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“Nothing is funnier than unhappiness”

          When directing Endgame at the Schiller-Theater in Berlin in 1967, Samuel Beckett described the relationship between Hamm and Clov as a “war”. This is an apt way of summing up the relationship between the two men who are confined together in what seems to be a post-famine or post-apocalyptic shelter. Throughout the play, much of their time is spent bickering and insulting one another, yet […]

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