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Alex Zucker

ALEX ZUCKER  (1964 - )

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Im Still Alive With a Coatrack, a Cap, and a Signal Disc



Im Still Alive With a Coatrack, a Cap, and a Signal Disc

Synopsis:
In his play the author connects in an original manner with the best Czech tradition of tender and absurd humour as we find it in the prose works of Bohumil Hrabal or the films of Milos Forman. The centre of his interest is the staff of one railway station in the backwoods of East Bohemia. A railway community consisting of the stationmaster, the train dispatchers, the shunters, the inspector, the signal operator, the cleaner, the cashier and also, of course, the landlord of the local pub give something of the impression in today's global world of an exotic tribe of Indians from the depths of the Amazonian jungles. They speak their own language, they pair off only among themselves, but within their tribe they experience exciting daily mini-stories, tales to tell in the future over beer and cards. The author offers us several in his play, and at first unnoticeably, but then strikingly he links them together with the tale of the inspector who is lurking secretly in the station pub to catch some culprits - lovers of beer during working hours - in the act. He himself, however, succumbs to temptation and his secret mission ends in a grotesque tragedy. This text reflects serious matters; one might almost say existential matters, with subtle playfulness and humour. It is witty, amusing and has a peculiar bitter tone springing from the perfect description of the banalities of everyday life.

Notes:
Original Playwright - Rene Levinsky

1st Produced:
Akropole, Prague    17 Jan 2001

Organisations:
Divadlo na tahu

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Male:  10            Female:  3            Other:  -

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