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Center Theatre Group's 51st season at the Mark Taper Forum concludes with Yale Repertory Theatre's acclaimed production of Samuel Beckett's Happy Days starring Academy Award and Obie Award winner Dianne Wiest as Winnie.

With her husband increasingly out of reach and the earth itself threatening to swallow her whole, Winnie's buoyant optimism shields her from the harsh glare of the inevitable in this absurdly funny and boundlessly compassionate portrait of the human spirit. Winnie is considered modern drama's pinnacle female role. She is an endlessly fascinating spirit of resourcefulness and unassuming grace in the face of certain oblivion in a play, directed by James Bundy, Wiest refers to as "Hamlet for women.

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