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Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett

1st - 5th Nov 2016

Event info

Start Time: 7.30pm

Tickets: £13.50 Concessions: £11.00


Description

Two weatherbeaten down-and-outs linger by a solitary tree, hoping to meet the elusive and mysterious Mr Godot. Their infernal wait is alternately enlivened by high-velocity banter, lugubrious melancholy, sardonic contemplation, and some very odd visitors and passers-by. At once emotive, contemplative, and humorous, Beckett’s masterpiece wittily explores our angst-ridden insecurities on the absurdity and meaninglessness of life.

Hailed by the legendary critic Kenneth Tynan as “a pilgrim from Mars” upon its sensational arrival in 1955, Beckett’s existentialist tragicomedy has been a familiar friend to theatre lovers ever since. In recent years, Vladimir and Estragon have become must-do roles for Hollywood stars and jobbing actors alike. Will Godot show up? There’s only one way to find out …

"hysterically funny & immeasurably sad" - Break A Leg

  • TICKETS & SEATING -
  • All tickets are non-refundable.
  • Please note the position of the stage on the seating plan when booking - Row A is the front, Row S is the rear
  • RUNNING TIME - approx 2hrs & 25mins (including an interval)
  • PARKING -
  • A reminder to audiences that parking is more limited than usual around the theatre due to the redevelopment work. Please leave yourself as much time as you are able to get parked and buy/collect your tickets (if applicable). The show starts at 7.30pm.  

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