Latest News for: Samuel beckett


Jürgen Klopp’s masterclass in how to win—and lose

Live Mint 19 Jul 2024
An obvious way to recount Jürgen Klopp’s time as manager of Liverpool, one of the grandest clubs in the world’s most popular sport, is in titles and accolades ... Then he thumped the Liverpool badge on his chest ... As Samuel Beckett once put it. “Try again.

What Not to Miss at the Biennale Danza 2024

New York Observer 18 Jul 2024
Their new work There Was Still Time (7/30 and 7/31), choreographed by Chiara de’ Nobili and Alexander Miller and inspired by Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot, will focus on social connection and ...

Endgame: Druid’s exquisite production brings a lightness of step to Beckett’s indestructible tragicomedy

The Irish Times 17 Jul 2024
So familiar are the rituals in Samuel Beckett’s indestructible 1957 tragicomedy that, like the ceremonies of religion, it hardly seems possible that somebody had to invent them.

The shot seen round the world

New Statesman 17 Jul 2024
To frame the question somewhat awkwardly ... one for the advancement of medicine, the other as a political warning” ... This can cut both ways ... Nell in Samuel Beckett’s Endgame says, “Nothing is funnier than unhappiness” – but something is, evidently.

Dance First Trailer Previews Samuel Beckett Biopic

Coming Soon 16 Jul 2024
Magnolia Pictures has released the trailer for Dance First, an upcoming biographical film about celebrated playwright Samuel Beckett ... “Literary genius Samuel Beckett (Byrne) lived a life of many parts.

SHINee's Minho to make stage debut in 'Waiting for Waiting for Godot'

Korea Times 15 Jul 2024
By Lee Gyu-lee ... Written by American playwright Dave Hanson, this play takes inspiration from Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot ... Hanson’s play offers a more approachable and humorous take on Beckett’s original work ... 7 through Dec ... 10 ... .

Galway International Arts Festival 2024: 15 events to catch this year

The Irish Times 15 Jul 2024
Druid presents Endgame by Samuel Beckett ... ‘You’re on earth, there’s no cure for that!’ The Druid ensemble tackle Beckett’s masterpiece, a tragicomic tale of a man living with his parents and his servant in a world beyond time and place.

Francis Bacon’s Nanny: A peek into the darkness of the artist’s childhood

The Irish Times 13 Jul 2024
If Besserie’s previous two Irish-related novels – Yell, Sam, If You Still Can (2022) and Scattered Love (2023), dealing with Samuel Beckett and WB Yeats respectively – have focused primarily on ...

Bible verse - Mark 2:23-25; quote by Samuel Beckett

Victoria Advocate 12 Jul 2024
And it came to pass, that he went through the corn fields on the sabbath day; and his disciples began, as they went, to pluck the ears of corn. And the Pharisees said unto him, Behold, why do they on ....

Paulina Lenoir: Puella Eterna review – flamenco clown takes us from cradle to grave

The Observer 12 Jul 2024
She’s not the first to do so ... Edinburgh festival 2024 ... Read more ... If in life, as clown fan Samuel Beckett had it, “the light gleams an instant, then it’s night once more” – well, at least in Lenoir’s hands, the gleam is a particularly eye-catching one ... .

Designing Endgame - Francis O'Connor on Druid's summer of Sam

RTE 11 Jul 2024
Francis O'Connor is the Set and Costume Designer for Druid Theatre Company's revival of Samuel Beckett's play Endgame, coming to this year's Galway Arts Festival. Below, she explores the challenges of breathing new life into Beckett's masterwork.

Culture 5 - your cultural highlights for the next seven days

RTE 05 Jul 2024
For this year's Galway International Arts Festival, Garry Hynes directs a pair of Irish acting heavyweights, Aaron Monaghan and Rory Nolan, in Druid Theatre's revival of Samuel Beckett's tragicomic ...

After serious injury, novelist contemplates mortality | DON NOBLE

Montgomery Advertiser 02 Jul 2024
Godwin published steadily; like many writers her sales went up and down ... As Dr ... cummings, Samuel Beckett, Emily Dickinson, Philip Larkin, Leo Tolstoy, Henry James, presenting a wide variety of conclusions and attitudes and often apocryphal last words.

‘The Show Is Built to Make People Feel Insane’

New York Magazine 02 Jul 2024
From the season-two finale ... Photo ... “Feels first.” ... What’s going on with Sam being vampire Samuel Beckett?. If you read the plays, whether it’s Happy Days or Waiting for Godot, the easiest playwright in the world to imagine as a vampire is Samuel Beckett.

Most Viewed

WaPo: U.S. forces kill Osama bin Laden
Creative Commons / justgrimes
In this photo taken from video released by the Russian Defense Ministry on Friday, July 19, 2024, a Russian self-propelled multiple rocket launcher Uragan  (Hurricane) fires toward Ukrainian position at an undisclosed location in Ukraine.
AP / Russian Defense Ministry Press Service via AP
Sailors salute as Tsai Ing-wen during a visit at Zuoying Naval base in Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Creative Commons / 總統府
The PJ-26 76 mm Main Gun of the Handan (579), a Type 054A Frigate of the People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) of China
Creative Commons / Rhk111
Joe Biden speaking with supporters at a community event in Marshalltown, Iowa
Creative Commons / Gage Skidmore