Out of the Wings

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Origami (c.2006), Carlos Be


The play is divided into two acts. Act 1 is entitled ‘Origami’ and has 16 scenes. Act 2 is called ‘Imagiro’ and has 6 scenes.


The play is set inside the house where Aldo and Claudia live. Claudia wears a very loosely-tied dressing gown which often falls open. From scene 13 onwards, Dora sits in a wheelchair. As the play progresses, more and more little origami birds cover the stage.

There is a mysterious white door at the back of the stage which opens at the end of both act 1 and act 2.

At a number of points during the play, the sound of a croaking frog is heard.

Cast number
Minimum Maximum
2 males 2 males
2 females 2 females
4 (total) 4 (total)
  • ALDO
  • DORA

Entry written by Gwynneth Dowling. Last updated on 30 November 2011.

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