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Intelligent, Delightful, Profound, Ambitious, Absorbing

An artist invites 10 audience members to join him in a deeply personal poetic experiment.

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166 Reviews | 68 Followers
Powerful, Beautiful, Funny, Moving, Delightful

See it if you see theater as a way to connect to people and stories, can revel in the beauty of words, will follow a passionate charismatic person.

Don't see it if bored watching people memorize. He teaches them in an entertaining manner, and provides meaning to it, but it does require repetition.

168 Reviews | 38 Followers
Profound, Enchanting, Ambitious, Thought-provoking, Intelligent

See it if Ostensibly, 10 audience members learn a sonnet by Shakespeare. It's actually about censorship and how literature lives in our souls.

Don't see it if You will be bored by the repetition of a sonnet as 10 people memorize it.

119 Reviews | 22 Followers
Delightful, Riveting, Profound, Intelligent, Absorbing

See it if You love literature, quirky theater, seeing something different. A 90 minute exploration of memory, text, and so much more. Very moving

Don't see it if You only like traditional narrative theater. This is an original way in to one person’s story

Critic Reviews (1)

The New York Times
October 13th, 2021

"Literature is the great love of my life. And yet I’ve never liked memorization or recitation...the playwright and actor Tiago Rodrigues has changed my mind...After the show, as I waited for the subway, I read the poem aloud — once, then twice and again. The train pulled up, and I was so engrossed in the text, I nearly missed it. So give me some lines to memorize. I’m now a believer."
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