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Samuel Beckett
Morton Feldman
Words and Music

Croak Ian McElhinney
Words Adrian Dunbar
Music Crash Ensemble

Hppy Days International Beckett Festival

That sense of something beyond what we see and hear, not enlarged on, is at the core of Beckett's writing. Every presence seems shadowed by an absence. This is acutely conveyed in Netia Jones's stage world premiere of his 1961 radio play Words and Music, in which Words (Adrian Dunbar) and Music
(the Crash Ensemble) compete to communicate.
Croak (Ian McElhinney) attempts to mediate:
"My comforts! Be friends!"


photos Cordula Treml