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WAITING FOR GODOT

Samuel Beckett’s absurdist comedy has arrived on the chameleon-like Sydney Theatre Company (STC) stage. Audiences expect high-calibre productions from this theatrical institution and even when casting stars like Hugo Weaving and Richard Roxburgh – two powerhouses of the Australian entertainment industry – raises the anticipation through the roof, Waiting for Godot delivers the goods. A […]

THEATRE: WAITING FOR GODOT

"They give birth astride of a grave, the light gleams an instant, then it's night once more." Few literary works have portrayed man’s cosmic absurdity with  as much finesse as Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot. Fifty seven years since the first production, the play has lost nothing of its humour, tenderness and ambiguity. New Theatre’s production, directed […]