Reckless Tricycle presents a deadpan farce about two bewitching Yaroslavl sisters who are determined to make their magical feline, Skazka, the toast of Moscow’s Cat Circus. More…
Can the circus master who wants to take Skazka to the big time be trusted? And is their pussy strictly legal? Nobody in Yaroslavl is quite who they appear to be, not even the werewolves. This fractured comic fable draws on age-old Russian fairy tales and Ionesco-fueled absurdity to create an uplifting fantasy of shifting identities teased by frolicsome, feline ambition.
"A top-quality farce…The situation could easily spin out of control, but with this excellent cast the humor only increases with each side-splitting scene…All of it made me smile, chuckle, and shake my head, dumbfounded at the stupidly clever catastrophic puns. And the three main characters are wonderfully crafted. Writer Leonhard-Hooper gives life to each with excellent phrasing and strange pasts...I joyously cackled throughout this brilliant play and cheered for a spectacular performance." Full Review
See it if You like to laugh, you need a break from America & want to be in a fairy tale, you enjoy clowns (but silent movie types, not face painters)
Don't see it if You're currently lost somewhere in Queens.
See it if just see it, it's hilarious, genius even, exactly the sort of thing that makes it great to be in New York City.
Don't see it if You're expecting a broadway show. This is blackbox theater.
See it if you like experimental theater, works that combine plays with music and dance, energetic, exuberant acting, a wicked sense of humor. And cats
Don't see it if you only enjoy traditional, dead serious plays, and have no sense of adventure.
See it if You are playful, enjoy cats, fringe theater and the inanely breathtaking world of delightful stage and entertainment.
Don't see it if You have allergies and don't like Russians.
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