This short play is intended to be performed alone or as part of a larger revue. There are other short Edgar Allen Poe adaptations available on this site as well as the complete collection called ‘Raven about Poe’.
Taken from his home country, Hop-frog is used by the tyrant king for entertainment. After the king humiliates his friend Trippetta, Hop-frog finally plots the kings downfall and his own escape through an elaborate practical joke.
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