Daniel Domig: Clay Animation Project

A video experiment Simon Larsen has kindly drawn my attention to this experimental video animation, based on an extract from Samuel Beckett’s Malone Dies. It is a test by Austrian/American artist Daniel Domig, who is developing a series of works based on Beckett’s Texts for Nothing. The spoken word element of the video is provided…

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Coming Soon: Spring Issue

New members-area soon to be introduced The Spring issue of The Beckett Circle is on its way. We’re putting together a members section of our website, and when we’re done, we’ll let you know all about it! Thank you for your patience, and look forward to showing you the new issue!

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Samuel Beckett Summer School 2013

Registration is now open Founded in 2011, the Samuel Beckett Summer School provides a unique experience for students, scholars and lovers of Beckett’s works. Each year we invite the world’s foremost Beckett scholars to present new lectures and seminars on all aspects of Beckett’s works. The School appeals to a wide range of Beckett enthusiasts…

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Herbert Blau 1926-2013

Renowned theatre director and theorist Herbert Blau. Photograph: Steven A. Gunther It is with great sadness that The Beckett Circle reports the passing of Herbert Blau, a friend and colleague. We share the sentiment of Mark Nixon, President of the Samuel Beckett Society: ‘Beckett Studies has lost an important scholar and theatre director, and he…

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Rick Cluchey: An Evening of Beckett

Shattered Globe Theatre, Chicago · 2 – 12 May 2013 From the Shattered Globe Theatre in Chicago: The Ensemble of Shattered Globe Theatre is pleased to present An Evening of Samuel Beckett starring renowned Beckett protégé and San Quentin Drama Workshop founder Rick Cluchey in Krapp’s Last Tape and his own solo piece, Sam and…

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Lisa Dwan to perform Not I in Reading

26-27 April 2013 · University of Reading The Anthony Minghella Building at the University of Reading The Beckett International Foundation presents Lisa Dwan performing Beckett’s Not I On the evenings of the 26 and 27 April, celebrated actress Lisa Dwan will play the role of Mouth in one of the most inspiring and challenging pieces…

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London Beckett Seminar: April 2013

25 April 2013, 3.00pm-4.30pm · Birkbeck College, London Design: Rhys Tranter. Photograph: Getty Images. This seminar aims to bring together all students and researchers with an interest in the work of Beckett. The seminar undertakes close readings of Beckett’s work, and of texts related to it. There are also papers and reports on work in…

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Samuel Beckett: Berlin Panel Discussion

English Theatre Berlin · 11 May 2013 Samuel Beckett directs Waiting for Godot at Riverside Studios, with Rick Cluchey (left) and German director Walter Asmus (right of Beckett). Photograph: John Minihan Samuel BeckettPanel Discussion and ReadingWalter Asmus, Conor Lovett and Judy Hegarty Lovett on working with Beckett and Beckett’s works, moderated by Gaby Hartel Reading…

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Brighton Festival 2013: Here All Night

A performance celebrating the text and music of Samuel Beckett Conor Lovett Here All NightWorld PremiereThis performance interweaves the text and music of Samuel Beckett with original compositions by Paul Clark, drawn from and inspired by Beckett’s works Watt, Malone Dies and The Unnamable. Judy Hegarty Lovett has directed over 18 Beckett titles for Gare…

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Samuel Beckett: Debts and Legacies 2013

5pm on Tuesdays in Trinity Term, 2012. University of Oxford Desgn: Rhys Tranter The University of Oxford has announced the speakers for this year’s Samuel Beckett Debts and Legacies series: Samuel Beckett: Debts and Legacies 2012 University of Oxford 5.30pm on Tuesdays in Trinity Term, 2012.New Seminar Room, St John’s College, Oxford. 23 April — Dr Kirsten Shepherd-Barr(University…

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