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(63 Ratings)
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Absorbing, Great acting, Entertaining, Great writing, Ambitious

About the Show

Bobby, a Puerto Rican boy, enters the perilous world of horse racing.

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Show-Score Member Reviews (62)

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206 Reviews | 70 Followers
Masterful, Absorbing

See it if high energy one man show

Don't see it if Small scale, but that doesn't detract Read more

310 Reviews | 175 Followers
Must see, Triumphant, Riveting, Bow down to actor’s stamina, Autobiographical solo show

See it if What an actor, what a show!! The physicality of him transforming into men, women.. even a horse! The interaction with horse is divine..

Don't see it if Without a horse prop! What an imagination! What a focus! 90min of high energy ups & downs! Masterpiece of solo show with a triumphant ending Read more

132 Reviews | 14 Followers
Riveting, Must see, Great writing, Great staging, Great acting

See it if You love a powerful, moving, triumphant story told through brilliant writing, acting, & staging. It's a passionate one man show. A MUST SEE!

Don't see it if You're crazy...this is such a beautifully performed show that celebrates everything theater can & should be. Robert Montano is PHENOMENAL!!!

198 Reviews | 28 Followers
Refreshing, Resonant, Great acting, Funny

See it if You want to see a tour de force one man show which really reflects the ups and downs of life. Amazing performance.

Don't see it if If you don't like one person shows.

360 Reviews | 39 Followers
Great writing, Great staging, Great acting, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if splendid performance, compelling story. thoroughly enjoyable even though the story is at times hard to watch

Don't see it if you do not like one-man shows or personal memoirs

56 Reviews | 12 Followers
Riveting, Profound, Great writing, Great acting, Enchanting

See it if True life story, told from the eyes of the super talented actor who lived it and wrote the play, and a perfect pace play, sound good for you

Don't see it if one man shows and content of addiction and food disorders are too much for you. Though this is not a regular one man show... consider anyway Read more

669 Reviews | 385 Followers
Great acting, Great writing, Refreshing, Clever, Absorbing

See it if Wonderful & engrossing storytelling of a Latino-American man’s hopes & dreams. Powerful acting.

Don't see it if No negative comments.

62 Reviews | 24 Followers
Dizzying, Funny, Entertaining, Clever, Absorbing

See it if Great writing and acting. For adults who love a good play and If you loved horses it is a must see.

Don't see it if It is not for children it is for adults who love great plays and acting

Critic Reviews (3)

The Wall Street Journal
August 24th, 2023

“Directed with finesse by Jessi D. Hill—one almost imagines a riding crop in her hand as Mr. Montano’s boundless energy keeps him in constant motion...While these scenes do not have the compelling power of Bobby’s abortive jockey career, they bring the show to a conclusion that is satisfying without being sentimental, for the simple reason that it is true.”
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August 17th, 2023

"Montano has written the show with just the right amount of drama, action, and humor. Audiences will also appreciate his love of dance that is wonderfully expressed."
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New York Stage Review
August 14th, 2023

" 'Small' is a moving example of the opposite: the notion that sometimes winning after having exhausted oneself in the attempt doesn’t necessarily represent the most victorious outcome possible. There are preferable alternatives, and thanks to Montano for making the realistically worthy point."
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