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Armless Kyle Jarrow

Armless

Kyle Jarrow

Published March 4th 2012
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Kindle Edition
73 pages
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2 Males, 2 FemalesJohn is a normal man, except for one thing:he wants his arms cut off.John suffers from Body Integrity Identity Disorder, a psychological condition in which an individual paradoxically doesnt feel whole unless he loses one or moreMore2 Males, 2 FemalesJohn is a normal man, except for one thing: he wants his arms cut off.John suffers from Body Integrity Identity Disorder, a psychological condition in which an individual paradoxically doesnt feel whole unless he loses one or more major limbs. When John attempts to find a doctor willing to perform this operation, it triggers a twisted romp filled with mistaken identities, missed chances, and tragic consequences.This provocative new farce by OBIE Award winner Kyle Jarrow explores our notions of personal freedom and medical ethics.Its a darkly funny, strangely poignant tale of love, lies, and amputation.WINNER - Overall Excellence Award - FringeNYC 2004Affecting comedy... Jarrow builds on his reputation as aplaywright both droll and humane…”— Village Voice“Armless greatest feat is its ability to effectively express both the humor (albeit of the very dry variety) and pathos of this lost souls strange condition.— New York MagazineUproarious dark comedy...a provocative and hilarious piece of theater.— Theatermania.com