Beckett and Havel Double-Bill

28 July to 15 August 2015 Blue Rider Group presents a Samuel Beckett and Václav Havel double bill. Catastrophe by Samuel Beckett CATASTROPHE sees a theatre director and his assistant arranging a protagonist, who stands on a square plinth, bare-footed, his head bowed – submitting to their direction. This Havel-like captive, silently wills the audience…

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Conference: Staging Beckett and Contemporary Theatre and Performance Cultures

Minghella Building, University of Reading 10-11 April 2015 Staging Beckett and Contemporary Theatre and Performance Cultures Minghella Building, University of Reading 10-11 April 2015 Conference Call for Papers The Staging Beckett team is pleased to announce the project’s third and final conference, Staging Beckett and Contemporary Theatre and Performance Cultures. Building on the conversation begun…

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