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Years ago I saw this advertised at a small theater near my home in Illinois and just the name intrigued me. I've seen it advertised here and there over the years and wanted to see it perhaps because it's been done so many times and seems to be a 'classic'. In fact, not very long ago I went looking to see if it was playing here in LA anytime soon. I see that it is in fact coming to Broadway again soon with Big name stars (Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart no less). WELL, since I'm not going to Broadway anytime soon I'll have to content myself with a $10 ticket from Goldstar!
Generally regarded as one of the greatest plays of the 20th century, Waiting for Godot is a story that lends itself to endless exploration. Its depths are so great that every production has the capability of finding in it new meaning. It tells the story of Vladimir and Estragon, two men who find themselves endlessly awaiting someone named Godot, whose absence lends itself to numerous interpretations. Full of clever wordplay and surprising humor, you will never be more entertained by two acts in which nothing happens. Scholars have been debating the meaning of Waiting for Godot for decades, and you will surely be thinking about and discussing what it all means as well.
Here's what Gandalf, er, Sir McKellen said about it:
Two old friends meet to converse, joke and argue with themselves as they wait through one day and then another for the mysterious Godot...the combination of music hall, poetry and tension redefined what is possible in theatre, so that today Waiting for Godot is accepted as one of the most significant plays of the 20th century.
When Samuel Beckett’s play exploded on to the London stage 50 years ago, it shocked as many people as it delighted. There had never been a play like it; indeed it was said that: "Beckett has achieved a theoretical impossibility—a play in which nothing happens, that yet keeps audiences glued to their seats.”
This is right near Hollywood and Highland so you can easily take the Metro there or the theatre tells me they have an agreement with the Jefferson Apartment building on McCadden Place (a block east of Highland, half a block N of Hollywood on West side). $5 for 4 hours.
HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE!