Theater: Little Chaps' Littlechap

Stop the World—I Want to Get Off is a kind of Everyman coloring book for quasi-grownups. Color Everyman's face white with flour. Dab on a maraschino-cherry nose. House him in a circus tent, and dress him in clown pants baggy enough to hold a pair of baby kangaroos. Name him "He" or "The Man." Make him walk like a mechanical doll, and then propel this symbolic cipher through a life cycle from the cradle to the grave that seems to take almost as long to stage as it would to live through.

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