Show Listing

I’m Not a Comedian…I’m Lenny Bruce
10/23/2018-12/30/2018
Theatre 68, NYC
by: Ronnie Marmo.  Directed by Joe Mantegna
Upon its Los Angeles opening, Ronnie Marmo and I’m Not A Comedian…I’m Lenny Bruce received rave reviews from critics and celebrities alike. The Los Angeles Times labeled it a “Critic’s Choice!” Steve Sunshine, from Extra-TV called the show “Funny and touching.” Billy Crystal concurred, adding, “Beautifully directed by Joe Mantegna with a strong performance by Ronnie Marmo, this funny, fierce and tragic work vividly brings to life the comedian we so miss today.”
 
The Bench Play: A Homeless Love Story
10/04/2018-12/20/2018
Hudson Guild Theatre, Los Angeles
Written and Performed by Robert Galinsky
Presented by Chris Noth and Barry “Shabaka” Henley
Produced by Terry Schnuck
Directed by Jay O. Sanders.
Mined from true stories of people in the NYC neighborhood where he lived, writer/activist Robert Galinsky presents a unique solo show with perspective of life on the streets through homeless characters whose lives become forever entwined. With brutal honesty and humor, he makes it clear that many of us are just one mistake away from joining this underserved and growing population. The play is set in the late 1980’s in NYC amidst the AIDS and crack hysteria.
 

11/02/2018, 11/03/2018, 11/09/18, 11/10/18, 11/16/18, 11/17/18
East Village Playhouse
by Daniel Damiano

Award-winning Playwright/Actor Daniel Damiano returns in his acclaimed and ultra-timely multi-character solo play, focusing on 4 very different American who reflect on the human divide in 21st Century America.
 

11/8/2018-11/25/2018
WP Theater, NYC
by: Lauren Gunderson. Performed by Pascale Arman. Directed by May Adrales.
In Natural Shocks, a woman is trapped in her basement as a tornado approaches. There, she spills over into confession, regret, long-held secrets, and giddy new love. But as the storm approaches, she becomes less and less sure where safety lies and how best to defy the danger that awaits.

 
Be A Better Dog
11/16/2018
United Solo, NYC
By: Makhubalo Ikaneng
Directed and Performed By: Seiphemo Motswiri
This show tells the tale of a dog’s life, and shows our world through the eyes of a dog. Humor and light commentary address sensitive issues of care and abandonment that arise when a human being attempts to tackle life’s challenges.
 

11/4/2018
United Solo, NYC
by Matthew Greene.  Performed by Austin Archer

A gay Mormon faces excommunication in a “court of love” a week after of marrying the man of his dreams. A solo play about faith, hope and catharsis.

 

10/30/2018
United Solo, NYC
by Caitlin Simpson

August 5th, 1953: The loveliest and most ladylike of Hollywood’s leading ladies, Deborah Kerr, is preparing for the premiere of her hit film, From Here to Eternity.

 

9/28/2018 (sold out), 9/29/2018 (sold out), 10/20/2018 (sold out), 10/28/2018 (sold out), 11/17/2018
United Solo, NYC
by DonnaD Lipari
In DonnaD Lipari’s autobiographical musical, you look through the eyes of a medium as she shares her personal journey which is unique, but also universal. Facing the trials that blocked her voice allowed her to free it and embrace the gift of mediumship. Through story and song she reveals secret spiritual truths meant to heal, uplift, and enlighten all present.

 

10/27/2018
United Solo, NYC
by Sarah J. Kennedy

A vulnerable, provocative, and hilarious look at having a vagina in a world that shames all things vagina. From the confusion of puberty, to sexual liberation. Along the way, Sarah encounters a 400-pound Goddess, a gang of feral pussy cats, and Queen V – an enlightened vagina with a message for all of humanity, who also loves telling jokes.

 

10/12/2018 – 10/22/2018
New York International Fringe Festival, NYC
FringeHUB at 685 Washington Street in the West Village
by Sarah Cuneo
What if moving forward meant losing what you love? Using toys, humor, and fairytale tropes, Eulalia: A Bedtime Story tells the tragic, true story of a Spanish princess’ struggle for freedom. Life isn’t a fairytale, and sometimes the princess has to save herself.

 

09/12/2018 – 10/21/2018
Irish Arts Center, NYC
by Mikel Murfi

The “astonishing” Mikel Murfi (New York Times) brings to life the characters of a bustling Irish town through the story of its two most disparate residents: the bashful, solitary cobbler Pat Farnon, and the indomitable football manager and woman-about-town, Kitsy Rainey.

 

Inconceivable: The Totally True One-Woman Semi-Fertile Quasi-“Musical”
10/21/2018 (sold out), 10/24/2018
United Solo, NYC
by Meirav Zur
A hilarious and honest look at the taboo of infertility. Experienced and written by the performing actress, everything seen in this comedic solo production is amazingly and amusingly true.

