By Tim Crouch

‘Since your daughter’s dying I’ve no longer been a lot of a hypnotist.’

A guy loses his daughter to a automobile. not anything now's what it truly is. It’s like he’s in a play – yet he doesn’t be aware of the phrases or the moves.

The guy who was once using the automobile is a level hypnotist. because the coincidence, he’s misplaced the facility of advice. His act’s a catastrophe. For him, every thing now's precisely what it is.

For the 1st time because the twist of fate, those males meet. They meet while the daddy volunteers for the Hypnotist’s act. And, this time, he rather doesn’t be aware of the phrases or the moves…

An Oak Tree is a extraordinary play for 2 actors. the daddy, in spite of the fact that, is performed through a distinct actor – male or lady – at each one functionality. They stroll on degree having neither visible nor learn a notice of the play
they’re in…until they’re in it. it is a breath-taking projection of a functionality, given from one actor to a different, from a hypnotist to their topic, from an viewers to the level. An Oak Tree is a daring and
absurdly comedian play approximately loss, recommendation and the ability of the mind.

Winner of a Village Voice Obie for its autumn 2006 Off-Broadway run.

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