By Kyle Jarrow
John is a typical guy, aside from one thing: he desires his palms minimize off.
John suffers from physique Integrity id illness, a mental situation during which anyone sarcastically does not think "whole" until he loses a number of significant limbs. while John makes an attempt to discover a physician keen to accomplish this operation, it triggers a twisted romp packed with flawed identities, ignored probabilities, and tragic consequences.
This provocative new farce via OBIE Award winner Kyle Jarrow explores our notions of non-public freedom and scientific ethics.
It's a darkly humorous, surprisingly poignant story of affection, lies, and amputation.
WINNER - total Excellence Award - FringeNYC 2004
"Affecting comedy... Jarrow builds on his recognition as a
playwright either droll and humane…”
— Village Voice
“Armless greatest feat is its skill to successfully exhibit either the humor (albeit of the very dry sort) and pathos of this misplaced soul's unusual condition."
— big apple Magazine
"Uproarious darkish comedy...
a provocative and hilarious piece of theater."
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Armless by Kyle Jarrow