Phat Trane: FOUND

solo performance · bs productions · Ages 21+ · one person show · United States of America

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LAWRENCE GENTILUCCI certified reviewer · June 08, 2018
Only a performance so convincing and a story told with such perfection could cause me (and my friends) to search eagerly online to find anything we could about the life and music of LeRoy “Phat Trane” Johnson. Eventually accepting the fact that this “person” only exists in the mind and soulful renderings of its brain child, Brandon Sharkey. When you enter the lounge to sit down to enjoy your G&T, let the entirety of this “gig” transport you through the tragedy and richness of Phat Trane's life. It’s not just a play, it is the creation of a character told with such heartbreak and humor, that immediately you find you are connected in some strange way to this man and his “tin sandwich”. To be honest, I am still not entirely convinced that Bra... full review

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ANONYMOUS · June 10, 2018
Thoroughly entertaining yet poignant without being cloying. Phat Trane felt lived in and the narrative and music were both incredibly engaging. ... full review

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ANONYMOUS certified reviewer · June 05, 2018
tagged as: no baloney. · entertaining · Engaging
A wonderful slow cooker of a one-man show (with a little help of a friend) that combines original music, Phat Trane's seemingly offhand (and often amusing) comments between songs, and an original cycle of low key pieces whose lyrics take us along with Phat Trane as he reflects on the train accident of life.... full review

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WALTER SANTUCCI certified reviewer · June 03, 2018
The content/message was excellent and inspiring (and often funny). On top of that the performances, especially the soulful singing, were excellent. Very enjoyable from start to finish,... full review

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DAVID LUCARELLI certified reviewer · June 14, 2018
SPOILER: This play is an Andy Kaufman like ruse of epic proportions, that almost completely fooled me and I'm not the only one! The theatricality of the attractive nurse wheeling him out was the only thing that caused me to raise an eyebrow. That said, this play is a must see! Funny, poignant, and inspiring with great music.... full review

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JIM VEJVODA certified reviewer · June 24, 2018
tagged as: great songs · cool
An intriguing faux retrospective with very cool songs.... full review

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REAGAN OSBORNE · June 14, 2018
Go see it. Just go see it.... full review

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BRETT ELKINS certified reviewer · June 10, 2018
The show was incredible-combining music a great story some hilarious jokes and a great story line.... full review

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KATT BALSAN · June 11, 2018
So far this is my Pick of The Fringe!!!! WOW so much talent, and what a story. Outstanding performance!!! I will come see it again!... full review

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