Samuel Beckett’s “Endgame” debuts at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) featuring a cast that includes John Turturro (Hamm), Max Casella as Clov, veteran classical actor Alvin Epstein will play Nagg and the legendary Broadway actress Elaine Stritch will play Nell.
The one-act play, originally published in 1957, is considered to be one of Beckett’s most important works. Twenty-four performances of “Endgame” will take place in the BAM Harvey Theater, 651 Fulton Street, from April 25-May 18.
“Nothing is funnier than unhappiness, I grant you that,” says Nell, in “Endgame,” one of Samuel Beckett’s most poignant and comical works. The play explores the relationship between Hamm and his manservant Clov.
Mutually dependent in a world that seems to be coming to an end, Hamm is confined to a chair on wheels, unable to see, or stand up and Clov
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