Kafka Dances


Inspired by reading the letters of Franz Kafka to his fiancée Felice Bauer, Daly has created a brilliant, lively, insightful play which draws on elements of Kafka’s life and family.

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  • 5 total
  • 3 female identifying, 2 male identifying
  • 18+
  • all ages, children, adult
  • Currency Press


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Male | 30s | under 3 minutes
Starts on page 35

EXTRACT: ...because a person like you deserves a husband who loves her so completely that he would never torment her in the way that, that you would be tormented if ever you were so rash and foolhardy as to consent to be my wife, and I, let me repeat, I'm ashamed to be mentioning such an outrageous proposal if it were not for the fact that you have always been so kind and generous that even the biggest fool in the world doesn't feel himself a little wiser for having been in your presence.(Pause) Is that clear?

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