Conor Lovett
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Samuel Beckett’s towering novels Molloy, Malone Dies, and The Unnamable cycle between comic storytelling by a philosophical vagrant, an elderly man lost to memory and fantasy, and a paralyzed protagonist. In this evening-length theatrical rendition featuring excerpts from these novels, preeminent Beckett interpreters Conor Lovett and Judy Hegarty Lovett offer an embodiment of this existential trinity in a profound solo performance exploring the precision of language and Beckett’s remarkably uplifting worldview.

“An absolutely riveting experience.”
– Irish Times
“One could hardly come up with a better human instrument to intone the sonorous waves of Samuel Beckett’s blasphemous comic prose than Conor Lovett.”
– Los Angeles Times
“The greatest Beckett interpreter alive today.”
– Australian Arts Hub on Conor Lovett


229 W 42nd St


  • Large-print programs
    Large-print programs
  • Braille programs
    Braille programs
  • Wheelchair-accessible seating
    Wheelchair-accessible seating
  • Assistive listening devices
    Assistive listening devices

For questions about accessibility or to request an accommodation, please contact [email protected] or 212.875.5375.

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The Beckett Trilogy

(New York premiere)

November 3–5, 2017 The Duke on 42nd Street, a NEW 42ND STREET® project

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Gare St. Lazare Ireland

Conor Lovett, actor

Judy Hegarty Lovett, director

Simon Bennison, lighting designer

Performance Details

  • The performance on Friday, November 3, will be followed by a White Light Lounge.
    The performance on Friday, November 3, will be followed by a White Light Lounge.
  • Download PDF: Program Notes
    Program Notes

The Becket Trilogy is made possible in part by Laura Pels International Foundation for Theater.


Performance length: 3 hours, including intermission

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