Endicott College presents: Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett
Location: Tia’s Theater, Walter J. Manninen Center for the Arts, Endicott College, 376 Hale St, Beverly, MA 01915
Date: Wednesday, October 18, Thursday October 19, Friday October 20, 7:30pm and Saturday October 21, 2:00pm and 7:30pm, Pre-Show Lecture by Professor Gabrielle Watling: Friday, October 20, 6:45pm
Admission: $15 General Admission, $5 Seniors and Students, Free to EC ID Holders
In Samuel Beckett’s tragicomedy in two acts, a pair of lost souls named Vladimir and Estragon wait by a lonely tree on a barren stretch of road to meet up with an enigmatic figure called Godot . Inhabiting a drama spun from their own consciousness, the result is a comical wordplay of poetry, dreamscapes, and nonsense, which has been interpreted as a somber summation of mankind’s inexhaustible search for meaning. Vladimir and Estragon hope that Godot will change their lives for the better, but instead two eccentric travelers arrive, one on the end of the other's rope. The results are both funny and dangerous in this existential masterpiece which has become a cornerstone of twentieth-century theater. Directed by Penny Singh.
Funded in part by the van Otterloo Family Foundation.
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