Playwrights Edward Albee and Paula Vogel and Tony-winning actor Bill Irwin will discuss the enduring influence of Beckett's work on contemporary American drama. The discussion is scheduled to begin at 6 PM. Born in 1906 in Ireland, Samuel Beckett's plays include Waiting for Godot, Endgame, Happy Days and Krapp's Last Tape. Beckett died Dec. 22, 1989, in Paris.
The Jack H. Skirball Center for the Performing Arts is located on the campus of New York University at 566 LaGuardia Place (Washington Square South). Tickets, priced $10, are available by visiting www.skirballcenter.nyu.edu. Admission is free for N.Y.U. students, faculty and staff.