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Druid Theatre's

Waiting for Godot

May 23

June 3, 2018

CST's Courtyard Theater

A World’s Stage Production
from Ireland
by Samuel Beckett
directed by Garry Hynes

About the Director

Garry Hynes co-founded Druid Theatre Company in 1975 and has worked as its Artistic Director from 1975 to 1991, and from 1995 to date. From 1991 to 1994 she was Artistic Director of the Abbey Theatre, Dublin.

Garry has also worked as a director with The Abbey and Gate Theatres in Ireland. Internationally she has worked with the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Royal Court (UK), Center Theatre Group, Second Stage, Signature Theater, Manhattan Theater Club, the Kennedy Center, and the Spoleto Festival (USA).

Awards include the Joe A.Callaway Award (New York) for Outstanding Directing for The Cripple of Inishmaan by Martin McDonagh (2009); She won a Tony Award for Direction for The Beauty Queen of Leenane in 1998, and is a recipient of many other theatre awards, including the Irish Times/ESB Irish Theatre Award for Best Director and a Special Tribute Award for her contribution to Irish Theatre (2005). Honorary Doctorates from the University of Dublin (2004), the National University of Ireland (1998) and the National Council for Education Awards (1988), and she is a member of the Honorary Council of the Royal Hibernian Academy (HRHA). In December 2010, Garry was appointed Adjunct Professor of Drama and Theatre Studies at NUI Galway.

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