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Critic's Reviews

"Dramaworks tries to connect in 'Chairs,' a Theater of the Absurd"
Full Review Jan Sjostrom - Palm Beach Daily News

"'Chairs' may make you wobbly"
Full Review Kevin D. Thompson - Palm Beach Post

"Highbrow Fun in the Sunshine State"
Full Review Terry Teachout - The Wall Street Journal

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by Palm Beach Dramaworks The Chairs - Ionesco's hilarious tragic farce - opens Dec 19th Nov 17 2008
by Palm Beach Dramaworks Standing Room Only at Palm Beach Dramaworks' South Florida Premiere of The Chairs Dec 30 2008


Written in 1952, this absurd tragic farce concerns two characters, known as Old Man and Old Woman, frantically preparing chairs for a series of invisible guests who are coming to hear an orator reveal the old man's discovery of the meaning of life.

Cast & Creative

Playwright Eugene Ionesco
Directed by J. Barry Lewis
Stunt Double Kathleen Emrich
Scenic Design Michael Amico
Costume Design Erin Amico
Lighting Design Todd Wren
Sound Design Steve Shapiro
Stage Manager Lara Kinzel