Friday, May 14, 2021

The New Group Off Stage launches with ‘Waiting for Godot’ starring Ethan Hawke and John Leguizamo by Deb Miller

This month, Off-Broadway’s award-winning artist-driven company The New Group – known for its mission of developing and producing powerful contemporary theater that is adventurous, stimul…

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Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Waiting for Godot: Beckett’s Masterpiece Pandemic-ized, Sorta by David Finkle

★★☆☆☆ Scott Elliott (mis)directs Ethan Hawke, John Leguizamo, Wallace Shawn, and Tarik Trotter The post Waiting for Godot: Beckett’s Masterpiece Pandemic-ized, Sorta appeared fir…

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Saturday, May 8, 2021

‘Waiting for Godot’ Review: Starry Tramps Like Us and Their Existentialist Dilemmas Make for Daring, Delightful Streaming Theater by Gordon Cox

For this smart, lockdown-era, streaming iteration of Samuel Beckett’s show about nothing — and also everything, perhaps, and electric alienation for sure — director Scott Elliott and h…

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Waiting for Godot: Falling asleep to Ethan Hawke and John Leguizamo by New York Theater

It must have seemed the exact right time to produce “Waiting for Godot,” the bleak, sardonic, enigmatic play about a pair of scruffy pals trying to stay connected and hopeful during a ti…

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Friday, May 7, 2021

Waiting for Godot: Samuel Beckett's Endless Zoom Call

A starry cast performs a new production of the existential masterpiece, specially made for the pandemic year.

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Review: ‘Waiting for Godot’ in the Bleakest Zoom Room Ever by Jesse Green

Ethan Hawke and John Leguizamo star as Beckett’s tragicomic tramps — minus the comic part.

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Thursday, May 6, 2021

Waiting for Godot, Starring Ethan Hawke and John Leguizamo, Streams May 6 by Andrew Gans

Directed by Scott Elliott, the virtual production is the first presented by The New Group Off Stage.

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Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Antoinette Chinonye Nwandu's Pass Over to Play Broadway's August Wilson Theatre by Caitlin Moynihan

Antoinette Chinonye Nwandu's acclaimed play Pass Over is set to make its Broadway debut. Directed by Obie Award winner Danya Taymor (Heroes of the Fourth Turning), Pass Over will reopen Broa…

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Monday, May 3, 2021

Ethan Hawke on Waiting for Godot, His New Novel & Showtime's The Good Lord Bird by Lindsey Sullivan

The newest episode of Broadway Profiles features an interview with stage and screen star Ethan Hawke. Host Tamsen Fadal spoke with the actor about his new novel A Bright Ray of Darkness,…

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Broadway Profiles: Ethan Hawke on WAITING FOR GODOT, His New Novel & More by Broadway.com

Stage and screen star Ethan Hawke speaks about his new novel, Showtime's THE GOOD LORD BIRD and more.

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Playbill's Weekly Streaming Guide: What to Watch May 3-7 by Talaura Harms

A Rebecca Luker tribute concert, Roundabout's Refocus Project, Ethan Hawke and John Leguizamo in Waiting for Godot, and more online offerings this week.

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Saturday, May 1, 2021

May 2021 Theater Openings, Week 1: John Leguizamo, Ethan Hawke in Beckett. Céline Dion Sinking. Gabourey Sidibe at Billie Holiday.Sierra Boggess at t by New York Theater

Below is a day-by-day selection of theater* – both online and in person! — that is opening between May 1 and May 7: a starry Waiting for Godot, musical celebrations of the lives of actr…

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Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Catch Up with Ethan Hawke, LaChanze, Rob McClure & More on Broadway Profiles by Lindsey Sullivan

Before it airs nationwide, we're offering a look at the newest episode of Broadway Profiles. Hosted by Emmy-winning anchor Tamsen Fadal and powered by Broadway.com, this installment will …

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Broadway Profiles with Tamsen Fadal: May 2, 2021 by Broadway.com

Before it airs nationwide, we're offering a look at the newest episode of BROADWAY PROFILES. Hosted by Emmy-winning anchor Tamsen Fadal and powered by Broadway.com, this installment will air…

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Monday, April 12, 2021

Odds & Ends: Ethan Hawke, John Leguizamo & More Set for Virtual Waiting for Godot & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Ethan Hawke & More Set for Waiting for Godot Ethan Hawke, John Leguizamo, Wallace Shawn, Tarik Trotter and Drake Bradsh…

