Albany’s Confetti Stage Kicks off New Year with “Waiting for Godot” [Berkshire on Stage]

February 26th, 2015, 3:00 pm by Sara
Waiting for Godot features Patrick White and Stephen Henel as Didi and Gogo.

“Waiting for Godot” features Patrick White and Stephen Henel as Didi and Gogo.

Preview by Larry Murray

It’s been worth the wait, for ever since Confetti Stage, Inc. announced they were planning their own production of Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot, we’ve been waiting, too, for all the details. It’s one of our favorite plays, and besides, it’s been a decade since they began, staging their inaugural production, ‘night, Mother, by Marsha Norman in January, 2005. Since then, the company has successfully brought to the stage over 40 productions, performing in several Capital Region communities.

The snarks say it’s a two-act play in which absolutely nothing happens.

Twice.

But that misses the point. Others say it is about waiting to die, “They’re actually waiting for God, can’t you see that in the title?”

Perhaps.

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Double-Barrelled Beckett

February 25th, 2011, 12:00 pm by Greg
Waiting For Godot (photo by Michael Zirkle)

(photo by Michael Zirkle)

While Proctors in Schenectady is caught up in the opening weekend of the Broadway blockbuster, “The Lion King,” the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts in North Adams is offering something considerably more intimate with a Samuel Beckett mini-fest this weekend.

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Happy Birthday, Samuel Beckett

April 13th, 2010, 10:01 am by Greg

Today’s marks the 104th anniversary of the birth of the great playwright and poet Samuel Beckett. So raise a glass of Guinness…and wait:

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