Husband and wife Tony Shalhoub and Brooke Adams, a pair of accomplished movie/TV/stage actors, will perform next month at Commonwealth Shakespeare Company’s rendition of Samuel Beckett’s “Happy Days” at Babson College’s Sorenson Center for the Arts. Performances take place Nov. 18-23, with ticket prices ranging from $30-$80 (some discounts available).
You might recognize Shalhoub from TV shows Wings and Monk, and Adams from movies such as Days of Heaven and Invasion of the Body Snatchers.
According to the theatre company: “Renowned director Andrei Belgrader re-examines this Samuel Beckett classic, newly relevant to a generation burdened by climate change and environmental doom. Brooke Adams plays Winnie, a woman buried up to her bosom in a mound of dirt with nothing to pass the time but the ragged contents of her bag, her nimble wit, and her husband Willie, played by Tony Shalhoub, lurking somewhere behind her. This droll, existential allegory demonstrates the vitality of the human spirit in the face of a deteriorating world.“