November 4th - November 14th, 2021
Wildcard Wednesday (VU Community Only): Nov. 3rd
Drinks with the Dramaturg: Nov. 4 | Opening Night: Nov. 5 | Speaker's Night: Nov. 11
MASKS ARE REQUIRED FOR ENTRY.
90 minutes, one intermission.
Four Short Plays by Samuel Beckett
"Play" | "Footfalls" | "Rockaby" | "Come and Go"
Directed by Edward Sobel
In the Court Theatre
"Nothing is funnier than unhappiness, I grant you that.Yes, yes, it's the most comical thing in the world." - Samuel Beckett
As we reemerge from a world defined by screen interactions to rejoin each other in shared space, we return to the modern theatre's greatest existential clown. Samuel Beckett's plays exquisitely capture the powerful longing for connection, the inexorable nature of time, and the sheer absurdity of being human. In this deftly curated collection of four short works, audiences will imaginatively progress from isolation to the communal experience of live performance, alternately laughing at the ridiculous and glimpsing the sublime
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