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David Neumann, choreographer of Playhouse Square-bound ‘Hadestown,’ worked on ‘White Noise’ shoot in Northeast Ohio

The Morning Journal 27 Jan 2023
“They did a lot of original work and some interpretations of the work of Samuel Beckett, among other things,” says Neumann, a choreographer with an eclectic resume that includes the award-winning, Playhouse Square-bound musical “Hadestown,” on the phone from his home in New York ... (Kevin Berne) ... Did he at least pitch Frances on a zombie dance number?.
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Books newsletter: Listowel honours Stephen Rea; Irish on Dylan Thomas Prize longlist

The Irish Times 26 Jan 2023
Having worked with Nobel Prize winners Samuel Beckett and Harold Pinter, playing Clov in Beckett’s Endgame in the Royal Court Theatre in 1976, with Beckett himself present in the rehearsals, Rea’s theatre credits places him among the most important actors of the last 50 years.
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The 1975 star Matty Healy is 'cut off' by bandmates during live show as singer ...

The Daily Mail 26 Jan 2023
The band have won rave reviews for innovative new tour At Their Very Best - a unique blend of music and Samuel Beckett-esque theatrics, underscored by Healy's occasionally bizarre interaction with fans ... Risky ... 'I don't think it's a racist thing to say...' RELATED ARTICLES. Previous 1 Next. 'I didn't realise how big they were until I watched myself... .
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Exclusive: Ahead of his appearance at Emirates LitFest 2023 in UAE, Emmy and Golden Globe-winning actor Brian Cox looks back at his journey

Khaleejtimes 26 Jan 2023
Brian Cox isn’t an advocate of political correctness. If anything, he is a champion of ‘thinking on your feet’ — you know, the kind of worldview that’s shaped by thought and reasoning rather than wokeness ... In an exclusive conversation with wknd ... Why are they so? ... Not at all ... Yes ... We have had some great writing, thanks to Harold Pinter and Samuel Beckett.
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Legend of the Fall: Mark E. Smith and me

The Spectator 24 Jan 2023
He was one of the most unlikely pop stars this country has ever produced ... But Mark E. Smith, front man of the Fall, became one of the most recognisable and eventually revered figures on the music scene ... He had drunk and smoked too much for decades and was singing from a wheelchair, with both lung and kidney cancer; he looked like Samuel Beckett ... .
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The History of the Hero: The Gucci Jackie 1961

Harpers Bazaar 24 Jan 2023
"What would Jackie Kennedy Onassis do?" is a perfectly reasonable question to ask oneself when getting dressed ... Her preferred finishing touches ... And those in know included Irish playwright and novelist Samuel Beckett, who was photographed looking extremely chic and writerly with his very own Jackie bag on the streets of Genoa, Italy, in 1971 ... .
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Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? review – Elizabeth McGovern cracks the whip

The Guardian 22 Jan 2023
Ustinov Studio, Theatre Royal Bath The Hollywood star is on top form opposite Dougray Scott in Edward Albee’s classic tale of a marriage gone sour Edward Albee’s first short play, The Zoo Story , premiered in Germany in a double bill with Samuel Beckett’s Krapp’s Last Tape in 1959.
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Donal Fallon on the Spire at 20: ‘After the Time in the Slime embarrassment, there was a lot riding on getting this right’

Irish Independent 21 Jan 2023
It certainly wasn’t the usual gig, and it wasn’t the usual setting ... They would exhibit it, for a fee, to anyone willing to pay ... The Ha’penny Bridge, the Georgian doors of the 18th-century city and the striking harp-like Samuel Beckett Bridge are all present too, but Poolbeg reigns supreme ... .
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Attempting to unravel ‘layers of meaning’ in Beckett’s Krapp’s Last Tape

The News International 20 Jan 2023
A close reading of Samuel Beckett’s Krapp’s Last Tape by poet and literary scholar Ahmad Javaid at Off The School on Wednesday evening provided insight to many in attendance into how one should approach an absurdist literary piece ... The speaker went to great lengths to explain the setting of the play written by Beckett.
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‘They’re a classic’: rollneck reigns supreme at Paris fashion week

The Observer 18 Jan 2023
The struggle to stay warm as energy bills soar across Europe finally hit the Paris men’s catwalks ... During the 1960s, polo necks entered the wardrobes of intellectuals such as Samuel Beckett and Michel Foucault, and Italian film stars like Marcello Mastroianni, who regularly paired his with a trench and wide-brimmed hat ... Photograph ... Reuse this content.
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amBroadway | Off-Broadway in the winter

AM New York 18 Jan 2023
For the time being, below are 10 Off-Broadway shows in January and February that are worth looking into ... In previews at New World Stages, withoutyoumusical.com ... EndgameSamuel Beckett’s cryptic and apocalyptic 1957 tragicomedy receives a new production led by master clown Bill Irwin and acclaimed classical actor John Douglas Thompson ... 18 at St ... ....
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Paralysed after a fall, Hanif Kureishi is documenting his journey one tweet at a time

The National 17 Jan 2023
On the day after Christmas, British playwright and novelist Hanif Kureishi collapsed in Rome with a condition that may render him unable to walk again, or even grasp a pen ... Reflecting on this process, he said ... I believed I was dying ... He also spoke about crossing paths with literary heavyweights such as Samuel Beckett ... “This was Samuel Beckett ... ....
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Blue Monday: Is today really the most depressing day of the year?

RTE 16 Jan 2023
Apparently, today is apparently the most depressing day of the year. There's no science in it but the fact that it's mid-January and pay-day is two weeks away might sum it up. We've got some tips to get you through and a past episode of The LifeStyle Show to explain the phenomenon of 'Blue Monday' ... STOPP ... S ... Pause for a moment. T ... O ... P ... P ... T ... Samuel Beckett ... .
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In a Word... Misery

The Irish Times 14 Jan 2023
January should not be the month of suffering. Tennis ace John McEnroe's incredulity comes to mind when thinking of all those new year resolutions. Photograph. Allsport UK /Allsport ... “you cannot be serious?” And don’t give me that Samuel Beckett guff about “failing better” ... .
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Poems from plunder to pillage

Mail Guardian South Africa 13 Jan 2023
“What is poetry if it does not save people?” asks the speaker in acclaimed poet Antjie Krog’s latest collection ... Thus, the speaker asserts ... Other sources include fellow poets and playwrights, philosophers, books and journals, among them Njabulo Ndebele, Samuel Beckett, JM Coetzee and Pumla Dineo Gqola ... “I mortar language as I like.”.

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