A Stroll in the Air

by  Eugene Ionesco, Donald Watson

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  12m, 6f, 2boy(s) or girl(s)

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A Stroll in the Air

by  Eugene Ionesco Donald Watson

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A Stroll in the Air concerns Monsieur Berenger who is the hero of many of Ionesco's plays, including Rhinoceros. What happens to Berenger, his wife and daughter—a French family living for unstated reasons in England—is the source and substance of the play, for Berenger discovers one day he has the miraculous gift of freeing himself from the law of gravity. How the English react to this oddity also reveals Ionesco's feelings about the insular people with whom he has been fascinated since his earliest plays.
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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 ...

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