The Chairs

The Chairs

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Overview


Synopsis

In this play an old man and an old woman are on a dim stage. The man hires a professional speaker to tell his stories. Meanwhile, an invisible Colonel and an invisible Lady show up. More guests arrive. The old man and women listen to these different conversations. An invisible Emperor shows up as well and signs invisible autographs. The old man and woman say that they can now die since the Orator can convey their message. At the end of the play, we find out that the Orator is dead and dumb.


Characters

Male

Lead

Spoken

Female

Lead

Spoken

Male

Lead

Spoken



Show Information

Category
Play
Number of Acts:
2 Acts
Cast Size
small
Casting Notes:
Mostly male cast
Includes elderly, adult, mature adult characters