In Samuel Beckett's seminal work, Waiting For Godot, four characters debate nothing and everything in a post-apocalyptic setting. With the stage empty but for a single tree, Vladimir and Estragon wait for an ambiguous, never appearing character named Godot. As the rich Pozzo appears with his slave Lucky, the men play out their roles of power and powerlessness in this modern classic. The depth and humor of Beckett's dialogue is unparalleled, and the scope and influence of this work immeasurable. Deemed one of the most important plays of the 20th century, this existential work meditates on God, meaning, and death.
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