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MAR 23 - APR 03, 2011

With his characteristic theatrical alchemy, Peter Brook stages a quintet of works by preeminent playwright Samuel Beckett—Rough for Theatre I, Rockaby, Act Without Words II, Neither, and Come and Go. Brook’s long awaited vision of Beckett’s FRAGMENTS illuminates the comedy and courage in Beckett’s characters who dare to face the void. Featuring renowned international artists Hayley Carmichael, Yoshi Oida, and Bruce Myers, Brook and his actors plumb the depths of Beckett’s sparse, dynamic texts, revealing humor and humanity.

Peter Brook on Samuel Beckett: “His life was a constant, aching search for meaning. He shares their uncertainties, their pain…he enters the rare passage that links the ancient Greek theatre through Shakespeare to the present day in an uncompromising celebration of one who looks truth in the face, unknown, terrible, amazing...”

“Don’t miss out. You may never get another chance to see something with this combined pedigree in physical theatre."- The British Theatre Guide (UK)

Info

  • Location: Paramount Center Mainstage
  • By Samuel Beckett
  • Directed by Peter Brook
  • Co-directed by Marie-Hélène Estienne
  • Series Legend
  • Ages 12+
  • Running Time 1 hour