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Podcast: Talking understudies, acting classes & comedy with Waiting… company

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Dave Hanson’s hit New York comedy Waiting for Waiting for Godot receives its European premiere at London’s St James Theatre and, just before he flew back to New York, I got to quiz Dave about his inspiration for this debut play (bitter personal experience on a Los Angeles production of the Beckett classic: “Terrible. Boring. Underpaid.”).

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REVIEW ROUND-UP: Waiting for Waiting for Godot at the St James Theatre

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Dave Hanson’s US comedy Waiting for Waiting for Godot is brought to life in Mark Bell’s UK premiere production, which runs at the St James Theatre until 24 September 2016. It tells the story of two understudies who occupy their time backstage pondering art, life, theatre and their place in it. What have critics been saying about it?

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Waiting for Waiting for Godot: My own experience understudying Beckett

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Being cast as an understudy in a production of Waiting For Godot, around 2004, in North Hollywood, California, had to be one of the worst experiences of my acting life. I had just started a career in Los Angeles as an actor and stand up comedian. I was willing to act in almost anything that came my way.

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NEWS: Fast Show star Simon Day joins Mischief alumni in Waiting for Waiting for Godot

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The Fast Show’s Simon Day will star alongside The Play That Goes Wrong alumni Laura Kirman and James Marlowe in the European premiere of Dave Hanson’s hit Off-Broadway comedy Waiting for Waiting for Godot, running at London’s St James Theatre Studio from 30 August to 24 September 2016. My Theatre Mates co-founder Terri Paddock hosts a post-show Q&A with the cast on Monday 5 September 2016.