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Bald Soprano, The (trans. Allen) - Full Length Play, Comedy

Bald Soprano, The (trans. Allen)

Eugene Ionesco, Donald M. Allen

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Full Length Play, Comedy

3m, 3f

ISBN: 9780802130792

By Eugene Ionesco
Translated by Donald M. Allen
A hilarious, unique satire on the ordinary English middle class, in which "Mr. and Mrs. Smith" talk to each other at cross purposes, while their guests, "Mr. and Mrs. Martin" fail to understand, and the Maid and a Fire Chief enter the absurd fray, getting nowhere at all...

Published in The Ba…

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Full Length Play

Comedy

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A hilarious, unique satire on the ordinary English middle class, in which "Mr. and Mrs. Smith" talk to each other at cross purposes, while their guests, "Mr. and Mrs. Martin" fail to understand, and the Maid and a Fire Chief enter the absurd fray, getting nowhere at all...

Published in The Bald Soprano and Other Plays.

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3m, 3f

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Eugene Ionesco

Eugene Ionesco

(born Nov. 26, 1909, Slatina, Rom.died March 28, 1994, Paris, France) was a Romanian-born French playwright. He studied in Bucharest and Paris, where he lived from 1945. His first one-act antiplay, The Bald Soprano (1950), inspired a revolution in dramatic techniques and helped inaugurate the Theatre of the Absurd. He followed it with other one-act plays in which illogical events create an ... view full profile

Donald M. Allen

Donald M. Allen was an influential editor, publisher, and translator of contemporary American literature. He is perhaps best known for his project The New American Poetry 1945-1960, among the several important anthologies of contemporary American innovative writing he made available to the public. Allen began his career, in part, as a translator. He was one of the first translators of ... view full profile

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Lawrence Alford 9/6/2016 10:43 AM
I have loved this script since it was introduced to me in high school in the 80's. We are using it as the catalyst for the 2016 presidential election. It is amazing how similar the two things are.
Brian Walrod 2/24/2016 3:43 PM
How curious, how bizarre, and what a coincidence! This play is sure to make audiences question what reality is and is not, while laughing all the while.

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