Beckett performed in Italy

Annamaria Cascetta

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Abstract

In the fifties and early sixties, the Italian state theatres favoured realistic production and politically committed plays over the experimental theatre of the absurd. BecKett, therefore, was first staged by avant-garde theatres for whom his experimental and anti-naturalistic plays where a constant point of reference. This essay analyses some significant productions of Beckett's plays in Italy in both the state and experimental sectors, with particular emphasis on Happy Days, and suggests future directions for the staging of Beckett in Italy.
Lingua originaleEnglish
Titolo della pubblicazione ospiteSamuel Beckett: Endlessness in the year 2000/Samuel Beckett: Fin sans fin en l'an 2000
Pagine151-158
Numero di pagine8
Stato di pubblicazionePubblicato - 2001
EventoBeckett and the Twentieth Century - Berlino
Durata: 23 set 200023 set 2000

Convegno

ConvegnoBeckett and the Twentieth Century
CittàBerlino
Periodo23/9/0023/9/00

Keywords

  • Beckett S
  • Italy
  • Performace

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