On Stage

by  Benjamin M. Kaye

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  6m, 2f

NOTICE: Please be advised, this title is from the Samuel French Vault and is made from a scan of an archived manuscript. We hope you’ll treasure this glimpse into theatre history.

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Here is one of the most successful adaptations of the idea of the relationship between reality and theatre that has been seen on the stage. Morgan Crawford, playwright, is told by a friend that he doesn't live with his characters long enough to know them and advances the theory that characters may really have an existence of their own. Morgan falls asleep and, dreaming, finds himself coming before the curtain and telling the audience that he will show them how a play is written. Things grow more complicated than Morgan had imagined as he sees his characters working out their own destinies, involving Morgan, himself.
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"Benjamin Kaye writes as well as Pirandello, who won the Nobel Prize." - The New York Times

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