An Oak Tree (Oberon Modern Plays) by Tim Crouch

By Tim Crouch

‘Since your daughter’s demise I’ve no longer been a lot of a hypnotist.’

A guy loses his daughter to a motor vehicle. not anything now's what it's. It’s like he’s in a play – yet he doesn’t recognize the phrases or the moves.

The guy who was once using the auto is a degree hypnotist. because the coincidence, he’s misplaced the ability of recommendation. His act’s a catastrophe. For him, every thing now could be precisely what it is.

For the 1st time because the twist of fate, those males meet. They meet whilst the daddy volunteers for the Hypnotist’s act. And, this time, he fairly doesn’t comprehend the phrases or the moves…

An Oak Tree is a striking play for 2 actors. the daddy, besides the fact that, is performed through a distinct actor – male or girl – at every one functionality. They stroll on degree having neither noticeable nor learn a note of the play
they’re in…until they’re in it. it is a breath-taking projection of a functionality, given from one actor to a different, from a hypnotist to their topic, from an viewers to the level. An Oak Tree is a daring and
absurdly comedian play approximately loss, recommendation and the ability of the mind.

Winner of a Village Voice Obie for its autumn 2006 Off-Broadway run.

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