Fringe First-winner Bob Kingdom plays Bob Kingdom, Fringe-First winner, playing Bob Kingdom...
What is this? Is this the stage or the dressing room? Who are all these people? Who am I, come to that? I used to be Dylan Thomas; or was it Truman Capote? I'm sure I was someone. Can yourself be the hardest role to play? Can you be yourself without playing a role?
After 3 award-winning, world-touring hit shows illustrating the genius and frailties of such personalities as J Edgar Hoover, Truman Capote and Dylan Thomas, Kingdom's attention is drawn inexorably inward. Turning the performer's role inside-out, Bob Kingdom reveals the inner machinations and manipulations of acting; a cleverly constructed self-analysis examining a man who has given his entire self over to the representation of others. What is left when he comes off stage?
Casually post-modern, deeply funny, and emotionally affecting at the same time, this new show is the natural culmination of Kingdom's solo expertise. The Part Of Bob Kingdom Will Be Played By An Actor is a fascinating addendum to any of Kingdom's other shows - indeed, to any performance. Kingdom is performer, impersonator, personality and philosopher in one