Beckett Shorts
A.R.T. Institute Season
March 30 - 31, 2012 and April 4 - 7, 2012

In the silences and sounds of Samuel Beckett, worlds are revealed. 

An evening of short plays by Samuel Beckett, director Marcus Stern (EndgameDonnie DarkoThe Onion Cellar) dives into the labyrinth of human psychology. The actors of the ART Institute Class of 2012 find moments of hope amidst wreckage in the humorous Come and Go, the neurotic Play, and the iconic Not IFootfalls and the dystopian Rough for Radio II bring us an uncomfortable glimpse of the struggle for power. And in pieces such as Quad and Act Without Words II Beckett's characters soothe themselves with form and repetition. Through bouts of stillness and bouts of speed, BECKETT SHORTS explores the nature of power, trauma, and the human ability to connect. 

Tickets for this production are complimentary; however, an advanced ticketed reservation is required.

NOTE: Unclaimed tickets may become available for sold-out performance on the day of the show. A standby line will be arranged at the venue prior to curtain, starting at 7:00PM the day of the show.

Creative team
Written by

Samuel Beckett

Directed by Marcus Stern

Press Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 9, 2012CONTACT: Kati Mitchell 617-495-2668kati_mitchell@harvard.edu A.R.T./MXAT Institute for Advanced Theater TrainingPresentsBECKETT SHORTSdirected by Marcus SternMarch...

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Run time

75 Minutes

Venue

0 Church Street
Cambridge, MA 02138