Here All Night

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…

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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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