CARTOON: If the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Catered to Drama Buffs

Sure, the Rockettes are impressive and musical numbers are fun, but aren’t you always waiting for something a little more…Beckett?

There aren’t many artists whose work fully embodies the essence of Thanksgiving in America the way Samuel Beckett’s does — if family dinners can’t be described as “Theater of the Absurd,” what can? So why isn’t Beckett better represented in that most iconic of Thanksgiving traditions, the Macy’s Parade?

TheaterMania cartoonist Liza Donnelly imagines a more absurdist holiday.

(© Liza Donnelly/TheaterMania)

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