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King of the Rats: A Final Symphony

solo performance · cypress company · Ages 14+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America

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ROBERT VESTAL June 26, 2018
Dazzling!... full review
NICHOLAS DEMARTINO certified reviewer June 17, 2018
tagged as: Madness · empathy · intense
Montana Cypress has created the on-stage equivalent of a short story, providing a powerful portrayal of a psychotically disturbed man living in the NY City subway with his memories and his 'family,' the rats. His rant centers around his lost hopes and dreams as a conductor of symphonies and opera, and his tender love affair with a young woman. The monologue captures the zig-zag thoughts of the truly mad as he talks to himself and tries to convince his audience of his former greatness. Wielding his pain and a hip flask of booze, the man reaches a crescendo of pain. Utterly believable and beautifully performed. ... full review
ANNIE C. WRIGHT certified reviewer June 12, 2018
Poetic and intense; the language is lyric and Shakespearean in feel but with a modern premise. ... full review

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