Mind The Art Entertainment presents a dark adult fable of an overweight kid who has had enough of being taunted by the other children and decides his best revenge is to eat them. More…
This dark operetta tells the story of Tommy, an overweight kid struggling to get through that most wretched time of life: childhood. Days, weeks, and years of teasing from his schoolmates have taken their toll on the mild-mannered boy, yet still he tries to continue on as best he can. But when the people he thought were his friends join in with the others, will he be able to forgive them…or will he snap?
See it if I loved the music, especially the dissonance among the bullies, friends and Fatty. Dark funny moments. Allegory for school shootings.
Don't see it if One interesting twisted idea wasn't enough substance. Stereotyped high school characters. Didn't say anything new about bullying.
Also Saw this as part of the 2018 NY Musical Festival
See it if You like small theatre and relevant topics.
Don't see it if Overall, it was good, but, I saw it as part of "FringeNYC", in a venue with horrible acoustics and no air (it was summer), so it was hard to
See it if You love dark fables and stilt walking operatic monsters.
Don't see it if You expect light and fluffy, this is a dark show about school shootings.
See it if You like dark music and great acting. This is a spooky clever show.
Don't see it if You don't like Mind The Arts' shows. This is an edgy company that does harsh takes on real life.
See it if You want to hear the most cutting edge music in New York City today. Degre's work is lightyears ahead of anything else on Broadway.
Don't see it if You want a jukebox musical.
See it if You are looking for an edgy show with beautiful music and a very unique approach to bullying. Costumes are gorgeous and great for teens.
Don't see it if Can't handle the idea of cannibalism even in an absurdist way.
See it if You like dark theater and fables. A whirlwind of a production with a powerful score and skeletal demons on stilts.
Don't see it if You scare easily or like literal theater.
See it if You like dark material and miss old scary children stories or if you want to hear a touching intelligent score performed by a powerful cast.
Don't see it if You are easily offended or honestly if you hate really good modern theater.
See it if You like dark stories, creepy costumes/atmosphere, great acting and singing, and good morals.
Don't see it if You hate anything even remotely pretentious, cliched, or dark. You want something longer and less after-school-special-y.
See it if A new opera in its finest form. Think classic horror mixed in with thought provoking epic theater. Edgy and inspiring.
Don't see it if You are squeamish or if you don't like vaudeville/Kurt Weill/Brecht.
See it if enjoy being absorbed in creative original work that touches every emotion you have and leaves you with catchy music on repeat in your head!
Don't see it if are prone to nightmares after seeing dark (often considered horror) material.
See it if You think Off Broadway theater is terrible. This will change your mind! This show packs more of a punch than anything on Broadway now.
Don't see it if You hate musicals, although this is the most non musical "musical" you will ever see. It' is unlike anything else out there.