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Liliom is a shiftless young bully in Budapest. He works intermittently as a barker for a merry go round and many servant girls fall victim to his charms. Among these girls is Julie, whom he eventually marries. Learning that he is about to become a father Liliom participates in a robbery to enhance his fortunes. But he is caught and stabs himself rather than submit to arrest. He is tried in the Magistrate's cou
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I loved this play. Rodgers and Hammerstein do not to it justice in their adaptaion "Carousel"I would love to see this play as it appears in Ferenc Molnar writing.
As a theatre buff I've used many monologues from this show. When you read it, you'll recognize it immediately. Its the original non-musical version of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Carousel. It tells the story of a carousel barker who falls in love with a common girl. It shows the beauty of love, and the horrors of physical abuse. Enjoy!