Sunday, July 20, 2008

"Let me tell you a story..."

Reviving Beckett one-player shows from Dublin's Gate Theatre, with a top-notch cast: Barry McGovern, Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes. Wish I was there.

McGovern and the great Johnny Murphy in the 2001 stage version of Godot:

Nearly as great (and definitely wearing Beckett's drawers): gaming scene from Stoppard's Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, which I first saw at the Young Vic at age 15 around 1976. Easily my favorite acting from Tim Roth and Gary Oldman--what a pairing!

The British are funnier than we are:

Well, maybe:

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