Géza is an autistic twenty-five-year-old living with his mother in a small village. Everyone around him wishes him well, and his old friends even hire him to work in a quarry to give some meaning to his life. But since none of them can understand the rules of his special, closed universe, their well-intentioned actions almost destroy him.
János Hay's play, partly influenced by Beckett, is written in a simple, ballad-like style, in a freshly minted language that is laced with a unique brand of humour. This version is from a literal translation by László Bíró and László Upor and is part of the National Theatre's Channels (Hungary) season of rehearsed readings performed in the Cottesloe Theatre in June 2004.
Bogusław Schaeffer: An Anthology
Colour of Justice, The
Fourth Gate, The
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