Meeting of Beckett and Keaton Imagined in Sam's Last Dance

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Sam's Last Dance, a new comedy at Theatre Centre West, was inspired by the real life meeting between playwright Samuel Beckett and silent film comedian Buster Keaton to make a short Beckett film that Keaton privately loathed. In Sean Dixon's play the two meet again. But now it's Keaton's turn to call the shots...

Sam's Last Dance, a new comedy at Theatre Centre West, was inspired by the real life meeting between playwright Samuel Beckett and silent film comedian Buster Keaton to make a short Beckett film that Keaton privately loathed. In Sean Dixon's play the two meet again. But now it's Keaton's turn to call the shots... Starring Dean Gilmour and Michele Smith, produced by Theatre Smith-Gilmour, the show opens at Theatre Centre West, 1032 Queen St. W. in Toronto on Feb 27, and runs until Mar 23.

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-- By Ray Ellicock
Theatre News Canada

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