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The Bald Soprano

The Bald Soprano


by Eugene Ionesco

The Bald Soprano: The Hirsute Baritone Was Unavailable Quiz

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Q. What did Mrs. Martin see a man doing?

Tying his shoe
Brushing his teeth
Rocking a pair of jorts
Walking a dog
Drinking a beer
Q. What is Mary’s relation to the Fire Chief?

She is his sister
She was his poodle in her last life
She was his first love
She is his roommate
Q. What does Mary dedicate to the Fire Chief?

Her service to the Smiths
Her rent check
Her autobiography
A poem
Q. What causes everyone to start screaming?

A ghost appears
The lights go out
Mrs. Smith pulls out the karaoke machine
Elvis knocks on the door
There is a news report about a killer on the loose
Q. Whose place do the Martins take?

Mary and the Fire Chief
The Smiths
Their stand-ins
Bobby Watson and Bobby Watson