Waiting for Godot
by Samuel Beckett
Waiting for Godot Resources
Movie or TV Productions
A movie version of Waiting for Godot from 2001.
A movie version of Waiting for Godot from 1991.
A made-for-TV adaptation of Waiting for Godot.
Another made-for-TV movie, but this one is in German.
1971, Made-for-TV, Swedish
A 1965 Czech version of Waiting for Godot.
A Norwegian made-for-TV version of the play.
Another made-for-TV movie of Waiting for Godot.
These folks thought Beckett needed an update for the 21st century. It's won a bunch of awards, but young Shmoopers, be warned: it's uncensored.
Monsterpiece Theater's "Waiting for Elmo" from Sesame Street
A 1987 San Quentin Drama Workshop excerpt on Waiting for Godot.
This is Lucky’s speech, and it’s fantastic.
A version of a book cover for the play.
An Albuquerque Performance poster.
A picture of Lucky and Pozzo on stage.
Here’s a shot of the stage setting in one performance. Rather bare, no?
Punning and computers; it doesn’t get much better than this.
Playbill cover from first London production.
This s the book cover for a Turkish edition of the play.
The cover of the first English edition of Waiting for Godot.
A photo of Samuel Beckett.
One of the paintings by Caspar David Friedrich that inspired Waiting for Godot.
A great fan site for Samuel Beckett.
Here’s a glossary of the terms used in Waiting for Godot, although most of these are regular old vocab words.
This one is a little more interesting – less of a dictionary and more of a companion. It explains many of the confusing references in the play.
The full online (and free!) text of Waiting for Godot, complete with pictures, which are fun to look at.