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The Lost Ones

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    David Warrilow  Lee Breuer 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Samuel Beckett 

  • Author Notes

    Adapted from Samuel Beckett's prose piece "The Lost Ones"

  • Synopsis

    The detached, scientific narrator of The Lost Ones gives us a depeopled world where existence is reduced to its lowest common denominator - presenting a bleak parable of metaphysical suspension, where the environment is reduced to a closed cylinder, and entrapment has become a condition of being.

  • Play Type

    Adaptation/Translation

    Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Male

    1

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    1974

  • Production Notes

    Produced by Mabou Mines Theater Company, New York City.

  • Producer

  • Original Venue

  • Venue Notes

    Produced at The Public Theatre in New York City.

Original Cast  
Production Team  
Director Lee Breuer

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 is taken from various published sources on Samuel Beckett, and information supplied by Mabou Mines Theatre Company.