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Simon Usher



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Simon Usher's plays including biography, theatres, agent, synopses, cast sizes, production and published dates

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        Animal (You), The

Animal (You), The

There's a distinct whiff of patchouli oil for The Animal (You), a compendium of Shepard's prose fragments knitted together by director Simon Usher and actor Jack Tarlton, who performs alongside John Chancer, Valerie Gogan and musician Ben Kritikos like some pan-generational art-rock poetry troupe. From behind microphones, the three men declaim Shepard's retrospective meditations on fathers, sons and barefoot girls on trains who look like Tuesday Weld. Inbetween, explosive litanies on the visceral power of rock music leap out with abandon. All this converges as a rolling interior monologue with the irresistible pull of the road at its heart in a piece of beguilingly poetic rock and roll theatre. - Neil Cooper, Herald

compilied by jack Tarlton and Simon Usher as part of "Chorale" : A Sam Shepard Roadshow

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