Seasonal Event

Championing Beckett: Ruby Cohn and Her Legacy with Samuel Beckett

Thursday, Dec. 6, 11:00 a.m. – 3:15 p.m., 2012
Main Theatre, Wright Hall, UC Davis
Open to the public/ free of charge

UC Davis ITDP presents Championing Beckett: Ruby Cohn and Her Legacy with Samuel Beckett, a panel discussion examining the writing of the late Ruby Cohn, UC Davis professor emerita and renowned theater scholar and Samuel Beckett specialist. The event on Thursday, Dec. 6 includes a Beckett poetry and prose reading by UC Davis Granada Artist-in-Residence Barry McGovern, Irish actor and leading exponent of Beckett’s work.

The discussion includes Ruby Cohn’s personal reminiscences and observations of working directly with and for Samuel Beckett. Participants in addition to Barry McGovern are Alan Mandell, actor, Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles and Peter Lichtenfels, director and UC Davis Department of Theatre and Dance professor. The moderator is David Lloyd, UC Davis English Department professor, and the producer is John Iacovelli, designer and UC Davis Department of Theatre and Dance professor.

The free-of-charge event is open to the public from 11:00 a.m. through 3:15 p.m. with audience welcome to arrive at UC Davis Main Theatre, Wright Hall, at any point during this time span.

UC Davis ITDP presents Championing Beckett: Ruby Cohn and Her Legacy with Samuel Beckett, a panel discussion examining the writing of the late Ruby Cohn, UC Davis professor emerita and renowned theater scholar and Samuel Beckett specialist. The event on Thursday, Dec. 6 includes a Beckett poetry and prose reading by UC Davis Granada Artist-in-Residence Barry McGovern, Irish actor and leading exponent of Beckett’s work.

The discussion includes Ruby Cohn’s personal reminiscences and observations of working directly with and for Samuel Beckett. Participants in addition to Barry McGovern are Alan Mandell, actor, Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles and Peter Lichtenfels, director and UC Davis Department of Theatre and Dance professor. The moderator is David Lloyd, UC Davis English Department professor, and the producer is John Iacovelli, designer and UC Davis Department of Theatre and Dance professor.

The free-of-charge event is open to the public from 11:00 a.m. through 3:15 p.m. with audience welcome to arrive at UC Davis Main Theatre, Wright Hall, at any point during this time span.

Timeline

11-11:15 a.m.: Coffee/Welcome

11:15-11:45 a.m.: Panel Discussion I

11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.: Open Discussion

12:15-1:00 p.m.: Lunch

1-1.30 p.m.: Panel Discussion II

1.30-2:00 p.m.: Open Discussion/Concluding Remarks

2:15-3:15 p.m.  Barry McGovern Reading of Beckett’s Poetry and Prose

Press release

UC Davis Event Championing Beckett: Ruby Cohn and Her Legacy With Samuel Beckett

UC Davis ITDP presents Championing Beckett: Ruby Cohn and Her Legacy with Samuel Beckett, a panel discussion examining the writing of the late Ruby Cohn, UC Davis professor emerita and renowned theater scholar and Samuel Beckett specialist. The event on Thursday, Dec. 6 includes a Beckett poetry and prose reading by UC Davis Granada Artist-in-Residence Barry McGovern, Irish actor and leading exponent of Beckett’s work. The free-of-charge event is open to the public from 11:00 a.m.

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