Current and Upcoming Productions
Lisa Dwan performs a trilogy of Beckett plays encompassing Not I, Footfalls, and Rockaby for the Royal Court Theatre at the 'Jerwood Theatre Downstairs' in London from 9-18 January 2014, and at the 'Duchess Theatre' in London from 3-15 Febrary 2014.
The Beckett Trilogy - Samuel Beckett’s towering novels Molloy, Malone Dies, and The Unnamable cycle between comic storytelling by a philosophical vagrant, an elderly man lost to memory and fantasy, and a paralyzed protagonist. In this evening-length theatrical rendition featuring excerpts from these novels, preeminent Beckett interpreters Conor Lovett and Judy Hegarty Lovett offer an embodiment of this existential trinity in a profound solo performance exploring the precision of language and Beckett’s remarkably uplifting worldview. Playing at the New York White Lights festival (3-5 November 2017). http://www.lincolncenter.org/white-light-festival/show/the-beckett-trilogy
Pan Pan Theatre is proud to present their production of Beckett's All That Fall. This production has taken two Irish Times theatre awards, has received huge critical and audience acclaim in Dublin, at the Beckett festival in Enniskillen, and at the New Wave festival at BAM in New York. After being performed at the Samuel Beckett Theatre (Dublin) from 11 to 20 April 2013, the show is scheduled to travel to the Edinburgh International Festival in August (25 - 26 Aug 2013) along with their production of EMBERS (24 - 25 Aug 2013), which will premiere at the Becket Summer School in TCD (2 - 17 Aug 2013). A trailer of Pan Pan Theatre's production of All That Fall can be found here.
Theater Zuidpool (Antwerp, Belgium) performs four short dramatic and prose works by Samuel Beckett (Niet ik, Stille sidders, Die keer, Wiegelied) on 16, 17, 21, 22, 23, 28, 29, 31 May and 1 June 2013.
The Istanbul Municipal Theater performs Playat the Bozar Theatre (Brussels, Belgium) on 26 and 27 April 2013.
NTGent restages its 2008 production of 'Krapps Laatste Band'. The play will be performed at the NTGent Minnemeers (Ghent, Belgium) on 28-30 March 2013, and at the Stadsschouwburg Amsterdam (Netherlands) on 22 April 2013.
The Dutch theatre company 'Toneelgroep Oostpool' performs Wachten op Godot in a series of theatres, from 30 March 2013 to 11 May 2013. Dates, places and tickets can be found here.
Gare St. Lazare Players Ireland: Beckett performances 2013:
- Feb 18 Molloy, Presidential dinner, Irish Embassy, Paris, France, to launch the EU 2013 Irish Presidency, Culture Programme.
- April 17 Molloy, at L'Association Parlementaire Strasbourg, France.
- April 20 Molloy, at Barrow River Arts Festival, Borris, Co. Carlow, Ireland.
- May 12/13 First Love, at the English Theatre, Berlin, Germany.
- May 16/17/18 Here All Night (Beckett Project Paris), Brighton Festival, England.
- May 23/24/25 First Love, at Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, Schotland.
Lisa Dwan performed Not I for the Royal Court Theatre in a record time of 9 minutes at the 'Jerwood Theatre Downstairs' in London from 21-25 May 2013.
Mouth On Fire production company performs 'Play' 'Not I' and 'Act Without Words I' in The Powerscourt Townhouse Gallery, Dublin from the 16-18th of September.
Gare St. Lazare Players Ireland: Beckett performances 2010:
- Jan 8/9/10 First Love, The End, Molloy and Moby Dick, APAP, New York.
- Feb 20 First Love, ENS, Paris, France.
- March 3 /4 The End & The Calmative, Cork, Ireland.
- April 12 - 17 The End & The Calmative, Dublin, Ireland.
- April 20 First Love Basel Theatre, Basel.
- May - 3 & 5 First Love Istanbul & Ankara, Turkey.
- May 15 Molloy Oxford Playhouse, England.
- May - 26 First LoveTel Aviv, Israel.
- May - 27/28 First LoveRamallah, Palestine.
- June - 28/29 The Beckett Trilogy National Arts Festival, Grahamstown, South Africa.
- July - TBC The Beckett Trilogy London Literary Festival, South Bank Centre, London, England.
- August - TBC First Love Edinburgh Festival.
- September 3-7 First LoveLivearts Festival, Philadelphia, USA
- Sep 9-19 The Beckett Trilogy & First Love. Time Based Art Festival, Portland, OR, USA.
- Sep 20 - 25 First LoveBrisbane Festival, Australia
- Sep 30, Oct 1/2The Beckett Trilogy Tobacco Factory, Bristol, England.
- Oct 5/6The End & The CalmativeCorn Exchange, Brighton
- Oct28 - Nov 18First LoveTour to New England, USA.
- Nov 27First LoveMunich, Germany. Further information: www.publictheater.org/utr
The Beckett International Foundation at the University of Reading is proud to present Rick Cluchey (co-founder of the San Quentin Drama Workshop) performing in Beckett’s Krapp’s Last Tape on 11th December 2009 (click here for a folder in pdf ).
First Love by Samuel Beckett. January 9-18. A Gare St. Lazare Players Ireland production. Performed by Conor Lovett; directed by Judy Hegarty Lovett.
Intentional Theater presents Happy Days by Samuel Beckett, directed by Miriam Eusebio. February 26th through March 21st, 2009. Wow Cafe Theater, 59 East 4th Street CONTACT INFORMATION: 718-809-0634 - firstname.lastname@example.org www.IntentionalTheater.org
Gate / Beckett, Three Beckett Dramas, performed by Ralph Finnes, Barry McGovern, and Liam Neeson, closes Lincoln Center Festival 08, July 16-27: click here for more information.
Happy Days at The National Arts Centre in Ottawa, Canada, 16 Sept. - 4 Oct. 2008: http://www.nac-cna.ca/en/theatre/index.cfm Directed by Leah Cherniak. Set and Costume Design by Victoria Wallace. Lighting Design by John (Jock) Munro. Starring Tanja Jacobs and Paul Rainville.
A Beckett Trilogy at the University of North Florida, in Jacksonville, Florida. Click here for more information. Thursday, Oct. 30, Dr. Herbert Blau speaking on Samuel Beckett. Monday, Nov. 3, Morton Feldman’s For Samuel Beckett, conducted by Tom Chiu. Thursday, Nov. 6, Rick Cluchey in Beckett’s Krapp’s Last Tape
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts presents Happy Days with Fiona Shaw , The National Theatre of Great Britain, Nov 23 - 29, 2007, in the Terrace Theater, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts , 2700 F Street, Washington, D C. Starring Fiona Shaw and Tim Potter. Directed by Deborah Warner. Set Design by Tom Pye. Lighting Design by Jean Kalman. Sound Score by Mel Mercier. Sound Design by Christopher Shutt. Costumes by Luca Costigliolo.
Troupe of Friends and Westfield Department of Recreation presents: Waiting for Godot; Saturday, May 26, 2007 and Sunday, May 27, 2007 4pm Free - Memorial Park, Westfield, NJ
Gleams Theatre presents Endgame. Directed by Constantin Sokolov. March 27, 29, 31; April 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, 15, 2007. 3997 St. Laurent blvd, Montreal. Reservations: 514 934 0535.
