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play "The Show"

original title Spektakl 
original language Polish 
playwright Henryk Bardijewski
original represented by
mail: Warsaw
title of translation The Show 
language of translation English 
translator Regina Grol-Prokopczyk
synopsis A performance is in progress. there are only five spectators in the auditorium as the whole town preferred a circus to the illusions created in the play. However, even these five men threaten to leave because the metaphysical dramatic action does not appeal to them. An actress, who plays the queen, saves the situation by replacing metaphysics with a real strip-tease act which evokes the basic instincts in the male audience and makes them stay untill the end. 
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