“Happy Days” – One of the Most Challenging Roles for Actresses

By Karen Isaacs  Diane Wiest has returned to Yale Rep, after a much too long absence, to play Winnie in Samuel Beckett’s Happy Days through Saturday, May 21. Beckett, who won the Nobel Prize for Literature, is considered one of the fathers of the theater of the absurd, that mid-20th century movement that also included playwrights  Eugène Ionesco, Jean Genet, and others.  The message was both … Continue reading “Happy Days” – One of the Most Challenging Roles for Actresses