Clark University Department of Visual and Performing Arts presents Samuel Beckett's Play, April 3, 8:00 pm, in Razzo Hall, as part of the Beckett Symposium Farewell to Farewell, April 2-7. For more information, please call: 508-793-7113
Foothills Theatre presents a Foxrock Performance Company production of Samuel Beckett’s Endgame, sponsored by Clark University and the Higgins School for the Humanities. Directed by Raymond Munro. April 4- 7. Wednesday through Saturday, at 8:00 PM . Foothills Courtyard, off Commercial Street , at City Square (formerly the Worcester Common Outlets), downtown Worcester , MA . 100 Front Street, Worcester , MA - Box Office: 508-754-4018 - email@example.com
Le samedi 10 mars, à 18h30, l'association vous propose, à la librairie de Roussillon (La Maison Tacchella), une lecture de "Pas moi", de Samuel Beckett, par Moni Grégo, comédienne et metteur en scène. firstname.lastname@example.org
National Theatre, London. Happy Days directed by Deborah Warner, cast includes Fiona Shaw 18 January – 1 March; To book: 020 7452 3000 www.nationaltheatre.org.uk (National Theatre, South Bank, London SE1 9PX)
The Godot Company has opened a new theatre, the tiny (40 seats) BOOKSHOP THEATRE, in Calder's Bookshop opposite the Young Vic near Waterloo Station at 51, the Cut, London SE18AD. Performances of Beckett's Shorts every Tuesday and Wednesday at 7 for 1 hour. Details: www.godotcompany.com
Scène Indépendante Contemporaine (SIC) en association avec le Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord, propose trois œuvres rares (Comédie, Pas, Catastrophe) mis en scène et interprété par une figure mythique du théâtre : Michael Lonsdale. Période de Tournée: Octobre 2006 et Décembre 2006. www.sic-productions.com/programme20062007
Beckett and Company: a three-day celebration of Samuel Beckett’s continuing impact on contemporary arts, jointly hosted by Tate Modern, Goldsmiths College, Birkbeck College, and the London Consortium in this, the centenary year of his birth. We begin on Friday 6 October, with an event in the Starr Auditorium, Tate Modern, 6-8 October 2006 ( www.beckettandcompany.co.uk ).
Dublin-London: beckett centenary festival 2006 19 march-16 may: 6 weeks of drama, film, talks, visual arts and music celebrating Beckett's 100th birthday Following the sell-out success of the 1999 Beckett Festival, the Gate Theatre, Dublin and the Barbican join forces again to present the Beckett Centenary Festival simultaneously in London and Dublin. Immerse yourself in the work of one of the most innovative dramatists and writers of all time. For more information and to book online go to www.barbican.org.uk/beckett
Words by Beckett: exhibition to celebrate Beckett’s influence on typographers, graphic designers and visual artists who express their vision through written words and find inspiration from the language of great literature. 29 June - 6 August, 264 Merton Road, London.
The Two River Theater Company -- Jonathan Fox, Artistic Director -- presented a centennial Beckett festival from March 16th to April 2nd in Red Bank, New Jersey. The festival included a production of Waiting for Godot, directed by Seth Barish, and two alternating programs of the short plays, directed by Jonathan Fox. Edward Albee presented the keynote talk on March 18th; Barney Rosset spoke on March 19th; and Lois Oppenheim moderated a directors panel with Olympia Dukakis, Carey Perloff, Barish, and Fox on March 27th. ( www.trtc.org )
In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the birth of Irish writer Samuel Beckett, the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA, www.mcachicago.org ), Chicago, presented the exhibition Not I: A Samuel Beckett Centenary Celebration, from January 13 to April 23, 2006 . The central work of the exhibition was the 15-minute play by Beckett, Not I. The exhibit also included drawings of Studies for Elliot's Stones by the artist Bruce Nauman, who was heavily influenced by Beckett (cf. his film Slow Angle Walk (Beckett Walk), 1968).
Production of Endgame, directed by Beckett scholar Michael David Fox, at Rude Guerrilla Theater, Santa Ana, California, April 27 through May 21.
In association with The Beckett Centenary Festival, Dublin Docklands Development Authority & The Irish Museum of Modern Art (Kilmainham) Gare St Lazare Players Ireland presented ACCESS ALL BECKETT April 6 - 14 2006. The programme featured Dublin premiere recitals of Texts For Nothing III, VIII & XI performed by Conor Lovett, Worstward Ho performed by Lee Delong and the European Premiere of Gare St Lazare's production of A Piece of Monologue by Samuel Beckett directed by Walter Asmus and performed by Conor Lovett. In addition: revivals of Enough performed by Ally Ni Chiarain and The Beckett Trilogy (Molloy, Malone Dies & The Unnamable) performed by Conor Lovett.
GLEAMS THEATRE, Montreal, Canada presented BECKETT 100 (Three short plays by S. Beckett - Play, Rockaby and What Where) - premiere on April 13, 2006. Directed by Constantin Sokolov. Cast: Anne McMaster, Clinton Lee Pontes, Francis J. Martins, Ira Sokolova, Ken Proulx, Nick Bass, Oliver Koomsatira, Sam Croitoru, Stephanie Chapman-Baker. Dates: From April 13th, 06 to April 16th, 06. Venue: MainLine Theatre, Montreal, 3997 St. Laurent Boulevard, Tel: (514) 849-3378.
"TEXTS" adapted for the stage from Samuel Beckett's Texts for Nothing by Joe Chaikin and Steve Kent were performed at the University of La Verne (La Verne, CA). February 9th, 10th and 11th at 7:30 pm.
Waiting for Godot was performed on November 16, 2005 at the "Theater at St. Clement's Church", 423 West 46th Street, New York, NY 10036.
Springfield Stage Works, Ohio's new theater company, staged Beckett's Endgame on November 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 2005 (State Theater, Downtown Springfield). www.springfieldstageworks.org
Maskara - Nucleo de Pesquisa do Espetaculo Teatral - Nucleus of Performance Research of Universidade Federal de Goias performed Waiting for Godot at Goiania - Goias - Brasil. September 2005 at Teatro Martin Cererê (Goiânia, Brasil). Starring: Saulo Dallago, Wesley Martins, Valeria Braga, Karine Ramaldes. Director Robson Corrêa de Camargo.
Signal Ensemble Theatre revived its production of Waiting for Godot: Aug. 11 through Sept. 4, 2005, at the Chopin Theatre (1543 W. Division, Chicago).
Annual Festival Roussillon: le jeudi 28 juillet 2005 à 21h30 au Conservatoire des ocres de Roussillon: la pièce d'Imre Kertész (écrivain hongrois, prix Nobel de littérature 2002) : "Kaddish pour l'enfant qui ne naîtra pas", un spectacle du Vidy Théâtre de Lausanne avec Jean-Quentin Châtelain. Cette mise en scène a connu à Paris un succés considérable et des critiques enflammées.
Soulpepper Theatre Company in Toronto staged Waiting For Godot in the summer of 2005: http://www.soulpepper.ca/2004/index.htm
Rose State College in Midwest City, Oklahoma, produced Beckett's Endgame in April 21, 22, 23, 28, 29, & 30, 2005. For questions, contact Rebecca C. Thrash, Professor of Theatre & Speech, Rose State College, 6420 Southeast 15th Street, Midwest City, OK 73110, (405) 736-0364. The dramaturgical information James Patrick Dolph (University of Central Oklahoma) prepared for this production can be found athttp://www.libarts.ucok.edu/english/adjunct/dolph/Glossary%20of%20Words.htm
GLEAMS THEATRE (Montreal, Canada) performed Rockaby - Four Short Plays (Rockaby, Rough for Theatre I, Ohio Impromptu, Catastrophe). Director, Set & Costume Design: Constantin Sokolov. Original Music by Ira Sokolova. Starring: Ira Sokolova, Toma Weideman, Alain Mercieca, Katie Leggitt, Mina Viatcheva. April 30th, 2005 (Saturday) and MAY 1st, 2005 (Sunday). Playing at Victoria Hall (in the Art Gallery), 4626 Sherbrooke St., W., Westmount. Curtain up: at 8pm. Admission: 20$; seniors: 15$; students & groups: 10$. Box Office: (514) 934-0535. Performance 8:30 pm; arriving time: 7:30pm.
