Samuel Beckett

Not waiting for Godot: new show tackles Beckett’s ban on women

October 18, 2020

A dead man’s voice can travel a long way. In 1988, Samuel Beckett sued a Dutch theatre company for casting women in his existential drama Waiting for Godot. When Beckett died a year later, responsibility for his estate was passed down to his nephew Edward, who has since continued to throttle any production that sways […]

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