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Ethan Hawke and John Leguizamo Set For ‘Waiting For Godot’ Off Broadway Streaming Production by Greg Evans

Ethan Hawke and John Leguizamo will star in an Off Broadway streaming production of Samuel Beckett’s Waiting For Godot, directed by Scott Elliott and premiering online Tuesday, May 6. The …

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Ethan Hawke, John Leguizamo, Wallace Shawn & More to Star in WAITING FOR GODOT Presented by The New Group Off Stage

The New Group Off Stage will launch with Waiting for Godot, by Samuel Beckett, with Ethan Hawke, John Leguizamo, Wallace Shawn, Tarik Trotter and Drake Bradshaw. Waiting for Godot…

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Ethan Hawke and John Leguizamo Will Star in Stream of Waiting for Godot by Andrew Gans

Directed by Scott Elliott, the virtual production is the first presented by The New Group Off Stage.

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Date Set for Stream of Waiting for Godot Starring Ethan Hawke and John Leguizamo by Andrew Gans

Directed by Scott Elliott, the virtual production is the first presented by The New Group Off Stage.

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Godot, With Ethan Hawke, John Leguizamo, Wallace Shawn, and Tariq Trotter, Set for May

The New Group production of Waiting for Godot will be directed by Scott Elliott.

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Thursday, February 18, 2021

The National Arts Club Presents A Conversation With Sir Ian McKellen

McKellen talks about his work on stage (Richard III, Acting Shakespeare, Waiting for Godot) and screen (The Lord of the Rings, The X-Men, Gods and Monsters, The Good Liar) during this wide-r…

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Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Social Buzz | Groundhog Day by Michael Eddy

We shared this informative post on the Stage Directions‘ Facebook Page and Twitter. In honor of Groundhog Day, we’ll leave this here in celebration and explanation… Unfortunately, my n…

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Tuesday, February 2, 2021

Ethan Hawke on Prepping a Zoom Production of Waiting for Godot with John Leguizamo & More by Caitlin Moynihan

Tony and Oscar nominee Ethan Hawke has kept busy in quarantine. Not only is he releasing A Bright Ray of Darkness, a new novel which tells the story of a young man making his Broadway debut …

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FAILING BETTER: THE AFTERLIFE OF SAMUEL BECKETT’S BEST-KNOWN PHRASES by Robert Shuman

(Terence Killeen’s article appeared in the Irish Times, 2/1; Photo: Samuel Beckett being at a rehearsal of Waiting for Godot in Paris, 1961. Photograph: Roger Viollet via Getty.) Waiting f…

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VIDEO: Ethan Hawke Is Prepping a Zoom Production Of WAITING FOR GODOT

Ethan Hawke has stayed busy in quarantine by rehearsing for a Zoom production of 'Waiting for Godot' with some talented friends.

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Thursday, December 10, 2020

Ethan Hawke, John Leguizamo, Tariq Trotter, Wallace Shawn to Lead Waiting for Godot

The production will be presented and filmed by the New Group.

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Tuesday, December 8, 2020

High Man Pen Meander review – gorgeous homage to Edwin Morgan by Mark Fisher

Available onlineIn this exquisite film we go backstage at Glasgow’s Tron to hear and see the poet’s work performed with beguiling theatricality It’s been a long time since we saw the b…

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Monday, November 30, 2020

One Knight Only: what we learned about Judi, Maggie, Ian and Derek in their Zoom knees-up by Chris Wiegand

In an event for the theatrical charity Acting for Others, Dench, Smith, McKellen and Jacobi spoke about their highs and lows, superstitions and acting tips They are, according to their pal K…

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Thursday, November 26, 2020

Almanac: Samuel Beckett on how not to live by Terry Teachout

“VLADIMIR: Astride of a grave and a difficult birth. Down in the hole, lingeringly, the grave digger puts on the forceps. We have time to grow old. The air is full of our cries. (He listen…

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Friday, November 20, 2020

Ethan Hawke, John Leguizamo, Brandon Victor Dixon & More Set for New Group Off Stage Projects by Lindsey Sullivan

An exciting roster of stars have been tapped for the New Group's upcoming slate of project for its Off Stage initiative. Different media will be used for these theatrical pieces, which wil…

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Scrutinizing the inscrutable by Terry Teachout

In today’s Wall Street Journal I review the Irish Rep’s webcast revival of Bill Irwin’s On Beckett/In Screen. Here’s an excerpt. *  *  * It’s a puzzle to me why we have yet to…

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