The Godot Company: Beckett weekend at the Cockpit Theatre in London from Friday 13th May to Sunday the 15th: 3 performances of Piece of Monologue, Play, and Catastrophe on Friday and Saturday evenings at 8pm and on Sunday at 2:30. Dante and the Lobster is being given a public reading on Saturday afternoon at 3:00 pm, followed by Beckett's Poetry at 5pm. On Sunday the 15th there will also be a performance of Rockaby. For more information: http://www.cockpittheatre.org.uk/or http://www.godotcompany.com/ .
The Hudson Shakespeare Company performed Waiting for Godot at the Hackensack Arts and Cultural Center, Hackensack, NJ on April 1-17, 2005. The production is directed by Gene Simakowicz. Further information about this production can be found at the Hudson Shakespeare Company web site: http://hudsonshakespeare.org/Past%20Productions/waiting_for_godot.htm
Irish Repertory Theatre presented Endgame, Directed by Charlotte Moore, starring Tony Roberts, Adam Heller, Kathryn Grody, Alvin Epstein, February 15, 2005 - April 10, 2005. Tuesday - Saturday at 8pm. Wednesday, Saturday & Sunday at 3pm. All Seats: $45 and $50. Opening Night: February 24, 2005, 7pm. Funders Night: March 1, 2005, 8pm.
Gare St Lazare Players Ireland will present Texts For Nothing recited by Conor Lovett on March 9 and Worstward Ho recited by Lee Delong on March 10 at Le Centre Culturel Irlandais, 5 rue des Irlandais, 75005 Paris . Both pieces are directed by Judy Hegarty Lovett. For info go to: www.centreculturelirlandais.com
Gare St Lazare Players Ireland presented Access All Beckett as part of Cork 2005 European Capital of Culture. Worstward Ho recited by Lee Delong, April 4 - 16 (except April 10) at 8pm (7pm on April 9) at Cork Public Museum, Fitzgeralds Park, Cork. Texts For Nothing recited by Conor Lovett April 7 - 10 at 8pm at The Masonic Lodge, Tuckey St, Cork. Enough recited by Ally Ni Chiarain (15 minutes) April 9 & 11 - 16 at 13.30pm at The Other Place, Sth Main St, Cork. All pieces are directed by Judy Hegarty Lovett. For info go to: www.garestlazareplayersireland.com . Booking at http://www.adviserplus.ie/tickets/ctb2/index.asp?shows=1 , or telephoneEveryman Palace Theatre +353 21 4501673
Gare St Lazare Players Ireland presented Texts For Nothing recited by Conor Lovett on March 9 and Worstward Ho recited by Lee Delong on March 10 at Le Centre Culturel Irlandais, 5 rue des Irlandais, 75005 Paris . Both pieces are directed by Judy Hegarty Lovett. For info go to: www.centreculturelirlandais.com
JMG Productions produced a performance ofb from February 17th - 20th, 2005 at the Royal Theater, 358 West 44th Street, New York, NY. The production was directed by Lorli Villanueva. Cast: Estragon by LAWRENCE LESHER, Vladimir by BEN SUMRALL, Pozzo by WILLIAM DEMANIOW, Lucky by JEFF STEVENS, Boy by MARK VILLANUEVA
Signal Ensemble Theatre presented Waiting for Godot, directed by Roman Marra at the Chopin Theatre, 1543 W. Division, Chicago, January 13 through February 20. For more information go to http://signalensemble.com or call 773-347-1350.
Devanaugh Theatre presented Voices in the Dark: Three Plays by Samuel Beckett: featuring Krapp's Last Tape, Ohio Impromptu and Cascando directed by David J Dowling with original music by David J (of Bauhaus and Love & Rockets) Feb 3-20, 2005 @ The Piano Factory 791 Tremont Street, Boston MA.
Theatre Centre in Toronto presented That Time/ five short plays by Beckett from December 6-19 2004, directed by Jennifer Tarver, performed by Paul Fauteaux, Barbara Gordon, and David Jansen. That Time includes: Not I, Act Without Words I & II, That Time and Catastrophe. For more information please go to:http://www.nowtoronto.com/issues/2004-12-02/stage_theatrepreview.php
The Mad Cow Theatre in Orlando, Florida will be presenting Happy Days on January 20-February 13, 2005 at 105 South Magnolia Avenue Orlando, FL 32801 (Mailing Address P.O. Box 3109 Orlando, FL 32802-3109). Tel 407.297.8788, Fax 407.298.5056. For further information, go to:http://www.madcowtheatre.com/2004/Happy%20Days.htm
Theatre Centre in Toronto presented: That Time/ five short plays by Beckett from December 6-19 2004, directed by Jennifer Tarver, performed by Paul Fauteaux, Barbara Gordon, and David Jansen. That Time included: Not I, Act Without Words I & II, That Time and Catastrophe.
Secret Theatre, New Haven, CT - Secret Theatre, the New London-based arts collective, in association with ghostcrab, presented Waiting for Godot at the Little Theatre from November 5 - November 20. Tim Lee directed this revival with a cast comprised of Rob DaPonte, Milt Angelopoulos, Larry Ryan, Tim Sparen, and John Angelopoulos. The design team was comprised of: Shima Ushiba (Costumes), Mike Libera (Lighting), and Fitz Gitler (Sound).
La cave poésie de Toulouse a presenté Oh ! les beaux jours avec Patricia KARIM et René GOUZENNE, mise en scène : René GOUZENNE 19 Octobre au Samedi 6 Novembre.
The Ensemble for Contemporary Music at the University of California Santa Barbara presented Musica/verbum with Cascando performed by Irwin Appel as Opener and James Donlon as Voice, accompanied by the performers of the Ensemble of William Kraft's score. The concert also included pieces by Robert Erickson, Alan Ridout, and Elisabeth Lutyens. Thursday Nov. 11 in Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall on the UCSB campus.
Dramaten, The Royal Dramatic Theatre, Stockholm presented a mixed bill of Beckett short plays. It opened on 25 September: Natt och drömmar en kväll med Samuel Beckett.
Cabaret Theatre on the Douglass Campus of Rutgers presented Waiting for Godot to October 31, 2004.
Progress Theatre, The Mount, Reading, presented Happy Days, Monday 11th - Saturday 16th October, 2004, 7.45 p.m. Director: Anne Latto, postgraduate student in Film, Theatre and Television Studies; Consultant: Professor James Knowlson, author of a prize-winning biography of Beckett; Actors: Pauline Gray, an experienced performer of Beckett's works, and Jeremy Rowe, Chairman of Progress Theatre.
