Frey inhabits Beckett’s text so organically, with such
musicality, that its every nuance is imprinted on the listener.
Saying that Sami Frey offers us an exceptional moment with
this Premier Amour is an understatement." — Le
"Sami Frey’s unique voice, Beckett’s midnight ink, this
sweet chant, the images and words that recur again and
again—they are very beautiful and cast a strong spell.
We are both enthralled and totally unmoored." — Le
Celebrated French actor Sami Frey presents Premier Amour,
a short story by renowned Irish avant-garde writer Samuel
Beckett. Originally written in French, Premier Amour tells
the emotional tale of a soulless narrator discovered by a
prostitute on a park bench after becoming homeless, and the
relationship that unfolds after their encounter.
Hailed by audiences in Paris, Frey now brings his acclaimed
production to New York for just two performances!