CANCELLED - Franz Kafka's "Report to an Academy"
★★★★★ "Stimulating and entertaining…McNamara's role is as demanding for him as it is rewarding for the audience." — DC Metro Theater Arts
★★★★★ "McNamara keeps the audience entranced; every word is rich with the character's unique perspective." — Washington City Paper
This provocative drama features actor/director Robert McNamara (USA).An intelligent ape named Red Peter is captured on an African hunt and sent to Europe on a ship. To effect his survival, Peter learns to mimic and imitate the ship’s crew from his cage. By evolving to behave like a human, he devises an escape. Ultiamtely, Peter presents his fascinating tale of transformation—and the horrid details of his former ape life—to a scientific Academy. This play will compel you to ponder the issues of free will and animal rights.
Reviews & Fringefeed Reacts
McNamara keeps the audience entranced; every word is rich with the character's unique perspective. - Marshall Bradshaw, Washington City Paper
Stimulating and entertaining…McNamara's role is as demanding for him as it is rewarding for the audience. - Eliza Anna Falk, DC Metro Theater Arts
The acting by McNamara and the direction by Jakobi is excellent. - Jonathan Walfisz, AlwaysTimeForTheatre.com
Unexceptedly riveting, thanks to an utterly compelling performance by Robert McNamara. - Jane Darcy, TheReviewsHub.com