The Return (Fratti)

by  Mario Fratti

Short Play, Drama  /  2m, 2f

A man's mother, his ex-fiancee and his best friend, Maso are awaiting his "return" home. An "escort" appears bearing the man's ashes from a concentration camp. We learn the "escort" and Maso were in the same camp and Maso--thinking only of his own skin--had betrayed him. The escort has come for Maso…

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The Return (Fratti)

by  Mario Fratti

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A man's mother, his ex-fiancee and his best friend, Maso are awaiting his "return" home. An "escort" appears bearing the man's ashes from a concentration camp. We learn the "escort" and Maso were in the same camp and Maso--thinking only of his own skin--had betrayed him. The escort has come for Maso to punish him for his crime. But the mother wants the ex fiancee and Maso to stay--even though she knew Maso had betrayed her son--for they are the only two who can make her son still live in her eyes. The author has been called the Pirandello of our time and widely acclaimed in Europe and America. In Four by Fratti
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Mario Fratti

Mario Fratti, professor emeritus of Italian literature at Hunter College, is an internationally acclaimed playwright and drama critic. Author of such works as Suicide, ...

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