Rubicon Theatre Company's BeckettFest presented, among many other plays and events, Waiting for Godot, September 2 through October 3. The play was directed by Walter Asmus and featured Emmy Award-winning actor Joe Spano and Robin Gammell as Vladimir and Estragon, Cliff DeYoung as Pozzo, and Ted Neelly as Lucky. The festival also included productions of Krapp's Last Tape, with Rick Cluchey as Krapp, Happy Days, directed by Jenny Sullivan, with Robin Pearson Rose as Winnie, Rockaby, directed by David Payne with Susan Clark, Footfalls and A Piece of Monologue, directed by Walter Asmus, a reprise of Jack Mc Gowran's Beckett monologue, Beginning to End, by Cliff DeYoung, plus panels and other events. The Rubicon Theatre is located at 1006 E. Main Street, Ventura, CA 93001.
FourScore Productions in association with the BlueSphere Alliance, recently opened a play at the Lex Theater in Hollywood entitled Godot Has Left the Building.
Les Ateliers d'Aix-en-Provence presented Fin de partie at the annual Beckett Festival sponsored by La Maison Samuel-Beckett July 28.
The Beckett project, directed by Phillip Zarrilli. Cast included patricia Boyette.
Samuel Beckett: A Twentieth-Century Masters Tribute/An Evening of Fiction and Theater. Presented by: PEN American Center Monday, December 9, 2002, at 8 p.m. The Town Hall, featuring: Maria Aitken, Edward Albee, Paul Auster, Tom Bishop, Katherine Borowitz, Peter Carey, Mel Gussow, Israel Horovitz, Bill Irwin, Rosaleen Linehan, Christopher Ricks, Richard Seaver, Marian Seldes, John Turturro. Curated by Mel Gussow.
Rorschach Productions presented four plays by Beckett and Sam Shepard. In its inaugural offering, Rorschach staged Catastrophe, Breath, (Beckett), Red Cross, andCowboys #2 (Shepard) at the Buntport Theatre, Denver. Beginning November 29th and running through December 22nd.
Post Theatre Company presented Oh les beaux jours (Happy Days), Beckett's translation of the play from his original English language version, directed by Jon Fraser, November 22-24, 2002. Little Theatre, C.W. Post Campus of Long Island University, 720 Northern Blvd., Brookville, New York.
Dramo Dramaturgy and Movement, a dance theater in Caracas, Venezuela, developed a choreographic version of En attendant Godot/Waiting for Godot, in November in Caracas. For information, contact, Leyson Ponce, Choreographer at email@example.com
Centro Dramátivo de Évora (Évora Dramatic Centre - Portugal) performed three plays by Beckett, directed by Julio Castronuovo: Rockaby, Act without words II, Not I. From november 7 to november 22.
The Arena Theatre on the campus of CSULA presented Cliff DeYoung in the Works of Samuel Beckett, an anthology of 17 excerpts from Beckett's drama and fiction woven into a coninuous 80-minute monologue. Originally compiled by Jack MacGowran in 1962, and it had not beenseen in the U.S. for over 30 years. It ran from November 1-16.
The Cherry Lane Theatre, home of the world premiere of Happy Days (on September 17th, 1961), staged a reprise September 29 through October 27. Director Joseph Chaikin, and actors Joyce Aaron and Ron Faber. The Cherry Lane Theatre website is www.cherrylanetheatre.com.
Company of Fools presentedWaiting for Godot, October 10 through November 3rd at the Liberty Theatre in Hailey. The cast, under Rusty Wilson's direction and assistant direction by Laine Satterfield, featured Andrew Alburger, Paul Bauman, Anthony Henderson, Richard Rush and Manny Santiago. Set Design by Dennis Rexroad, who designed the Company's production of Dinner With Friends, James Joyce's The Dead, True West, Side Man and The Seagull. This was a Back Alley Production.
California University of Pennsylvania's Department of Theatre and Dance presented Catastrophe. Performance with installation video, directed by Ryan Gialames. October 25th and 26th.
Theatre UCF at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Florida, presented Waiting for Godot on Stage 2. October 3 through 13.
The Gare St Lazare Players presented, in The Royal National Theatre's Platforms Series, ... Lessness by Samuel Beckett, directed by Judy Hegarty, performed by Olwen Fouéré. Opened in the Cottesloe Theatre on Friday 25 September (previewed 24 September) to Oct. 4
Kitchen Dog Theater presentedHappy Days at The McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, Texas. Production directed by Bobbi Masters, featuring Shelley Tharp-Payton and David Middleman. Opened Sept. 14, closed Sunday, October 13.
Broken Umbrella/Uninvited Guests in association with Our Shoes are Red, a theater laboratory and Muhlenberg College presented Waiting for Godot August 24-27, 2002, in the Trexler Pavillion for Theater and Dance at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pennsylvania.
Sons of Beckett Theatre Company presented Waiting For Godot at the Raven Playhouse In North Hollywood, Ca. The show is directed by J. Wienckowski and ran from August 2 - September 1, 2001. Admission is $15.00.
Bare Cheek Theatre Company presented the Irish première of A Is for Everything, a play featuring two women in Beckett's life, Lucia Joyce and Suzanne Deschevaux-Dumesnil. The play is by Caitlin Murphy and directed by Tony McCleane-Fay with Gemma Poole, Rose Marie van Gaalen. Opened at the WEXFORD ARTS CENTRE the 17th to the 20th of July and the 27th of JULY to the 3rd of August @ 8:15PM. The 26th of July is Lucia Day, a Special Gala in aid of "Schizophrenia Ireland" a Project Supported by the Arts Council of Ireland. The piece will also be available to tour internationally from Aug. 2002. For information, call (01)6796622.
Gare St Lazare Players continue The Beckett Trilogy:Molloy, Malone Dies & The Unnamable. The shows are made up of extracts from the novels performed by Conor Lovett and directed by Judy Hegarty. www.garestlazareplayers.com for details. The Trilogy will tour Europe, theUSA & Canada in the next 18 months and are currently seeking bookings. Founded in Chicago in 1983 the international company now divides its time between France and Ireland. For info, write firstname.lastname@example.org
Fugue theatre, through special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service and Chasama, presented Waiting for Godot at Chashama Experimental Theatre in New York City from July 6, 2002 through July 28, 2002. Richard Hutzler is Artistic Director of fugue theatre, an off-off-Broadway independent theatre company dedicated to performing classic works of the 20th Century.
The English Drama Group of the Technical University of Dresden premiered Waiting for Godot on July 4. The play wasgiven every day until (and including) July 14. Performances took place at the "bühne," the small student's theatre of the Technical University of Dresden.
The Brown Cow Company, Peter Pazmany University, Hungary finished a successful spring 2002 series of performances Play. The company won Best Actress & second Best Performance awards, was nominated for the Best Actor and Special Award for Lighting Technician at the Let`s Rock the Stage Festival in Poland. They also won Best Performance, Third Best Actor, Special Award for Light Technician, & two nominatons for Best Actress at the Central European English Theatre Festival of Universities in Debrecen, Hungary.
Ohio University¿s Forum Theatre presented Circus Beckett, May 15-18, and 25, 2002. The production was directed by Andrew Manly and featured many of Beckett's works, performed under a circus theme.
Seattle Repertory Theatre presented Texts For Nothing with Bill Irwin, through May 26th. This is the same production as was mounted by ACT.
HERE Arts Center at 145 Sixth Avenue (bet. Spring & Broome Sts.), NYC, presented ... and then you go on. An Anthology of the Works of SAMUEL BECKETT for 4 weeks between April 24th and May 19th, 2002. Adapted and performed by Bob Jaffe and directed by Peter Wallace, this anthology had its premiere in January, 2000 at the Perishable Performing Arts Center in Providence, RI and a subsequent run in May/June, 2001 in the Unicorn Theatre at the Berkshire Theatre Festival, Stockbridge, MA.
