There’s no mystery to Signal’s mastery of Beckett’s seminal drama
Widely acclaimed as a seminal masterwork of the 20th century, Samuel Beckett’s Waiting For Godot is at once a vaudevillian farce and a heartrending expression of our fear of uncertainty. A study of intimate relationships in all their comfortable and irritating glory, it also illustrates our need for companionship, our want of understanding, and our desperate hope that something good is waiting for us.
With its production of Waiting for Godot, the Signal Ensemble Theatre captures the humor and the humanity of true friends bonding in the frustration of certain futility... As Estragon, Christopher Prentice captures the madness and the desperate hope of the wait for Godot in each, cleanly articulated movement and line. Forever tormented by shoes that don’t fit and a best friend who alternately enrages and invigorates him, Prentice’s Gogo is everyman banished to a nightmare twilight zone... Both are excellent physical comedians, but they never let the slapstick overbalance the universal emotions at the core of their characters.- Windy City Times
By Samuel Beckett
Signal Ensemble Theatre
Directed by Ronan Marra
With Christopher Prentice, Anthony Ingram, Charles Schoenherr, Aaron Snook, Joseph Stearns