Not waiting for Godot: new show tackles Beckett's ban on women

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Female and non-binary performers deal with issue of playwright’s instructions A dead man’s voice can travel a long way. In 1988, Samuel Beckett sued a Dutch theatre company for casting women in his existential drama Waiting for Godot. When Beckett died a year later, responsibility for his estate was passed down to his nephew Edward, who hassince continued to throttle any production that sways from his uncle’s precise instructions. More than three decades and multiple court cases after Beckett’s death, the gender rule still stands. With a new show asking who art belongs to, a group of female and non-binary performers are once again challenging the Beckett estate’s rigidity. Continue reading...

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