Waiting for M̶a̶r̶i̶o̶ Godot

We saw Ian McKellan and Patrick Stewart this afternoon in Waiting for Godot.
I remember reading the play waaaay back in junior-high, but it really hit home for me in this classic Doonesbury run from 1987.



The McKellan/Stewart version mined a vein of humor, with the classic chorus of
Let's go!We can't.Why not?We're waiting for Godot
being brought to life alternately by McKellan and Steward, especially in the second act.
That said, the humor, surprisingly, only served to emphasize the bleakness and despair inherent in the play, something I hadn't expected.
All in all, a wonderful performance...


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