What happens when you do go home again? When the Man of the title heads back to the land of this childhood, the notions of time, space, and memories merge to create a dreamscape of great insight, passion, and humor. Like great works of visual art, Ionesco weaves commonplace ideas, images, and observations in order to unmask complex truths, and profound ambiguities.
"For the playwright, a dream can be considered as an essentially dramatic event. The dream is pure drama. In a dream, one is always in mid-situation. To be more concise, I think that the dream is a lucid thought, more lucid than anyone has when awake, a thought expressed in images, and that at the same time its form is always dramatic."