On April 6th, Arizona State University will be hosting the first public screening of a new documentary film called The Endgame Project. The following is taken from a press release featured on the documentary’s website:

Dan Moran and Chris Jones are New York actors. Both have Parkinson’s disease — a disease that affects all the elements essential to the craft of being an actor.

So it is an act of bravery for Dan and Chris to take on Samuel Beckett’s comic masterpiece, Endgame, a complex and difficult piece of theater that makes the case that “there’s nothing funnier than unhappiness.”

By performing with Parkinson’s disease while opening their lives to a documentary, these two men show that they can meet even the most difficult circumstances with aplomb, a sense of humor, and heart. [Read More]

Posted by:Rhys Tranter

Dr Rhys Tranter specialises in twentieth-century and contemporary culture. His writing has appeared in the Times Literary Supplement, The Spectator, and a number of academic books and periodicals. His website RhysTranter.com is an independent website that promotes literature and the arts.

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