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And Yet We Go On - Opens February 28

Seven Short Plays by Samuel Beckett

A mouth floats in darkness. Three heads stand atop three jars to relive past mistakes. Two creatures emerge from sacks to play out a cosmic vaudeville. Enter the world of master dramatist Samuel Beckett, who famously wrote “The end is in the beginning, and yet you go on.”

Perhaps more than any other modern playwright, Beckett had a special way of using both dream logic and biting Irish humor to express complex sentiments of loss, loneliness, and the conundrum of human existence. Asking many more questions than he ever answered, Beckett’s plays will have us laughing into the abyss.

Come experience the poetic minimalism and dramatic ambiguity of the writer who changed theatre in the twentieth century.  

Directed by Peter Sampieri.

The performance schedule for this show has been adjusted from what was published originally. There will be no performances on Thursday, February 26 and Friday, February 27. The production will open on Saturday, February 28 at 7:30 pm. The run continues, March 1 at 2 pm and 7:30 pm (added show) and March 5-7, 7:30 and March 8, 2 pm. 

Tickets are $15 general/$10 students and seniors. Salem State students admitted free with student ID. Purchase tickets: or 978.542.6365

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