The Hero

by  Arthur Kopit

Short Play, Comedy  /  1m, 1f

A tired man walks across the desert with an attache case and tall scroll. He takes out binoculars and looks around, unrolls the scroll (it's blank), sets it up like a billboard and begins to paint an oasis on it. A woman enters. She can't see an oasis, even with binoculars, but she's happy to try to…

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A tired man walks across the desert with an attache case and tall scroll. He takes out binoculars and looks around, unrolls the scroll (it's blank), sets it up like a billboard and begins to paint an oasis on it. A woman enters. She can't see an oasis, even with binoculars, but she's happy to try to eat his rock hard sandwich and join him as the sun sets and the cold of night approaches.
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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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