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How It Is Symposium

Gare St Lazare Ireland in association with Cork Midsummer Festival, Crawford Art Gallery, and Flynn Hotels

How It Is Symposium


9,30am - 6.30pm


Crawford Art Gallery

Additional Info

Free but registration required

Full wheelchair access via a ramp and bathroom on site. Lift to upper floors. Full access for visually Impaired, guide dogs welcome.

Cork’s own Beckett specialists Gare St Lazare Ireland present their second international Symposium to draw attention to and discuss Samuel Beckett’s 1963 novel How It Is which the company is in the process of staging over three separate productions. Keynote speakers and panellists are a cross section of Irish and international academics, artists and theatre makers and the event is open to anyone with an interest in contemporary fiction, theatre or learning more about the extraordinary achievements of the Nobel Prizewinning author. 

How It Is (Part Two) by Samuel Beckett, a co-production with Gare St Lazare Ireland and Coronet Theatre (London) in
associationwith The Everyman, will premiere at The Everyman, Cork, 3 – 7 September 2019, supported by the Arts Council of Ireland.