A play (dramatical production) that deliberately avoids the typical conventions of the play, such as a coherent plot and resolution.

Samuel Beckett wrote several absurdist antiplays.

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  • Ionesco, Eugène — Io·nes·co (ē ə nĕsʹkō, yə ), Eugène. 1912 1994. Romanian born French dramatist whose plays The Bald Soprano (1956) and Rhinoceros (1959) are classics of the Theater of the Absurd. * * * orig. Eugen Ionescu born Nov. 26, 1909, Slatina, Rom. died… …   Universalium

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