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Little Theatre Comedy Tom Stoppard Characters: 5 male, 3 female Complete Interior Set Riley's a dreamer with all sorts of off beat inventions and his latest one is a double gummed envelope that can be used twice used: once for sending and then turned inside out for replying. At home Riley is not well liked. His daughter is going to run away and marry a motorcyclist who turLittle Theatre Comedy Tom Stoppard Characters: 5 male, 3 female Complete Interior Set Riley's a dreamer with all sorts of off beat inventions and his latest one is a double gummed envelope that can be used twice used: once for sending and then turned inside out for replying. At home Riley is not well liked. His daughter is going to run away and marry a motorcyclist who turns out to be already married, and she can no longer support her dad in his unemployed habits. But this matters little to Riley, for he has this envelope deal, and also an indoor watering device for flowers. Trouble is, all his devices fall through including the indoor water when it is discovered you can't turn it off. And his dreams continue to burst in his face. "A splendid full fledged comic creation." London Observer....

Title : Enter a Free Man
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ISBN : 9780394177793
Format Type : Unknown Binding
Number of Pages : 85 Pages
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Enter a Free Man Reviews

  • Joshua
    2019-03-05 04:22

    A funnier and often more generous version of "Death of a Salesman", "Enter a Free Man" takes the optimist's view of a man with unfulfilled ambitions and dreams. A tad long, the play has surprising depths to it and the buoyant human keeps the whole enterprise from sinking into the morbid and cliche. An early work by Stoppard, but one that deserves a revival.

  • Nick Douglas
    2019-02-26 23:12

    Very minor Stoppard. The beginning is absurd, the ending more relatable and realistic but undeservedly so.

  • Jill Collins
    2019-03-21 03:35

    This is a funny little play, well worth a read.

  • Kalilah
    2019-03-07 21:11

    Some good moments and great quotes, but it's quite outdated. A quick read in any case.

  • Kyle
    2019-02-24 23:30

    A retread of Stoppard's first play, a more polished off (I suppose) kitchen sink drama that has a lifeless Riley trying out his latest invention, dreaming of his escape when his ship comes in. As for a long-suffering wife and overworked daughter, nothing good comes out of these situations, more of the same. Even Riley's Rousseau and Descartes come across as half-hearted and barely have an impact on Carmen's barflies. Surprised, if not a little alarmed, that I happened to start reading this play (again) on the same date as the Free Man enters the bar, only to return again to the same situation as at the start of the play and perhaps the rest of his life!