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TIGER DUBLIN FRINGE: Beckett in the City: The Women Speak- Halla Banba (Parnell Square), Dublin

Writer: Samuel Beckett Director: Sarah Jane Scaife Reviewer: Tricia O’Beirne Company SJ have provided a space for Beckett’s women to come alive. This magical production takes place within the crumbling, musty walls of Banba Hall, a currently disused building on Dublin’s Parnell Square, and the fragile old Georgian building, bare-boarded and stripped down to its essence, showing the scars of ...

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Not I / Footfalls / Rockaby – The Lowry, Salford

Writer: Samuel Beckett Director: Walter Asmus Reviewer: Jo Beggs   In the 1970s, already in his mid sixties, Samuel Beckett really began to achieve the minimalism he’d strived for throughout his career. As aging and self-imposed isolation began to directly inform his writing, he started to create increasingly compact, and increasingly absurd, performance pieces. Not I, Footfalls and Rockaby are ...

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Not I, Footfalls, Rockaby – Birmingham Rep

Writer: Samuel Beckett Director: Walter Asmus Reviewer: George Attwell Gerhards   It is much easier to review something when it is close to being objectively good or bad. For instance a stellar cast can transform a drab play but in equal measure some slack direction can completely lose the focus of the audience. These are the closest things you can ...

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