Infanticide - ou Portrait d'un boxeur (Lapsenmurhaaja)

Language: 
French
Genre: 
Monologue
Year of publication: 
2000
Pages: 
25
Length: 
Short play
Synopsis: 

"These sensible people are those who have not been beaten up often enough so that they could have experienced the poetry and the marvel that a proper whack on the skull feels like. A half-drunken slap on the face at a line for the hot dog stand is not enough... No. Not at all... First you need to receive enough and make yourself familiar with it, and only then you can learn to give yourself... A little bit like love, really." The main character Juuso Torakka, a timid young boxer, talks about his feelings, memories, thoughts, loneliness, childhood, dad, mom, domestic hell, boxing, freedom, jail, shame and loneliness, women and love, that sweaty professional match that is also known as life. (translated from Marja Tuominen: Näytelmäluettelo 2000, SHT)

Roller: 
Number of male actors: 1
Number of female actresses: 0
All role: 1
Adapted to summer theatre: 
No
Premiere in professional theatre: 
No
Premiere in amateur theatre : 
No