10/21/2018
United Solo, NYC
by Marco Michel
Once regarded as the village idiot, the Swiss-Italian painter Antonio Ligabue later became famous as the “Italian van Gogh.” Marco Michel embodies Ligabue with stunning intensity and draws large charcoal portraits, which become his co-players on stage.

 

10/19/2018 (SOLD OUT), 10/20/2018
United Solo, NYC
Elaine Gale
What do eggs, Wendy’s baked potatoes, kale, Mr. T., Crush the turtle, Uma Thurman, infertility, ayahuasca, and frozen dog testicles have in common? Come to “ONE GOOD EGG,” a story of one woman’s resilience through the absurdities of loss and the twists and turns of life, and find out! “ONE GOOD EGG” is a quirky, powerful, poignant, and inspiring scavenger hunt to find home, love, family, and meaning. It will crack you up and crack you open!

 

10/13/2018
United Solo, NYC
by Ada Cheng
This show tackles gender, culture, and feminism. I explore how one learns about womanhood, love, and abuse in different sociopolitical and cultural contexts through intense personal stories. This solo weaves tales of breaking rules and broken hearts across borders, relevant to current debates about gender equality and women’s status nationally and globally.

 
First By Faith: The Life Of Mary McLeod Bethune
10/07/2018 (SOLD OUT), 10/13/2018
United Solo, NYC
by Richarda Adams
Workshopped at NYC’s Actors Studio, this show explores Mary McLeod Bethune’s personal journey from an uneducated child to a world-renowned educator, humanitarian, civil rights activist, stateswoman and philanthropist.

 

10/12/2018
United Solo, NYC
by Anthoula Katsimatides

A tenacious seeker looks far and wide for her calling in order to overcome the major core of her adult life: loss. But her overbearing Greek parents, her determination for greatness, and an unrequited love all get in the way. Will she find what she’s looking for or will life keep being a jerk?

10/06/2018
United Solo, NYC
by Mindy Fradkin
Mindy is fascinating. All she has to do is get up and talk. She muses on entering this new “senior club” and enlightens us on its benefits (and discounts!). Fradkin gives a fresh perspective on aging and how we truly are “ageless wonders.” She speaks directly to her audience, takes you into her world, and you gladly go.

 

10/05/2018 – 11/04/2018
Minetta Lane Theatre
by Aasif Mandvi

“Sakina’s Restaurant” is written and performed by Aasif Mandvi, who brings his acclaimed performance back to the New York stage 20 years after its Obie Award-winning debut.

 

The Terrible Legend of Victoria Woodhull
10/04/2018
United Solo, NYC
by Theo Salter.  Performed by Ashley Ford
Many terrible tales have been told about Victoria Woodhull, the first woman to run for President of the USA in 1872. A well-meaning actress, in a misguided attempt at method acting, will summon the spirit of Victoria in a seance, in the light of today’s #metoo movement, to tell her tale from beyond the grave and set the record straight.

 

10/01/2018
United Solo, NYC
by Kevin James Doyle

Raised a devout Christian, Kevin knew sex was meant for marriage only. When his engagement to a girl from church fell apart, he thought he’d missed the train for sex…until this 30-year-old virgin took a ride of heartbreak, horniness and climactic hilarity.

09/25/2018
United Solo, NYC
by Amy Raasch
Humans are animals. Animals are sluts. Especially when they’re in love. Cats, coyotes, bears, and birds come to life and speak for themselves via monologue, media installation, and live electro-orchestral soundscapes.

 

9/23/2018
United Solo, NYC
by Jake Austin Robertson

A reading of a Russian short story gradually transforms into a living exploration of a mind rebelling against reality. Exciting and terrifying, this queer actor’s journey into insanity blurs the line between performer and madman.

 

9/22/2018
United Solo, NYC
by Jonathan Suber

LOVEABLE ASSHOLE, comedic journey about one asshole trying to find his way out of ‘Assholism’ (yes, that really is a thing). Jonathan discovers that social media is a bad way to find a good relationship; at least that’s what his therapist said.

 

9/22/2018
United Solo, NYC
by Azusa SHESHE Dance

Step back in time with vocal powerhouse Big Mama Thornton, the blues singer, songwriter and entertainer known for her top Billboard hits. This musical comedy shows her experience with racial and sexual tensions in the music industry. Join us on her fearless journey of musical strife and success. What you know as HIStory is truly HERstory.

 

8/25-29/2018
IRT Theater, NYC
by Ellenor Riley-Condit
Adapted from the intensely personal book of prose poetry by critically acclaimed writer Maggie Nelson, Bluets takes an intimate, philosophical look at grief, loss, desire, healing, and, of course- the color blue.

 

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