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Waiting for Godot

October 6, 2017 8:00PM  to  November 5, 2017 3:00PM

Show times are 8 p.m. Fridays & Saturdays | 3 p.m. Sundays | Studio TheaterOpen for Godot | Beck Center for the Arts

  • Written by Samuel Beckett
  • Directed by Eric Schmeidl
  • Presented through special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc.
  • Student tickets only $15 with valid ID
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"...a witty and poetic conundrum" - The Guardian 

"It is a mystery wrapped in an enigma. But you can expect to witness the strange power this drama has to convey the impression of some melancholy truths about the hopeless destiny of the human race." – The New York Times

Waiting for Godot is a tragic comedy in which Samuel Beckett explores the futility of man's hope. Two wandering vagrants wait in the middle of nowhere to meet up with Mr. Godot, hoping he'll change their lives for the better. As they wait, they speculate, joke, engage with fellow travelers, and ponder life's greatest questions. Waiting for Godot is a classic masterpiece that draws endless interpretations, and is considered one of the most significant plays of the twentieth century.

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“There’s something very special happening in Cleveland that requires your attendance. And you might want to take in an Indians game as well.” - Cleveland Jewish News

"If life is absurd and time has no meaning, then you have no excuse not to see Waiting for Godot at the Beck Center." - Scene Magazine

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CAC 4c NEW 27may09  Ohio Arts Council

Programming at Beck Center for the Arts is made possible through the generous support of the Ohio Arts Council. Beck Center gratefully acknowledges the generous funding provided by the citizens of Cuyahoga County through Cuyahoga Arts and Culture.

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