samuel Beckett’s writing find new life, and a fresh resonance, in this stunning new theatrical work for soprano, actor and chamber orchestra. Arriving from Ireland as part of a year-long celebration of the centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising, Here All Night brings back the players of Gare St Lazare Ireland, who wowed Boston audiences with their productions of Waiting for Godot and Moby Dick at ArtsEmerson. The group is among the world’s foremost interpreters of Beckett’s work and this Boston Premiere an absolute must-see. Folk and high art weave together with exquisite results in the hands of actor Conor Lovett, composer Paul Clark, soprano Melanie Pappenheim, and Cleek Schrey as they create enchanting musical landscapes for the incomparable writing found in novels like Watt and The Unnamable and the short story “First Love.” [Read More]

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Posted by:Rhys Tranter

Rhys Tranter is a writer and photographer who specialises in twentieth-century and contemporary culture. His writing has appeared in the Times Literary Supplement, The Spectator, and a number of books and periodicals.

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