Juilliard Drama presents Samuel Beckett's 'Waiting For Godot'

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  • Day

    Sunday
  • Date

    Feb 11, 2018
  • Start Time

    7:00PM
  • Admission

    Tickets $20; non-Juilliard full-time students $10.

  • Venue

    Stephanie P. McClelland Drama Theater
  • Address

    The Juilliard School, 155 W. 65th St., New York, NY 10023

Program information:

Moni Yakim, director
4th-year actors

Beckett’s existential masterpiece defined a genre of playwriting and precipitated a host of deep thinking theater pieces. Two tramps in a wasteland with only one sad tree pass the time while waiting for a man named Godot who never comes. Beckett was Irish but wrote his plays in French first because, “…more and more my own language appears to me like a veil that must be torn apart in order to get at the things (or the Nothing-ness) behind it.” The play premiered in Paris in 1953 and London in 1955. Former Director of the Drama Division Alan Schneider directed the American premiere in 1956. In a British Royal National Theatre poll, the play was voted "most significant English language play of the 20th century.”

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Read After More Than 20 Years, 'Godot' Reappears at Juilliard in The Juilliard Journal

  • 2018-02-11 19:00:00 2018-08-21 04:17:10 America/New_York Juilliard Drama presents Samuel Beckett's 'Waiting For Godot' The Juilliard School, 155 W. 65th St., New York, NY 10023 The Juilliard School performances@juilliard.edu