"From the opening whistle this groundbreaking musical swept me away. I ended up seeing it four times! I thought it was revolutionary. The grizzly nature of the material was so unusual in its day. I was impressed that Cariou could craft such a villain as an anguished figure. I can still feel the chill from when he raised his hand, holding that long razor, and in that booming voice intoned, 'At last my arm is complete again.' What a performance!"