Either Or (Part 1)

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Either / Or [1]
In The Dark
Original Broadcast Date
Arthur Miller, Maude Davis, Joe Frank
Improv Actors, Scripted Actors, Mock Interview, 1 hour
Preceded by: Soul Mate
Followed by: Either Or (Part 2)

This is Joe Frank, I'm here at the Bellflower Hotel.

Either / Or is the name of a program Joe Frank produced as part of the series In The Dark. It was originally broadcast in 1994.


Mock interview of a mime in a hotel room next to a passionate couple who won't stop. Marcel Marceau the sellout, communicating complex idea via mime, Shakespeare in mime, becoming a mime because of having a strange voice as a child, statuary mimes who don't move, blind mimery, mime in huge theaters with props, less is more. A radio performance of the mime piece Either Or. Becoming a nurse instead of a mime. radio performance of the piece Nothing Happened: an idyllic picnic with a strange woman, obsessions with her brother, an artist who read the Magna Carta during dinner and suffered a breakdown, her brother disappears, finding meaning while being forced to dress as a woman and dance in class. Monologue: I've always hated mime, the mime defense based on murder after a mime performance. One side of a bizarre telephone conversation. Monologue: I want what you just heard to dwell within you, an academic paper on it.



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