Waiting for Godot
The 14th Street Y, East Village
Wednesday, January 2, 2019 @ 7:30pm
Sometimes it feels like every day is a reprise of all the days before it: we wake up waiting for something to materialize that we were promised long ago, biding our time with the
Waiting for a long-overdue promotion or raise to
Waiting to meet that special someone to share the rest
Waiting for that big break to catapult us to
Or sometimes, just waiting
As in life, there's a lot of waiting in
It’s even in the title,
Vladamir (Eli Rosen) and Estragon (David Mandelbaum) have been waiting an eternity for Godot to meet them under a tree one day, but only Pozzo (Gera Sandler), Lucky (Richard Saudek) and an unnamed boy
Beckett originally penned Godot in French and then translated it to English a few years later.
Directed by Ronit Muszkatblit for New Yiddish Rep at
That's good news, because if you've ever seen Godot in your native tongue, you know that it's
People have been trying to read volumes into the minimalist scene for decades, but Beckett insisted it's no more than a story of
Catch this production, and you'll swear the story was meant to be told in Yiddish, because the supertitles tell you what the actors say, but the Yiddish shows you how
Check it out, then come back and tell us if it’s not the most profound version of
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