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Black and Silver (from The Two of Us)

Michael Frayn

Short Play, Comedy  /  1f, 1m

In this short, affecting and laughable scene parents are awakened in the middle of the night by the baby. They stumble about trying to pacify the infant. At one point the husband panics because he cannot hear the baby breathing in the cradle, which is only reasonable because the wife has put it on their bed. CONTAINED IN THE FOUR PLAY VOLUME "THE TWO OF US."

Black and Silver (from The Two of Us)

by  Michael Frayn

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    1f, 1m
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    Farce
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    • Appropriate for all audiences
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In this short, affecting and laughable scene parents are awakened in the middle of the night by the baby. They stumble about trying to pacify the infant. At one point the husband panics because he cannot hear the baby breathing in the cradle, which is only reasonable because the wife has put it on their bed.
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  • Time Period: Contemporary
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

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1f, 1m
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Michael Frayn

Michael Frayn was born in London in 1933. He began his career as a reporter for the Guardian and later the Observer. After leaving the Observer he continued to write as a columnist as well as publishing novels and plays for television and stage. His plays for stage include: Copenhagen, After Life, The Two of Us, Alph ...

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