Robert Montano’s SMALL

Where does a bullied 12-year-old who’s all of 4’6” and 70 lbs go to find a place where he can be strong, powerful, respected? On the back of a thoroughbred racehorse, where being small is of the highest value. But when that SMALL kid begins to grow, what lengths will he go to stay on the track?

As part of Flying Carpet’s SOLO series, Robert Montano shares a roller-coaster auto- biographical story of his transformation from a tiny bullied boy who just wanted to dance, to an apprentice jockey learning the culture of the racetrack, to a professional rider, to self-destructive addict trying to maintain the rigorous demands of jockey-life, and finally to Broadway and beyond.

Written and Performed by Robert Montano; Directed by Jessi D. Hill; Sound Design by Brian Ronan; Dramaturgy by Adam Koplan.

MAY 8TH | 12PM

The National Opera Center Mark Scorca Hall 7th FL 330 7th Ave NY, NY

MAY 14TH | 8PM

The Jeffrey and Paula Gural Theatre A.R.T./New York Theatres
502 West 53rd Street NY, NY


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