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  • Playwright

    Samuel Beckett 

  • Synopsis

    Breath lasts less than a minute. On a set full of rubbish, a person cries out, then breathes in again.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    One Act

Original Production

  • Date of First Production

    16 June 1969

  • Production Notes

    Opened as a prologue to Kenneth Tynan's Oh! Calcutta!
  • Producer

  • Original Venue

  • Venue Notes

    Produced at The Eden Theatre, New York

Original Cast  

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

  • Phone

    + 44 (0) 20 7396 6600

  • Email


  • Website


Source Of Information

The information for this entry is taken from various published sources on Samuel Beckett.