No cutting edge to Beckett’s knife



No’s Knife
The Old Vic, London SE1
2/5
ACCOMPLISHED Samuel Beckett actress Lisa Dwan scales the heights of ambition by interpreting the great playwright’s Texts For Nothing, a selection of prose works never intended for the stage.
Delivering them in a four-part, 70-minute monologue with no interval, Dwan is first seen trapped in the crevice of a rock face before prowling around a wasteland and then perching herself on high, as if encased in a birdcage.
Her powerful stage and vocal presence strives to capture some of the insights into the human condition that Beckett sought to convey.
Yet,... read more

 
13 October 2016 in Editorial, Views: 43
Source: Morning Star
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