Oct 30- Nov 9 2014- 5 by Beckett- Beckett Fest

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Five Beckett Short Plays in “5 By Beckett”

at ACT Theatre Central Heating Lab

Eulalie Scandiuzzi Space, ACT Theatre, 700 Union Street, Seattle, WA 98101

Part of the Seattle Beckett Festival and presented in conjunction with ACT Theatre’s Central Heating Lab.

WHEN: October 30 to November 9, 2014

Preview: Thursday, October 30 at 8:00pm

Opening Night: Saturday, November 1, at 8:00pm

Other performances: November 6, 7, 8 at 8:00pm, November 2 and 9 at 2:00pm

Tickets: General $25, Seniors $20, Students $15;

(206) 292-7676 or www.acttheatre.org

“5 By Beckett” is a cycle of plays exploring the theatrical and playful evolution of silence and language. This evening of rarely produced short plays includes “Act Without Words I and II,” “Rough for Theatre I and II” and “Catastrophe” written by Beckett for the late Vaclav Havel. “5 By Beckett” will feature the work of Sound Theatre Company member and movement and clown performer, Ken Michels. Directed by Sound Theatre Company Artistic Director, Teresa Thuman and Guest Director, local actor, director and educator Andrew McGinn.

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Sound Theatre Company joins Seattle Shakespeare Company and Theatre Puget Sound, in conjunction with over 40 Seattle based arts organizations to make up the Seattle Beckett Festival. The festival, which runs from August through November, 2014 features not only the plays (such as Waiting for Godot, Endgame, Krapp’s Last Tape, Act Without Words parts I & II, Rough for Theatre I & II, Catastrophe, etc.), but also readings of Beckett’s poetry and prose, screenings of his films, master classes on Beckett, pop-up performance events, new works inspired by Beckett, presentations of the radio plays, and more. Visit www.seattlebeckettfest.org for more information and a full schedule of upcoming events.

A sponsored program of Theatre Puget Sound

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