Phat Trane: FOUND

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

one person show
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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
JIM VEJVODA certified reviewer June 24, 2018
tagged as: cool · great songs
An intriguing faux retrospective with very cool songs.... full review
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
ANONYMOUS certified reviewer June 05, 2018
tagged as: Engaging · entertaining · no baloney.
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
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
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