Solo Shows (18)

One person. One stage. One night of memorable theater.

Open run Judy Garland LIVE in Concert NYC: Midtown W
90 12 reviews

Iconic star of stage and screen Judy Garland comes alive when tribute artist Peter Mac steps into her ruby slippers.

Ends Jan 05 Say Something Bunny! NYC: Chelsea
87 111 reviews

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

Ends Nov 03 Killing An Evening with Edgar ... NYC: East Village
87 35 reviews

Summoners Ensemble Theatre presents a return engagement of this solo performance of three of Poe's thrilling tales, "The Tell-Tale Heart," "The Cask of Amontillado," and "The Raven."

Ends Oct 27 Remembrance NYC: Financial
86 22 reviews

Linked Dance Theatre presents this story of a woman who is suffering from Alzheimer’s. Part free art installation and part ticketed immersive show, this program will explore the fracturing memories of Margaret.

Open run The Fifth Dentist NYC: Chelsea
84 34 reviews

A love letter to his late father, the owner of "Sid King's Crazy Horse Bar", Mike King reminisces about his life in dentistry, stand-up comedy, and growing up as the son of the infamous Sid King, "The Sultan of…

Ends Nov 16 Rap Guide to Climate Chaos NYC: Soho/Tribeca
83 89 reviews

In his latest theatrical hip-hop manifesto, 'peer-reviewed rapper' Baba Brinkman breaks down the politics, economics, and science of global warming.

Ends Dec 11 Bette Davis Ain't For Sissies NYC: Gramercy
83 26 reviews

This 90-minute one-woman show, performed monthly at the Episcopal Actors' Guild, tells the story 1930s icon Bette Davis, on the night of the 1939 Academy Awards. 

Ends Nov 18 Rap Guide to Consciousness NYC: Soho/Tribeca
82 151 reviews

After a successful run at the 2017 Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Baba Brinkman brings his latest hip-hop comedy to the SoHo Playhouse. In it, he shines a light on free will, brain cells, and the science of consciousness.

In Previews: Opens Oct 22 Bella Bella NYC: Midtown W
82 73 reviews

Four-time Tony winner Harvey Fierstein returns to MTC taking on New York City’s very own political firebrand, Bella Abzug, in his new raucous solo show. 

Ends Jan 04 Katsura Sunshine's Rakugo NYC: Midtown W
81 61 reviews

The only living non-Japanese Master of the very Japanese art of comic storytelling, brings Rakugo to New York.

Ends Oct 26 Victor NYC: West Village
81 21 reviews

Performer, poet, and storyteller Edgar Oliver explores his enduring friendship with a mentally ill homeless man in this solo piece with live musical accompaniment.

Ends Nov 19 Rap Guide to Culture NYC: Soho/Tribeca
78 19 reviews

SoHo Playhouse Resident Artist Baba Brinkman explores cultural evolution and the power of social norms in his new hip-hop science comedy.

Ends Dec 21 That Inventions Show NYC: Midtown W
72 21 reviews

From the team behind the long-running "That Physics Show" and "That Chemistry Show" comes this new show tracing the history of inventions from 1850 to the present. Includes hands-on demonstrations.

Ends Nov 03 Performance for One NYC: Midtown W
81 1 reviews

"Performance for One" is a free, one-on-one performance event, presented in 10 minute slots at venues across Manhattan. Consult the theater's website for a full schedule.

Ends Oct 20 Misterman NYC: Upper W Side
74 5 reviews

Enda Walsh's play "Misterman," written for a solo performer, is a study of one man’s descent into religious mania in small-town Ireland.

Previews start Oct 22 Fires in the Mirror NYC: Midtown W
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Anna Deavere Smith's groundbreaking one-person show takes a multi-faceted look at the Crown Heights Riots of 1991.

Opens Oct 20 With Love, Marilyn - The Off B... NYC: Midtown E
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A sensual and fun-loving one-woman tribute performance celebrating the iconic ingenue and the loves of her life.

Ends Nov 09 Jewish Chronicles NYC: Soho/Tribeca
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Daniel Cainer's solo collection of unique stories-in-song features tales of feuding tailors, a Jewess who joins a 1950s Christian cult, a cocaine addicted rabbi, and many more.