Stage: Waiting for Godot

In 1987, Samuel Beckett asked Michael Colgan, director of the Gate Theatre, to organise a production of Waiting For Godot in his native Dublin.

13th September, 2008

In 1987, Samuel Beckett asked Michael Colgan, director of the Gate Theatre, to organise a production of Waiting For Godot in his native Dublin.

He also requested that Walter Asmus, his assistant on the famous Schiller Theatre production, should act as director. Ever since then, the Gate’s treatment of this seminal play has been hailed as the definitive production and has toured all over the world.

Now Godot is finally coming home. As part...

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