The Bald Prima Donna
5Go Theatre Co. present Eugene Ionesco's Theatre of the Absurd, darkly comic "tragedy of language"
In a London suburb, typically English Mr and Mrs Smith have their typically English evening disturbed by the arrival of the Martins and the Fire Chief..
Will Mr and Mrs Martin remember if they have ever met each other?
Will the Fire Chief find a fire to put out?
Is Mary the maid really a famous detective?
And is there always someone there when the doorbell rings...?
Nonsensical phrases are accepted as meaningful, leading to the manipulation of truth and a breakdown of thought. This darkly comic "tragedy of language" strikes a chord with the times we live in...