Act Without Words I & II

by  Samuel Beckett

Short Play, Drama  /  3m

In the first scene, a man enters a bare stage. Soon inanimate objects appear that begin to tantalize him. In the second, two men prodded into life emerge from sacks. The sacks are transposed at the end-- each man having gone through his daily routine in the interim.

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Act Without Words I & II

by  Samuel Beckett

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In the first scene, a man enters a bare stage. Soon inanimate objects appear that begin to tantalize him. In the second, two men prodded into life emerge from sacks. The sacks are transposed at the end-- each man having gone through his daily routine in the interim.

In Collected Shorter Plays: Beckett.

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Samuel Beckett

Samuel Beckett (1906-1989) is widely recognized as one of the greatest dramatists of the twentieth century. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1969. Mr. Beckett is most renowned for his play Waiting for Godot w ...

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