Scene opens with tango music playing. The music fades away. The Tourist moves across the stage & takes an instant snapshot as wind whirls discarded advertisements in the air. Taking the print, s/he passes it around the audience to write on it in the languages of their Great Grandmothers.
The Tourist then reads the words as a Dramatic tragicomic dramatic monologue. A Contortionist & a Tap-dancer improvise motions to the monologue. When done, they exit to the sound of playful horses. The audience is now free to take as many selfies with The Tourist as they desire.
MIdnight was composed by Boudleaux Bryant & Chet Atkins. It is said that this was the last song Hank Williams sang before he died.
Howard M. Biggs(October 13, 1916 – November 24, 1999) was an American pianist, songwriter, and arranger. He is noted for his involvement with doo-wop, and various styles, including jazz. He was influential in the first days of rock and roll as an arranger. There seems to be no information about the singer, Joe Costa. Perhaps, readers may provide some background.