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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Beckett at Reading 2013: An International Conference

Celebrating 25 years of the Beckett International Foundation Beckett at Reading 2013Minghella BuildingThe University of Reading4-7 April 2013 Celebrating 25 years of the Beckett International FoundationOrganised by the departments of English Literature, Art, and Film, Theatre and Television In 1988, with the support of Samuel Beckett, James Knowlson established the Beckett International Foundation as a…

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The Beckett Circle (Autumn 2012)

This Issue Editorial President’s AddressEditorial Theatre Reviews Waiting for Godot (Los Angeles)Oh les beaux jours! (Paris)Teacht is Imeacht (Dublin)Act Without Words II (London)Waiting for Godot (New Zealand)Rockaby/Berceuse & Footfalls (Norway) Interviews Michael Brodsky on Translating Eleuthéria Conference Reviews Beckett and the ‘State[s]’ of Ireland, University College DublinSamuel Beckett Working Group in SouthamptonBeckett Summer School, Trinity…

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President’s Address

Jean-Michel Rabaté, President of the SBS. To conclude without concluding, I’ll quote a passage in French from Beckett’s 1945 story ‘Le Calmant’: ‘A moi maintenant le départ, la lutte et le retour peut-être, â ce viellard qui est moi ce soir, plus vieux que je ne le serai jamais. Me voici acculé â des futurs’.…

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Editorial

Peter Fifield, Editor As the newsletter’s new editor it’s a pleasure to welcome readers to the first online issue of The Beckett Circle. The change in format is one move among several, as the Circle is now based in England and the Presidency of the Samuel Beckett Society is set to make the same shift…

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