Auros Group for New Music, a non-profit chamber ensemble in the midst of its tenth season, and as the final concert of this anniversary celebration, held a Beckett celebration with a pre-concert screening of Beckett's Film with Buster Keaton. The concert included a performance of Quad as well as MIT Composition Professor Peter Child's chamber opera Embers. The event took place on May 17 beginning at 7:30 at Pickman Concert Hall at the the Longy School of Music in Cambridge, MA.
Antoine Reeves performed Krapps Last Tape at the Stephen Joseph Theatre in the Round on 1st May, 2002, at 7.45.
Waiting for Godot was at the Gateway Theatre in Chester in April.
Beckett in Die. In celebration of the 20th anniversary of the premiere of Catastrophe, the play that Beckett wrote for Vaclav Havel, Rick Cluchey's San Quentin Drama Workshop, in collaboration with Jacques Coutureau's Les Oiseaux de Passage company, performed three of Beckett's short plays on April 2, 2002, in the town of Die, in the Drôme. Cluchey himself both directed and performed in all three plays, including a staged version of Dis Joe, Ohio Impromptu (with Cluchey as Listener and Charles Krance as Reader), and Catastrophe, in which Rick wasjoined by two members of Les Oiseaux de Passage. This performance was sponsored by the Association Festival Est-Ouest in Die.
The Menlo School in Atherton, CA. (50 Valparaiso Ave, Atherton, CA, 94027) presented Waiting for Godot April 4-8, 2002. The show was directed by Tripp Robbins in partial fulfillment of his Master of Arts in Theatre Directing through the Chicago College of Performing Arts.
The Vagabond Acting Troupe presented Desinence: Nothing is More Real than Nothing - six plays by Beckett (Rockabye, Footfalls, Come and Go, Catastrophe, Act Without Words II, and Ohio Impromptu) at Second Stage at the Adrienne Theatre, Philadelphia, March 8-23, 2002.
Syzygistic Ink presented Lucia Mad by Don Nigro, March 14-24 2002 at the 24th Street Theatre in L.A. [The play is about James Joyce and Sam Beckett]
PHILIFOR & PHILIMOR presented Endgame,directed by Jeff larson, at Walkerspace, 46 walker st.,in Manhattan. Danny Brink-Washington (Nagg), Alex Gedeon (Hamm), Michelle Rosenfield (Nell), Zachary Steel (Clov) from March 20-30th.
Center for Contemporary Performance at Clark University, Worcester, MA presented: "Triptych: Three works by Samuel Beckett": Krapp's Last Tape, Footfalls, Ohio Impromptu, directed by Ray Munro. January 25 and 26, Little Center Theatre,Clark University.
Wheaton College in Norton, Massachusetts produced Waiting For Godot on December 6, 7, and 8th, 2001, directed by Christopher Hawkins.
New World School of the Arts in Miami Florida presented One sees little in this Light: Seven short plays by Samuel Beckett. (Act without Words 1, Play, Not I,Catastrophe, Act without Words II, Come and Go, Footfalls). Directed by Adjunct Faculty Jonathan Gellert, Lighting Design by Mike Maria. December 14 and 15 at 7:30 and December 16.
Melbourne French Theatre presented En attendant Godot in the Australian première of the French text. It was directed by Colin Duckworth and played at the Richmond Theatrette, Melbourne, Australia. 23-27 October 2001.
University of Victoria Department of Theatre produced Beckett's Endgame in The Roger Bishop Theatre, October 18th until the 27th. Director, Giles Hogya, Allan Stichbury, Set Designer, Mary Kerr, Costume Designer and Melinda Sutton, Lighting Designer. Ryan Arnold played Clov, Devon Pipars was Nell, Zachary Stevenson was Nagg (all three are student actors) and the role of Hamm was played by Professor John Krich. This is Professor Krich's final year of teaching at the Department of Theatre."Parol&musica", (words and music), a young actor's company whose debute play, on April 2001, was QUADrat, a play derived from S.Beckett. QUADrat includes some parts of: Waiting for Godot, Happy Days, Comedy,Footfalls, Eh, Joe!, Not I, Rockaby, The Unnamable and, obviously, QUAD. "QUADrat" was staged again at the Politecnico theatre of Rome, Italy, from October 18th to October 29th 200
Northern Stage, the Newcastle Playhouse-based theatre company, is staging a season of works by Beckett, Pinter and Mamet during September and October. It includes a three-hander, Play, Not I and Breath, in the theatre's Gulbenian Studio from Oct 1 to 6. This is followed by five performances of Krapp's Last Tape from Oct 9 to 13 by an outside company, In Company, founded by Russell Hunter. Northern Stage's number is 0191 230 5151- or check the website at www.northernstage.com
The Muskegon (MI) Community College Center for Theater will present a special evening of one-acts, October 5 - 14, 2001, as a part of the college's 75th anniversary year. First on the bill is a student production of Cut which was first performed by the Limited Time Offer Theater Company of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Krapp's Last Tape will be second on the bill, directed by center for theater director Sheila Kulp Wahamaki, and featuring adjunct faculty member Tom Harryman as Krapp. Runs Friday and Saturdays, 8:00 p.m., Sundays 3:00 p.m. October 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 14, 2001 at Muskegon Community College Overbrook Theater, 221 South Quarterline Road, Muskegon, MI
Peace Theaterin Tehran, Iran: Kambiz Asadi reports a performance of Not I this September. For more contact Kambiz Asadi.
The Crescendo Theatre Company performed What Where, Come and Go, and Ohio Impromptu as part of the Philadelphia Fringe Festival on September 7,8 & 11,12, at the Willow Theatre.
The Maya Project & the 2001 Philadelphia Fringwe Festival Presented Quad, costumes & direction by Sara Pauley lighting by Shelley Hicklin 9/5, 9/10, 9/11 & 9/12 at Christ Church
Stand-by Productions, based in London, UK, performed Happy Days at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, 16-27 Aug, Gateway Theatre Studio (Venue 7). Winnie - Kate Lambdon, Willie - Paul Lambdon, directed by Emily Edwards.
Peace Theaterin Tehran, Iran: Kambiz Asadi reports a special performance of Endgame in May and June, 2001.
NYC Fringe Festival presented Waiting for Godot, August 9 - 16 at the East River Ampitheatre, Manhattan
The Trinity Players presented Endgame, August 24 - September 8 in Weaverville, CA. Director was Bob Nelson.
"Summer evenings of Gordes" included a production of Oh les beaux jours, directed by Arlette Reinerg, with Tsilla Chelton and Marc Eyraud, on August 13 in the Théâtre des Terrasses de Gordes.
Blue Raincoat Theatre Company presented Play by Samuel Beckett in Sligo, Ireland at the Factory Performance Space from 30th July - 4th August.
American Conservatory Theatre (A.C.T.) presented Texts for Nothing, performed and directed by Bill Irwin in San Francisco. June 14-July 15. Geary Theater at 415 Geary Street at Mason.
The Unicorn Theatre at the Berkshire Theatre Festival in Stockbridge, MA, presented ... and then you go on. An Anthology of the Works of Samuel Beckett for 10 performances between May 25th and June 9th, 2001. Adapted and performed by Bob Jaffe and directed by Peter Wallace, this anthology had its premiere in January, 2000, at the Perishable Performing Arts Center in Providence, RI.
