Victims of Duty

by  Donald Watson, Eugene Ionesco

Short Play, Comedy  /  4m, 2f

The inspector comes to the flat to find out what happened to the previous tenant. Was he killed? The present tenant doesn't know. Being of no help, he is kept silent by stuffing his mouth while the inspector engages a playwright in an argument about the theatre. No one makes more than jibberish …

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Donald Watson

Donald Watson

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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