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Laugh, abide, despair, persevere: Ireland’s iconic Druid theater company presents Samuel Beckett’s irreverent masterpiece, Waiting for Godot. Existential ennui meets startling slapstick comedy in this “superb reimagining” (Guardian, U.K.) by Tony Award–winning director Garry Hynes that offers a refreshing perspective on our tragicomic plight.
“The freshest, funniest and most affecting production of the play in at least a quarter of a century.”– Irish Times
“Waiting never felt so good.”– Broadway World
“Superb reimagining of an iconic play.”– Guardian (U.K.)
“Exceptional and miraculous.”– Irish Times
Live audio description available for the performances on Monday, November 5 at 7:30 pm and Saturday, November 10 at 2:00 pm. Guests can access audio description at any seat in the house.
Captioning available for the performance on Monday, November 12 at 7:30 pm. Guests can access captioning from any seat in the house.
To reserve receivers and caption devices, contact [email protected] or 212.875.5375.
For ticketing information and general questions, please call 212.721.6500.
Friday, November 2, 2018 at 7:30 pm Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College
*Preview performances on Friday, November 2 at 7:30 pm and Saturday, November 3 at 2:00 pm
Starring Garrett Lombard, Aaron Monaghan, Rory Nolan, and Marty Rea, with Nathan Reid and Jaden Pace
Francis O’Connor, set and costume design
James F. Ingalls, lighting design
Gregory Clarke, sound design
Nick Winston, movement director
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Performance length: Two hours and 30 minutes, including intermission
Waiting for Godot is made possible in part by the Laura Pels International Foundation for Theater.
Major endowment support for contemporary dance and theater is provided by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.
Waiting for Godot is also made possible in part by endowment support from the American Express Cultural Preservation Fund.