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Samuel Beckett

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  • Acme Corporation presents marathon performances of Beckett's 'Play'

    Acme Corporation presents marathon performances of Beckett's 'Play'
    The final stage direction in Samuel Beckett's “Play” is “repeat.” The Acme Corporation, one of Baltimore's experimental theater companies, is taking that instruction very seriously.
  • Authors when they were young

    Authors when they were young
    Flavorwire has put together an interesting gallery of photos of authors in their young, pre-fame days. Some drip with irony: a smiling Sylvia Plath, and Jack Kerouac (in a tie!) at Horace Mann. Others are disarmingly cute: Samuel Beckett on his high...

    Nobel Prize: A physicist and a poet expand our universe

    Nobel Prize: A physicist and a poet expand our universe
    I told some friends that Tomas Tranströmer had won the Nobel Prize. Some responded, "Who?" and others said that it was cool that someone in Baltimore had won the Nobel. This latter group, of course, had heard the local hubbub and were thinking about Adam...

    'The Wire' finale is a cop-out for a once-great show

    David Simon wrote a brilliant finale for The Wire. Unfortunately, it was in 2004 at the end of Season 3 - not the 90-minute final episode of the Baltimore-based drama that will air tonight on HBO.Four years ago, series creator Simon wrote a season-...

    Mandy Patinkin-Taylor Mac-Susan Stroman Project Eyes January Date

    Mandy Patinkin-Taylor Mac-Susan Stroman Project Eyes January Date
    From my upcoming piece on Mandy Patinkin: Patinkin becomes most excited when he talks about a new project that he’s been working off and on for two years with performer and drag artist Taylor Mac. Susan Stroman (Tony Award-winning director-...