Napoleon's Dinner

by  Samuel Shem

Short Play, Comedy  /  3m

This imaginative and funny play deals with an academic snob about to attend a dinner at the Royal Historical Society. This Oxford historian is dressed as Napoleon, which conveys an idea of the size of his ego. The other diners also come as Napoleon. The historian's father, dressed sloppily as a Napo…

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Napoleon's Dinner

by  Samuel Shem

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This imaginative and funny play deals with an academic snob about to attend a dinner at the Royal Historical Society. This Oxford historian is dressed as Napoleon, which conveys an idea of the size of his ego. The other diners also come as Napoleon. The historian's father, dressed sloppily as a Napoleon, barges in planning to use the occasion as a last desperate attempt to communicate with his son. A success at New York's Impossible Ragtime Theatre. Published with Room for One Woman,
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3m

DENIS, a scholar of forty-five.

RAWLS, his manservant, or "scout", thirty-five.

SAMMY, his father, seventy. 

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