What is the role of the waiter in My Dinner with André?

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Yes, and the entrances of the waiter break up the abstract discussion into beats, and remind us of the real world in contrast.

I think that the waiter's purpose in the drama is to provide an outsider's point of view to the intense metaphysical condition that is ongoing between Andre and Wally.  In the end, both of them are engaged in a discussion about the nature of reality in which we, as the audience, are like the...

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