What Did You Say 'What' For?

by  James Paul Dey

Short Play, Drama  /  1m, 1f

This hilarious dialogue between two lost souls was first performed at Jose Quintero's Director's Seminars in 1958 and then Off Broadway. It is considered the first absurdist drama written or produced in the United States. An extremely excessive "lady" attempts to converse with an aged introvert. Ben…

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What Did You Say 'What' For?

by  James Paul Dey

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This hilarious dialogue between two lost souls was first performed at Jose Quintero's Director's Seminars in 1958 and then Off Broadway. It is considered the first absurdist drama written or produced in the United States. An extremely excessive "lady" attempts to converse with an aged introvert. Beneath the bizarre dialogue and lunatic fun is a level of human isolation crying out to talk with something that reacts; to be heard and acknowledged, even though nothing in particular is communicated.
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