Solo Shows (36)

Ends Oct 01 How to Succeed as an Ethnicall... 16 reviews
94 Overall Score

Hypokrit Theatre Company and the Castillo Theatre present Zenobia Shroff's autobiographical solo show about her life as an Indian-American actress.

Ends Sep 30 Show Up 41 reviews
93 Overall Score

After hit runs in NYC and Edinburgh, Peter Michael Marino's fully improvised solo show enjoys an encore run at Under St. Marks. 

Opens Oct 02 The Box Show 56 reviews
92 Overall Score

One woman. 25 characters. All inside a cupboard! In Dominique Salerno's solo show, the space is limited, but the comedic possibilities are endless. A hit at the 2016 NYC Fringe Festival.

Ends Oct 29 Say Something Bunny! 13 reviews
89 Overall Score

UnionDocs presents Alison S.M. Kobayashi's multi-media solo piece inspired by an amateur audio recording made over 60 years ago.

Ends Oct 28 Trump Lear 19 reviews
89 Overall Score

From the team behind 'David Carl's Celebrity One-Man Hamlet' comes this new Shakespeare-inspired solo show, with Carl forced to play Trump as King Lear—for Trump himself!

Ends Oct 17 Power Over POTUS 40 reviews
87 Overall Score

Erica Vlahinos' raunchy comedy-cabaret explores the history of sexploits at the White House.

Ends Oct 01 The Peculiar Patriot 22 reviews
87 Overall Score

National Black Theatre and Hi-ARTS present the world premiere of Liza Jessie Peterson's solo piece about the prison industrial complex and the racial disparities that feed the draconian system.

Opens Nov 30 A Christmas Carol (Summoners E... 19 reviews
86 Overall Score

Summoners Ensemble Theatre presents its fifth annual run of this one-man adaptation of Charles Dickens' beloved holiday classic. Performed at the landmarked Merchant's House Museum.

Opens Sep 29 Josephine: A Burlesque Cabaret... 7 reviews
86 Overall Score

Part of Soho Playhouse's Fringe Encore Series: This solo show explores the life of international superstar Josephine Baker through theater, song, and burlesque.

Ends Oct 07 Growing Up Gonzales 46 reviews
84 Overall Score

Writer/director Felix Rojas brings back his one-man play about brotherly love and the healing power of saying goodbye. 

Ends Dec 30 In & Of Itself 76 reviews
81 Overall Score

The Daryl Roth Theatre presents the New York premiere of this performance piece by magician Derek DelGaudio, directed by Emmy winner Frank Oz.

Previews start Oct 19 Latin History for Morons 178 reviews
79 Overall Score

After a run at the Public Theater, Emmy and Obie winner John Leguizamo brings his hit solo show about the buried history of Latinos in the Americas to Broadway.

Ends Oct 22 The Terms of My Surrender 247 reviews
79 Overall Score

Michael Moore, the Academy Award-winning filmmaker behind 'Bowling for Columbine' and 'Fahrenheit 9/11,' brings his powers of provocation to the stage in this world premiere one-man play.

Opens Oct 03 Kafka And Son 10 reviews
78 Overall Score

Part of Soho Playhouse's Fringe Encore Series: Adapted from a letter Kafka wrote to his dad, this solo drama is a blistering dissection of domestic authority, and a visit with one of the architects of the modern psyche.

Previews start Nov 12 Bright Colors and Bold Patterns 42 reviews
77 Overall Score

Drew Droege's solo comedy about what gets left behind as homosexuality moves into the mainstream returns for an encore run. Directed by Michael Urie ('Ugly Betty,' 'Buyer & Cellar').

Opens Oct 03 I Lost You There 42 reviews
76 Overall Score

Cherry Lane Late Night presents en encore run of Iris Bahr's solo show in which she plays many characters and explores the one thing we all have in common: death.

Ends Sep 30 Shit, I'm in Love With You Again 27 reviews
73 Overall Score

Part of Soho Playhouse's Fringe Encore Series: Join Outstanding Canadian Comedy Award winner Rachelle Elie in her boisterous and bawdy musical romp through the multiple manifestations of love and relationships.

Ends Oct 08 The Death of the Moon 30 reviews
46 Overall Score

In this dark new solo musical set in New York City, a disillusioned and lonely young woman spirals down into a world of drugs and prostitution.

Ends Nov 19 United Solo Theatre Festival 2017 1 reviews
100 Overall Score

United Solo presents its eighth annual festival of solo performances, the largest event of its kind in the world.

Opens Sep 28 I Of the Storm 4 reviews
91 Overall Score

In this solo drama, Richard Hoehler plays RJ Bartholomew, a man who loses everything and then rises from the ashes to become the man he was always meant to be.

Previews start Sep 26 Outside Paducah: The Wars at Home 1 reviews
90 Overall Score

Poetic Theater Productions and the Wild Project present J. A. Moad II's solo play in which the toll of war reverberates across three generations of Americans.

Ends Oct 22 Oh My Sweet Land 6 reviews
86 Overall Score

The Play Co. presents this environmentally staged solo play featuring a Syrian woman sharing stories from her past while preparing a meal in various NYC kitchens.

Opens Sep 26 6 Guitars 3 reviews
86 Overall Score

Part of Soho Playhouse's Fringe Encore Series: In this solo performance Chase Padgett becomes six different guitar players, each with his own distinct voice, views, and musical style.

Opens Oct 14 CHALK 7 reviews
80 Overall Score

FRIGID new york @ Horse Trade presents a playful and poignant one-man homage to silent film-era comedians, created and performed by Alex Curtis.