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Playwright Will Eno's 'Title and Deed' echoes Samuel Beckett
Playwright Will Eno's 'Title and Deed' echoes Samuel Beckett

The line of succession from Samuel Beckett to playwright Will Eno runs through the Irish actor Conor Lovett. An internationally acclaimed Beckett interpreter, Lovett believes that both writers' avoidance of traditional narrative opens up new opportunities for exploring human possibilities in the theater. "[They] create a tapestry of words that presses so many buttons," he said last week in a backstage conversation at Ventura's Rubicon Theatre, where he'll perform "Title and Deed," a solo performance piece written for him by Eno. The short Rubicon run Wednesday through Sunday will be the play's first U.S. performance since its 2012 debut at New...

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