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In the opening moments of Eugene Ionesco's masterpiece of absurdist satire, a rhinoceros rampages through a village square. At the local café, people argue over what they saw. Was it really a rhino or just fake news? As the eccentric villagers shed refined facades for hides and horns — smashing windows and crushing flowerbeds — rumpled everyman Berenger faces a desperate choice: take a stand against the armored brutes or join the mindless herd? This outrageous, comedic story of a civilized community shifting from defiance to compliance is chillingly resonant and riotously funny. From Tony Award-winning director Frank Galati comes an all-new adaptation of this wickedly entertaining comedy about power, conformism, and mass culture.

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