London Beckett Seminar: 27 June 2013

27 June 2013, 2pm-5pm · Birkbeck College, London Design: Rhys Tranter. Photograph: Getty Images. Beckett Studies: Tracing the GrainLondon Beckett SeminarBirkbeck, University of London Thursday 27 June, 2013 2–5pm, B04, Birkbeck College43 Gordon Square, London. WC1H 0PD Despite its frequent alignment with an aesthetic of ‘lessness’, Samuel Beckett’s work has remained insistently, even hyperactively, productive…

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Samuel Beckett In Our Time

Calder Bookshop, London · 31 May, 7pm From the Calder Bookshop and Theatre: ‘”Samuel Beckett in Our Time” looks both on the restrictions imposed on current productions of Beckett’s theatre and the ways in which contemporary directors push the limits of what might be called “authentic Beckett” to produce a Beckett for the 21st century,…

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Night Waves: Derval Tubridy talks to Lisa Dwan

Dwan on Not I at London’s Royal Court Theatre From BBC Radio 3: ‘The stage is in darkness except for a mouth visible about eight feet above stage level, “emitting” a stream-of-consciousness account of a life. Samuel Beckett’s ‘Not I’ received its European premiere 40 years ago at the Royal Court Theatre in London. To mark…

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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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