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