By Tim Crouch
A guy loses his daughter to a motor vehicle. not anything now's what it truly is. It’s like he’s in a play – yet he doesn’t be aware of the phrases or the moves.
The guy who was once using the automobile is a degree hypnotist. because the twist of fate, he’s misplaced the ability of advice. His act’s a catastrophe. For him, every little thing now's precisely what it is.
For the 1st time because the coincidence, those males meet. They meet whilst the daddy volunteers for the Hypnotist’s act. And, this time, he particularly doesn’t understand the phrases or the moves…
An Oak Tree is a extraordinary play for 2 actors. the daddy, despite the fact that, is performed through a special actor – male or girl – at every one functionality. They stroll on level having neither visible nor learn a observe 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 degree. 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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