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'Waiting for Waiting for Godot' by Sacred Fools

Written by Dave Hanson and directed by Jacob Sidney, Waiting for Waiting for Godot is about two actors, Ester (Bruno Oliver) and Val (Joe Hernandez-Kolski), who are understudies for a production of Waiting for Godot

Prior to viewing the show, I got a drink with a friend at The Broadwater Plunge next door. The man who checked our IDs told us that the set we were about to witness was based on what the Broadwater backstage used to look like. It did not disappoint–a haphazard dressing room with racks and racks of clothing that could only ever act as costumes, cheap mirrors, a muffled speaker whispering to those occupying backstage what's currently taking place in the spotlight, vintage show posters littering the walls. Anyone who's ever spent a good amount of time in a theatre, I'm sure, feels right at home in the audience of Waiting for Waiting for Godot

The show began with some clown work. Ester, for the life of him, could not get his suddenly-too-small vest to contain his…