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Enrico IV, A monologue
West Village

Enrico IV, A monologue NYC Reviews and Tickets

(11 Reviews)
Members say
Great acting, Confusing, Ambitious, Intelligent, Profound

About the Show

KIT (Kairos Italy Theater) presents this world-premiere adaptation of Luigi Pirandello's classic drama.

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Member Reviews (11)

Ambitious, Confusing, Dizzying, Great acting, Intelligent

See it if Sisto's bravado performance in this rarely seen Pirandello drama is reason enough to go His riveting work holds attention throughout

Don't see it if Adaption strips all characters except thru Enrico's responces to them Often causes confusion & loss of focus but enforces delusional quality

Clever, Surprisingly simple but innovative approach, Profound, Great acting

See it if you agree we’re all mad here; you’re interested in textual experiments that result in fresh looks at established characters

Don't see it if you’ll feel cheated by hearing only 1 character’s perspective out of context from the larger play, dislike spare solo shows, or missing info Read more

Critic Reviews (1)

November 22nd, 2017

“Not so much an adaptation as a digest...This production, by dispensing with all the characters that surround Enrico in the original text, becomes more unadulterated tragedy than perhaps originally intended. While there is much to praise in Sisto’s forceful performance, the critique of Enrico’s social milieu is somewhat weakened by the absence of the visitors, whose hypocritical propriety, which Enrico repeatedly mocks, also functioned as a humorous counterpoint to his own, enraged, contempt.”
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