Hughie, Krapp’s Last Tape

Brian Dennehy was great in both, but you have to wonder why he bothered. I’d rather see him in a full length play, rather than an actor’s exercise.
Hughie is interesting as a portrayal of a type of man, from a particular time and place in America. Sad, but ultimately not someone you are interested in knowing.
Krapp’s Last Tape confirmed my suspicion that Beckett is an auther with no clothes. I’m not waiting for Godot any more and I don’t want to hear any of Krapp’s tapes.

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About cathyriggall

Theatre junkie, who thinks live theatre is the ultimate form of living on the edge. You never know what will happen when an actor steps on the stage.
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One Response to Hughie, Krapp’s Last Tape

  1. Keith says:

    Yes, I look forward to seeing Dennehy in something more interesting. He was okay in All’s Well, but Shakespeare is clearly not his forte (at least yet).

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