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Elko Daily Free Press 13 Apr 2021
president; Samuel Beckett (1906-1989), playwright; Eudora Welty (1909-2001), author; Howard Keel (1919-2004), actor/singer; Seamus Heaney (1939-2013), poet/playwright; Paul Sorvino (1939- ), actor; Al Green (1946- ), singer-songwriter; Christopher Hitchens (1949-2011), ...

Ethan Hawke and John Leguizamo Set For ‘Waiting For Godot’ Off Broadway Streaming Production

Vibe Magazine 12 Apr 2021
By Greg Evans Greg Evans. Associate Editor/Broadway Critic @GregEvans5 More Stories By Greg ... April 12, 2021 1.31pm. Services to share this page ... Ethan Hawke and John Leguizamo will star in an Off Broadway streaming production of Samuel Beckett’s Waiting For Godot, directed by Scott Elliott and premiering online Tuesday, May 6 ... Read More About. ... .

Leading headteacher praises Taylor Swift as a great philosopher and regularly uses her lyrics in ...

The Daily Mail 10 Apr 2021
Taylor Swift is known as an international pop star and award-winning singer-songwriter - but philosopher? ... Headteacher James Handscombe, 46, of Harris Westminster school has revealed that he uses Taylor Swift songs as one of his main sources of inspiration - alongside Shakespeare, Yeats, Donne and Samuel Beckett ... RELATED ARTICLES. Previous 1 Next ... .

Pass Over: Waiting for nothing less than a shift

Mail Guardian South Africa 10 Apr 2021
Inspired by Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot, an absurd classic famously described as “a play where nothing happens — twice,” Pass Over not only echoes the structure of its inspiration — two men waiting for deliverance from their squalid paralysis by a mysterious character, it also advances the story.

Bronze by sculptural artist John Behan an antidote to hype of NFTs

The Irish Times 10 Apr 2021
Indeed Behan’s work speaks for itself without the need for pomp, stunts or hyperbole ... Featured alongside an oil portrait of Brian O’Driscoll clad in his Lions captain jersey by Billy McAndrew, and a portrait of Samuel Beckett by Colm Maye are works by Bridget Flannery, Frances Ryan, Neal Greig, Bob Lynn, Margaret Kent, and Elsie Nolan to name a few.

Jon Klassen Meets Samuel Beckett in a Hilariously Dark Picture Book

New York Times 09 Apr 2021
The three animals in “The Rock From the Sky” could fit easily into “Waiting for Godot.” They’re waiting. They’re alienated. They wear hats ... .

Bard of the Boulevards – Frank McNally on poet Charles Baudelaire, born 200 years ago on this day

The Irish Times 09 Apr 2021
They were both, in their prime, dandies ...   ... But it didn’t ... Almost 90 years later, adopted Parisian Samuel Beckett would write Endgame while reading “Baudelaire and the Bible”. It’s worth noting, given that censorship was so rife in Beckett’s homeland, that some of the original Fleurs du Mal had only recently been unbanned in France then ... .

Parshat Shmini: The honey and the sting

The Jerusalem Post 09 Apr 2021
Classic love stories often have tragedies at their core ... As David brings the ark back to Jerusalem, in his great moment of success, Uzzah is struck down trying to prevent the ark from falling (2 Samuel 6.6) ... R. 12.5) ... Samuel Beckett received the Nobel Prize and his wife Suzanne’s reaction to the telegram has become legend ... Two sides, same coin ... .

Five sailors rescued in dramatic operation off Cork coast

Irish Independent 05 Apr 2021
The rescue, conducted off Capel Island near Ballymacoda in east Cork, involved the Waterford-based Coast Guard Rescue 117 helicopter, both the Youghal and Ballycotton RNLI lifeboats, the Naval Service patrol ship LE Samuel Beckett and the Irish Lights Vessel Granuaile.

Arthur Kopit, playwright of early promise who later found 'Phantom' success, dies at 83

Union Leader 05 Apr 2021
His death was announced by publicist Rick Miramontez, but no further information was disclosed ... He won several playwriting prizes as a student, including one for “Oh Dad, Poor Dad,” a dark comedy influenced by the absurdist works of Samuel Beckett and Eugène Ionesco ... It also features a talking fish and a man-eating Venus’ flytrap ... ....

Celebrated architect John Meagher dies aged 73

The Irish Times 01 Apr 2021
Among the company’s projects are the library at Cork Institute of Technology, the Samuel Beckett theatre, the Atrium and dining hall at Trinity College Dublin, the Wooden Building in Temple Bar, the Chapel of Reconciliation in Knock and the Michael Smurfit graduate school of business at University College Dublin(UCD) ... It said ... .

Review: LACMA reopens with six shows that hint to what the future museum will be like

The Los Angeles Times 01 Apr 2021
As an entertainment, the show is less Shari LewisLamb Chop than the disembodied chattering-mouth of Samuel Beckett in the writer’s frantic 1973 stage play “Not I,” which provides the title. Beckett followed an elliptical path in a rapid-fire, 15-minute monologue to ponder what makes up a person’s conception of the self.

Gardaí appeal for witnesses after stabbing incident on Samuel Beckett Bridge 

Irish Independent 27 Mar 2021
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses in relation to a stabbing on Dublin’s Samuel Beckett Bridge on Monday evening that left a man hospitalised. The assault and public order incident which involved “a large number of youths” occurred shortly after 7pm ... .

Browser: A personal insight into race, travel and migration

The Irish Times 27 Mar 2021
Travelling While Black. By Nanjala Nyabola. Hurst, £14.99 ... young, female, with black skin and a Kenyan passport ... – Carol Ballantine ... Hutchinson then skilfully invokes a wide range of creative writers, including Dante, Shakespeare, Goethe, George Eliot, Henry James, TS Eliot, Samuel Beckett and Simone de Beauvoir, for their experiences and views ... .

This photo should have been a Pulitzer.

Democratic Underground 26 Mar 2021
In reality, Georgia took another fire hose to Georgia with a pen. Bob Adelman ... He is biological father of writer Elizabeth Wurtzel. Adelman used his background as a graduate student in applied aesthetics from Columbia University to forge close ties with leading figures of art and literature, including Andy Warhol and Samuel Beckett ... and James Baldwin ... .

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