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Beckett Waiting For Godot

Author : David Bradby
ISBN : 0521594294
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Waiting for Godot is a byword in every major world language. No other twentieth-century play has achieved such global currency. His innovations have affected not only the writing of plays, but all aspects of their staging. In this book David Bradby explores the impact of the play and its influence on acting, directing, design, and the role of theatre in society. Bradby begins with an analysis of the play and its historical context. After discussing the first productions in France, Britain and America, he examines subsequent productions in Africa, Eastern Europe, Israel, America, China and Japan. The book assesses interpretations by actors such as Bert Lahr, David Warrilow, Georges Wilson, Barry McGovern and Ben Kingsley, and directors Roger Blin, Susan Sontag, Sir Peter Hall, Luc Bondy, Yukio Ninagawa and Beckett himself. It also contains an extensive production chronology, bibliography and illustrations from major productions.

Waiting For Godot

Author : Samuel Beckett
ISBN : OCLC:13032425
Genre : Drama
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Waiting For Godot

Author : Samuel Beckett
ISBN : 0802198821
Genre : Drama
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From an inauspicious beginning at the tiny Left Bank Theatre de Babylone in 1953, followed by bewilderment among American and British audiences, Waiting for Godot has become of the most important and enigmatic plays of the past fifty years and a cornerstone of twentieth-century drama. As Clive Barnes wrote, “Time catches up with genius … Waiting for Godot is one of the masterpieces of the century.” The story revolves around two seemingly homeless men waiting for someone—or something—named Godot. Vladimir and Estragon wait near a tree, inhabiting a drama spun of their own consciousness. The result is a comical wordplay of poetry, dreamscapes, and nonsense, which has been interpreted as mankind’s inexhaustible search for meaning. Beckett’s language pioneered an expressionistic minimalism that captured the existential post-World War II Europe. His play remains one of the most magical and beautiful allegories of our time.

No Man S Land

Author : Harold Pinter
ISBN : 9780802192271
Genre : Drama
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“An oblique comedy of menace, unsettling, exquisitely wrought and written . . . a complex excursion into the by now familiar Pinter world of mixed reality and fantasy, of human worth and human degradation.” —New York Times Set against the decayed elegance of a house in London’s Hampstead Heath, in No Man’s Land two men face each other over a drink. Do they know each other, or is each performing an elaborate character of recognition? Their ambiguity—and the comedy—intensify with the arrival of two younger men, the one ostensibly a manservant, the other a male secretary. All four inhabit a no man’s land between time present and time remembered, between reality and imagination—a territory which Pinter explores with his characteristic mixture of biting wit, aggression, and anarchic sexuality.

Waiting For Waiting For Godot

Author : Dave Hanson
ISBN : 1786820412
Genre : Actors
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Excellent new comedy, reminiscent of One Man, Two Guvnors, and The Play that Goes Wrong.

No Exit And Three Other Plays

Author : Jean-Paul Sartre
ISBN : 9781101971239
Genre : Drama
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4 plays about an existential portrayal of Hell, the reworking of the Electra-Orestes story, the conflict of a young intellectual torn between theory and conflict and an arresting attack on American racism.

Samuel Beckett

Author : John Fletcher
ISBN : 0571197787
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Do you want to know why Beckett has become a figure of such continuing influence and importance in the theatre? Are you studying his plays and looking for help with interpretation? Do you teach Beckett and need a reliable guide to his plays? A Faber Critical Guide to Samuel Beckett's major work gives all this and more: An introduction to the distinctive features of the playwright's work The significance of the playwright in the context of modern theatre A detailed analysis of each of the classic plays: language, structure and character features of performance select bibliography Compiled by experts in their field, for use in classroom, college or at home, Faber Critical Guides are the essential companions to the work of all leading dramatists. Also in this series: Faber Critical Guides to the major works of Sean O'Casey, Brian Friel, Harold Pinter and Tom Stoppard.

Cloud 9

Author : Caryl Churchill
ISBN : 9780415901352
Genre : Drama
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First published in 1984. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

The Seagull

Author : Christopher Hampton
ISBN : 0822223457
Genre : Drama
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THE STORY: THE SEAGULL is one of the great plays about writing. It superbly captures the struggle for new forms, the frustrations and fulfillments of putting words on a page. Chekhov, in his first major play, stages a vital argument about the theat

Ourselves Alone

Author : Anne Devlin
ISBN : 0822216728
Genre : Performing Arts
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THE STORY: Three women in Belfast dream of escaping the political peril that marks their lives, but cannot because of the family loyalties instilled in them and their complicated relationships with men. Frieda is a would-be singer whose pro-IRA fat

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