As part of the Brighton Festival, Komedia presented Rockaby, Ohio Impromptu, A Piece of Monologue, & Catastrophe, starring Mark Hewitt, Director of the Lewes Literature Festival and directed by Komedia¿s own Artistic Director, David Lavender. 22 May to 2 June.
Mt. San Antonio Community College in Walnut, California (east of Los Angeles) staged Endgame. The play officially opened Friday, May 4 and ran for two weekends. Rick Cluchey played Hamm in this production.
Bone Marrow Productions presented a production of Beckett's Rough for Theatre II directed by Tim Lee with a new one-act play by John Yearley entitled Hating Beckett directed by Noah Tuleja. The name of the evening was ttekceBeckett. Stage II at Long Wharf Theatre May 18th,19th, &20th.
Pressgang presented a selection of short plays by Samuel Beckett the 24th to 28th of April 2001 at the Old Fire Station Theatre,in Oxford, England. The production was called (it all) and comprised 5 shorts; Play, Roughs for Theatre1 & 2, Footfalls, and Catastrophe.
The Beckett Birthday Bash Part IV, in the fourth year of a five year project to produce short works by Samuel Beckett, performedFootfalls,Not I, and Breath, Directed by Gerald Vanderwoude, and featuring Alumni from the University of British Columbia Performance. Date: April 13th, 2001, The Telus Studio Theatre at the University of British Columbia.
Crescendo Theatre Co. of Philadelphia presented two Beckett one acts, Act Without Words II and Rough For Theatre II on April 24-27 at The Playground @ The Adrienne.
NEAT (New English American Theatre). American director Charles C. Urban and his international troupe took to the boards in Bad Cannstatt, Stuttgart on the 1st of March with an unusual and very original version of Waiting for Godot. Sophie Marie Chaumette from Sweden co-directed. This event was held again on the 5,6, & 7 of April. The international cast of John Doyle and Cathie Mullen, both Irish, together with Michael Peart and Cate Swift from England and Eileen Mohring-Stemmler from America performed in Kommunales Kontact Theater Stuttgart.
The Irish Film Centre in Dublin was the venue for this unique occasion when RTÉ presented the Beckett on Film project from February 2nd - 8th 2001. The acclaimed Beckett on Film project brings together some of the most distinguished directors and actors working today. Directors include Atom Egoyan, Damien Hirst, Neil Jordan, Conor McPherson, Damian O¿Donnell, David Mamet, Anthony Minghella, Karel Reisz and Patricia Rozema. The exceptional acting talent involved include Michael Gambon, the late John Gielgud, John Hurt, Jeremy Irons, Julianne Moore, Harold Pinter, Alan Rickman, and Kristen Scott Thomas. Produced by Michael Colgan and Alan Moloney of Blue Angel Films, Beckett on Film is an RTÉ co-production in association with Channel 4 and the Bord Scannán na hÉireann/The Irish Film Board. The rights to film the whole Beckett canon were awarded for the first time ever to RTÉ. The Dublin Festival was the first time ever that all 19 films are screened. The completion of this unique project was celebrated in the company of the President of Ireland, Mary McAleese, the directors and special guests at the Beckett on Film celebration on February 1st in Dublin Castle.
The University Players at the University of Richmond in Richmond, Virginia presented Waiting for Godot on February 7-10 at 7:30pm, February 11 at 2pm, and February 13-17 at 7:30pm in the David D. Cousins Studio Theatre.
Rogue and Peasant Theatre Company (www.roguetheatre.org) presented Endgame at the Earl Street Theatre in Kingston, Ontario, Canada Feb22 -Mar 10, 2001.
A Beckett Festival took place in January of 2001 in Winnipeg, Canada, run by the Manitoba Theatre Centre (MTC).
Wild Horses / Lucky 8 Productions is presented the AbReactive TheaTRe PROject (ARTTRPRO) in Waiting for Godot. Co-Directors: Leigh Thomas Nelson & David James Roe. The Milagro Theatre at Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center.
Liberoteatro and Spazio Sociale Autogestito FiloRosso presented Grottesco - frammenti di Aspettando Godot 9-10-11 January 2001, "Teatro dell'Acquario," Cosenza, Italy, with Vladimiro: Donato Martano, Emiliano Russo, Raffaella Reda, Francesca Gariano; Estragone: Vincenzo Ferraro, Dario Manti, Gennaro Dolce, Merusca Staropoli; Pozzo: Angelo Aiello; Lucky: Laura Mazzitello; Ragazzo: Annetta Curcio; Albero: Paolo Spinelli; Regia di Max Mazzotta, Tecnico luci Iris Balzano.
The Theatre Company at Indiana University South Bend performed Samuel Beckett's Endgame from December 1-10, 2000 in the Upstage Theatre, Northside Hall, Indiana University South Bend, South Bend, IN.
UCB Department of Dramatic Art & the Center for the Arts at the University of California, Berkeley, presented Quick then End: Beckett Shorts, directed by Patrick Way Anderson at the Durham Studio Theater, November 10, 11, 16, 17, 18 at 8:00 and November 12 & 19 at 2:00. Pieces included are A Piece of Monologue, Act without Words I, Come and Go, Footfalls, Rockaby, Rough for Radio I, Rough for Theater I, That Time, and What Where.
Citizens Theatre, Glasgow, presented Beckett's translation of Robert Pinget's The Old Tune, 25 October 2000 - 18 November 2000.
Infernal Bridegroom Productions, an ensemble-based theater company in Houston, Texas, produced Happy Days, November 17 - December 9. The production was directed by Infernal Bridegroom founding artistic director Jason Nodler and features founding company members Tamarie Cooper and Andy Nelson in the roles of Winnie and Willie. For information on the Infernal Bridegroom production of Happy Days.
Sorted Productions in collaboration with Hermeticus Theatre Comapny, presented Beckett's Blue Shorts, performing Not I, Footfalls and A Piece Of Monologue, as part of the Wandsworth Festival, at the Battersea Arts Centre in south west London, UK. An integral part of the whole production was a live performance by the Blues Band, Blue State 51. The dates were November 20th to November26th
The Mercury Theatre Company presented Waiting for Godot at the Mercury Theatre in Colchester, England, from 2 - 11 November 2000. The production was by our resident company and directed by Matthew Smith.
Women at Play, a Columbus, Ohio-based theatre group performed "Beckett Shorts," a program consisting of Play, Not I, and Come and Go, in October, 2000, and at the MMLA convention in November. The first two were directed by Katherine Burkman and the last by Jane Cottrell.
The Jungle Theater in Minneapolis, MN, USA, staged Happy Days through October 29, 2000. Directed by Bain Boelke and starring Claudia Wilkens and Steven D'Ambrose.
Gare St Lazare Players presented Malone Dies by Samuel Beckett. Performed by Conor Lovett and directed by
Judy Hegarty. Andrews Lane Studio Oct 20th - Nov 4th. Thius production was licensed by the Estate of Samuel Beckett.
Cryptic Productions, a Glasgow-based production company, produced a festival celebrating the work of Samuel Beckett. The Festival took place from 12th-21st October 2000 at the Tramway, Glasgow. Note Cryptic Productions and Theatre Cryptic have moved to: The Arthouse, 752-756 Argyle Street, Glasgow G3 8UJ, SCOTLAND, UK, tel 00 +44 (0) 141 221 6363; fax 00 +44 (0) 141 221 5121.
Texts for Nothing, directed by and featuring Bill Irwin, played at the Classic Stage Company, New York from September 28 through November 5.
