17 July-10 Sept 2006. The Berlin Literaturhaus presents a series of readings, films and lectures dedicated to Samuel Beckett (1906-1989) to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Nobel prize-winning authors birth. Highlights of the exhibition, entitled Obergeschoss still closed Samuel Beckett in Berlin, include actor/director Frank Arnolds reading of Becketts first published work, a critical essay from 1929 entitled Dante..Bruno.Vico..Joyce (19 July), a recording of the San Quentin Drama workshops 1988 Paris production of Waiting for Godot (13 Aug) and the screening of a film of Endgame performed by the San Quentin Drama Workshop (30 July & 14 Aug). Other events include the screenings of archive German television footage of Becketts plays and a guided tour of the exhibition followed by the film Comdie on the Museums Long Night (26 Aug) at 21.00 & 22.00 respectively. Admission 5-3. Sun-Fri 20.00 except Sat 26 Aug 11.00-01.00.
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Samuel Beckett in Berlin.
The Literaturhaus Berlin is at 23 Fasanenstrae 10719 Berlin-Charlottenburg. By U-bahn U1 & U9 to Kurfrstendamm, U1 to Uhlandstrae. By bus lines 109, 110, M19, M29 Night buses N10, N19, N21 & N27. Tel. +49 (0) 30887286/0 firstname.lastname@example.org