Tag: Waiting For Godot

  • As You Lake It

    The best summary of Waiting for Godot may be Act II’s first stage direction: ” Next day. Same time. Same place.” Samuel Beckett intended that “same place” to be a country road, but in the Classical Theatre of Harlem’s boisterous new production, the locale has been radically shifted to a rooftop above a flooded landscape, […]

  • He’ll Go On

    John Turturro is fussing with his hat. But there’s nothing trivial about his consternation: he’s preparing to play Estragon in Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot at the Classic Stage Company, and anyone familiar with the play knows the Laurel and Hardy­inspired bowlers are no mere laughing matter. The critic Hugh Kenner observed that they “are […]