LEWISTON — Satire served up with a clever intelligent edge, “The Book of Moron,” Robert Dubac’s latest hysterical one-man show, is set for a three-day run at The Public Theatre, Nov. 8, 9 and 10. 

 In “The Book of Moron,”  Dubac portrays Robert, an Everyman grown numb from a lifetime of media consumption, who can no longer remember what he believes in, or if he still has the ability to think for himself. Picking up the big stick of truth, he beats the hornet’s nest of hype and spin in a hilarious attempt to once again see the world with open eyes as he fearlessly faces the hard truth that “there are no stars in “Dancing with the Stars.”

 Combining theater with stand-up, Dubac buckles up the audience for a fast-paced joy ride over the pot-holed highways of cultural hypocrisy in this hilarious, intelligent, provocative and scorching new solo show that crashes head first into the barriers of sex, race, religion, politics and the media.

 Looking for answers, Robert discovers his Inner voices. First, his “Voice of Reason” convinces him to think outside the box but not without a fight from his “Inner Idiot.” Then his “Common Sense” teaches him critical thought, so he can think for himself instead of relying on the “Media.” Next, his” Inner Child” shows him how to use just enough innocence to question authority without getting spanked. Then his Inner “A** Hole” urges him to use both four syllable and four letter words to battle censorship. Along the way he finds his “Scruples” who encourages him to open “The Door of Truth.” But when the door hits him in the head, he realizes the ultimate paradox — the truth hurts and is funny at the same time.

 Dubac calls his peculiar brand of solo comedy “stand-up on steroids.” An experienced actor as well as a playwright, his award-winning show, “The Male Intellect: An Oxymoron?”  seen last year at The Public Theatre, has become a worldwide phenomenon, having been translated into dozens of languages, and performed around the world. Robert Dubac belongs to that rare breed of monologists; using words, characters and humor to create a show that explores the social mores and complexity of the human experience with unparalleled wit and humor that is hard to categorize but effortless to enjoy.

“The Book of Moron” will be performed, at 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday, Nov. 9 and 9, and at 2 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 10 at The Public Theatre, 31 Maple St.,Lewiston. Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for groups of 10 or more. For tickets call 782-3200, or visit www.thepublictheatre.org

 

 


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