Samuel Beckett’s Theatre in America

The Legacy of Alan Schneider as Beckett’s American Director

  • Authors
  • Natka Bianchini

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Natka Bianchini
    Pages 1-17
  3. Natka Bianchini
    Pages 19-39
  4. Natka Bianchini
    Pages 41-60
  5. Natka Bianchini
    Pages 61-90
  6. Natka Bianchini
    Pages 91-119
  7. Natka Bianchini
    Pages 121-145
  8. Natka Bianchini
    Pages 147-152
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 153-204

About this book


A study of the 30-year collaboration between playwright Samuel Beckett and director Alan Schneider, Bianchini reconstructs their shared American productions between 1956 and 1984. By examining how Beckett was introduced to American audiences, this book leads into a wider historical discussion of American theatre in the mid-to-late 20th century.


20th century Beckett Samuel Beckett theatre

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