Solo Shows (25)

Ends Jan 28 Say Something Bunny! 23 reviews
90 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 Feb 03 Springsteen on Broadway 70 reviews
89 Overall Score

Legendary Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Bruce Springsteen comes to Broadway in a new autobiographical solo show.

Opens Nov 30 A Christmas Carol (Summoners E... 20 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.

Ends Dec 02 Trump Lear 23 reviews
85 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 Dec 10 Harry Clarke 58 reviews
84 Overall Score

Vineyard Theatre's world premiere solo show is a sexually charged comic thriller about a shy midwestern man leading an outrageous double life as the cocky Londoner Harry Clarke. Starring Tony winner Billy Crudup.

Ends May 06 In & Of Itself 102 reviews
82 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.

Ends Dec 30 Rakugo 18 reviews
82 Overall Score

Celebrated master Katsura Sunshine brings the 400-year-old Japanese art of comic storytelling to NYC, in a presentation that offers different stories according to the day.

Ends Feb 25 Latin History for Morons 239 reviews
81 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 Nov 26 The Elephant in Every Room I E... 15 reviews
79 Overall Score

After a 2015 run at La MaMa, Gardiner Comfort's intimate solo show about being an actor living with Tourette syndrome transfers to Next Door at New York Theatre Workshop.

Ends Nov 26 Diary of a Madman 32 reviews
79 Overall Score

This solo adaptation of Nikolai Gogol's short story chronicles an average man's doomed quest for individuality in a seemingly indifferent city.

Opens Dec 07 The Mushroom Cure 19 reviews
77 Overall Score

After premiering at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, and run at the Cherry Lane Theater in 2016, Adam Strauss' solo show chronicling his deep dive into the world of hallucinogenic mushrooms makes its Off-Broadway debut.

Opens Nov 28 Who's Holiday! 11 reviews
77 Overall Score

This wildly irreverent solo show is a heartfelt holiday parody that looks at the life of a grown-up Cindy Lou Who. Starring Lesli Margherita ('Matilda The Musical'). 

Ends Jan 07 Bright Colors and Bold Patterns 93 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').

Ends Dec 17 The Bench 41 reviews
77 Overall Score

Based on true stories, Robert Galinsky's solo piece explores the emotional heartbreak of five homeless characters and the catastrophic hysteria surrounding AIDS in the 1980s.

Ends Dec 10 Let Me Cook For You 2 reviews
92 Overall Score

Theaterlab’s Artistic Director Orietta Crispino presents her solo series examining a collage of inherited myths and apocryphal histories, melding the intoxicating act of storytelling with the ritual of preparing food.

Ends Dec 18 Irving Berlin: In Person 1 reviews
85 Overall Score

From Chip Deffaa and Jon Peterson, the playwright/director and star of 'George M. Cohan Tonight!,' comes a new one-man show about a legendary songwriter.

Previews start Dec 01 So Long Boulder City 3 reviews
78 Overall Score

Straight from the world of almost-Best Picture winner 'La La Land' comes this comic take on Emma Stone’s character’s ill-fated, never-before-seen, one-woman show. Starring Jimmy Fowlie as Mia Dolan.

Opens Jan 06 A Kind Shot 5 reviews
77 Overall Score

In this solo show, six-foot 1-inch blonde spitfire Terri Mateer tells her life story of becoming a pro basketball player in France.

Ends Aug 11 CHALK 8 reviews
76 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.

Previews start Dec 12 A Regular Little Houdini 0 reviews
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59E59 presents this one man play from Daniel LLewelyn-Williams about a Welsh dockworker's son at the turn of the last century, who, smitten by Harry Houdini, dreams of a life of magic.

Opens Dec 05 AMP 0 reviews
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Written and performed by Jody Christopherson, this multi-media solo horror piece is based on the creation of Mary Shelley’s 'Frankenstein,' Luigi Galvani’s discovery of “animal electricity,” and the birth of modern…

Previews start Dec 21 John Lithgow: Stories by Heart 0 reviews
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Roundabout Theatre Company presents the Broadway debut of Tony and Emmy Award winner John Lithgow's solo piece, an exploration of storytelling full of personal insights.

Previews start Dec 06 Hold These Truths 0 reviews
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Hang A Tale Theater Company presents this solo play inspired by the life of a real Japanese American, who fought against US government's efforts to set up internment camps during World War II.

Opens Nov 30 A Christmas Carol (Origin Thea... 0 reviews
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The past, present, and future intermingle in Origin Theatre Company's one-man, site-specific parlor performance of Charles Dickens’ holiday classic taking place in the Chelsea townhouse and theater space.