Endgame, Samuel Beckett's Absurdist Comedy
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The last date listed for Endgame was Sunday May 2, 2010 / 7:30pm.
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Nina Raine's Tribes follows Billy, a deaf man raised inside the defiantly idiosyncratic and politically incorrect cocoon of his parents' house. He's adapted brilliantly to his hearing family's unconventional ways, but they've never returned the favor, leaving Billy isolated and alone -- and without the use of sign language. It's not until he meets Sylvia, a young woman on the brink of deafness herself, that he finally understands what it feels like to be understood. The deaf community becomes his new "tribe," leading to tensions with his family. The play premiered at London's Royal Court Theatre in 2010 with a sold-out run, which garnered rave reviews and numerous honors, and then made another critically acclaimed appearance off-Broadway, where it won the 2012 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Play. Learn More
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Written by Samuel Beckett
Directed by Frank Galati
Nobel Prize-winning playwright Samuel Beckett is the author of more than 25 plays and novels, including Waiting for Godot, Happy Days and Krapp’s Last Tape, produced at Steppenwolf in 1978. Along with Waiting for Godot, Endgame is commonly considered to be among Beckett's most important works.
An adaptor and director, as well as an actor, Tony® Award-winner Frank Galati's Steppenwolf credits include Kafka on the Shore, after the quake and The Grapes of Wrath, among others. His Broadway directing credits include Ragtime and The Grapes of Wrath, and he appears as Prospero this spring in Steppenwolf’s production of The Tempest.
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