17.4.10

Michael Gambon in Krapp's Last Tape

Gambon to take lead in Beckett's one-man play
Michael Gambon in Samuel Beckett's 'Krapp's Last Tape' at the Gate Theatre

Michael Colgan to direct Michael Gambon in Samuel Beckett's Krapp's Last Tape at the Gate Theatre in Dublin:
Following his outstanding performance in Pinter’s No Man’s Land in 2008, Michael Gambon returns to the Gate in Beckett’s classic one-man show, Krapp’s Last Tape, for a limited number of performances. Each year on his birthday, self-absorbed Krapp records the important, and the banal, moments of the last year. As he prepares to record a new tape on his 69th birthday, he begins to listen to his archives and stumbles upon a tender memory that he recorded half a lifetime ago. This immersion in his own history leads Krapp to question with growing regret whether his present lives up to his past.

The production opens on Thursday 28th April. For more information, visit the Gate Theatre's official website.

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