Sing to Me Through Open Windows

by  Arthur Kopit

Short Play, Drama  /  3m

For five years the boy has been coming to this sinister house to be entertained privately by a passe magician who lives in shadows with an impish and diabolical clown. The clown is really the master; his arts succeed while the magician can pull only rabbits out of the hat. Yet the boy is enthralled …

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Sing to Me Through Open Windows

by  Arthur Kopit

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For five years the boy has been coming to this sinister house to be entertained privately by a passe magician who lives in shadows with an impish and diabolical clown. The clown is really the master; his arts succeed while the magician can pull only rabbits out of the hat. Yet the boy is enthralled and wants to stay with the magician, but time has expired and he must vanish forever.
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Arthur Kopit

Arthur Kopit (born May 10, 1937, New York, N.Y., U.S.), American playwright best known for Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mama’s Hung You in the Closet and I’m Feelin’ So Sad (1960). Subtitled “a pseudoclassical tragifarce in a bastard French tradition,” the play parodies the Theater of the Absurd, the Oedipus complex, and the conv ...

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