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"First Love" by Samuel Beckett - Open on February 25

From left to right: Bill Camp (© Bill Trent), Samuel Beckett and Joanne Akalaitis (© Dana Maxson).

Theater For A New Audience (TFANA) presents online First Love  written by Samuel Beckett as a solo theater piece for virtual performance by actor Bill Camp directed by JoAnne Akalaitis  on February 25 at 7 pm (EST)

The access to the vimeo link is free but you need to register here.

The performance will be followed by two live discussions with the artistic team, at 8.45 pm on Feb 25 and 26. Use the registration link  to select one of the sessions. 

After the premiere, the recording will be available until March 1st,  at 7pm (EST).

About First Love

Written in 1946, and described by novelist John Banville as “the most nearly perfect short story ever written," Samuel Beckett's First Love is presented as a solo piece for virtual performance by actor Bill Camp (Netflix's The Queen's Gambit), directed by six-time OBIE Award-winning director JoAnne Akalaitis.

A garrulous loner expounds on the highs and lows of living rough, the charms of Europe's various graveyards, and the woman who, years ago and against his will, inflamed his desire and brought him in from the cold. With wit and compassion, Beckett depicts the strange contortions of a solitary nature trapped in the toils of love.

 

 

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