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Make-Up Artist, The - Short Play, Drama

Make-Up Artist, The

David Henry Wilson

Short Play, Drama

1m, 1f

ISBN: 9781583421932

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$7.95
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Description

Short Play

Drama

This play begins almost casually as a beautiful young girl is preparing backstage to make up an actor for a role. The actor, young, brassy and self-confident, is delighted to find such an attractive make-up artist. While she proceeds impassively with her work, he talks about his great importance while making passes at her. Unperturbed, she continues her work, always making him a little older. His manner is subtly shifting from big talk to complaints about his bad luck. Implacably she continues and now the actor is giving way to self-pity. The relentless make-up artist is now making the actor an unsure old man and "All that remains is the final walk to darkness." Bare stage w/props.
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1m, 1f

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David Henry Wilson

David Henry Wilson

David Henry Wilson was born in London, and educated at Dulwich College and Pembroke College, Cambridge. After graduating, he lived and worked in France for two years, and Ghana for four years, before becoming a lector at Cologne University. In 1967 he was appointed Akademischer Oberrat at the new university of Konstanz, where he founded and ran the university theatre, as well as a literary ... view full profile

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