A historical figure meets two unusual patients, leading to an emotional encounter filled with humor and conflict.
A young man who has been trying for years, without success, to become a professional actor, starts coming for tutoring to a professor of acting at the Theatre Academy to prepare for his entrance exam. The two establish an unusual closeness that gradually grows into ruthless competition. The interweaving of the comic and the dramatic gradually leads to an unexpected conclusion. Premiered at the Epilogue Theatre in Zagreb in 1997. Translated into English, French, Hindi, German, and Slovakian. It has had 5 premieres to date.