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2009: Monkey

A funny, yet serious, meditation on humans, nature, human nature, and hope, MONKEY opened on February 12, 2009 - Darwin's 200th birthday.

Inspired by sources as curiously disparate as the television program Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom, the Hindu epic The Ramayana, the Lost Boys of Sudan, chaos theory, and Paul Bunyan, the piece weaves together a collection of compellingly interconnected short stories: myth, science, monologs, powerpoint lectures, dance and video. (photos by Valerie Oliveiro)

"Monkey shines in unpredictable ways... a journey as holy and outrageous as the mythology of Hindu monkey gods or of 1950s Hollywood science fiction, redemption and sacrifice all rolled up like King Kong at the top of the Empire State Building. At just 60 minutes, Monkey offers a compact, nuggety mindblower..."

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