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Waiting for Godot

a Absurdist Comedy
CATEGORY :
by Samuel Beckett

COMPANY : 7 Stages [WEBSITE]
VENUE : 7 Stages [WEBSITE]
ID# 901

SHOWING : March 04, 2004 - April 04, 2004

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Waiting For Beckett
by Dedalus
Wednesday, March 17, 2004
3.0
Beckett Beckett looms again at Seven Stages Waiting for Godot or GOD-oh or Go-Dot or whatever-oh and was there ever a play a work a collection of words that was so impenetrably shallow and so humorously forlorn and so symbolically obvious and so contrivedly natural and Beckett Beckett I remember seeing Hume Cronyn’s “Krapp’s Last Tape” performed with his spouse his wife His Jessica Tandy’s “Not I” and both were daring and funny and absurd and profound because I cannot forget the cantankerously lonely old man and the tragically vociferous shy woman and I knew these were words that mattered because they revealed people who mattered and I wanted I needed Godot or GOD-oh or Go-Dot to matter and it did at first with Del Hamilton and Don Finney funny and natural and human as Estragon and Vladimir and Vladimir and Estragon and Gogo and Didi but then it happened it happened it turned left when it should have stayed the course and it made the symbolism more obvious and more important than the people and Lucky’s rant went right past me without its meaning and Pozzo became an idea without a person as Lucky was a political stance without a person and I began to miss Digo and Godi and wanted them back and they came back they came back but I was gone so it didn’t matter and where was Beckett Beckett and I hoped he would come back and make right what went deliriously wrong but it was late too late too late and the moon rose on an empty stage that was suddenly empty of people even as the actors kept talking but they were words without substance and ideas without humanity and criticism without thought and style without substance and I’m still waiting for Beckett ...

--- Brad Rudy (BKRudy@aol.com) [POST A COMMENT REGARDING THIS REVIEW]


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