The Beckett in Berlin 2000 Festival. Closely coordinated with the Beckett in Berlin 2000 Symposium at Humboldt University, the Festival extended from September 17th to the 30th, during which the entire corpus of Beckett plays was produced, performed, and directed by talent drawn from around the globe. The Beckett 2000 Festival was also associated with the annual "Berliner Festspiele." Rick Cluchey & the San Quentin Drama Workshop produced Krapp's Last Tape, director: Samuel Beckett, at Mt San Antonio College in Walnut, CA on Fri 9/15 & Sat 9/16 Rick Cluchey. This performance and the Q&A were filmed for the BBC and also for a documentary on Cluchey.
Midtown International Theater Festival at the Raw Space on 42nd Street. THREE BY BECKETT directed by Tim ÒLeary. A Piece of Monologue starring Roger Hendricks Simon, Not I starring Shelley McPherson, and Act Without Words II starring Jim Williams and Bruce Lloyd. 8/10 through 8/19.
Kraine Theatre showed Eh, Joe, directed by Cradeaux Alexander, 85 E 4th St, New York
Gare St Lazare Players' MOLLOY toured Ireland in August and September before playing at the Beckett Festival in Berlin. Our follow-up production, MALONE DIES, will premiere at Kilkenny Arts Week on August 14th and 15th. Conor Lovett is the actor in both cases and Judy Hegarty the director.
A UK premiere of a major new European production of En Attendant Godot directed by French theatre master Luc Bondy played in London (in French with English surtitles) at Queen Elizabeth Hall, Friday June 30th to Sunday July 2nd.
Irish Rep of Chicago closed out its season this June with a return of the Buckets O' Beckett Festival (a Chicago tradition in the early 90's). The programme this year included Krapp's Last Tape, Play, Act Without Words 2 & an estate-authorised adaptation of Quad. June 7 through June 25 at Victory Gardens Theater in Chicago. For more information on Irish Repertory or the Beckett shows, please visit IrishRep.
Renaissance Theatre Company presented Waiting for Godot at the L:yceum Theatre in San Diego, May 13 to June 11. Directed by Joan Schirle, Artistic Director of the Dell' Arte Players Company. Ron Campbell and Matt Walker played Vladimir and Estragon, respectively. Pozzo and Lucky were played by Ollie Nash and Ron Choularton, Boy by Joey Price.
NEAT (New English American Theater) presented Krapp's Last Tape and Edward Albee's Zoo Story in Komunales Kontakt Teater in Stuttgart, Bad Canstatt Germany on 2nd and 3rd June at 8:00PM. Irish actor John Doyle played Krapp.
Aldergrove Community Secondary School presented Waiting for Godot this May in Aldergrove, BC, Canada.
Rude Mechanicals concluded its 1999-2000 season with Samuel Beckett¿s Endgame, directed by Stephan Golux. May 4 - 28 at the 30th Street Theater
7 Stage Theater in Atlanta staged 2 interpretations of Beckett's Texts for Nothing. The first, in March, was adapted by Joseph Chaikin and Steven Kent; the second, in May, interpreted for dance by the Dutch choreographer Beppie Blankert with music by Louis Andressen production.
Portland Stage in Maine produced Waiting for Godot sometime in the spring. It was directed by Michael Schwartz and included the clown Avner the Eccentric in the cast.
Endgame opened at Northwestern University, April 28, at the Josephine Louis Theatre. Directed by Melanie Dreyer, scenery by Lynne Koscielniak, Costumes by Matthew York, Lighting by Darin Keesing.
Telus Studio Theatre at the University of British Columbia, Canada, presented The Beckett Birthday Bash on April 13th, 2000. The Beckett Birthday Bash, an evening of 3 one act plays by Samuel Beckett, directed by Gerald Vanderwoude, was for one night only, Thursday, April 13th, at 7:30 pm. This year, the plays presented were Breath, Come and Go, and Catastrophe.
California State University, Hayward, Department of Theatre and Dance presented An Evening of Beckett's Short Plays, directed by Ric Prindle, including Krapp's Last Tape, Act Without Words, Ohio Impromptu, Rockaby and others, April 21, 22, 28, & 29 at 8 p.m. in the Studio Theatre.
Waiting for Godot played at the Matrix Theatre, Los Angeles, until April 30, 2000. The production was directed by Andrew J. Robinson and the cast included Gregory Itzen, John Vickery, Alastair Duncan and Granville Van Dusen.
The Walters State Stage Company, Morristown TN, presented Waiting for Godot, directed by Rus Mattocks and starring Iliff McMahan and Dennis Elkins on March 24, 25, 26, 31 and April 1.
The Drama Department of The University of East Anglia, Norwich, Britain, recently produced Not I, Come and Go, Play, Footfalls, Act Without Words 1, Act Without Words 2, That Time, Ohio Impromptu, andRockaby using a Dantescan purgatory as a framework. The show ran from the 22nd to the 25th of March 2000.
La Oficina central de los sueños presented Krapp from February 17 to March 4, 2000. Artistic direction by Jaiber Jurado, with Ramiro Tejada playing Krapp. (La Oficina central de los sueños means Central quarters of dreams.)
Footfalls and Rockaby played at the St. Mark's Theatre on February 17-20 and 24-27. Both shows were produced and directed by Christopher Voss.
Citizen's Theatre in Glasgow staged a production of Endgame from 3-26 February 2000. (Director: Robert David MacDonald, Design: Kenny Miller.)
Perishable Theatre Arts Center in Providence presented the world premiere of "...and then you go on," a new one-man show from Bob Jaffe that drew from Beckett's prose, poetry and works for the theatre. January 20-30.
Play and Catastrophe, performed in English as a double bill in Berlin. Director: Christina Tappe. Performers: Priscilla Be, Megan Gay & Ian T. Dickinson. 7th January 2000 - 30th January 2000 FRIENDS OF ITALIAN OPERA.
Geva Theatre, in Rochester, New York, produced Waiting for Godot on its mainstage, January 4 - February 6, 2000. Directed by Roberta Levitow.
Waiting for Godot was performed Nov. 19, 20, 26, 27, Dec. 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, and 11, 1999 at Bruka Theatre, Reno, Nevada, 89501. Directed by Dave Anderson.
Happy Days was performed at the Old Fire Station Theatre in Oxford, directed by Jean-Denis Ginestie, starring Laura Solon and Jean-Denis Ginestie - produced byRocking Chair Productions, 2nd - 6th November.
Play was performed Off-Off Broadway by Axis Theater in Greenwich Village, September 23rd - November 20th, with Wren Arthur, Nancy Cashman and Robert Ierardi. Directed by Randy Sharp. Sound design by Steve Fontaine. .
Happy Days (Los Días Felices) was performed from october the 7th until the 30th, by Teatro Matacandelas in Medellín, Columbia. Director: Diego Sánchez, Actores: María Isabel García Juan David Toro.
Waiting for Godot was produced at the Odeon Theatre de l'Europe in Paris. It ran from 16 September until 24 October. With Francois Chattot, Gerard Desarthe, Roger Jendly, Serge Merlin and Xavier Loria. Directed by Luc Bondy.
Todo con NADA Inc. & AARON BEALL IMPRESARIO in association with Producers LESTAR BANG! AND PURE POP REP presented an Apple Blossom Productions, Inc. production of Waiting for Godot, Directed by Keith Teller with Wyl Muchrison, Brett Owen, Michael Rhodes* & Victor Small, at NADA and SHOW WORLD from September 30 to October 21, 1999
As part of the 1999 Dublin Fringe Festival, Tall tales Theatre Company marked the 10th anniversary of Beckett's death by presenting Samuel Beckett's Catastropheat Kilmainham Gaol, Dublin. It ran until the 9th of October.
