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AUDIO: Ed Curtin on Perspective with Jesse Zurawell

Off Guardian 25 Sep 2022
The pair discuss Ed’s recent piece At the Lost and Found, Samuel Beckett, the nature and purpose of ...

Catastrophic Unleashes An Artistic Dream Team for Beckett's Happy Days

Houston Press 24 Sep 2022
We know better because this tragicomedy is the work of Samuel Beckett, master of the absurd ... In other words, classic Beckett themes come out to play in grand harmony. And thanks to a superlative production now onstage at Catastrophic Theatre, we not only get Beckett’s harmony in Happy Days, we get the whole damn symphony.

Review: Alison Janney grows taciturn in the thriller ‘Lou,’ plus more movies to watch at home

The Los Angeles Times 23 Sep 2022
Director Jim Bernfield’s short and sweet documentary “Me to Play” follows Moran and Jones as they work with some of their old colleagues to mount a production of Samuel Beckett’s “Endgame,” a play with existentialist and apocalyptic themes that the two leads find especially resonant.

Venice winner ‘Blue Jean’ sells to major territories including France, Germany, Spain (exclusive)

Screen Daily 22 Sep 2022
Georgia Oakley’s UK feature has secured major sales deals for Film Constellation, after its award-winning debut at Venice Film Festival this month ... It sits on Film Constellation’s slate alongside Samuel Beckett biopic , romantic thriller and Cannes prize-winners and ... .

Best Bets: Good Vibrations, Happy Days, and Southern D!scomfort

Houston Press 22 Sep 2022
through October 16 ... Catastrophic Theatre celebrates their pearl anniversary (that would be 30 years) with a season of productions that define Catastrophic’s avant-garde sensibility, starting with Samuel Beckett’s Happy Days opening on Friday, September 23, at 8 p.m ... "Beckett didn't love anyone better than Buster Keaton or Charlie Chaplin." ... .

Sage Theater's 'Happy Days' adds to shower of Samuel Beckett productions in 2022

Times Union 20 Sep 2022
The Theatre Institute at Sage College in Troy is welcoming new students back to campus with a surprising piece of drama — the austere, ambiguous and unexpectedly funny writing of Samuel Beckett, the acclaimed 20th century Irish innovator ... “Samuel Beckett has been called a modernist, an absurdist, and an existentialist.

Catastrophic Theatre Brings Back Samuel Beckett's Happy Days Once Again

Houston Press 20 Sep 2022
It's the 30th anniversary of Catastrophic Theatre (if you include their previous incarnation as Infernal Bridegroom Productions) and what could be more appropriate than a Samuel Beckett existential play at the Houston theater known for its avant garde tradition ... Beckett has a wonderful quote 'Nothing is funnier than unhappiness.'".

Life as an intimacy director: ‘Watching a film or TV show, I can tell if an actor is uncomfortable doing a sex scene’

Belfast Telegraph 20 Sep 2022
I became an actor in the 1980s and worked for over 15 years with various theatre companies ... Daily Headlines & Evening Telegraph Newsletter ... Enter email address ... As part of the Dublin Theatre Festival, Good Sex by Dead Centre with Emilie Pine runs at the Samuel Beckett Theatre, Dublin, from September 28 to October 2; ... Most Read.

Ontological Mathematics: An Attack on the Scientific Method

Principia Scientific 19 Sep 2022
When intellectuals ejected the tyranny of faith from the scientific method, they promptly fell into a new trap every bit as bad at a fundamental level. sensory empiricism ... Explanation ... Why? ... mathematics ... Hinchliffe (The Absurd), writing on the Wittgenstein-inspired views of Samuel Beckett. ... ‘Beckett’s solution is, in fact, mathematics ... ....

Stumped review – at the crease with Beckett and Pinter

The Observer 18 Sep 2022
Samuel Beckett and Harold Pinter were linked by long friendship and winning the Nobel prize in literature (the 1969 and 2005 laureates) but also, despite never having been professional players, meriting prominent obituaries in Wisden, the annual that is cricket’s scripture ... the play about Beckett and Pinter teaming up for a game of cricket.

Paul Kenney's College Football: Aggies must win, Sooners will win this weekend

Eagle-Tribune 17 Sep 2022
We begin this week with Reveille, the mascot collie and first Lady of Aggie Land, who made her debut in College Station when Herbert Hoover was occupying the Oval Office – 1931 ... You gotta love these college traditions ... No. 13 Miami at No ... (ESPN, 9 p.m.). The Miami Hurricanes are the football version of Samuel Beckett’s classic play “Waiting for Godot.”.

Community rallies to support beloved Arlington Irish pub

Wtop 16 Sep 2022
Within days of the crash, Mark Kirwan, owner of Samuel Beckett’s Irish Pub in Shirlington, began organizing Thursday’s fundraiser at his establishment ... “We saw it on social media, and my first reaction was to reach out to Samuel Beckett’s and say, ‘Can we contribute?'” she said.

Quantum Leap: Scott Bakula Explains Why He Isn't in the Reboot

Collider 16 Sep 2022
Samuel Beckett (no relation to the poet) for five seasons on the ...

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