Rhinoceros

Rhinoceros

by: Eugene Ionesco, Derek Prouse

by: Eugene Ionesco, Derek Prouse

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Rhinoceros

Rhinoceros

by: Eugene Ionesco, Derek Prouse

by: Eugene Ionesco, Derek Prouse

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The sublime is confused with the ridiculous in this savage commentary on the human condition, a staple of every theatre classroom and 20th century drama. A small town is besieged by one roaring citizen who becomes a rhinoceros and proceeds to trample on the social order. As more citizens are transformed into rhinoceroses, the trampling becomes overwhelming, and more and more citizens become rhinoceroses. One sane man, Berenger, remains, unable to change his form and identity.

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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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Derek Prouse

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