Samuel Beckett's Happy Days from California Shakespeare Theater
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The last date listed for Samuel Beckett's Happy Days was Sunday September 6, 2009 / 4:00pm.
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Featured review from Mary R.
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This is a 90-minute show with one intermission. Marcia Mason pulled out, but the replacement does a fabulous job. It is almost a one-woman show. Arrive in time to read the program and I think you will get more out of the play. There is also a talk before the play. This is one where the more information you have before you see it, the better.
BART works beautifully for getting there.
We are all alone in the face of death, and all alone in the face of life—how can this stark truth be funny? But in Samuel Beckett's brilliant hands it is, as you'll find out when you see Cal Shakes' production of Happy Days. Artistic Director Jonathan Moscone brings the work of the Nobel Prize-winning Beckett to the Bruns stage for the very first time with this astounding portrait of a woman buried up to her waist in sand, and in the comically painful toil of her life.