Date(s) of Performance

3/17/16 - 3/20/16

Directed by

Robert Wilson

Created by

Direction, Set Design, and Lighting Concept Robert Wilson


Robert Wilson


Samuel Beckett’s Krapp’s Last Tape is a solo/dialogue. One actor onstage carries on a conversation with his own voice recorded many years before. An old man sitting alone in his den on his birthday gets ready to make a recording about the past year of his life, as he has done on every birthday since he was a young man. Getting ready to make the new recording, he listens to a recording he made some 30 years before, at the end of a year that was perhaps the last truly happy one in his life. Bitter, funny, ironic, he finds it hard to recognize himself in the brash, romantic, confident voice of his youth.


Theatre and Performance Studies



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