Endgame was on stage in Belgium during Octoiber at the Théâtre Le Public, Brussels. Performed by Guy Pion and Alexandre Von Sivers.
Kaibutsu performed Footfalls with Harold Pinter's That's All at the 1999 Philadelphia Fringe Festival, Sept 17, 18, 19, 24, & 25,in the Theatre Double Studio Theatre, Philadelphia. Footfallswas directed by Chanelle Benz and performed by Shelia Mar and Virginia Hammer.
Riverstage Visual and Performing Arts Center, Consumnes River College, re-opened its four-star production of Waiting for Godot for four performances and a preview. Sept. 9,10,11,17,18, 1999
Beckett Festival at the Barbican Centre, London, from 1-16th September, 1999. All 19 plays performed by the Gate Theatre, Dublin, with many other associated events - readings, lectures, visual art displays, and music.
The Montreal french theatre company Momentum presented its 9th mass from Douze messes pour le debut de la fin des temps, september 1-4, 1999. Assez fromTetes mortes by Beckett, staged, directed and performed by Marcel Pomerlo, in the Chapelle du College de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec. Silently accompanying Marcel Pomerlo: Denis Lavalou.
Viterbo College of LaCrosse, Wisconsin performed Waiting For Godot from August 27 through the weekend.
Pet Brick Productions in Boston presented Come and Go, Rough for Theater I, and Waiting for Godot at the Boston Center for the Arts, September 2-12.
The Soulpepper Theatre Company at Harbourfront's Premiere Dance Theatre in Toronto produced Endgame, directed by Daniel Brooks, with Diego Matamoros, Peter Donat, Jim Warren, and Karen Robinson. It ran to August 28th, 1999.
Krapp's Last Tape was performed by the Trinity Players, Inc. in Weaverville, California, August 20-28, 1999.
Waiting For Godot at RIVER STAGE in Sacramento, California. Directed by Frank Condon, from July 10 - 25, 1999.
Gare St Lazare Players' production of MOLLOY by Samuel Beckett, The Irish Arts Center, 553 west 51st Street, New York, 5th to 20th May 1999.
Jean Cocteau Repertory, Happy Days, directed by Jonathan R. Polgar. Bowerie Lane Theatre, 330 Bowery. May 23 through June 20.
Theatre Alchemy/Nickel Ante Productions: Endgame. Directed by Lloyd Vance, Endgame at the Winters Opera House, Winters, CA, on May 21, 22, 28, 29, June 4 and 5.
Theatre UCSB: Waiting for Godot, directed by Peter Lackner, at UCSB's Performing Arts Theatre: May 21, 22, & 25-29 at 8:00 pm, May 23 & 29 at 2:00 pm, and May 23 at 7:00 pm.
The Sisyphus Project:Happy Days at On the Boards Center for Contemporary Performance, Seattle, Washington, May 7 & 8, 1999.
After performances in Baltimore and The Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Beckettland, by Action Theater's Netherlands tour (5 short pieces by Samuel Beckett: What Where, Catastrophe, Theater 1, Footfalls, and Breath) played in Enschede--Theater Concordia, Venlo--Theater de Garage, Heerlen--Stadsschouwburg, Breda--Chasse^Ò Theater, Arnhem--Showuwburg, Gronginen--Stadsschouwburg, Turfsingel--Stadsschouwburg, Einhoven--Stadsschouwburg, and Utrecht--Stadsschouwburg.
The French/American theatre Le Neon in Washington, D.C., produced A Beckett Festival, a production of ten of Beckett's "dramaticules." March 26 to May 2 [Rockaby(in english), Rough for Theatre II (in French), Cascando (in French & English), Catastrophe (in French), Come & Go (French, English & silence)] and April 10 to May 2 [Act Without Words II, Krapp's Last Tape, Rough for Theatre I, Footfalls, and What Where.]
At the UK National Student Drama Festival 1999, April 7th to 14th, 1999 at various venues around Scarborough, Blackpool and the Fylde College performed Come and Go, and Sheffield University is performing Five Short Beckett Plays.
THEATRE, inc. presented Beckett Bits and Pieces, February 25-March 7 at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City, Utah. Play(1964), Catastrophe (1984), Act Without Words II (1963), & Breath (1969)
The Peabody House Theatre Cooperative, Somerville's largest resident theatre company presented Endgame by Samuel Beckett. Directed by Dave Dowling. Feb 5-27, 1999.
Waiting for Godot in Chicago. Goodman Theatre 200 S. Columbus 312. Opened January 18 and ran to February 20
Endgame, Crowned Child Theatre Company at Glaxa Studios, Silverlake, Los Angeles. Thursday through Saturday, February 19th to March 20th.
Waiting For Godot, produced by The Classic Stage Company in New York. Directed by Andrei Belgrader. Tony Shalhoub, John Turturro, Christopher Lloyd (Pozzo), & Richard Spore (Lucky). November 10 - December 20,1998. Beckett's Ill Seen Ill Said and Come and Go, choreographed for dance & performed by J'aime Morrison, 7:00 pm on Monday, December 14. All performances were at The Classic Stage Company, 136 East 13th St. NY, NY 10003
Molloy Friar's Gate in the village Kilmallock in county Limerick, Ireland. Directed by Judy Hegarty. Performed by Conor Lovett. Presented by The Gare St Lazare Players. This production was also offered earlier in 1998 at Cork Opera House (24-28 March), Galway Town Hall Theatre (2-3 April), and in Dublin at Andrews Lane (14-18 April).
Endgame Seattle, WA. At the Bathhouse Theater until Oct. 11th.
Waiting For Godot and Rockaby(double bill).Remy Bumpo Productions at Victory Gardens Theater in Chicago. 20 September through 18 October,1998.
Krapp's Last Tape At the St Ambrose Arts Center, 1261 Fairfax Ave., West Hollywood. Sept 5, 10, 18,1998. Performed & directed by Rick Cluchey, founder of the San Quentin Drama Workshop.
The Samuel Beckett Short Play Festival July 29 - August 2, 1998, productions included several Beckett shorts, including Krapp's Last Tape, Rockaby and Quad. Plays directed by Prof. C.E. Golson and students of Orange Coast College. Orange Coast College Drama Lab Studio Theatre, 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa, CA.
Waiting for Godot Stratford Theatre, Stratford, Ontario, Canada. Summer season, 1998.
Krapp's Last Tape Directed by Scott Baker with Turk Muller as Krapp. Mary-Arrchie Theatre, 731 West Sheridan, Chicago. Through July 18, 1998.
Krapp's Last Tape The Citizen Theatre,Glasgow. 11 February to 7 March 1998.
(Happy Days),staged by Giuliano Lenzi,28 April to 17 May 1998; (Krapp's Last Tape), staged by Guido Ferrarini, 19 May to 31 May 1998. The Teatro dell'Orologio in Via dei Filippini (Italy).
"Six Short Plays by Beckett," (including a staged version of Embers), directed by Katie Mitchell. The Royal Shakespeare Company.At The Other Place Theatre, Stratford-Upon-Avon. October 1997.
Peter Brooks' production of Happy Days Riverside Studios, London.11 November to 6 December 1997.
Waiting for Godot,by the Peter Hall Company. The Old Vic, London. November through 2 December 1997.
La dernière bande toured the U.S. this past fall with Companie Claude Beauclair