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A Piece of Monologue

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Samuel Beckett 

  • Notes

    Written in English.

  • Synopsis

    In A Piece Of Monologue a speaker tells a fragment of a story about birth and death, in which the narrative details almost match those visible to us as the theatre set. The play dramatises a successive loss of company: firstly in an account of the destruction of photographs and secondly in the memories of a funeral in the rain.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Male

    1

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    14 December 1979

  • Production Notes

    First produced at La Mamba Theatre, New York.

  • Producer

  • Original Venue

Original Cast  
Performer David Warrilow

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    The Estate of Samuel Beckett

  • Address

    c/o Curtis Brown Haymarket House, 28/29 Haymarket,
    London SW1Y 4SP
    England

  • Phone

    + 44 (0) 20 7396 6600

  • Email

    cb@curtisbrown.co.uk

  • Website

    http://www.curtisbrown.co.uk/

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was taken from 'Samuel Beckett: Collected Plays' (Faber and Faber, 1986) and from various other sources.