Staging Beckett at the Margins

University of Chester, 11-12 September 2014 Samuel Beckett. Photograph: Reg Lancaster/Getty Images Call for Papers – Staging Beckett at the Margins Staging Beckett is a three year collaborative research project undertaken by the universities of Chester, Reading, and the Victoria & Albert Museum which started in September 2012, funded by the Arts and Humanities Research…

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Staging Beckett: Constructing Performance Histories

University of Reading · Inaugural Conference, 4-5 April 2014 4-5 April 2014, Minghella Building, University of Reading, Whiteknights Campus.ONLINE BOOKING IS NOW AVAILABLE. Staging Beckett’s Inaugural Conference on 4th – 5th April 2014 will focus on the history, documentation and analysis of Beckett’s theatre in performance in the UK, Ireland and internationally. Staging Beckett: The…

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Stanley E Gontarski: Working with Beckett

3 March 2014 · Trinity College Dublin Professor Stanley E. Gontarski Working with Beckett3 March 2014Trinity College Dublin A lecture by Prof Stanley E Gontarski (Florida State University), organised by the Trinity College Library, the School of English and the School of Drama, Film and Music, TCD. Professor Stanley E Gontarski, whose letters, papers and…

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Samuel Beckett: Roughs

25 February – 1 March 2014 · Secret Location, Cambridge Roughsby Samuel Beckett11pm, Tuesday 25 February – Saturday 1 MarchAt a Secret Central Cambridge Location: Visit http://www.adcticketing.com for details. Produced by Cambridge University’s Heywood Society, with the support of the Lady Margaret Players. Direct event link: http://www.adcticketing.com/whats-on/drama/roughs.aspx The Production: ‘Roughs’ is an immersive staged reading…

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Steve Gough, Godot

Waterloo East Theatre, London · 29 October – 27 November 2013 From Waterloo East Theatre: With Nicolaus Mackie and Charlie SyerDirection: Ilmar Taska, Gill Taylor Sixty years ago Samuel Beckett wrote his absurdist theatre classic, ‘Waiting for Godot’. Since then audiences around the world must have wondered what exactly Godot was up to all the…

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Staging Beckett: Ian Rickson in Conversation

University of Reading · 3 October 2013 Ian Rickson Staging Beckett: Ian Rickson in conversation with Mark Taylor-BattyThe Minghella Building, University of Reading, Whiteknights campus, Reading.Thursday 3 October 7.30pm. Doors open 6.30pm.Followed by wine reception. The University of Reading, the Staging Beckett project, and the Beckett International Foundation are delighted to present a conversation with…

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Beckett and Contemporary Art: Make Sense Who May

Derval Tubridy to appear at this year’s Edinburgh International Festival Derval Tubridy, Goldsmiths, University of London, explores the vibrant interplay between Samuel Beckett’s work and contemporary art with a particular focus on bodies and technology. Chaired by Octavian Saiu. Date and Time: 28 August 2013, 2.30pm. Tickets: £6Duration: 1 hour approximatelyVenue: The HubSeries: Beckett at…

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Waiting for Godot: Yiddish Premiere

Godot is coming! !גאָדאָ קומט 20 September – 13 OctoberFridays and Saturdays at 7:30 PMSundays at 2 PM Yiddish brings into Beckett’s text a special historical and cultural poignancy, that of the homeless survivor whose only home is his language and his culture; a language and culture in which tears of laughter and tears of…

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