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Black Swan State Theatre Company Presents
ENDGAME by Samuel Beckett
DATES: 27 May - 11 June 2017
VENUE: Heath Ledger Theatre, State Theatre Centre of WA
WARNING: Adult themes

"Nothing is funnier than unhappiness." Samuel Beckett

Four characters locked up in a refuge. Is it the end? Much is at stake.

The relationship between Hamm, the blind and cantankerous master unable to stand, and Clov, his long suffering servant son who cannot sit, is beginning to strain. Nagg and Nell, Hamm’s decrepit parents living in garbage cans, are not helping matters. They too seem stuck between light and dark, life and death. Ruminating on past deeds and actions that, at their core, are meaningless.

This tragicomedy reveals the constant duel between tyranny and submission and the need and desire to break free of the cycle. Confusion reigns – is it the beginning of the end or the end of the beginning? Beckett (awarded the 1969 Nobel Prize in Literature) considered this his favourite play, even over Waiting for Godot. As the chess game reference implies, Endgame is about how or why one bothers to move at all, when all moves lead to death.

Black Swan welcomes the return of Founding Artistic Director Andrew Ross, to direct this rarely seen and engaging piece of absurd theatre.

DIRECTOR Andrew Ross

CAST INCLUDES Geoff Kelso, Kelton Pell, George Shevtsov

Prices: $34.00 to $87.50
Book via Ticketek 1300 795 012
Groups 8+ 1300 364 001


Event starts
Saturday 27 May, 2017
Event Ends
Sunday 11 June, 2017
State Theatre Centre of WA
Venue Address
174 William Street, Perth

Perth, Perth

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